The Sharks won their 10th-straight game and showed off their premiership credentials against reigning premiers North Queensland.
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The Italian rugby league team have beaten Serbia 62-14, with former NRL player Terry Campese starring for Italy.
The Kangaroos have settled into their training base in Manchester ahead of their first match of the Four Nations tournament against Scotland on Friday.
After Queensland's Origin I win rookie sensation Ash Taylor grabbed the spotlight as the Titans beat South Sydney in Perth while the Warriors stunned Brisbane.
Wayne Bennett has celebrated a 40-6 win over France in his first match as England coach.
NRL premiers Cronulla will take on Super League Champions Wigan Warriors, while the Brisbane Broncos will take on Shield winners Warrington Wolves.
Kieran Foran played what would be his final game for the Eels as the Broncos and Cowboys were beaten on a pre-Origin round.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs have announced a two-year contract extension for hooker Damien Cook until the end of the 2019 season.
The St George Illawarra Dragons have signed Raiders forward Paul Vaughan on a three-year contract.