Much of the talk following Souths' Round 21 win over Penrith centred around injuries as the Rabbitohs did enough to down a resolute Panthers side on Sunday.
A concussion to luckless Rabbitohs forward Kyle Turner in his first game back from injury has overshadowed an important narrow Souths victory over Penrith.
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.
Panthers utility Will Smith has credited the club's NSW Cup coach Garth Brennan for helping him develop into an NRL player.
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.
Two sides on the verge of the top eight go head to head in a clash that could make or break their season this Sunday afternoon.