Sharks trio David Fifita, Matt Prior and Sam Tagataese are the 'little' players in a star-studded Cronulla forward pack. But their importance is understated.
Forget the critics. Adam Blair is a highly-valued member of the Broncos side, and a closer look at the statistics reveal his true worth to the team.
The premiership favourites are starting to make their move, while the Gold Coast Titans are desperately holding onto top eight hopes.
The Cowboys might be heavy favourites to extend their winning run to 12, but the absense of Johnathan Thurston won't help their chances against the Sharks.
Canterbury winger Curtis Rona has established himself as the NRL's most prolific try-scorers but just 12 months ago faced an uncertain future.
The NRL Rookie has reached its second round of casting with player tested in Brisbane and Sydney and Auckland testing set to happen on Thursday.
The rugby league community has rallied together to support the family of James Ackerman, who died on Monday following an incident during an Intrust Super Cup.
Storm coach Craig Bellamy says halfback Cooper Cronk is a slight chance of returning from a knee injury on Monday night, but won't rush his star playmaker.
Two of the NRL Telstra Premiership's most entertaining sides meet this weekend, with the winner almost assured a spot inside the top eight.
The Broncos will be looking to prove that their herculean defensive effort against the Storm was no fluke when they tackle a desperate Knights side this week.