Off-contract Eels prop Danny Wicks says the culture coach Brad Arthur is building at Parramatta is the reason he wants to remain at the club.
The battle on the edges between Titans pairing of Chris McQueen and Zeb Taia and the raw power of Storm duo Tohu Harris and Kevin Proctor will be vital.
Warriors hooker Issac Luke believes his club form hasn't warranted selection for the Kiwis in the Downer Test in Newcastle.
Sea Eagles firebrand Martin Taupau is ready to take on the Cowboys and in particular his New Zealand teammate Jason Taumalolo on Saturday night.
A settled and humble Will Hopoate seems to be returning to his best at Canterbury, but claims his teammates and coaching staff are behind his improved form.
Manly veteran Steve Matai wants to send his long-term centre partner Jamie Lyon out on a high in his final season in the NRL.
With Simon Mannering, Tui Loloea, Tom Trbojevic, Andrew McCullough, Hymel Hunt and Jarrod Mullen joining the injured list it's a key week of NRL Fantasy trades.
Eels forwards say Beau Scott is the inspiration behind their hard-nosed approach that has transformed them into one of the most resolute defences in the NRL.
We're the biggest armchair critics going around, and direct anger so freely at the easiest target when there is often so much more happening inside a club.
Dragons back-rower Joel Thompson will only miss one match after successfully having a careless high tackle charge downgraded.