NEWCASTLE clicked into gear, dominating a listless Penrith 34-14 in front 16,892 fans at Hunter Stadium where the big story is injuries in regards to origin.
THE Tigers have won back to back games for the first time this season, defeating Parramatta 31-30 where all the damage was done early in front of 19,654 fans at Parramatta Stadium.
SOUTH Sydney produced a scintillating first half and defended when needed in the second half, to record a 20-16 victory in front of 12,213 fans.
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.