The Penrith Panthers have one last shot at survival this Sunday afternoon, but South Sydney are just starting to hit their best form.
Penrith's Sea Eagles-bound hooker Apisai Koroisau is hoping to follow in the footsteps of former Panthers Kevin Naiqama and Blake Austin.
Just two weeks after his career was put on hold, Penrith young gun Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is set to make a surprise return from a collapsed lung.
A knee injury has ended Peter Wallace's NRL season, but halves partner Jamie Soward has no doubt the Penrith captain will return in 2016.
Panthers utility Will Smith has credited the club's NSW Cup coach Garth Brennan for helping him develop into an NRL player.
Retiring Penrith chairman Don Feltis was instrumental in luring current general manager Phil Gould to the club in 2011.
Panthers hooker James Segeyaro says his side must stick together through a tough time after a third-straight loss left them in 13th position on the ladder.
The Raiders out-scored the Panthers in an exciting clash that yielded 58 points in total at Pepper Stadium. Here are five key points from Canberra's win.
Canberra kept their NRL Telstra Premiership finals hopes alive while putting in dent in Penrith's top eight aspirations in an exciting and high-scoring game.
Panthers fans will be allowed onto Pepper Stadium and have the chance to pose for photos with their favourite players as part of a family entertainment day.