Roosters hooker Jake Friend won't be rushed back from injury despite losing back-up rake Heath L'Estrange with a possible season-ending ACL injury.
The Roosters have blown away an injury-ravaged Wests Tigers outfit in a seven-tries-to-one second half blitz at a very soggy Leichhardt Oval.
The Bondi Wall has copped a battering in recent weeks, but Jared Waerea-Hargreaves says the Roosters' famed goal line defence is fast rediscovering its steel.
Roosters superstar Sonny Bill Williams says there's a chance he will return to the NRL once his latest two year stint in rugby union wraps up in 2017.
There's plenty to play for in this Foundation Cup clash, with the Tigers looking to restore pride and the Cowboys hoping to maintain momentum.
There were few signs of the Roosters' world-beating 2013 form in their ugly 26-18 defeat of the Titans on Monday night.
The Titans have gone down 26-18 to the Roosters, in John Cartwright's final game as head coach of the Gold Coast club.
Can the Titans climb off the canvas and deliver their outgoing coach John Cartwright a final, fitting send-off against the defending premiers?
The Minichiello brothers prepare for a 13th and final NRL meeting when the Roosters host the Titans on Monday night.
Trent Robinson doesn't look like much of a mad scientist. But he's unearthed a Daniel Tupou doppelganger in 20-year-old winger Nene MacDonald.