Parramatta co-captain Tim Mannah - still sporting a grin after his team's comprehensive opening round win over the Warriors - predicted the Eels would get a better gauge of how they are travelling when they play the defending premiers this Saturday.
Cronulla Sharks chief executive Steve Noyce made an impassioned plea for the NRL and ASADA to put the club - and its players - out of their misery and reveal whatever findings their investigations had uncovered.
Dumped Wests Tigers coach Tim Sheens is suing his old club claiming his sacking damaged his reputation and he hasn't been able to find work at another NRL club since.
Sam Burgess has already shown his commitment to South Sydney on the field, and now his brothers are doing the same off it.
Roosters assistant Jason Taylor has no regrets about missing out on the Parramatta coaching job as he prepares to plot the downfall of the club he almost joined.
There needs to be an inquiry into how, just seven months after his infamous post-match press conference blow up, Geoff Toovey will return to the scene of the crime (Bluetongue Stadium) against the same team (South Sydney) and the same ref (Shayne Hayne).
It was only last month the Sydney Roosters were crowned world champions, but five-eighth James Maloney insists his side were given a reality check by South Sydney in their season opener.
James Tedesco is back at full speed and ready to help the Wests Tigers.
Just like second-row scrum feeds, overpriced food at half-empty stadiums and the eternal bellow of "get 'em inside, ref" from the stands, the NRL Power Rankings are back.
New Zealand Warrior believed to be the fullback that the Bulldogs are after.
Celebrating the weekend across the North. March 7 to 8, 2014.
Chart-toppers Macklemore and Ryan Lewis closed Breath of Life 2014.
National and international music stars entertain the Breath of Life 2014 crowds.
About 10,000 people partied the day and night away at Breath of Life 2014.