Daniel Holdsworth joined Cronulla as a back-up option in the halves but will make his return to the NRL as the Sharks' first-choice playmaker.
Anthony Milford used suggestions he wouldn't play with commitment this season as motivation on Saturday.
A frustrated Sonny Bill Williams will accept a three-match ban for a shoulder charge in last Thursday night's season opener, denying Sydney Roosters and the NRL of one of the game's biggest drawcards for the grand final replay against Manly.
Were St George Illawarra too good? Or were the understrength Wests Tigers very poor?
This was meant to be a yarn about William Hopoate. Or Brad Arthur. Or that penalty try or Sam Tomkins' first NRL game.
Former rugby league player Ian Roberts has predicted the ‘‘end of contact sport’’ after being diagnosed with brain damage he believes is the result of being knocked out up to a dozen times in his playing career.
Andrew Fifita appears likely to leave the Shire to take up a deal worth more than $3 million to join Canterbury next year.
Gareth Widdop demonstrated why St George Illawarra had paid big money to sign him.
Follow live coverage as the St George Illawarra Dragons take on the Wests Tigers.
Jarryd Hayne predicts Sam Tomkins will be a hit in the NRL before the Englishman's much-anticipated debut for New Zealand.