THE Danny Buderus fairytale finish is still on the cards after Newcastle held on to defeat Melbourne 18-16 at AAMI Park last night.
IT couldn't have been scripted better.
In his 300th and final first grade game, Broncos five-eighth Scott Prince departed rugby league a winner as his team engineered a gutsy 16-11 defeat of Canterbury at Suncorp Stadium tonight.
MATT Bowen might be into the twilight of his career but he provided a vintage performance for North Queensland at Remondis Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
THEY already had a top four spot all but sewn up but the Manly Sea Eagles made a statement to the rest of the top eight at Brookvale Oval tonight.
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.
WITH the finals just around the corner, the North Queensland Cowboys sent another warning to the rest of the competition they're not done with yet following a comprehensive 36-4 demolition of Penrith tonight.
TEAMLIST Tuesday is here for Holden Cup Round 22 as we look ahead to the weekend's fixtures.
TEAMLIST Tuesday is here for NRL Round 22 as we look ahead to the weekend's fixtures.
WANT to give yourself the best chance of victory following successive losses? Sack the coach.
FIVE days after being battered and bruised by the competition favourites the Roosters, the Newcastle Knights had to put in overtime tonight at Hunter Stadium but them and the Broncos couldn't be separated as they fought out an enthralling 18-all draw.