Both teams are desperate to turn their season around, who will want it more when the Knights host the Titans in Newcastle?
Two teams on the edge of the top eight and coming off impressive last-start victories go head to head in what should be an exciting game of afternoon footy.
Melbourne will be desperate to end their four game losing streak against the side they last defeated, Penrith, in what is also Cameron Smith's 300th game.
The Eels have hit some serious form, but a poor record at ANZ Stadium and against the Bulldogs has many worried their winning run will end this Friday.
Brett Stewart has kept Manly's season alive with a sparkling display that saw the Sea Eagles record their biggest win of the season against the Titans.
NRL referee's boss Tony Archer takes a look at some of the contentious calls from Round 18 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
Luke Lewis scored a try in his 250th NRL game as the Sharks dominated the Dragons at Remondis Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
A contender for try of the year has helped the Warriors defeat the Storm in an entertaining contest in New Zealand.
Brisbane have stretched their lead at the top of the NRL ladder with a hard fought-win over fellow premiership heavyweights Canterbury at ANZ Stadium.
Sparked by a dominant right-edge trio, the Sydney Roosters have claimed their fourth straight win with a commanding victory over the Panthers in Penrith.