Boyd Cordner has backed Dylan Napa to play State of Origin this year following confirmation Maroons stalwart Matt Scott will miss the series with a knee injury.
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.
Ryan Matterson knew he had to reinvent himself once news broke that Luke Keary had joined the club, so he decided to do something about it.
Trent Robinson has downplayed Luke Keary's performance against the Bulldogs despite the five-eighth racking up three try assists in the win at Allianz Stadium.
Keary's class seals the deal, Brenko Lee makes good on his promise, Klemmer and Napa lock horns and a minute of magical madness.
The Roosters' red-hot start to the season has continued after they held off the Bulldogs with a thrilling 28-24 win at Allianz Stadium on Thursday night.
The Roosters and Bulldogs have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 2 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at Allianz Stadium on Thursday night.
The Roosters have started their Holden Cup premiership defence with back-to-back victories courtesy of a 34-12 win over the Bulldogs on Thursday evening.
NRL.com video analyst Matt Elliott takes a look at some of the attacking formations and moves that teams used in Round 1 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
From tearful fans to controversial tries, the battle between east and west is one of the premier conflicts in rugby league.