IT might be hard for some Dragons fans to accept, but St George Illawarra's Jason Ryles is the form front rower in the NRL.
IT was almost as if his Parramatta teammates knew Tim Smith had reached breaking point.
FORMER South Sydney captain Bryan Fletcher can sympathise with the Rabbitohs early season jitters.
FULLBACK Anthony Minichiello believes the Sydney Roosters are on the verge of re-discovering their NRL premiership-winning form under new coach Brad Fittler.
WESTS Tigers playmaker Robbie Farah is in serious doubt for Monday's NRL clash with Penrith at Campbelltown Stadium as he battles a chronic back injury.