The Gold Coast Titans have released assistant coach Rohan Smith from his duties to take up the post of head coach at Bradford Bulls in England.
There's a new leader in power rankings, while the Roosters are the big movers with their high profile players returning and putting the competition on notice.
The Gold Coast Titans have re-signed winger Anthony Don for another two seasons.
It's the dreaded aftermath of a heavy defeat but Titans captain Nathan Friend believes that the video review of their 38-0 loss to the Storm will be beneficial.
Fijian flyer's NRL career taking off, Storm skipper a class above and Titans vow not to be weighed down by heavy defeat.
The Melbourne Storm have followed up last week's 42-0 thrashing of the Warriors with a 38-0 win over the Titans on the Gold Coast on Sunday.
Plenty of team changes are expected for this weekend's games, no more so than in New Zealand with Warriors coach Andrew McFadden dropping six players.
It's the moment all young footballers dream of but Titans half Tyrone Roberts has revealed he had ever attempted a field goal in a game before last week.
The battle on the edges between Titans pairing of Chris McQueen and Zeb Taia and the raw power of Storm duo Tohu Harris and Kevin Proctor will be vital.
Titans duo David Mead and Nene Macdonald along with Raiders hooker Kurt Baptiste have been named in the Papua New Guinea team to meet Fiji on Saturday.