ST Helens sit at the top of the table... six-time Super League and two-time World Club Challenge winners... Can they go on to win their first title since 2006?
WELL, we all came crashing back to earth this week. After a week full of 4s and 5s, we've limped into Round 5 with a handful of 1s, 2s and 3s. Have a look who we think you shouldn't tip this week.
THE Newcastle Knights is frustrated with the inconsistencies in relation to the NRL Judiciary following Jordan McLean’s seven-week suspension.
THE QRL has supplied it's weekly list of teams for the sixth round of the Queensland Cup - better known by its sponsored name of the Intrust Super Cup.
PAUL'S back for another look at the weekend ahead. Check out his tips and see if yours will match up...
IT'S every footy fan's nightmare - your team just lost on the weekend, and everyone is giving it to you about how rubbish you are. What you need is a solid excuse. What we've done is collected the best excuses for each losing team's performance, and chucked them into this easy guide.
THE NRL judiciary tonight found Jordan McLean GUILTY of a Dangerous Tackle on Newcastle Knights player Alex McKinnon in Round 3.
THE Sharks announce that Shane Flanagan has signed a new three year contract to be Head Coach at the Cronulla club
ROUND 3 of the New South Wales Rugby League Ron Massey Cup is here - check in here for all of the teamlists and referees over the second weekend of the competition, thanks to the NSWRL.
THIS year the NRL introduced new concussion rules to deal with the management of players who suffer head knocks, entirely for the benefit of the players. This is a great scheme and is long overdue...
EACH week we'll take a closer look at a each of the games, from the point of view of the punters. We've collected a handful of the best and worst comments from our Front Row Forums, and also grabbed the results of the weekly "Who will win" poll - to see if our members really do know their footy.
IT was a controlled performance from almost every half in the competition this week, with solid kicking games across the board. We could have picked an entire team of halfbacks, five eighths and centres if we had wanted to. Maybe one week we will.
ALL times are listed in AEST (NSW/QLD/VIC) unless otherwise noted.
THE Holden Cup Under 20's competition moves into it's fifth weekend starting this Friday. Check out all the Round 5 NYC squads as they come to hand here.
TEAMLIST Tuesday is here for Round 5 of the 2014 NRL Telstra Premiership - Men of League Heritage Round. Get all the teamlists and match officials here ahead of this weekend's action.