Canterbury debutant Brad Abbey is expected to take on the goal-kicking duties for the Bulldogs in Friday's NRL clash with the Warriors.
The big storyline in this Round 3 Telstra Premiership match is the return of Billy Slater for the Melbourne Storm against the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park.
The NRL Telstra Premiership enters new territory this Friday night when the Bulldogs take a 'home' game against the Warriors to Dunedin for the first time.
The players to watch and predicted results from Round 3 of the National Youth Competition.
There has been no better rugby league rivalry than the Cowboys and Broncos since the early 1960s, will the real Panthers please stand up, and 'Sockgate'.
Brisbane's Andrew McCullough has come a long way from a no-frills five-eighth to one of the NRL's most consistent hookers.
Newcastle's English off-season recruit Joe Wardle is fit and is just weeks away from potentially cracking the Knights' NRL side fresh off a long-awaited win.
St George Illawarra Dragons lock forward Jack de Belin says his decision to re-sign with the Red V for a further three seasons was a no-brainer.
Titans playmaker Kane Elgey admits he's struggling to rediscover his confidence two games back into his return from a season off the field through injury.
North Queensland lock Jason Taumalolo has been found guilty at the NRL judiciary, suspended for two weeks due to a shoulder charge.