Brisbane halves Ben Hunt and Anthony Milford to get some beefy back-up against the Sharks on Friday.
They are two of rugby league's oldest rivals and also the two most impressive teams from Round 1. Who will come out on top in this Sunday blockbuster?
Can North Queensland's star-studded team bounce back after last week's shock thumping at the hands of the Roosters, or will Newcastle go two-from-two?
The Raiders earned a hard-fought victory, while the Warriors threw away a lead in Round 1. Who will come out on top in this intriguing contest in Round 2?
The Bulldogs finished fast last week but with just a five-day turnaround and without a key playmaker they face an Eels side fresh from a strong win over Manly.
The Wests Tigers host the Dragons in Round 2 - with both teams still having a lot to prove after mixed Round 1 results.
The Panthers were superb - for the first 68 minutes at least - against the Bulldogs and will start warm favourites against the Titans.
Both the Sharks and Broncos will be desperate to kick-start their 2015 campaign following losses in Round 1.
One of the fiercest rivalries in rugby league over the past decade is reunited when the Sea Eagles host the Storm at Brookvale Oval.
South Sydney five-eighth Luke Keary has credited halves partner Adam Reynolds for his own rapid ascension up the rugby league totem pole.