Josh Reynolds, Blake Austin and Cody Walker go it alone and Johnathan Thurston comes up trumps in the best plays of Round 11.
The Broncos and Cowboys added another thrilling chapter to their rivalry, the Panthers lost another game inside the final three minutes and much more.
In the final round before the byes begin it was a week of big scores in NRL Fantasy, with an unlikely top scorer and a string of solid performances.
It is exactly one year ago to the day that Tyrone Phillips made his NRL debut for the Bulldogs after being drafted into the squad as cover for Chase Stanley.
Wendell Sailor believes Corey Oates is poised to write his own legend and become one of Queensland's greatest ever wingers.
New South Wales debutant Dylan Walker was shocked when informed of his State of Origin debut by coach Laurie Daley on Sunday.
Dragons fullback Josh Dugan thought his State of Origin dreams were dashed after he hyperextended his left elbow during week's loss to the Rabbitohs.
Eels coach Brad Arthur is hopeful neither a shoulder injury nor treatment for personal issues will prevent star halfback Kieran Foran from playing next week.
New Storm centre Ryan Morgan had mixed feelings after helping his new club to a win against his old Parramatta teammates on Monday night.
The Storm did what they usually do on Monday night, refusing to give their opponents an inch and slowly grinding them out of the game.