The Roosters and Knights finally got their first wins of the season, while the Dragons' attack continued to struggle and the Panthers lost another close one.
After going 51 first-grade games without scoring a try, Manly's Josh Starling could have been excused for thinking his day in the limelight would never come.
Manly prop Jake Trbojevic says Saturday's win over the Warriors in Auckland could be season-defining for the Sea Eagles.
Manly scored yet another win over the Warriors, making it 17 wins from their last 21 meetings. The key points to come from their latest victory in Round 6.
Manly have claimed their third win of the season, getting the better of the Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday night.
Manly recruits Dylan Walker and Api Koroisau are close mates, former premiership-winning teammates, housemates and now halves partners.
Ever since Rabbitohs rake Api Koroisau stepped in to replace Issac Luke in the club's 2014 Grand Final win, the two players have been indelibly linked.
Martin Taupau might have built a reputation as one the great 'enforcers' in rugby league, but it's a tag that doesn't sit well with the Sea Eagles star.
Manly backrower Feleti Mateo was omitted due to family reasons, says coach Trent Barrett.
The Warriors are wary of a Sea Eagles outfit missing Daly Cherry-Evans, saying their makeshift halves proved how dangerous they can be.