After a tough week where they made headlines for the wrong reasons the Eels earned a tough, morale boosting win over the Dragons.
The Sharks again play giant-killers, the Cowboys struggle for offensive continuity without Thurston and Michael Ennis deserves more plaudits.
The Eels have repaid the faith of long-suffering fans after a rough week off the field, holding out a fast-finishing Dragons side in a tense win.
Canberra coach Ricky Stuart admits his side are looking forward to a week off after two huge defensive efforts in the past seven days.
A brilliant first-half performance wasn't enough for the Johnathan Thurston-less Cowboys to hold off the fast-finishing Sharks in Townsville on Saturday.
The Warriors beat the Raiders 30-8 on Saturday night to record their second straight 22-point victory. Here are five key points from the contest.
Shaun Johnson was at his best once again as the Warriors cruised past the Canberra Raiders on Saturday at Mt Smart Stadium.
Queensland retained the Nellie Doherty Cup for the 17th straight year after surviving a late onslaught from New South Wales to escape with a draw.
With his team's finals aspirations hanging by a thread the time has come for Dave Taylor to prove he still has a future in the NRL.
The Sunshine Coast Falcons have decided to cancel their Round 16 Intrust Super Cup match against Townsville after the passing of James Ackerman.