After Jame Lyon's mid-week retirement announcement, Sea Eagles coach Trent Barrett expects his side to rally around their leader as the Cowboys visit Brookvale.
Parramatta showed incredible resilience to ground out a win against Canterbury in an NRL Telstra Premiership game where they had every excuse to lose.
Parramatta players were playing for skipper Kieran Foran, as well as their members and supporters as they put in a remarkable shift to win against all odds.
Without Kieran Foran and having lost a number of players during the contest, the Parramatta Eels have recorded another win over the Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium.
The Eels and Bulldogs have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 9 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.
Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco will miss a yet-to-be-specified amount of time with a shoulder injury sustained against the Rabbitohs on Thursday night.
Jarrod Croker is just nine points away from becoming Canberra's all-time leading point-scorer, and his coach hopes he does it against Penrith on Saturday.
Parramatta Eels CEO John Boulous provided an update on Kieran Foran's well-being on Friday afternoon, not putting a timeframe on his return to the NRL.
The Brisbane Broncos have backed former teammate Ben Barba to continue his stellar 2016 season and have marked him as a danger man.
Matthew Wright only signed with the Sea Eagles last week after being granted an early release from his contract with the Cowboys. Now he is ready to face them.