Following tough encounters on Anzac Day the Warriors and Sydney Roosters both have short turnarounds before meeting in Auckland in Round 9.
The Dragons and Storm face off in a top-of-the-table clash in Round 9, with the Red V to be without captain and leading points-scorer Gareth Widdop.
All aboard Ivan Cleary's bus for a Round 9 blockbuster at Leichhardt Oval as the Wests Tigers take on the defending premiers at their spiritual home of '2040'.
Two unpredictable sides clash at ANZ Stadium on Saturday, with Josh Reynolds to play his first game since announcing his move to the Tigers at season's end.
The Cowboys and the Eels both have easy goals to identify, with the Cowboys eager to jump into the top four, while the Eels are win from the top eight.
Both sides have shaken up their starting halves combinations for this clash between the rejuvenated Titans and the desperate Knights.
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.
The Manly Sea Eagles head into this one with a 4-4 win-loss record while the South Sydney Rabbitohs are 3-5, but those stats could very well have been reversed.
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.