The Penrith Panthers have one last shot at survival this Sunday afternoon, but South Sydney are just starting to hit their best form.
Both teams have done it tough of late, both will be hoping to replicate their superhero themed jerseys and lift a gear and entertain the crowd.
After sweeping aside the NRL's bottom-two ranked teams in the past fortnight, the Broncos will need to shift up another gear against the improving Sea Eagles.
Forget completion rates, time in possession, missed tackles or most penalties conceded late in tackle counts, the most important facet is confidence.
The Cowboys are coming off a dominant win over Parramatta, but must be wary as the Canberra Raiders roll into Townsville ready to push for a top-eight finish.
Two teams racing for top-eight spots meet in Auckland. The Warriors hold home-ground advantage - but can they win without Shaun Johnson?
While this game might seem a mismatch on paper, a closer look reveals the Tigers are in with a real chance of ending their five-game losing run on Friday night.
The Roosters are flying, but on Friday night host a Bulldogs outfit still smarting from their narrow loss to the Sharks at their spiritual home of Belmore.
A dominant second-half performance led by North Queensland hooker Jake Granville has helped the Cowboys to their biggest ever win over the Eels.
Cronulla staked their NRL Telstra Premiership finals claims with a hard-fought win over Canterbury at Belmore Sports Ground.