From the Western Australia SG Ball team to a first grade debut with the Panthers in Round 5. This is how Waqa Blake made it to the bright lights of the NRL.
Broncos coach Wayne Bennett himself insists the groundwork for a resurgence was laid by those who kept the coach's chair warm for the past six years.
The value of a villain, the mental strength of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and why this truly is the greatest game of all.
Brisbane's Ben Hunt has never kicked a field goal in the NRL but given his ability to break open the opposition defensive line, he hasn't needed to.
A try to Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt has handed the Broncos victory in golden point extra time, downing the Roosters 22-18 at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night.
The Sharks have claimed their first win at home in almost a year, defeating the Knights 22-6 in dreary conditions at Remondis Stadium on Friday night.
Newcastle centre Dane Gagai has re-signed with the Knights through to the end of the 2017 season.
Panthers coach Ivan Cleary insists he won't be rushing playmaker Jamie Soward back from injury, despite the side's current slump.
Rabbitohs halfback Adam Reynolds does not require surgery on his injured knee but is still set to spend the next six to eight weeks on the sidelines.
The NRL welcoms a $500,000 government grant for the game's Pacific Strategy, which uses rugby league to deliver important programs around health and education.