The Broncos have adjusted the training program of forward Payne Haas so his NRL commitments don't interfere with his Ramadan fasting month, as part of his Islamic faith.
Ramadan finishes on June 4, or another two rounds away, although the Broncos have a bye in round 12.
Of course you wouldn't know the 119kg front-rower is not eating between sunrise and sunset. He knocked out 223 metres in the 15-10 win over the Roosters at Suncorp Stadium including 89 post-contact metres from 20 hit-ups, with eight tackle breaks and a try.
"He was very good Payne, particularly carrying the footy early. He caused the Roosters lots of troubles and created a fair bit of momentum for us," coach Anthony Seibold said.
"He really led the way, plays long minutes, and been really consistent for us. He doesn't say too much – just goes about his business – but I like what he does and what he brings.
"I put him straight in there a few weeks ago because I believe in him."
And as for Ramadan, Seibold acknowledges the importance of that as well.
"His beliefs – and we're very supportive of it – so we made some modifications during the week in and around his training programs," he said.
"Payno makes a lot of sacrifices and we're 100 per cent behind him."
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NSW coach Brad Fittler said earlier in the week that he was looking at Haas as he assembles an Origin team to try to retain the Holden State of Origin shield in 2019.
"If Freddy picked Payno I'm sure he'd do the job. He's done a really good job for us in the last six games for us so I can see why Freddy would be looking at him," Seibold said.
Haas says he is not finding the fasting a burden.
"I don't find it too hard. It's my belief and I'm just happy to do it. Sometimes it does get tough," the 19-year-old said.
"But I've got some good people around me with good input. They told me I should do it and I took it on and it's working wonders for me at the moment."
As for NSW, that would be wondrous as well.
"It's always good to be talked about like that. But I've just got to stay grounded and stay focused on footy," Haas said.
Even opposing coach Trent Robinson couldn't help but be impressed, but he stopped short of calling him an Origin bolter.
"I've avoided all the Origin bit because that's not my job – but the boy is playing well, playing really well," Robinson said.
"There's something about him isn't there? There's something about his stamina and his power and the mix of those two together."