Dyldam Parramatta Eels second-rower Ben Smith and his mum, Barb, joined his fellow Favourite Son nominees at the 2014 Sydney Women in League lunch on Wednesday.

MC-ed by rugby league legends Petero Civoniceva and Nathan Hindmarsh, the lunch celebrated women from all facets of the game, from players to families, staff to volunteers. 

Hit play to see the Favourite Son announcement, including a special announcement from NRL CEO Dave Smith about the next women's Test match!

This week for Women in League round, the Eels take on the St George Illawarra Dragons at Parramatta's Pirtek Stadium at 3pm, as part of a massive triple-header. Click through to see all the information for a huge day of footy!