This ANZAC Day we're honoured to share this 2015 piece by Andrew Ferguson.
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As the year draws to a close more clubs are confirming details for pre-season matches ahead of the 2017 NRL season. We'll compile them all here as we learn more!
Note: all times listed are AEDT (NSW/VIC/ACT/TAS local).
Downer NRL Auckland Nines: all 16 NRL clubs - Eden Park, Auckland
Click here for the full Nines draw.
8:15pm: Broncos v Sharks - Dolphin Oval, Redcliffe (7:15pm QLD local)
Harvey Norman All Stars: Indigenous v World - McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle
6:00pm: Bulldogs v Panthers - Belmore Sports Ground
6:00pm: Storm v Warriors - Sunshine Coast Stadium (5pm QLD local)
7:30pm: Rabbitohs v Sea Eagles - Campbelltown Stadium
7:40pm: Dragons v Wests Tigers - WIN Stadium, Wollongong
8:00pm: Cowboys v Roosters - BB Print Stadium, Mackay (7pm QLD local)
8:30pm: Ipswich v Broncos - North Ipswich Reserve (7:30pm QLD local)
9:10pm: Eels v Titans - ANZAC Oval, Alice Springs NT (7:40pm NT local)
The Raiders & Knights will not play an NRL trial on Weekend 2.
7:00pm: Wests Tigers v Cowboys - Campbeltown Stadium
4:30pm: Storm v Bulldogs - North Hobart Oval
6:30pm: Raiders v Knights - Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan
TBC: Panthers v Eels - Pepper Stadium, Penrith (Battle of the West Cup)
TBC: Sea Eagles v Roosters - Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
4:00pm: Warriors v Titans - Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North (2pm NZ local, 3pm QLD time)
4:00pm: Dragons v Rabbitohs - ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park (Charity Shield)
7:00am: Warrington Wolves v Broncos - Halliwell Jones Stadium (8pm Sat UK local)
2:00am: Wigan Warriors v Sharks - DW Stadium (World Club Challenge, 3pm Sun UK local)
NRL Round 1 kicks off Thursday 2 March when premiers Cronulla host fellow World Club Series combatants Brisbane. The full 2017 draw can be found here.