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.
UNICEF Australia has thanked the NRL for supporting its response to the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu.
A Sharks side fresh from their first win of the season take on a Knights outfit reeling from their first loss, in what could be a turning point for both teams.
Former Warriors prop Russell Packer will not be allowed to return to the NRL this year.