Justin Hodges recently achieved something in rugby league he never had before: coaching a team to a win.
NRL Fantasy coaches already have an eye on the future as they plan their Round 11 trades; here are my answers to a few of this week's big questions.
Wests Tigers recruit Matt Ballin claims it's natural to want to grab the club's No.9 jersey but insists he's happy fitting in wherever coach Jason Taylor wants.
Manly back-rower Jamie Buhrer says his close mate Daly Cherry-Evans has improved steadily this season since taking over as lead playmaker for the Sea Eagles.
He was able to contain Blake Ferguson, but Titans centre Josh Hoffman will have his hands full with prolific Panthers pair Peta Hiku and Bryce Cartwright.
Warriors lock Simon Mannering claims a mouth injury sustained against the Storm hasn't stopped him from working on a few things in training in his time off.
Can you afford to pass up Canberra's right-side trio? Is Semi Radradra ripe for the picking? Is Tohu Harris a good buy? This week's key NRL Fantasy numbers.
Brisbane Broncos captain Corey Parker says shutting down his opposite number is the key to stopping the North Queensland's unbelievable go forward.
Storm lock Dale Finucane looks back on his NRL career to date and his move to Melbourne ahead of his 100th first grade game on Monday night.
The Sharks are coming off a record-equalling win last week but will need to overcome a poor record against Manly to get the points here.