After 270 first-grade games for South Sydney and Bradford, an NRL trophy and Clive Churchill Medal, Sam Burgess has succumbed to injury.
Manase Fainu handed himself into police on Tuesday following an incident in Sydney on Friday.
Rugby League's Warriors and Union's Blues will play a double header against their respective Canberra-based opponents next year.
Sam Tomkins was in scintillating form as England began their World Cup Nines campaign with a routine 25-4 triumph over Wales in Sydney.
Super League's reigning Man of Steel Jackson Hastings will be part of a 24-man touring party for Great Britain.
Melbourne Storm will be "looking at all the facts" before deciding whether to take any action against Nelson Asofa-Solomona
The inaugural World Cup Nines begins in Sydney next week and New Zealand have announced their 16-man squad for the tournament.
Australia included Kalyn Ponga in their squad for the upcoming World Cup Nines.
Despite confusion surrounding a key late call in the NRL Grand Final, Graham Annesley insists the system of using multiple officials works.
England have named their World Cup Nines squad, with 11 of the 16-man party also set to represent Great Britain on their subsequent tour.