Sharks prop Andrew Fifita will miss just two weeks after his dangerous throw charge was downgraded at the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night.
Eels winger Bureta Faraimo has credited Parramatta coach Brad Arthur with saving his fledgling rugby league career.
Joseph Paulo's blunt assessment of his side's dire loss at home to the Titans is that the side was simply out-enthused by an opponent who wanted it more.
An energetic Titans side put a wasteful Eels outfit to the sword on Saturday. Here are five talking points from the surprise result.
A hat-trick from Titans flyer James Roberts allowed Gold Coast to upset a scrappy Eels outfit 38-16 in front of 11,136 disappointed fans at Pirtek Stadium.
After being stung by the Tigers, Parramatta are out to bounce back against a Gold Coast side desperately needing to kick-start its 2015 campaign.
Parramatta coach Brad Arthur wants star recruit Anthony Watmough to "relax a little bit" and direct his energy towards fitting into the team's style.
He had no problems crashing past big brother Israel in backyard footy, and now Parramatta young gun John Folau may have the rugby league world at his feet.
The Titans will seek to break a worrying point-scoring drought early in games in order to keep a jam-packed Eels crowd subdued this weekend.
There were several pivotal turning points before a late Pat Richards blitzkrieg saw the Wests Tigers race away with a 22-6 win.