How your team could line up in Round 1

Here's our guess at the likely line-ups for all 16 clubs based on off-season player moves and the current injury list.

Your NRL club's young gun to watch in 2017

BRISBANE - JAI ARROW: Former Australian schoolboy representative who only averaged 23 minutes in the 12 matches of his rookie year, but will likely to take on a more senior role following the retirement of Corey Parker.

CANBERRA - CLAY PRIEST: Went from Sydney labourer to one of the real finds for the Raiders in attack during the second half of 2016 before injury cut short his finals hopes.

Top 10 big responsibilities for 2017

10. Scott Bolton (Cowboys)

2017 Maroons jersey revealed

A host of current and former Queensland players came together on the Gold Coast for the shoot, which centres around a game of touch footy on the beach.

Queensland Maroons coach Kevin Walters is given the task of refereeing the encounter as Johnathan Thurston, Sam Thaiday, Corey Oates and Josh McGuire don the new jersey in their battle against Trevor Gillmeister, Brent Tate, Petero Civoniceva and Steve Walters.

QRL Managing Director Robert Moore said the video is a novel way to launch the new playing strip.

Trade Expo coming to Port Moresby

The Expo is set to become the premier meeting place for both business and government seeking access to the latest developments and innovations across a broad industry reach.

About 1,000 trade visitors are anticipated to attend the two-day event.

The expo will start on May 3 and ends on May 4, 2017.

Event Director Robyn Crouch in a statement to Loop PNG said: “Interest is strong across all sectors of industry and offers a great opportunity for overseas and PNG companies to showcase their activities”

There will be no charge for Trade visitors to attend.

Merger of agencies to go ahead

Preliminary work has already been carried out with further options and strategies being explored on how best this reform can be achieved.

The merging of Government agencies with duplicate functions has made little progress since the first four mergers were agreed to in the 2013 National Budget. In 2014 a further three mergers were agreed too.

More than K400 million in loans for 2017

The total Concessional Loans amount to K452.8 million or 3.4 per cent of the total 2017 expenditure projection of K13 billion according to the 2017 National Budgets Economic and Development Policies.

The amount falls under the Development Partner Assistance component of the budget, which is K1, 420.9 million (K1.4 billion).

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) provides the largest share of concessional loans to PNG with K214.1 million and is steered towards transport infrastructure.

Who's off-contract after 2017 NRL season

Darius Boyd: Arguably the best fullback in the NRL, Boyd's career-best season for Brisbane allowed him to keep the No.1 jerseys in the Queensland and Australian teams.