A chance to move into the top eight, a battle of contrasting styles and plenty of inrtigue about final line-ups headline the Bulldogs clash with the Panthers.
While the buy came at an opportune time for Jamie Soward and the rest of the injured Panthers, there are no guarantees he'll be fit to play in Round 15.
Injuries have yet again hampered the Panthers' season yet again, but last year's beaten preliminary finalists are still in with a shot at the top eight.
The Penrith Panthers have announced the signings of Catalans Dragons back-rower Ben Garcia, Eels halfback Zach Dockar-Clay and Cowboys prop Viliame Kikau.
Promising young Panthers prop Reagan Campbell-Gillard has signed a four-year contract extension to remain at Penrith until the end of 2019.
Walker's Perth form, the Titans' potent right edge, Canberra's record-breaking skipper, and the Cowboys' point-scoring spree. Key stats from Round 13.
Despondent Panthers coach Ivan Cleary says a woeful, error-ridden shutout at home to the Storm was a while coming.
In a dour 80 minutes, an error prone Panthers were shut out by an improved but underwhelming Storm side. Here are five of the key points from the win.
The Storm never really needed to get out of second gear in disposing of an error-prone Penrith outfit at Pepper Stadium on Saturday night.
The Storm are reeling from last week's big loss to the Roosters while Penrith will be up against it after losing star fullback Matt Moylan.