With Mitchell Pearce on the sidelines can his Roosters halves partner James Maloney outshine Manly's playmaking whiz Daly Cherry-Evans on Friday night?
From top-knots to undercuts, there have been plenty of interesting hairstyle choices made by players to grace NRL fields this season.
A real grudge match looms out at Brookvale Oval this Friday between two sides who suffered serious and unexpected setbacks last weekend.
After playing dummy-half in torrid conditions on Sunday afternoon, Blake Leary hopes he'll never be required to slot in at No.9 again.
Manly No.9 Matt Ballin's NRL season could be over after suffering a suspected ACL injury against Parramatta.
Manly's winning run ends, Eels win tough, Sea Eagles' finals equation and Parramatta's reluctant leader. Key points to come from the Eels' Sunday afternoon win.
The Eels have scored their second win over the Sea Eagles in 2015, stunning Manly at Brookvale to hamper the home side's chances of making the finals.
There were times when Manly back-rower Feleti Mateo thought he'd never play 200 games and he's still looking for consistency.
Despite carrying a broken and dislocated finger and a broken nose, Steve Matai will continue to play through discomfort to help Manly to another finals series.
Former Dragons coach Nathan Brown believes it will come down to the final day of the regular season before St George Illawarra can confirm a finals spot.