Shaun Johnson celebrates with Warriors teammates against the Titans in Round 22.

NRL Snapshot: Round 22

The key talking points, injuries and judiciary news from the weekend's NRL Telstra Premiership action.

Dragons v Broncos

It wasn't pretty, but the Broncos earned a valuable two competition points to keep their top-four hopes alive with a grinding win over the Dragons in cyclonic conditions in Wollongong.

Injuries: Will Matthews (head).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match Report: Broncos grind out Dragons in wet
Dragons v Broncos: Five key points
Watch: Dragons v Broncos highlights

 

 

Eels v Sea Eagles

A resilient Parramatta Eels stole a 10-9 win that all but ended Manly's finals hopes in a low-scoring thriller at Pirtek Stadium on Friday night.

Injuries: Tepai Moeroa (concussion), Beau Scott (ankle).

Judiciary: Josh Starling (high tackle).

Match report:&nbsp Gutsy Eels dent Manly's finals hopes
Eels v Sea Eagles: Five key points
Watch: Eels v Sea Eagles highlights

 

 

Knights v Bulldogs

A crucial charge down from Sam Kasiano swung the game Canterbury's way as the Bulldogs ran out 28-14 winners over the Knights in Newcastle on Saturday.

Injuries: Nathan Ross (hamstring).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Kasiano heroics breaks Knigths hearts
Knights v Bulldogs: Five key points
Watch: Knights v Bulldogs highlights

 



Sharks v Raiders

Star hooker Josh Hodgson has inspired the Canberra Raiders to a 30-14 win over the league-leading Sharks in Cronulla on Saturday night.

Injuries: Michael Ennis (illness, pre-game), Blake Austin (shoulder).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Raiders end Sharks unbeaten run
Sharks v Raiders: Five key points
Watch: Sharks v Raiders highlights

 

 

Storm v Rabbitohs

South Sydney pushed them all the way but Melbourne escaped with a 15-14 golden point win over the Rabbitohs in a thriller at AAMI Park on Saturday night. 

Injuries: No major injuries.

Judiciary: Christian Welch (grade one dangerous contact), Damien Cook (grade one dangerous throw)

Match report: South denied by Smith field goal
Storm v Rabbitohs: Five key points
Watch: Storm v Rabbitohs highlights

 

 

Titans v Warriors

All eyes were on Jarryd Hayne's NRL return and while the Titans' new signing looked every bit a superstar in his first game back, it wasn't enough to beat a classy Warriors side who cemented their place in the top eight. Two length of the field intercepts changed the course of the game to give the Warriors a vital victory in the race to the finals.

Injuries: Josh Hoffman (head).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Warriors intercept Titans' charge
Titans v Warriors: Five key points

Watch: Titans v Warriors highlights

 

 

Wests Tigers v Cowboys

A spirited 80 minutes from the Wests Tigers earned them a top-eighth berth after upsetting North Queensland 26-14 at Leichhardt Oval. The Tigers played with controlled agression and passion, overwhelming the reigning premiers.

Injuries: Ben Hannant (knee).

Judiciary: David Nofoaluma (dangerous throw).

Match report: Wests Tigers upset Cowboys
Wests Tigers v Cowboys: Five key points
Watch: Wests Tigers v Cowboys highlights

 

 

Panthers v Roosters 

The Penrith Panthers moved back into the NRL Telstra Premiership top eight with a commanding 38-18 victory over the Roosters at Pepper Stadium. Mitch Pearce was a late withdrawal from the match and the Panthers lead brilliantly by youngster Nathan Cleary showed no mercy.

Injuries: Matt Moylan (blurred vision), Sitaleki Akauola (ribs)

Judiciary: TBA

Match Report: Panthers belt hapless Roosters
Panthers v Roosters: Five key points
Watch: Panthers v Roosters highlights