The Shire has a trophy in its cabinet and the 2016 season is well and truly over. But that doesn't mean there's a shortage of rugby league action.
The three remaining spots in the World Cup still need to be settled between Wales, Ireland, Serbia, Italy, Spain and Russia.
Oct 22: Serbia v Italy, Spain v Ireland; Oct 29: Italy v Wales; Oct 30: Ireland v Russia; Nov 4: Qualifying play-off.
There are also a handful of international tests on in late October - early November.
Oct 21: Wales v Jamaica; Oct 29: South Africa v Niue; Nov 4: Niue v Lebanon; Nov 11: South Africa v Lebanon.
Oct 29 (Saturday 6am): Australia v Scotland, KC Lightstream Stadium, Hull
Oct 30 (Sunday 12:30am): England v New Zealand, The John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield
Nov 6 (Sunday 4:30am): England v Scotland, Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Nov 6 (Sunday 7am): New Zealand v Australia, Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Nov 12 (Saturday 7am): New Zealand v Scotland, The Zebra Claims Stadium, Workington
Nov 14 (Monday 1am): England v Australia, London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
Nov 21 (Monday 1:30am): Final, Anfield, Liverpool.
Feb 4 (Saturday); Feb 5 (Sunday).
Feb 10 (Friday): World All Stars v Indigenous All Stars.