The injuries, suspensions, rumours and likely team changes heading into the weekend's Telstra Premiership matches.
Greg Bird gets sucked in to Michael Ennis's antagonistic ways despite playing with him ever since they were 15-years-old in Newcastle.
There are only six rounds to go in the Holden Cup and while the Panthers have all but locked up the Minor Premiership, there is still plenty to play for.
The hooker injury crisis at the Titans has worsened with Kierran Moseley struck down by appendicitis as Nathan Peats races the clock to be fit to face Cronulla.
Is their truth in the old adage that with every win you are one game closer to a loss? The Titans are ready to end the streak when they take on the Sharks.
Johnathan Thurston is out but some big names are back as NRL Fantasy coaches look to snap up the big guns for the crucial final few rounds of the season.
Titans coach Neil Henry has a dilemma on his hands with his hooking stocks decimated by injury, Nathan Peats the latest to be struck down.
The Broncos' slide continues, the Raiders enter the top four and the Tigers' faith in the future is paying off on the field.
Having turned the NRL's wooden spoon favourites into top-eight contenders, Titans coach Neil Henry has been 2016's best according to NRL.com's Tony Webeck.
Tyrone Roberts and Ashley Taylor were thrust together as new faces at the Titans in 2016 but the close duo are on track to take the club back to the finals.