The Cronulla Sharks have slumped to a third straight loss after being beaten 12-6 by the South Sydney Rabbitohs at a rain-drenched ANZ Stadium on Monday night.
A rampant Roosters outfit has officially ended the Dragons' hopes of playing finals football with a crushing 42-6 win at Allianz Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Canberra have overcome an 18-4 half-time deficit to gallop home over the top of a gutsy Eels outfit 28-18 at GIO Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
North Queensland have snapped a three-game losing run, bouncing back to get the better of the Warriors at 1300SMILES Stadium on Saturday night.
Melbourne winger Suliasi Vunivalu crossed for four first-half tries as his side overcame a resilient Manly outfit in a heated contest at Brookvale Oval.
Gold Coast have taken a further step towards a top-eight finish in 2016, handing Newcastle yet another defeat at Hunter Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
A dominant opening half has helped Penrith to a big win over Wests Tigers on Friday night to all but secure a top-eight finish in 2016.
The Bronco brick wall of 2015 made a triumphant return to Suncorp Stadium on Thursday night as they bullied Bulldogs in a 20-10 victory at Suncorp Stadium.
Which Cowboys side will show up this week? And for that matter, which Warriors team will we see? Both teams will be desperate for this clash.
Despite losses to the Raiders and Dragons, the Sharks will still be confident of defeating a Rabbitohs side who have returned to form in a big way.