Ellery Hanley, the only three-times Man of Steel winner, is to chair a new panel of the game's greats to vote for the annual award.
The Rugby League Challenge Cup final at Wembley will be moved from August to July in 2020.
Castleford Tigers centre Jake Webster will join Bradford Bulls at the end of the 2018 season.
Super League sides Widnes Vikings and Warrington Wolves make routine passages through to the Challenge Cup sixth round.
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