Newcastle Knights fullback Darius Boyd has been admitted to a mental health clinic in order to seek treatment for depression.
The Canberra Raiders will begin the search for a new assistant coach immediately after Matt Parish was granted an immediate release to return to Sydney.
As the Knights prepare to begin interviews for the coaching position next week, Garth Brennan, the man Wayne Bennett punted from the club three years ago, firms as a favourite to become his successor.
Manly boss David Perry has gone to the NRL over concerns rival clubs are illegally approaching his star players with inducements to break their current contracts.
Benji Marshall says he takes great pride in watching the development of Wests Tigers youngsters Luke Brooks and Mitchell Moses as he prepares to face his former teammates for the first time on Sunday.
Parramatta chairman Steve Sharp has taken an apprehended violence order against former teammate Terry Leabeater as political infighting continues.
NRL players could finally be comprehensively covered for serious injuries by the end of the month after they were presented with an insurance policy for their approval.
Negotiations between the Dragons and Wayne Bennett were so advanced that changes to the Dragons player roster and coaching staff had been discussed.
Manly have brushed aside talk of further player discontent to beat St George Illawarra 21-12 at Jubilee Oval on Monday night.
It is the day no one saw coming: Benji Marshall versus the Wests Tigers.