A high-octane 80 minutes from Origin discard Josh Reynolds led the Bulldogs to an impressive and entertaining if spiteful win over an injury-hit Panthers.
Shaun Johnson scored twice as the Warriors ran away with the game in the second half to defeat the Gold Coast Titans at Cbus Super Stadium.
The talking points from North Queensland's 11 consecutive win, a one-point thriller over the Raiders in Canberra on Saturday.
Newcastle captain Kurt Gidley has implored his team to get their season back on track with a win over Cronulla on Sunday afternoon.
A masterful Johnathon Thurston has guided North Queensland to their 11th straight NRL win, in a cliffhanger over Canberra.
Some of the best schoolboy talent in the country will assemble on Sunday for the Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League under-15 Championships.
Penrith forward Lewis Brown will leave the Panthers at the end of the season after signing a three-year deal with the Manly Sea Eagles.
After State of Origin I, Storm coach Craig Bellamy knew he would not see his star fullback in a purple jersey again this year.
State of Origin star Michael Jennings has been charged after a brush with police in Sydney.
Brisbane pair Corey Parker and Justin Hodges will not back up from State of Origin II when the Broncos face Melbourne on Sunday.