The Sea Eagles fly high, fullbacks come to the fore and a school of Sharks take a bite out of the Wests Tigers in the Round 9 Team of the Week.
Cronulla Sharks halfback Chad Townsend admits the break leading into the Representative Round has come at the right time.
Injuries cruel the Wests Tigers as James Maloney owns a statistic to forget in the Sharks' 22-16 victory at Leichhardt Oval.
A late four-pointer to Chad Townsend has seen the Cronulla Sharks come from behind to beat an injury-ravaged Wests Tigers 22-16 at Leichhardt Oval.
The Wests Tigers and Cronulla Sharks have confirmed their 17-man line-ups ahead of their Round 9 Telstra Premiership clash.
New City Origin captain Paul Gallen credits a clear head unburdened from Origin issues for his strong recent form.
It's taken three years but 300-game veteran Chris Heighington will return to Leichhardt Oval in a match that could prove to be his last at the suburban venue.
The official team lists for all 16 clubs ahead of Round 9 of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership season.
Paul Gallen will end his short-lived representative retirement to captain NSW City against Country in the historic fixture's final edition in Mudgee next week.
All aboard Ivan Cleary's bus for a Round 9 blockbuster at Leichhardt Oval as the Wests Tigers take on the defending premiers at their spiritual home of '2040'.