Dragons winger Eto Nabuli and prop Rory O'Brien have both been released, with Parramatta announcing O'Brien is headed to Pirtek Stadium in 2016.
Before Newcastle's game against Melbourne last Monday, this game was expected to go one way – an easy victory to the Bulldogs - but now it's game on.
Melbourne had their season rocked by an upset loss to the Knights on Monday night, now they need to quickly recap against the Cowboys.
Playing the past three premiers in the final three weeks of the season, veteran Broncos mentor Wayne Bennett is happy to test his inexperienced players.
After upsetting the Sea Eagles last week, the Eels will be out to rain on Cronulla's parade as the men from the Shire aim for a top-four finish.
Robbie Farah's manager Sam Ayoub says Super League is a genuine possibility for the unwanted Wests Tigers' star, but staying in the NRL is his priority.
A real grudge match looms out at Brookvale Oval this Friday between two sides who suffered serious and unexpected setbacks last weekend.
So much has changed since their last meeting in Round 1, but the records are certainly in favour of the Rabbitohs ahead of this Thursday night blockbuster.
They've got the NRL salary cap space but Gold Coast are not be in the market for NSW hooker Robbie Farah, coach Neil Henry says.
Broncos forward Matt Gillett has rejected the notion that losses to the competition heavyweights threatens to derail the Broncos premiership push.