Newcastle coach Nathan Brown refused to use his side's two early disallowed tries as an excuse in the aftermath of the Knights' 26-10 loss to the Sea Eagles.
St George Illawarra have withstood a valiant Sydney Roosters comeback to edge a memorable Anzac Day thriller 20-18 at Allianz Stadium.
The final team lists for the Round 8 NRL Telstra Premiership clash between St George-Illawarra Dragons and Sydney Roosters.
Check out the stats between two back-row stars who will be crucial in the Anzac Day clash between the Dragons and the Roosters at Allianz Stadium.
Playing on Anzac Day is always special for a player, but for Mitchell Aubusson the day will take on additional personal significance in his 200th NRL game.
The Roosters will be desperate to return to winning ways against the Dragons in one of the standout fixtures on the NRL calendar on Anzac Day.
Penrith's Sam McKendry is headed to the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night while Roosters forward Isaac Liu will miss one week through suspension.
After making his NRL debut in front of over 50 family and friends, Roosters rookie Connor Watson hopes he can continue his run in first grade.
The biggest news out of Round 7 was the season-ending injury to Warriors superstar fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, while the Broncos and Cowboys impressed again.
Jamie Soward's kicking prowess proved the difference in a game that produced some razzle dazzle despite the rain on Monday night.