Manly Sea Eagles five-eighth Kieran Foran has been ruled out for several weeks after suffering a hamstring injury in New Zealand's victory over Australia.
The Sharks and Warriors have three wins each so far in 2015, and will be out to move closer to the top eight when they meet at Remondis Stadium on Saturday.
Blake Green once had the job of fetching the footy around Pirtek Stadium but on Sunday he will be responsible for controlling it.
Two of the form teams of the competition and providing representative players by the bucket load are set to collide in Canberra.
Paul Gallen appears to be losing his race against time to be fit for State of Origin I.
Two of the game's most exciting fullbacks go head-to-head as the star-studded Roosters look to get out of their rut against an impressive Tigers side.
The Broncos are out to extend their lead at the top of the NRL table while the Panthers bid to overcome injury problems and stay in touch with the top eight.
Manly skipper Jamie Lyon says it's great to see cult figure David 'Wolfman' Williams back in the Sea Eagles side after a tough run of late.
A few big names return this week while injuries to Glenn Stewart and Jason Taumalolo open up a few opportunities for young guns at the Rabbitohs and Cowboys.
Andrew Voss on the form of the Kangaroos and Kiwis, Kasiano and Pritchard's heroics, a plan to grow the international game, and much more.