The results are in for's 2018 Players' Poll - and so are Jamie Soward's.

As a Telstra Premiership winner and former New South Wales Origin player who retired in 2016, Soward answered the questions which were put to 117 current NRL players, relating to the game's stars, coaches and rules of the game.

Soward, Zac Bailey and chief reporter Michael Chammas also discuss the NRL's decision to induct five Immortals and who they think should become the 14th Immortal in 2022.

This week's NRL Podcast also previews round 21 matches where Soward and Chammas both make bold statements about the Cronulla Sharks and their premiership hopes.