With the 2022 Telstra Premiership fast approaching, NRL clubs have locked in their pre-season trials over two weekends in February.
The Harvey Norman NRL All Stars will again kick off the season, with the 2022 fixture in Sydney for the first time on February 12, followed by two full rounds of NRL trials and the re-scheduled 2021 NRLW competition on February 27.
The opening round of the NRL premiership begins on March 10, with premiers Penrith hosting Manly.
Preparing the Panthers: Pre-season training
NRL clubs will play trials on Friday night, Saturday, Sunday and Monday night from February 18 to February 28, with a 10 day break before the start of the competition.
The NRL Telstra Women's Premiership will be played over five rounds, commencing with triple-headers in Newcastle and Wollongong on February 27 and March 6.
An unreal year for Women's rugby league awaits
Among the highlights of the NRL trials are double-headers involving the Raiders, Roosters, Sea Eagles and Wests Tigers at Leichhardt Oval on February 18 and Central Coast Stadium on February 25.
The Panthers meet the Sharks and the Eels take on the Dragons in another double-header at CommBank Stadium on February 20, while the Titans host the Broncos in a derby clash at Cbus Super Stadium on February 19.
Broncos character development camp
The Dragons and Rabbitohs renew their time honoured Charity Shield rivalry in Mudgee on February 26 while the Bulldogs will get a good gauge of how their new-look roster is shaping up in trials against the Knights and Shark
NRL Trial Games 2022
Saturday, February 12
4pm AEST/5pm AEDT: Wynnum Manly Seagulls vs Brisbane Broncos at BMD Kougari Oval
8.10pm: Indigenous All Stars vs Maori All Stars at CommBank Stadium. Tickets: Click here.
Match Highlights: Indigenous v Maori
Friday, February 18
6pm AEDT: Wests Tigers vs Manly Sea Eagles at Leichhardt Oval
8pm: Sydney Roosters vs Canberra Raiders at Leichhardt Oval
Saturday, February 19
4pm AEDT: Melbourne Storm v Warriors at Casey Fields
6pm AEST/7pm AEDT: North Queensland Cowboys vs South Sydney Rabbitohs at Barlow Park, Cairns
7pm AEST/8pm AEDT: Gold Coast Titans vs Brisbane Broncos at CBus Super Stadium, Gold Coast
Sunday, February 20
4pm: Penrith Panthers vs Cronulla Sharks at CommBank Stadium
6pm (TBC): Parramatta Eels vs Dragons at CommBank Stadium
Monday, February 21
Time TBC: Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights at McDonald Jones Stadium.
Friday, February 25
6pm: Manly Sea Eagles vs Canberra Raiders at Central Coast Stadium
8pm: Sydney Roosters vs Wests Tigers at Central Coast Stadium
Saturday, February 26
1pm AEST/2pm AEDT: Warriors v Gold Coast Titans at Moreton Daily Stadium
5pm: Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels at BlueBet Stadium
7pm: South Sydney Rabbitohs vs St George Illawarra Dragons at Glen Willow Stadium, Mudgee
8pm AEST/9pm AEDT: North Queensland Cowboys vs Brisbane Broncos at BB Print Stadium
Sunday, February 27
5:45pm: Melbourne Storm vs Newcastle Knights at Mars Stadium
Monday, February 28
Time TBC: Cronulla Sharks vs Canterbury Bulldogs at PointsBet Stadium