Peter Wallace will captain the Penrith Panthers this year after the departure of Matt Moylan.
The 2017 skipper Moylan has left to join Cronulla and Wallace will take charge.
The veteran hooker guided the Panthers for the final month of the 2017 season.
A Penrith junior, Wallace made his NRL debut for the club before a stint in Brisbane. He returned south in 2014 to rejoin the Panthers.
The 32-year-old has previously represented both NSW in State of Origin and Scotland at the 2013 World Cup.
"Peter Wallace did a great job at the end of last year so I don't see any reason to change that," Penrith coach Anthony Griffin said.
"Pete is a steady influence on the players. He'll start the season as captain. He's got people around him like Trent Merrin, Isaah Yeo and Josh Mansour that are good leaders.
"He's been a great servant to the club and his transition into hooker the last couple of years has given him another lease of life and taken him to another level."