Sharks five-eighth Ben Barba has taken the early guilty plea on two match review committee charges coming out of the game against the Melbourne Storm.
Missed opportunities, a broken hand, a marquee signing delivering the goods, and points galore. These are the key numbers and statistics that defined Round 3.
An inspirational performance from Dylan Walker and a hat-trick of performances by Aaron Woods highlights the team of the week for Round 3.
Parramatta star Anthony Watmough believes reigning premiers South Sydney are no longer the "run through you, muscle you out of the game team" anymore.
This week's NRL Fantasy talking point, including a new generation of back-row stars, the next great cash cow and the return of an old Fantasy favourite.
Roosters firebrand Dylan Napa's increasing workload is giving Trent Robinson more options - especially in getting the most out of Jared Waerea-Hargreaves.
Most players need to build up some match fitness before gradually getting back to their best on the field. Not barnstorming Panthers winger Josh Mansour.
Revitalised Roosters centre Blake Ferguson's match-turning two-try effort will get the attention, but his defence is what impressed teammates against Penrith.
Josh Mansour's impressive return and the Roosters' bench were just some of the key points to come from the the Tricolours' Round 3 win over the Panthers.
While Trent Robinson and Ivan Cleary disagreed on the Watene-Zelezniak no-try ruling, they both backed the current video referral system.