A host of rookies, rising stars, and seasoned pros will run out at Rugby League's Auckland Nines this weekend.
123 players who are off-contract will line-up for the pre-season showpiece.
And N.R.L club bosses will meet today in Auckland.
A key discussion point will be the drawn-out search for the games' next Chief Executive.
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