The NRL will investigate whether Melbourne back-rower Ryan Hoffman was allowed to return to the field prematurely on Monday night, just six-and-a-half minutes after he was taken for a concussion test.
Dragons finished match under-manned as time clock did not stop for concussion rule.
Sydney FC coach Frank Farina has already saved his own neck twice this season with wins over Melbourne Victory, and he's hoping Friday's elimination final at Etihad Stadium makes it third time lucky.
The pressure was on Central Coast to make it a night to remember. They did that at least.
Melbourne chief executive Mark Evans has told ticked off St George Illawarra officials to "get over it", claiming dubious calls such as the full-time siren debacle will always be part of the game.
The Waratahs are bracing themselves for a massive defensive effort against the Bulls on Saturday night in expectation that the South Africans will unleash their trademark rolling maul throughout the game at Allianz Stadium in Sydney.
The injection of experience into Greater Western Sydney's team this season is being touted as a key reason for the team's rising fortunes. Yet, one of the most seasoned and professional additions to the club hasn't played an AFL game.
When Pat Richards arrived back at the Wests Tigers after eight years abroad, his sole ambition was to crack the first-grade squad.
The expert anti-doping body due to sit in judgment of Stephen Dank has been bolstered to a panel of six following two new appointments.
Racing NSW chief executive Peter V'landys is confident the $10 million funding for The Championships is secure, despite losing its biggest supporter when Premier Barry O'Farrell resigned on Wednesday.