From the editor's desk:
Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith names the players he believes can take the current top eight teams deep into September.
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has taken the rugby league world by storm but 12 months ago he was a rugby union convert with limited understanding of the rules of rugby league;
Manly prop Brent Kite heads for Penrith at the end of 2013 but he believes one final Sea Eagles premiership would not be a fairytale finish, its a reality;
Its taken three clubs and a comeback from a knee reconstruction but Bulldogs winger Mitch Brown finally plays his 100th top grade game this weekend;
Twenty years on Glenn Lazarus and Clive Churchill Medal winner Brad Mackay relive the Broncos-Dragons grand final of 1993; and
Storm five-eighth Brett Finch is a throwback to the old days and discusses the pressures on halves in the modern game.
Kieran Foran credits Brett Stewarts return to top form for the Sea Eagles' impressive run over the past month, James Maloney gets over his Origin hangover thanks to some sunshine and warmer weather, we debate who will win Friday nights clash between the Tigers and Eels, we ask exciting young under-20s fullback Evander Cummins whether he sees a future for himself at the Dragons and we pay tribute to Danny Buderus 250th game with a commemorative poster.
All this and official team lists, comprehensive previews, Little League section for the young fans and the Eels and Storm battle it out in our Cheerleader of the Year competition.