The Gold Coast have got their NRL season off to a winning start, beating Cronulla 18-12 with Sharks also losing skipper Paul Gallen to injury.
Nathan Peats has been suspended for one game and fined $5,000 after breaking the NRL's code of conduct.
Reigning NRL premiers the Sydney Roosters must get their season on track without Sonny Bill Williams after he accepted a three-match suspension.
Halfback Ben Hunt is trying to take a lef out of Broncos great Allan Langer's book by improving his attacking kicking game for Brisbane.
Tigers centre Chris Lawrence has refused to blame the NRL club's disappointing round one effort on a pre-game health scare.
Winger Brett Morris says the Dragons best attacking performance in five NRL seasons is a sign their attacking woes are behind them.
Knights prop Willie Mason has been fined $900 and suspended from driving for six months after being found guilty of drink driving.
Will Hopoate says his best form isn't too far away after helping Parramatta to a 36-16 win over the Warriors in Sunday's NRL clash.
New coach Brad Arthur said the new-found attitude of Parramatta's players was more pleasing than the 36-16 win over the Warriors.
Sydney co-captain Jarrad McVeigh says the Swans expect star recruit Lance Franklin to get better every week.
The NRL admit there's concern about the low crowds across the opening round of the new season with the A-League recording a higher average this weekend.
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