Richie Myler has welcomed the extra competition for his scrum-half spot as he eyes a trip to Wembley.
Paul Rowley has warned that his Leigh side are relishing the prospect of taking on Super League sides in the Super 8s.
St Helens chairman Eamon McManus believes his side will thrive in the pressure of the new Super 8s format.
Paul Gallen has hinted about a move to Super League in 2017, with Salford believed to be interested in the Australia prop.
Wigan Warriors will play their Super 8s home game against Catalans Dragons at Millwall's Den in south London.
Wigan Warriors will kick off the inaugural Super 8s at home to Huddersfield Giants on Thursday, August 6, live on Sky Sports.
Now the regular season has finished, the 24 Super League and Championship clubs have split into three Super 8 groups.
Warrington second-row Ben Westwood has been ruled out of Wolves’ Challenge Cup semi-final due to suspension.
Barrie McDermott and Terry O’Connor pick the biggest hits from round 23 of Super League.
Tony Smith says Matty Russell is set to be out for the season after suffering a second ankle injury in four months.
Geoff Toovey has been sacked as coach of Manly Sea Eagles, to be replaced by Trent Barrett.
Wakefield are considering a groundshare with Dewsbury next season, according to Rams chairman Mark Sawyer.
Leeds will give second-rower Stevie Ward until the last possible minute to prove his fitness for Friday's Challenge Cup semi-final against St Helens.
The Super 8s confirmed, Westwood avoids a red, and coaches on referees. We look at the main rugby league talking points.
Catalans Dragons chairman Bernard Guasch has been fined £1,000 and warned by the Rugby Football League for misconduct.
Phil Clarke's top five tries from round 23 of Super League include efforts from Tom Briscoe, Adam Swift and Tony Gigot.
Australian National Rugby League strugglers Newcastle Knights have sacked coach Rick Stone after a run of poor results.
Leeds will have home advantage against St Helens and Wigan after finishing top of the regular Super League season.
Tony Smith hailed Sam Wilde as "a real star in the making" after he scored his first try for Warrington on Sunday.
Daryl Powell claimed Warrington's Ben Westwood should have been sent off for "a disgraceful tackle" on Luke Gale.