THE Brisbane Broncos have inflicted a heart-breaking 8-5 victory over the Penrith Panthers in front of 30,000 fans at Suncorp Stadium.
AS the NRL resumes after the break for the representative round, the NSWRL Junior Representatives season comes to its pinnacle moment, the grand finals for both the Harold Matthews Cup and the SG Ball Cup which both will be played at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday.
THE St George-Illawarra Dragons have taken the inaugural Alex Mackinnon cup match with a solid 13-0 shut out over a poor Knights outfit at a wet and windy Hunter Stadium.
THE Melbourne Storm have bounced back from a bad game last weekend to score a comfortable 36-18 win over the Cronulla Sharks at a seagull-infested AAMI Park.
NEW Zealand have secured the 2014 edition of the 4 Nations after a thrilling 22-18 win over Australia at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
A 43 year premiership drought is over with the South Sydney Rabbitohs scoring a 30-6 grand final win over the Canterbury Bulldogs in front of 83,833 fans at ANZ Stadium.
THE Canterbury Bulldogs have progressed to next week's preliminary final following their epic 18-17 win during golden point in front of 28,000 fans at Allianz Stadium.
DESPITE holding a technical home ground advantage, the Manly Sea Eagles have struggled to cope with a rampaging South Sydney Rabbitohs who scored a 40-24 victory in front of 25,733 fans at Allianz Stadium.
THE Sydney Roosters have scored a 24-12 win over the Melbourne Storm at Allianz Stadium in front of 13,000 fans.
THE Sydney Roosters have kept their minor premiership hopes alive, with an emphatic 46-12 win over the New Zealand Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium in front of 19,000 fans.