They say a week is a long time in football and if that's the case this past month must have felt like an eternity for the Penrith Panthers.
There were massive scores from a few cash cows while it was a tough time for the outside backs in the eighth round of the Telstra Premiership season.
In their most complete performance of the season, the Melbourne Storm scored an impressive victory over the Warriors in a high-quality Anzac Day match.
Mitchell Pearce has silenced his critics with a field goal in golden point extra-time to hand the Roosters a thrilling win over a brave Dragons.
Welcome to the world of rugby league, a place of big hits, thrilling twists, ultimate exhilaration and soul crushing despair - and that's just off the field.
The Wests Tigers have defeated the Canterbury Bulldogs 18-12 in their Round 8 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at ANZ Stadium.
Two tries in the final 13 minutes to bench forward Leivaha Pulu have helped the Gold Coast Titans stun the Sharks 16-12 in Cronulla on Saturday.
A strong second-half showing from the North Queensland Cowboys helped them to a 24-12 win over the Newcastle Knights on Saturday night.
Corey Norman starred with two tries as the Parramatta Eels continued the Penrith Panthers' poor start to the season with an 18-12 win at ANZ Stadium.
A 78th-minute Anthony Milford field goal has lifted the Broncos to a dramatic win over the Rabbitohs in an incredible match at ANZ Stadium.