Big wins from Canberra and the Storm are cause for the whole heap of green and purple that headline NRL.com's Round 8 Team of the Week.
Try scoring feasts in Canberra and Melbourne, another crazy put down from Corey Oates and a massive shot from Luke Lewis headline our plays of the week.
There was plenty of drama, controversy, injuries and some massive scores in Round 8 of the NRL Telstra Premiership. Here are the main talking points.
Eels coach Brad Arthur will seek further clarification around the ruling which saw Parramatta five-eighth Corey Norman sent to the sin bin against the Cowboys.
Thurston gets one over Scott, Feldt's Origin chances fade, and the Eels cause dilemmas with their defence. The key points to come from the Cowboys' win.
The Cowboys remain undefeated at home in season 2016 after a heart-in-mouth 32-16 win over Parramatta – a score line that was more than unfair to the visitors.
The Cowboys and Eels are both unchanged for Saturday night's clash in Townsville.
Eels hooker Nathan Peats believes he was selfish earlier in his NRL career, but now feels it's time he contributed to the game by coaching at his junior club.
The contest between Beau Scott and Johnathan Thurston is just one of a number of key match-ups to look forward to as the Eels travel to 1300SMILES Stadium.
Despite playing on the left side of the field in the past, Parramatta right-edge combination Brad Takairangi and Clint Gutherson are enjoying their switch.