Garth Brennan, the man Wayne Bennett punted from the club three years ago, has firmed as a favourite to become his successor.
Manly boss David Perry has gone to the NRL over concerns rival clubs are illegally approaching his star players.
Benji Marshall takes great pride in watching the development youngsters Luke Brooks and Mitchell Moses.
Parramatta chairman Steve Sharp has taken an apprehended violence order against former teammate Terry Leabeater as political infighting continues.
NRL players could finally be comprehensively covered for serious injuries by the end of the month after they were presented with an insurance policy for their approval.
Negotiations between the Dragons and Wayne Bennett were so advanced that changes to the Dragons player roster and coaching staff had been discussed.
Manly have brushed aside talk of further player discontent to beat St George Illawarra 21-12 at Jubilee Oval on Monday night.
It is the day no one saw coming: Benji Marshall versus the Wests Tigers.
Manly coach Geoff Toovey has refused to confirm or deny that three of his star players have asked for a release from their contract but has hit out and people who he claims are trying to undermine the Sea Eagles.