The apparent ease in which Kurt Mann has taken to first grade makes it seem possible for any of us to give it a shot.
He's played against him in the NRL and alongside him for Queensland, so Roosters star Aidan Guerra doesn't need reminding how good Johnathan Thurston is.
Rugby league's Modified Games Program for players between 6 and 12 years will undergo its first substantial law changes since their introduction in 1982.
Cam Smith is a surprise starter for the Storm and could prove to be the difference in this Round 1 clash against St George Illawarra in Melbourne.
Eels coach Brad Arthur insists star recruit Anthony Watmough's mind will be on the job when he comes up against his old club Manly this weekend.
Four newcomers have been included in a preliminary Australian Jillaroos squad ahead of their Test match against the Kiwi Ferns in May.
Channel Nine commentator Scott Sattler believes the addition of the Townsville Blackhawks adds to northern Queensland's Intrust Super Cup stranglehold.
It's a blockbuster to kick of the new season, with the red hot reigning premiers up against Wayne Bennett's star-studded Broncos.
Warriors coach Andrew McFadden insists his side won't be disadvantaged through the early rounds by new ruck interpretations aimed at speeding up the game.
Bulldogs coach Des Hasler is expecting a new rule interpretation around the ruck to lead to inflated penalty counts in the opening rounds.