His nickname might be ‘Gifty’ but his Sea Eagles don’t yet have the premiership all wrapped up. Can Stewart help deliver another Brookvale belting and bust up the Broncos’ finals hopes?
Five losses in a row is not the best preparation for the finals but a big win against one of the premiership favourites on their home soil might help improve the confidence. Can Thaiday light up Friday night footy?
This Panther has more zip than speedy Gonzales but his up-and-down season has meant we have not seen the best of his afterburners. With the season nearing its end will Jennings jump to life and scorch through the Titans?
Giant Jamal is not as quick and nimble as jet-speed Jennings but who needs speed when you can just run over the top of your opponents? Will Jennings become another speed bump statistic on Jamal’s resume?
Who needs a big three when you have a big two as good as Bowen and JT? These northerners are shooting the Cowboys into the finals but which one is most vital to the team’s success? Is Bowen the best Cowboy on the range?
JT has more representative jerseys than little Matty Bowen and he might lead the Cowboys around the paddock but is he the backbone of the team? Does the headgear give JT an advantage?
It will be a hard task for Ricky Stuart to find replacements for Burt and Hindmarsh next season at the Eels. Burt has delivered the blue and gold army a host of memories but will Merritt make his second-last game miserable?
Was last week’s loss just a hiccup or are the Rabbits starting to look shakey with September just around the corner? Master try-scorer Merritt will need to deliver a stellar performance for Souths to keep the doubters at bay.
Every game you win you are closer to a loss... well, that might be what Raiders coach David Furner is telling his team when they face the might of the Bulldogs who are on their way to a lucky 13 wins in a row.
Maybe Des Hasler is telling the truth when he says the Bulldogs are not the benchmark of the competition... winning 12 games in a row might just be a lucky streak. Will the minor premiership be sealed this weekend?
The Storm are back in form with three straight wins and with the punters giving the Bulldogs and Sea Eagles the favourites tags they could be a dark horse to snatch the premiership. But first they need to get through the Sharks.
The second half of the season has not been as impressive as the first but the Sharks are still in the top eight and ready to fight it out in the finals. Can Gallen and Carney end the Sharks’ premiership drought and deliver the Shire a shiny new trophy?
This was a memorable field goal in extraordinary circumstances but it didn’t win the match for the Roosters. The Chooks still managed to get the victory in golden point extra time but was the kick from Anasta the match turner?
Extending the lead by seven points is a play that a lot of teams employ to help break the belief of the opposing team, but is it better than going for the kill and delivering a match-winning try? Braith or Benji...who has the better boot?
After playing some fullback earlier in the season Morris has been moved back to the wing for the Dragons. Has the mid-season shift affected his try-scoring ability or is Morris better off on the outside of the play?
They call him the ‘Beast’ and this Warriors has a unique method for crossing the try-line, which mostly just consists of running over the defence if they dare stand in front of him. Is Manu a better finisher than Morris?