Veteran forward Trent Merrin his challenged his young Panthers teammates to make their dominant win over the Broncos the standard they are now judged by.
Former NRL player Frank Paul Nuuausala has been sin-binned late in his home debut for Wigan in their Super League loss to St Helens.
The Warriors want revenge against the Raiders, who they were humbled by in Round 11 this year by way of a 38-12 thrashing in New Plymouth.
NSW head to Cbus Super Stadium full of confidence despite never defeating Queensland in the 17-year history of the Women's Interstate Challenge.
Even after 14 consecutive wins the Sharks won't be easing up the intensity against the Newcastle Knights on Sunday afternoon, according to Michael Ennis.
Eels back-rower Kenny Edwards is delighted his long-time friend Leivaha Pulu is finally enjoying NRL success, but is keen to get one over his mate this weekend.
Former teammates of Dragons halfback Benji Marshall have congratulated the 2005 premiership-winner on bringing up 250 NRL games, but that's as far as it goes.
Former Kangaroos centre Mark Gasnier says the NRL and Men of League are making huge strides in helping recently retired players adapt to life after football.
Roosters coach Trent Robinson was forced to question his players' efforts the last time they played the Melbourne Storm, but there's no chance of it repeating.
Panthers coach says his side will benefit from Trent Merrin's State of Origin snub after the former Blues rep played a starring role against the Broncos.