Andrew Voss on why 2015 could be the NRL's closest season yet, the rise of Jake Granville, the latest on Todd Carney, the pick of this weekend's games and more.
Just days after joining the 200-game club and setting an all-time try-scoring record, Manu Vatuvei has extended his Warriors career.
The Round 8 team lists bring some good news this week, with key NRL Fantasy players Paul Gallen, Shaun Fensom and George Jennings making their return.
This is a story of dedication to rugby league that epitomises the spirit of the players and parents from the Queensland outback.
North Queensland hookers Rory Kostjasyn and Ray Thompson are back fighting for coach Paul Green's approval as the Cowboys chase revenge against Newcastle.
Despite starting the season in near career-best form St George Illawarra playmaker Benji Marshall shouldn't hold his breath in regards to a Test recall.
Most players shy away from expressing their desire for a representative jumper. But as we learnt last year, Dallin Watene-Zelezniak isn't like most players.
Jillaroos captain Stephanie Hancock has lit the fuse for an explosive Test against the Kiwi Ferns next week, believing the Kiwi Ferns' best is behind them.
Bulldogs stand-in skipper Aiden Tolman says prodigious utility Moses Mbye is the only one putting pressure on the club's under-fire halves.
A final decision on the fitness of Titans captain Nate Myles won't be made until Friday despite coach Neil Henry naming him to face the Warriors.