Despite losing Jared Waerea-Hargreaves for the season and Mitchell Pearce for several weeks due to injury, Roosters coach Trent Robinson remained upbeat.
The injury-hit Sydney Roosters edged one of the most thrilling NRL matches of the year at Allianz Stadium, holding on to a gutsy win against Brisbane.
Former Cronulla centre Ben Pomeroy received a red card on his first game back from Super League suspension but Catalan Dragons still managed to win.
Cronulla speedster Valentine Holmes has set his sights on becoming the most-prolific try-scoring Shark in a season.
We look at the five key points to come out of North Queensland's huge 50-16 victory over the Warriors on Saturday night.
The Roosters have pulled off one of the gutsiest wins of 2015, clinching a thrilling 12-10 finish against the Broncos despite losing three players to injury.
The Roosters have suffered a double injury blow with Jared Waerea-Hargreaves ruled out for the season and Mitchell Pearce also injured on Saturday night.
Valentine Holmes grabs the spotlight, Martin Taupau comes back with a bang and the lessons from the Tigers from their 40-18 drubbing at the hands of Cronulla.
The Cowboys conceded the first 16 points but scored the next 50 in a thrashing of the Warriors on Saturday night - but may have lost two stars in the process.
Wests Tigers host the Warriors next weekend as they look to avoid the NRL wooden spoon.