Wests Tigers have put on an attacking clinic, scoring several thrilling tries to down the Rabbitohs who lost Sam Burgess to injury in the first half on Friday.
The Brisbane Broncos have delivered the Canberra Raiders a reality check after running out 26-18 winners on Thursday night at Suncorp Stadium.
Two of the competition heavyweights clash on Monday night in what could easily double as a preview of the Grand Final.
The Roosters will be looking to get back-to-back wins for the first time this season when they take on the table topping Storm on Saturday night.
The battered Sea Eagles simply cannot catch a break when it comes to injury while over at Penrith the major casualties are coming at the selection table.
The Dragons take on the team that knocked them out of the 2015 finals series while the Bulldogs are aiming to close in on a top-four berth.
With injuries and off-field dramas against them the Eels will be up against it when they face a resurgent Titans outfit in Darwin on Saturday.
Newcastle get the chance to bounce back at home after a heavy defeat against one of the NRL Telstra Premiership's most unpredictable outfits.
For the second time in 2016 the Tigers and Rabbitohs meet at ANZ Stadium in a game that could have serious top eight implications.
While both sides sit next to each other in the top eight, the Broncos and Raiders have been in contrasting form ahead of their Thursday night clash.