Parramatta's thrashing of Manly in the opening round of the 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership provided plenty of talking points on and off the field.
Manly centre Clint Gutherson seems likely to miss the rest of the season, while Kieran Foran will undergo scans on a hamstring strain.
Daly Cherry-Evans has signed with the Gold Coast Titans on a three year deal
Parramatta have produced the perfect start to the post Jarryd Hayne era, conjuring up a dominant and at time stunning victory over Manly.
A blockbuster clash between two arch rivals, with plenty of extra incentives to win - it is all on the line in Round 1 between the Eels and Sea Eagles.
Eels coach Brad Arthur insists star recruit Anthony Watmough's mind will be on the job when he comes up against his old club Manly this weekend.
Manly CEO Joe Kelly says frustration at Daly Cherry-Evans' failure to meet a deadline to sign a new deal forced him to pull the offer.
There's uncertainty around their halves beyond 2015 and they've lost three veteran forwards, but chances are Manly will be as competitive as ever this year.
The departures of Glenn Stewart and Anthony Watmough have Josh Starling ready to take more responsibility at Manly.
What we learned from the Roosters' trial win over Manly, including the Sea Eagles' injury troubles and SBW's replacement.