Robbie Farah says the emergence of two tearaway young Tigers playmakers has necessitated him learning to take more of a back seat for the good of the team.
Parramatta hooker Nathan Peats looks up to Storm captain Cameron Smith, but don't think for a second he has modelled his game on the Australian No.9.
Some unlikely catalysts have helped Lachlan Maranta to become the Broncos' Mr Reliable.
Broncos coach Wayne Bennett has asked for a rethink on the punishment handed out in representative fixtures, seeking a solution that doesn't punish NRL clubs.
With a swivel of the hips and a dive between three Australian defenders Shaun Johnson might just have got his season back on track.
The Jennings boys from Penrith, Cronulla's Jack Bird and Broncos pair Kodi Nikorima and Joe Ofahengaue are just a few of the players to have debuted in 2015.
Panthers coach Ivan Cleary says key playmaker Jamie Soward could be a late inclusion for their NRL clash against Brisbane on Friday night.
Titans rookie Kane Elgey has revealed how the captaincy in his final year in the under-20s inspired the confidence he has brought to the NRL.
The last time these two clubs collided, Dragons coach Paul McGregor picked up the clipboard for the very first time in an NRL match.
They might be at different ends of the ladder, but just two wins separate the Eels and Storm ahead of their Round 9 meeting at Pirtek Stadium.