The Hawks are hoping intense training will help them avoid another preliminary-final heart burner. Cyril Rioli just hopes to take the field.
Brett Morris has requested a release from the final year of his Dragons contract.
Simon Gerrans is a winner. No one will argue with that after his wins in two World Tour races in Canada on the weekend that have made him one of the favourites for the men's elite race at the world road championships in Ponferrada, Spain next week.
Parramatta are investigating evidence that former directors, staff and members were intimidated and harassed "with the full knowledge" of the former Eels board and ex-chief executive Bob Bentley and announced that members allegedly involved in the club's membership tampering scandal will be called to explain their actions.