Star Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce has returned to the NRL a changed man according to teammate Mitchell Aubusson.
There's a new leader in power rankings, while the Roosters are the big movers with their high profile players returning and putting the competition on notice.
City forward Tom Symonds is anticipating an interesting week with coach Brad Fittler, after he played under the Roosters great while at the Tricolours.
Roosters back-rower Boyd Cordner wasn't content with a week's rest over representative round and is grateful for the chance to keep playing and prove himself.
A dominant Storm quartet, a trio of Eels and plenty of internationals gearing up for the upcoming Representative Round headline NRL.com's Team of the Week.
Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has commended star centre Blake Ferguson for the way he has handled himself after being named to make his Test debut.
Mitchell Pearce has opened up about his successful return, paying credit to his teammates for helping him get through his eight weeks away from the game.
The return of Mitchell Pearce and a hat-trick to Blake Ferguson has helped the Sydney Roosters easily beat Newcastle at Allianz Stadium on Saturday.
The class of Jayden Nikorima proved the difference at Allianz Stadium with the dynamic youngster showing off all the tricks he picked up in the NRL.
The updated team lists for Round 9 of the NRL Telstra Premiership as the Knights clash with the Roosters at Allianz Stadium.