If it were up to Jake Friend he would not be making his comeback from a life-threatening lung condition against the Cowboys on Fright night. He would have played last week.
The NRL is set to investigate St George Illawarra's claims that a rival club approached Brett Morris.
Manly's Jorge Taufua has "bombed" out of the Sea Eagles side with Geoff Toovey set to drop the winger after his horrendous opening finals game.
Mitchell Pearce readily admits the nightclub incident was a catalyst for him becoming the No.1 halfback in the NRL on recent form.
The Canberra Raiders have bolstered their halves depth and got one of their juniors back.
According to Alf Jennings, an avid Bulldogs support for more than 60 years, the boys in white and blue will champion the Manly Sea Eagles on Saturday, without a doubt.
Brent Tate says the Cowboys will take an 'us versus them' mentality into their elimination final against the Roosters but Maroons coach Mal Meninga has warned North Queensland not to let a week of off-field turblence unsettle their performance.
Sam Perrett believes the greatest obstacle Canterbury have had to overcome this season has been beating themselves.
Trent Robinson has launched a withering attack on North Queensland's attempts to create a siege mentality.
Penrith have been fined $20,000 over an incident involving Jamal Idris against the Warriors.