Players and supporters alike are hungry for rugby league to return in 2021 after COVID-19 saw the 2020 season cancelled.
And with a new season comes player movements, pre-season training and much more.
We'll keep you abreast of all the latest news ahead of round one.
This list will be updated as the pre-season progresses.
Outs: Regan Walsh, Blake Huddleston
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The quote: Schmiedel confirmed a couple losses. "A couple blokes have left. Regan Walsh, hooker-half in 2019, we'll be missing him," he said.
Werris Creek Magpies
Outs: Tom Brown, Callum Hayne, Sam Lumby, Jamie Baily
The quote: Tickle said he "was still working" on snaring new players. "There's a few blokes that haven't fully committed ... I can't really tell you anything on that front, to be honest," he said.
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Ins: Chris Vidler, Kurt Hartmann, Josh Kevill
Outs: Jack Rumsby
The quote: Sharpe has been buoyed by a few "new" acquisitions. "Chris Vidler has come out of retirement and will play for us," he said of the blockbusting prop. "He will be able to play every second week."
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Ins: Edan Blewitt, Josh Trindall, Rob Doolan, Ray Goodwin, Isaiah Adams, Aaron Hobden, Bevan Flanagan
Outs: Jesse McCarthy, Kialu Brown, Isaac Harris
The quote: Rampling said the club had been "fairly proactive" in the off-season regarding player recruitment. "The last two years we've probably had 17-18 quality first-grade players; now we're sort of pushing up to the mid-20s," he said.
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North Tamworth Bears
Outs: Kieran Fisher, Shane Wadwell, Richard Clegg. Josh Schmiedel and Andrew Moodie [uncertain]
The quote: McManus said: "We've got some good young fellas coming through from last year's 18s side that Tommy [Learoyd-Lahrs] put the polish on. We're looking all right at the moment."
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Coach: Jake Rumsby
The quote: 2021 will mark the club's 100th year and first grade captain-coach Jake Rumsby thinks there can be more than one reason to celebrate by season's end. "For every club, the end goal is to make the grand final and with the side we can have on paper, it'd be disappointing if we don't get there," he said.
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The quote: President Rob Brady said there was still plans for a reserve grade side in 2021. "This is the first time we'll have reserve grade. We were trying for it last year but covid got in the way," he said.
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Coach: Ben Williams
Ins: Ben Williams
The quote: Ben Williams said the Boars had been getting some help at training. "We've been going since late January and had a personal trainer coming down running them. She's been real good," he said.
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