Jake Friend will remain with the Sydney Roosters for another three seasons, after agreeing an extension to his current deal.
Leigh Centurions have moved to sign prop-forward Michael Ostick for the forthcoming Championship season.
Former Canterbury winger Matt Utai has agreed a new one-year deal with Wests Tigers.
Leigh Centurions have announced the signing of former England prop Rob Parker.
Former Wales international Gareth Thomas has been confirmed as an official ambassador for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup which will be played in venues across the UK and Ireland.
Super League new boys Widnes have signed Wigan centre Stefan Marsh on a one-year loan deal.
Incoming Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett admits he's excited by the challenge at his new club but has urged fans not to expect instant success.
St Helens youngster Jonny Lomax has penned a new four-year deal with the 2011 Super League Grand Finalists.
The Sydney Roosters have emerged as the club to have signed New Zealand Warriors lynchpin James Maloney from next season.
The venues and training camps for the 2013 World Cup have been announced this morning.