PAUL Jobber looks at Sunday afternoon's battle between the Newcastle Knights and the Sydney Roosters at Hunter Stadium.
FIVE tries in 29 minutes propelled the North Queensland Cowboys to a 32-24 victory over Canberra at 1300SMILES Stadium on Saturday night.
THE sacking of Rick Stone as Knights coach is just the tip of the iceberg for a club that has struggled for the last 10 years. Something had to give.
FOR 40 minutes the Wests Tigers punched above their weight. But in the end the class of the Sydney Roosters shone on the way to a comfortable 33-8 win at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.
THROUGHOUT the last 10 years many rugby league experts have almost run out of superlatives to describe Queensland, but they were every one of them at Suncorp Stadium tonight.
SYDNEY Roosters coach Trent Robinson won't want to watch too many replays of his side's 20-10 victory over the Gold Coast Titans.
A multitude of changes for the Gold Coast Titans, while Jared Waerea-Hargreaves returns for the Roosters.
BRISBANE scored the first four tries and the final three on their way to a comprehensive 44-22 win over a luckless Newcastle at Suncorp Stadium.
CANTERBURY continued coach Des Hasler's remarkable record following State of Origin following a comfortable 24-12 victory over Penrith at ANZ Stadium.
IN the end it came down to a fortuitous decision from the video referees as New South Wales locked up the 2015 Origin series following a 26-18 victory at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.