With plenty of key injuries and some high profile returns for Round 3 there is plenty to discuss in the NRL Fantasy Podcast.
The big storyline in this Round 3 Telstra Premiership match is the return of Billy Slater for the Melbourne Storm against the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park.
Brisbane's Andrew McCullough has come a long way from a no-frills five-eighth to one of the NRL's most consistent hookers.
Brisbane hooker Andrew McCullough has re-signed with NRL club Brisbane for another four seasons.
Quick starts, identical records and the incredible Queensland derby. The key numbers from Round 2 of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership.
How we rank the NRL's 16 clubs at the end of the second round of the 2017 Telstra Premiership season.
With Billy Slater expected to make his long-awaited return on Thursday night, Broncos players are welcoming the challenge of coming up against the Storm legend.
The big blokes from another Cowboys-Broncos classic, Knights drought-breakers, Eels entertainers and Storm's two chief architects in the team of the week.
Broncos halfback Ben Hunt is still looking to improve, despite an outstanding performance that almost delivered his side a thrilling win against the Cowboys.
Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett has again criticised the golden point system, saying that the concept is for the fans and not the players.