It's crunch time for both the Warriors and Wests Tigers who suffered a significant blow to their finals aspirations with heavy defeats in Round 24.
It's crunch time in NRL Fantasy and NRL.com's Lone Scout takes a look at all the key ins and outs from all 16 NRL clubs and the form Fantasy players.
While the Sharks and Bulldogs slipped up, the other finals contenders solidified their positions with a couple of weeks remaining before the business end.
The key talking points, injuries and judiciary news from the weekend's NRL Telstra Premiership action.
Gold Coast have taken a further step towards a top-eight finish in 2016, handing Newcastle yet another defeat at Hunter Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
With a possible finals spot on the line for both teams, Penrith found their mojo while the Wests Tigers simply didn't turn up. Here are five talking points.
A dominant opening half has helped Penrith to a big win over Wests Tigers on Friday night to all but secure a top-eight finish in 2016.
The Panthers and Wests Tigers have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 24 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at Pepper Stadium on Friday night.
Discarded Panther Elijah Taylor insists he has nothing to prove this weekend when he comes up against the club that had no place for him earlier this year.
All the injury news and likely team changes heading into Round 24 of the NRL Telstra Premiership season.