Andrew Voss on the efforts of referee Ben Cummins, the huge Cowboys-Bulldogs clash, Penrith's chance to upstage Brisbane, the best defender in the NRL and more.
With the bye rounds now a thing of the past, the big names return this week as NRL Fantasy coaches look to build towards their 'perfect' sides for the run home.
Rugby union convert Gary-John Hill made it to the final five of The NRL Rookie, but was cut by head coach Brad Fittler in Episode 8 of the series on Tuesday.
Roosters prop Dylan Napa watched State of Origin from his couch, but it is not where he wanted to be and he is determined to fight his way back into contention.
The playing future of Titans fullback David Mead could be decided as early as next week and it is looking more and more likely that he will be at a new club.
If you head down to Dragons training you'll notice that more often than not the last two men on the paddock will be coach Paul McGregor and Jack de Belin.
With only four players remaining and experiencing a jam-packed stadium on Grand Final day, there will be no lack of motivation to go all the way.
We're seven weeks out from the finals and the race for a place in the NRL Telstra Premiership top eight remains wide open. Can your team make the finals?
Eels speedster Bevan French says he is working hard to get his defence up to NRL standard but won't compromise his trademark pace.
The Men of League Foundation, in partnership with the Australian Kangaroos, have announced the Captains' Captain.