The NRL appears to have lost patience with the sudden spate of hair-pulling, with Broncos forward Josh McGuire facing a one-week ban for tugging the locks of Adam Elliott.
Tigers coach Ivan Cleary is hopeful that the calf injury suffered by five-eighth Benji Marshall is not too serious.
Knights halfback Mitchell Pearce is facing a race against time to recover from a calf cork in time for next weekend’s clash with the Warriors.
Storm fans can breathe a sigh of relief, after the club announced that the foot injury suffered by Cameron Smith is so minor that it won’t even require scans.
The Dragons could be without forward Paul Vaughan for an extended period, after the Blues front-rower suffered a potentially serious leg injury in his side’s loss to the Warriors.
The Warriors could be missing forwards Bunty Afoa and Sam Lisone for one and two weeks respectively, due to charges stemming from their win over the Dragons.
ARLC chairperson Peter Beattie has suggested that the CRL and NSWRL should merge, in order to get more money into the grassroots.
Super League CEO Robert Elstone has said that retiring NRL referee Matt Cecchin would be “absolutely welcome“, should he wish to continue his career in England.