The resurgent Sea Eagles host the premiership-defending Rabbitohs in what shapes as possibly the game of the year on Friday night.
Come-from-behind victories galore, losing streaks end, Brisbane's unfortunate turn of events and the Sharks' new match-winner. The key numbers from Round 21.
The embattled Sea Eagles scored a surprise win over a "flat" Broncos outfit on the Central Coast. Here are five key points from Manly's big win.
Manly have stunned competition leaders Brisbane in their NRL clash in Gosford to keep the Sea Eagles' finals hopes alive.
Wayne Bennett has expressed his disappointment over the dumping of Sea Eagles coach Geoff Toovey.
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.
Daly Cherry-Evans, Jamie Lyon, Brett Stewart and Steve Matai are disappointed with the exit of coach Geoff Toovey but will support new mentor Trent Barrett.
Manly's chairman Scott Penn says the decision to move on coach Geoff Toovey was done "with a heavy heart" but in the best interests of the club.
Outgoing Manly coach Geoff Toovey has front the media to discuss his departure from the club, thanking fans for their support through a tough time.
Their coach has been told his services are not required beyond 2015 but the Broncos insist they will be expecting to meet a Manly side at its best.