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.
Greg Bird is facing between six to eight weeks on the sidelines after he was charged by with a grade two dangerous throw on Kiwis winger Jason Nightingale.
England coach Steve McNamara thinks pausing the Super League for a weekend, much like the NRL's Rep Round, will allow the international game to grow.
Parramatta centre Will Hopoate says he should be ready to go in the NRL this weekend despite getting injections on a season-long groin injury.
Kangaroos back-rower Greg Bird insists there's still life left in an aging Australian side in the wake of their third-straight loss to the Kiwis.