Tipping guide: Round 19 previews
Our writers take a shot at predicting Round 19's winners.
If you don't feel for the plight of the Shiremen in 2014, you just may have ice running through your veins.
Round 19 kicks off with a fascinating meeting between two sides whose respective top-eight (Eels) and top-four (Rabbitohs) hopes have been dented recently.
These two sides have spent most of 2014 at polar opposites in levels of expectation, and they'll head into what's shaping up as a pearler of a match.
Storm beware - the Raiders will arrive at AAMI Park looking to make it four straight wins in Melbourne.
Broncos fans have every reason to feel nervous ahead of Saturday's vital encounter against the Warriors.
There will be massive emotion at Hunter Stadium on Sunday as guest of honour Alex McKinnon makes his return to Steel City for the RiseForAlex Round.
The Tigers are aiming to arrest an alarming two game slide – including a 40-8 flop at Brookvale last Friday – that has them teetering outside the top eight.
There is more to this game than first meets the eye when Manly travel to Jubilee Oval to take on the might of the St George Illawarra Dragons on Monday.