Two of the more impressive winners from Round 1 face off in Wollongong to close Round 2 as each looks to consolidate a bright start to the year.
Two clubs with contrasting starts to the season will battle it out in Sydney's west when Wests Tigers host the Panthers.
For the handful of negative rugby league headlines that have bombarded us recently, there are hundreds of good acts that go unnoticed.
The last time Cronulla traveled to the nation's capital, they left with a win in the first week of the finals. Canberra will be out for revenge on Saturday.
With Manly and South Sydney losing their opening round fixtures, both sides will be desperate to kick-start their campaign at Lottoland on Saturday night.
One of the NRL's great modern rivalries continues on Friday night as the Cowboys travel to Suncorp Stadium for a mouth-watering clash with the Broncos.
Is it too early to have a season-defining clash? The Knights and Titans both come into Round 2 after making courageous comebacks in week one.
Two opening round winners meet at Mount Smart Stadium on Friday night in what has become an unofficial NRL Telstra Premiership derby.
From tearful fans to controversial tries, the battle between east and west is one of the premier conflicts in rugby league.
The Parramatta Eels have recorded their sixth straight win over Manly with a tough win over a new-look Sea Eagles at Lottoland on Sunday afternoon.