NRL Snapshot: Round 8

The match reports, injury and judiciary news, highlights and talking points from the weekend's NRL action.

Raiders v Sea Eagles

There were two tries scored and two crucial conversions missed in a frantic final 10 minutes, before Dylan Walker atoned for an earlier miss to nail a penalty goal deep into golden point to claim the most dramatic of victories for Manly. 

Injuries: No major injuries

Judiciary: No charges

Match report: Manly beat Raiders in golden point epic
Raiders v Sea Eagles: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

Rabbitohs v Broncos

A 78th-minute Anthony Milford field goal lifted the Broncos to a dramatic and controversial 25-24 win over the Rabbitohs in an incredible match at ANZ Stadium that featured several crucial calls from the Bunker in a frenzied second half. 

Injuries: No major injuries.

Judiciary: George Burgess (grade 2 shoulder charge, facing four match ban) 

Match report: Milford field goal beats Rabbitohs
Rabbitohs v Broncos: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

‌Eels v Panthers

Corey Norman starred with two tries as the Parramatta Eels continued the Penrith Panthers' poor start to the season with an 18-12 win at ANZ Stadium.

Injuries: Brad Takairangi (knee), James Tamou (cork)

Judiciary: No charges

Match report: Eels hold off late-finishing Panthers
Eels v Panthers: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

Cowboys v Knights

A strong second-half showing from the North Queensland Cowboys helped them to a 24-12 win over the Newcastle Knights on Saturday night.

Injuries: Mitchell Barnett

Judiciary: No charges

Match report: Cowboys too good for Newcastle
Cowboys v Knights: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

Sharks v Titans

Two tries in the final 13 minutes to bench forward Leivaha Pulu have helped the Gold Coast Titans stun the Sharks 16-12 in Cronulla on Saturday. 

Injuries: Chris Grevsmuhl (dislocated shoulder), Chris McQueen (concussion), Jayson Bukuya (shoulder/foot).

Judiciary: No charges

Match report: Titans storm home to shock the Sharks
Sharks v Titans: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

Wests Tigers v Bulldogs

The Tigers led 10-6 at half-time but then had to come from behind to snatch a late victory against the Bulldogs, with returning halfback Luke Brooks setting up the match-sealing try with a kick for Kevin Naiqama.

Injuries: Tim Grant (shoulder)

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Tigers score late win over Bulldogs
Wests Tigers v Bulldogs: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

‌Roosters v Dragons

Mitchell Pearce silenced his critics with a field goal in golden point extra-time to hand the Roosters a thrilling 13-12 win over a brave Dragons team in front of a record Anzac Day crowd of 40,864 fans at Allianz Stadium. 

Injuries: Gareth Widdop (knee)

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Pearce field goal beats Dragons
Roosters v Dragons: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

‌Storm v Warriors

In their most complete performance of the season, the Melbourne Storm scored an impressive 20-14 victory over the Warriors in a high-quality Anzac Day match at AAMI Park.

Injuries: No major injuries.

Judiciary: Jacob Lillyman (grade 1 careless high tackle)

Match report: Storm too good for strong Warriors
Storm v Warriors: Five key points

Watch: Match highlights