NRL Snapshot: Round 18

NRL Snapshot: Round 18

The talking points, match highlights, reports, injury and suspension news from the four matches in Round 18 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.

Roosters v Rabbitohs

The Roosters held out a fast-finishing Rabbitohs side to clinch a crucial two-point win over their rivals, consolidating their spot in the top four.

Injuries: Michael Gordon (pec).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Roosters hang on against Souths in thriller
Roosters v Rabbitohs: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

Panthers v Sea Eagles

The Penrith Panthers have held on for a gritty 16-8 victory over the Manly Sea Eagles after being kept tryless in the second half at Pepper Stadium, while Manly were left questioning a glut of penalties against them.

Injuries: No serious injuries.

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Panthers end hoodoo with win over Manly
Panthers v Sea Eagles: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

Storm v Eels

The Parramatta Eels scored their third-consecutive win with an impressive 22-6 victory over the league-leading Melbourne Storm, who were missing their six Origin stars.

Injuries: Cheyse Blair (ankle), Tim Mannah (concussion), Curtis Scott (illness, pre-game).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Eels too good for starless Storm
Storm v Eels: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

Bulldogs v Knights

They left it late, but a Moses Mbye try and the ensuing conversion from Kerrod Holland gave the Bulldogs a miraculous victory over the Knights at Belmore Sports Ground.

Injuries: Sione Mata'utia (finger).

Judiciary: Peter Mata'utia (tripping).

Match report: Mbye try breaks Newcastle hearts
Bulldogs v Knights: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights