Round 24 Team of the Week

Fullback: Matt Bowen (Cowboys) - 1 try Honourable mention: Wade McKinnon (Warriors), Billy Slater (Storm)

Scored a brilliant try to help the Cowboys to victory

Wing: Jason Nightingale (Dragons) - 1 try

This kid really has a go and despite giving away plenty in size he makes up for it with heart

Centre: Israel Folau (Storm) - 3 tries

Tore the Bulldogs to shreds with a hat-trick in 10 minutes

Centre: Ashley Graham (Cowboys) - 2 tries

Bagged a double including an important intercept that helped seal the game

Wing: Yileen Gordon (Rabbitohs) - although he was originally named at centre, he moved to wing for most of the game after Merritt was injured.

Buddy was a powerhouse on the wing against the Tigers

Five-eighth: Joe Williams (Rabbitohs) Honourable mention: Greg Bird (Sharks), Michael Witt (Warriors)

Has combined well with Smith to forge a strong combination for the Bunnies

Halfback: Jeremy Smith (Rabbitohs) - 1 try

Worked the team around the park well and scored a neat try with a good step

Lock: Ben Creagh (Dragons)

Tried all night long for the Dragons in their upset victory over the Eels

Second-row: Corey Parker (Broncos) - 1 try, 5 goals

Had a blinder for the Broncos as they overcame the Raiders in controversial circumstances

Second-row: Wairangi Koopu (Warriors) - 2 tries

Big, strong and hard to stop. Koopu is an animal

Prop: Brett White (Storm)

Top notch game from the State of Origin forward who looks to be in sparkling form at the right end of the season

Hooker: Cameron Smith (Storm) - 6 goals

Another beaut effort from the best hooker in the game

Prop: Roy Asotasi (Rabbitohs) - 1 try, should have had 2