MELBOURNE have kept their hopes of a top four finish alive after a professional 24-10 victory over the Penrith Panthers, in front of 8,994 fans at Penrith tonight.
JOHNATHAN Thurston has run a masterclass of kicking, in helping his side to knock over second placed South Sydney, 22-10 in front of, 17,171 fans at Stadium Australia tonight.
NEWCASTLE have provided one of the finishes of the season, scoring twice in the final three minutes, to steal a 32-30 victory over Melbourne, in front of 14,904 fans at Hunter Stadium.
MELBOURNE have sprung into fifth position, after a comfortable 28-6 victory over the lackluster Wests Tigers in front of 7,782 fans at Campbelltown Stadium tonight.
SOUTH Sydney have consolidated their second position on the ladder, with a ruthless 50-10 victory over the Newcastle Knights in front of 11,570 fans at Barlow Park, Cairns.