Shannon Boyd says Canberra can't take Newcastle lightly despite the Knights' losing their past nine NRL matches.
It will be a Winter Wonderland theme at GIO Stadium on Sunday afternoon and it won't get much colder for the Knights if they're to fall to the Raiders.
The results, injuries, judiciary news and talking points from the weekend's NRL matches.
Canberra's Joey Leilua says a NSW State of Origin berth is out of his hands and he's just focused on making the most of his chances at Canberra in the NRL.
He is the skilful x-factor to the bash-and-barge that surrounds him but Canberra coach Ricky Stuart has warned opposition teams Joseph Tapine is getting better.
Josh Papalii entering realms of rugby league elite, highs and lows of Dally M contenders, Titans won't look overseas for help and Ricky Stuart defends Bird.
The Canberra Raiders have beaten the Gold Coast Titans to move within one point of the NRL Telstra Premiership top four.
The Titans and Raiders have named their final teams for Sunday's clash at Cbus Super Stadium.
Wigan have signed Frank-Paul Nuuausala from Canberra Raiders on a three-and-a-half year deal with immediate effect.
Aidan Sezer goes up against his former club, with the Titans having already enjoyed one surprise win over the Green Machine this season.