The injuries, suspensions, rumours and likely team changes heading into the weekend's Telstra Premiership matches.
Manly centre Dylan Walker has been ruled out for the season with a shoulder injury while the Sea Eagles could also send young gun Tom Trbojevic for surgery.
It took 89 minutes to separate two desperate teams but in the end it was a Josh Reynolds try from a wickedly bouncing kick that ended Manly's season.
Broncos coach Wayne Bennett has declared that failing to finish in the top four need not be a death knell to his side's premiership chances.
Penrith's General Manager Phil Gould labelled prop Leilani Latu as an important component to the Panthers moving forward and he wasn't wrong.
He may have been reluctant to depart Redfern nine months ago but Chris McQueen is now keen to extend his stay at the Titans beyond next season.
A Josh Reynolds try in the second half of golden point extra time has handed the Bulldogs a dramatic four-point win over the Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium.
The Bulldogs and Sea Eagles have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 23 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at ANZ Stadium on Thursday night.
We all appreciate what wonderful athletes we have in the NRL but if the game's best were in Rio this week, which sport would they see themselves competing in?
The Broncos may hand an NRL debut to prolific try-scorer Jonus Pearson on Friday night, with Lachlan Maranta in doubt with a groin injury.