Tigers coach Jason Taylor has recalled how he re-ignited his NRL playing career after getting axed from the Northern Eagles when he was 29.
The injuries, suspensions, rumours and likely team changes heading into the weekend's Telstra Premiership matches.
There are only six rounds to go in the Holden Cup and while the Panthers have all but locked up the Minor Premiership, there is still plenty to play for.
When the Eels and Tigers meet, you can almost guarantee entertainment, and this clash should be no different with plenty of points in both sides.
Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah was a noticeable absentee from Wests Tigers training but Chris Lawrence and Tim Grant are both on track to play.
Johnathan Thurston is out but some big names are back as NRL Fantasy coaches look to snap up the big guns for the crucial final few rounds of the season.
Wests Tigers lock Elijah Taylor believes it's only a matter of time before teammate Robbie Farah returns to the club's first grade side.
The Broncos' slide continues, the Raiders enter the top four and the Tigers' faith in the future is paying off on the field.
Dragons prop Leeson Ah Mau and Knights back-rower Mitchell Barnett are both looking at time on the sidelines, charged by the NRL match review committee.
Mitch Moses was the star of the show as the Wests Tigers spoiled Benji Marshall's 250th game and the young half says Marshall's advice helped him do it.