Wests Tigers enforcer Martin Taupau flies pretty close to that line between aggression and madness sometimes, but his teammates wouldn't have it any other way.
Canberra five-eighth says he'd love to get a call up for State of Origin, but his focus now is on maintaining the Raiders' NRL form.
Brisbane prop Mitchell Dodds has been cleared of a season-ending ACL injury.
Warriors centre Ngani Laumape will undergo the second knee reconstruction of his short career and will miss the rest of the NRL season.
He was the two-try hero in New Zealand's stunning third straight win over the Kangaroos, but Manu Vatuvei says he's still privileged just to play for the Kiwis.
Wests Tigers players say they will need to watch out for a pair of Roosters playmakers looking to play themselves into NSW State of Origin jerseys.
Wests Tigers centre Tim Simona will be sidelined for up to four weeks following scans on Sunday that revealed he has sustained syndesmosis in his ankle.
Eels five-eighth Corey Norman says teammate Semi Radradra has looked sharp at training and is ready for a return to NRL action.
Dave Tyrrell and Jason Clark are helping the next wave of Rabbitohs to prepare for life after football in as part of the 'Trading up with the NRL' program.
Representative back-rower Aidan Guerra will return from a broken jaw for the Roosters round nine NRL clash against Wests on Friday.