Injured Penrith veteran James Maloney was set to be rested for the Panthers' clash with Newcastle before suffering a knee injury.
Brisbane chief executive Paul White says all discussions about the coaching job beyond 2019 at the NRL club are off the table until season's end.
Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy told Cronulla counterpart Shane Flanagan that the Sharks would be "crazy" not to allow veteran Paul Gallen to continue playing.
Coach Paul McGregor doesn't feel the need to speak to St George Illawarra bosses about reports Wayne Bennett is being considered for a return to the Dragons.
Kurt Mann will only act a short-term halves replacement for St George Illawarra this year but he wants to move from a bench utility to the role in the future.
Former South Sydney coach Michael Maguire says he's going to be selective about his next coaching role amid interest from several NRL clubs.
Brisbane have rallied late to upset South Sydney 38-18 and consolidate a top-eight spot to end another week of distractions with a much-needed victory.
Speculation surrounding Trent Barrett's future will continue after the Manly coach couldn't answer questions on the matter due to legal constraints.
Newcastle star Kalyn Ponga could be moved to five-eighth for the Knights' NRL clash with Penrith, coach Nathan Brown has revealed.
Veteran coach Craig Bellamy says senior NRL figures should be showing more leadership following the recent coaching dramas at various clubs.