IN a semi-final like atmosphere played in front of 23604 parochial fans, the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have downed a passionate Newcastle Knights 20-18 in a gripping contest at Hunter Stadium.
SKIPPER Jamie Lyon has turned in a vintage performance to pilot his team to a 44-14 win in front of 16280 fans at Gosford's Central Coast Stadium tonight.
THE Melbourne Storm have snapped a four game losing streak with a resounding 52-10 victory over the Penrith Panthers in front of 11956 at Aami Park tonight.
IN our last week of Origin talk for the year, we take a look at how both teams are shaping up for next year and throw up an idea for the much debated scheduling around the Origin period.
A classy second half performance by the Sydney Roosters has driven them to a 24-4 victory over the Penrith Panthers in front of 13564 spectators at Pepper Stadium tonight.
RICK Edgerton runs the rule over this Wednesday's third and deciding Origin clash between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at Suncorp Stadium.
THE North Queensland Cowboys have recorded another win without their Origin stars tonight, holding on for an 18-12 victory over the St George Illawarra Dragons in front of 11813 fans at a chilly WIN Stadium.
WITH injuries throwing up some curve balls for Mal Meninga and Laurie Daley this weekend, we have a look at who we think comes into the selection frame for game three.
THIS week we have a look at the contenders for Billy Slater's Maroons jersey and a likely selection headache for the Blues leading into game three.
A classy second half display from Shaun Johnson has fired the New Zealand Warriors to a 36-14 victory over the Gold Coast Titans at CBus Super Stadium tonight in front of 14132 fans.