Johnathan Thurston was at the heart of everything for the Cowboys in their semi-final loss to the Roosters.

Is the off-season Dragon on? Is it taking its Tolman? Don’t have a Cow boys, NRL.com stepped up and Rose to the occasion so you don't have to suffer the post NRL Blues. Thank Evans for that! 

We have been staying up in our Chambers for Knights on end to come up with your checklist for 2015 Lousi puns, just in time for Santi Claus. We're sure you will Lovett.

Pre-season is not a time to be Mullen over 2014 or Weston on your laurels. It’s not about what has happened Prior; or how much your body is Aitken Daley. It’s a time to Blair the music, Mann up, run for Myles, be Bolton into the new year, Drinkwater by the Gallen and come back Thurston for more. 

Are you sick of the cricket and hearing Pearce the gap or Plum LBW? Are you spending all summer as a Gardner with your Moa? Get Reddy, take a Napa and the NRL will soon Rein again and set the Nielsen ratings soaring. Rest assured you have a Friend in us, so Marshall the troops and we will Taylor this article just for you, the Humble NRL fan. 

Some players Feldt they needed a change of Holmes and decided to Siejka new team where the grass appeared more Green, some clubs have been on the Hunt and wish they could Lichaa few more players - but it's a Ballincing act - while other feel like they could Walker thousand miles. The squads for next year are almost set in Stone, but Raiders missed out on the players they wanted, meaning for now Ricky will have to Stuart... Hasson that happened before? Just Cecchin

There are just so many unanswered questions for 2015: Will Wests Tigers Kostjasyn his sanity? Mason at Manly - Willie make a difference? Who will be crowned Champion? Since the Warriors picked up Hoffman – does that make them Raiders of the Storm? Is that even Wright?

We’d be Lyon if we said your club doesn’t need a Goodwin, so Sezer Thaiday, Reed this article, great Scott it’s a little – as the kids would say – ‘Creagh’.

So for Peats sake, Locke us in, grab a Foran Twenty pie, followed by a good Winter Stein - it'll only cost you a Peni. We Grant you we may have gone Loko and that this may be a little L’Estrange, but it’s Christmas, so it's Allgood.

We Hazard a guess 2015 won’t be Soward, you can tell by the Mannah we are writing that we are Boyd by the thought of a new season ahead. But we are not out of the Woods yet, so here is the Lowe down.

Make sure you Picker some good Xmas presents for Littlejohn - maybe a nice Kite, but who are we to Badger you - Tighe them in a bow and eat your morning Oates before heading to the Barba to Don a new do. Watmough could you want? 

See you Slater 2014, bring on 2015. Wight-on

Peachey

*The wordSmith of this article may have been fined $1 for every Cornish or o-Fensom pun, but GI had some fun...