Two of the form teams of the competition and providing representative players by the bucket load are set to collide in Canberra.
Paul Gallen appears to be losing his race against time to be fit for State of Origin I.
Two of the game's most exciting fullbacks go head-to-head as the star-studded Roosters look to get out of their rut against an impressive Tigers side.
The Broncos are out to extend their lead at the top of the NRL table while the Panthers bid to overcome injury problems and stay in touch with the top eight.
Manly skipper Jamie Lyon says it's great to see cult figure David 'Wolfman' Williams back in the Sea Eagles side after a tough run of late.
A few big names return this week while injuries to Glenn Stewart and Jason Taumalolo open up a few opportunities for young guns at the Rabbitohs and Cowboys.
Andrew Voss on the form of the Kangaroos and Kiwis, Kasiano and Pritchard's heroics, a plan to grow the international game, and much more.
$50 general admission family tickets will be available for pre-purchase for all NRL games in Sydney this weekend as part of the Mother's Day celebrations.
After adding quality to his natural work ethic in recent years, young gun Ethan Lowe could go a long way according to Cowboys assistant coach Jason Demetriou.
The NRL will soon unveil plans to help fight bowel cancer, which kills up to 15,000 people a year.