To the Canterbury players, she is known as "Aunty" but in the corporate world Bulldogs chief executive Raelene Castle is considered the new face of rugby league.
Shane Richardson had no idea just how bad things were at the famous club.
Fans attending the NRL grand final on Sunday are advised to arrive at ANZ Stadium early and by public transport after the NSW Police's counter-terrorism security measures caused large-scale delays at Parramatta Stadium this week.
Julie Burgess was heartbroken when Sam told her he was going to rugby - and she still hopes he will return to the NRL.
On those rare occasions Des Hasler chooses to lighten the mood with song, one of the tunes he most likes to belt out is Holy Grail.
The mind games between the grand final coaches has begun, with Des Hasler and Michael Maguire making differing pleas to the referees ahead of Sunday's decider.
Canterbury were written off by everybody a month ago, but was their coach the first one to do so or was it another stroke of genius?
A leadership coach praised by Des Hasler for helping Manly win two grand finals under his charge has been working with South Sydney players in their bid to end the Rabbitohs 43-year-old premiership drought, but the Canterbury mentor will have an edge in Sunday night's grand final through his ability to use footage from cameras mounted at each end of ANZ Stadium for live match analysis.
Des Hasler has channelled his inner-rapper by trying to emulate the likes of an Eminem or 50 Cent as the Bulldogs coach took his bizarre antics to a whole new level leaving the Canterbury playing group shocked with amusement.
Graham isn't biting when asked about THAT biting incident.