AUSTRALIA have had the class when required to record a 20-12 win over New Zealand in the 123rd meeting of the sides at Eden Park in front of 35,399 fans.
CRONULLA produced a strong defensive effort in the second half to record a tough 24-18 win and win their fifth game in a row, in front of 14,327 fans at Toyota Stadium.
CRONULLA have done it again. On a wet Monday night, they have upset the defending premiers, this time Manly, 17-14 in front of 8,654 diehards at Toyota Park.
A rare sunny Sunday has produced a thriller at Leichhardt Oval, with Tigers prevailing in golden point 17 points to 16 in front of a packed house of 19,762.
WAYNE Bennett has moved on and Steve Price has begun his reign in the top job at St George Illawarra, trying to follow the coach who brought St George Illawarra their first premiership in 31 years.