THE Melbourne Storm have come away with a hard fought out 23-10 victory over the Newcastle Knights in front of 26,822 very vocal fans.
THE Cronulla Sharks have stolen victory over the Dragons with a 80th minute try to Andrew Fifita to win 22-18 at WIN Stadium in Wollongong.
THE North Queensland Cowboys have continued their charge to the 2013 Finals series with a 22-10 victory over the Gold Coast Titans at 1300SMILES Stadium with 12,003 in attendance.
CANTERBURY jumped back on the finals horse and in the process almost certainly ended Canberra's season with a comfortable 28-16 victory in the national capital this afternoon.
THE South Sydney Rabbitohs have shown why they are premiership contenders with a come from behind 22-10 win over the Manly Sea Eagles in front of a record 20,060 crowd at Bluetounge Stadium.
BRISBANE have continued their charge to a finals appearance after a workmen-like 22-12 win over the Parramatta Eels in front of 24,607 fans at Suncorp Stadium.
FOLLOWING on from Ben Barba
JEFF Wall returns to explore Channel 9 and Free to Air Rugby League coverage
THE 2013 VB NSW Cup Final Series will be launched in style after Fox Sports and the NSWRL have agreed to show a match in week one of the competition
THE North Queensland Toyota Cowboys have established a new membership record, reaching 11,000 members for the first time in the 2013 NRL season.