The latest injury and suspension news for all 16 clubs in the NRL Telstra Premiership.
Two top eight contenders clash on Saturday afternoon as the Titans travel to Auckland to face the Warriors in what will be Simon Mannering's 250th NRL game.
It's been six weeks since either of these two teams tasted defeat – easily the longest such run of any game this weekend and it promises to be a classic.
Pearce and McCullough make their returns, Jack de Belin is starting at lock once again and all the other key changes with NRL Fantasy implications.
Parramatta players have laughed off winger Semi Radradra's increasingly delayed return from a trip to Fiji as him being on 'Fiji time'.
His last appearance came against the Bulldogs in Round 11, and after missing through injury since, Mitchell Pearce returns with a point to prove this Thursday.
Queensland heroes Cameron Smith and Cooper Cronk return to Suncorp Stadium to face the Broncos with the Storm boasting an impressive record at the venue.
On the eve of his 250th NRL Telstra Premiership match Simon Mannering did his best to politely deflect every question about his admirable feat.
With 10 weeks to go until the start of the finals, the equation is simple for the Roosters; win nine matches or they can start preparing for 2017.
Western Sydney's David Andjelic became the fifth competitor to be cut from The NRL Rookie when he and PNG's Karo Kauna Junior were part of a double eviction.