Competition dark horses Cronulla have held off a second-half Cowboys comeback to clinch an important win and move within reach of the NRL's top four.
St George Illawarra got the better of the Warriors 36-0 in Wellington on Saturday despite losing Benji Marshall and Will Matthews to first-half injuries.
A resilient Bulldogs side have returned to winning ways, getting the better of the first-placed Broncos at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night.
A hat-trick to Peta Hiku and a double to prop Jake Trbojevic has helped keep Manly's finals hopes alive as they got the better of the Rabbitohs on Friday night.
The Storm look warm favourites here but have a nasty habit of losing to bottom-eight teams this season and could be unstuck against a team with nothing to lose.
It's do or die for the Canberra Raiders on Monday night as they host the Wests Tigers in a crucial encounter leading into finals footy.
Rugby league heads to the Territory this week with western Sydney rivals Parramatta and Penrith fighting for pride in Darwin on Saturday night.
North Queensland will be out for a clean sweep of games in New South Wales when two of the league's hottest properties go head to head at Remondis Stadium.
The Bulldogs welcome back some key troops as they travel north to face a Broncos side smarting from a heavy loss to the Sea Eagles in Round 21.
On paper this should be straight forward for the Roosters, but the Knights showed enough last week to suggest this could be a danger game for the Tricolours.