Fresh off a bye and a last-start win over Manly, Penrith return home to face a South Sydney side desperate to win for the first time since Round 11.
A dislocated finger put an end to Issac Luke's days of wearing his wedding ring, but last week the Warriors hooker found the ultimate alternative.
Matt Gorman may have been cut in Episode 4 of The NRL Rookie but his dream of one day playing in the Telstra Premiership is certainly not over.
You can forgive Panthers veteran Peter Wallace for thinking he'd never reach his 200th NRL game.
As we continue the race for the fans' favourite State of Origin moment, one of the great Origin finishes goes up against the start of the Maroons' epic streak.
Daly Cherry-Evans, Cameron Munster and the Origin stars have been named to return, while key outs and byes for the Eels and Roosters will leave many short.
Maroons coach Kevin Walters has urged his players to look beyond the influence of Corey Parker and instead play for the people of the state that they represent.
Former Blues skipper Ben Elias says former NSW Origin coach Phil Gould had an ability to inspire players to perform beyond their physical limitations.
NSW will field 11 players with next to no experience at Suncorp Stadium in Game Two, but coach Laurie Daley is confident his charges will handle the occasion.
Four weeks in and the boys are letting their hair down in the house. The boys swapped a footy for a haystack when they visited Calmsley Hill City Farm.