The Canberra Raiders and Parramatta Eels have finalised their line-ups for Sunday afteroon's Round 24 NRL Telstra Premiership clash.
Parramatta players are preparing to face the full force of former teammate Junior Paulo for the first time after the big front-rower's mid-season switch.
Parramatta players have praised the dedication coach Brad Arthur has shown in holding the playing group together through unprecedented turmoil throughout 2016.
All the injury news and likely team changes heading into Round 24 of the NRL Telstra Premiership season.
The Raiders have beaten the team at the top of the NRL ladder two weeks in a row, while the Eels had their worst performance of the year. Can they bounce back?
The NSW VB Blues are among the best of the best, and the players are setting a perfect example by obtaining various qualifications while they play fulltime.
After a round of upsets there has been a major shake-up of the pecking order in the premiership race, with several title contenders left looking for answers.
Star Eels centre Michael Jennings believes exhilarating 20-year-old Bevan French has the attributes required to make the fullback position his own in 2017.
Brad Arthur has urged his players not to let the positives of a horror 2016 go to waste after the Eels suffered their biggest loss of the season.
Milford rediscovers his mojo, a mixed bag for hat-trick hero Oates, Bevan French begins fullback education and Jonus Pearson caps great debut.