The Gold Coast Titans and Parrmatta Eels have confirmed their final teams ahead of Saturday's NRL clash at Cbus Super Stadium.
Brisbane's scratchy form continued with a stunning defeat at home to Penrith on Friday night and fullback Darius Boyd concedes something's not right.
NSW playmaker James Maloney says he is surprised by the efforts of his Sharks halves partner Chad Townsend in piloting Cronulla to the premiership lead.
The Canberra Raiders and Warriors have finalised their teams for their Round 20 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at GIO Stadium.
Veteran forward Trent Merrin his challenged his young Panthers teammates to make their dominant win over the Broncos the standard they are now judged by.
Former NRL player Frank Paul Nuuausala has been sin-binned late in his home debut for Wigan in their Super League loss to St Helens.
The Warriors want revenge against the Raiders, who they were humbled by in Round 11 this year by way of a 38-12 thrashing in New Plymouth.
NSW head to Cbus Super Stadium full of confidence despite never defeating Queensland in the 17-year history of the Women's Interstate Challenge.
Even after 14 consecutive wins the Sharks won't be easing up the intensity against the Newcastle Knights on Sunday afternoon, according to Michael Ennis.
Eels back-rower Kenny Edwards is delighted his long-time friend Leivaha Pulu is finally enjoying NRL success, but is keen to get one over his mate this weekend.