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Tuesday Expert - NRL 2013 Round 22
The Sydney Roosters continued their march up the table in consolidating outright first possession, despite an at-times sketchy performance in their 28-22 win over the Canberra Raiders. The Melbourne Storm showed they're not just top-four fodder with a powerful win against one-time favourites the South Sydney Rabbitohs. The Gold Coast Titans jumped into the top eight with a 26-16 upset win over Canterbury-Bankstown, while the Newcastle Knights kept themselves in the hunt for a home final by pipping the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks at the siren to close in on the 6th-placed Shire outfit. At the bottom of the table, the Parramatta Eels drew closer to their nearest rivals the Wests Tigers with a victory over their fellow cellar-dwelling opponents, the Broncos and Cowboys secured important victories while the Dragons and Panthers faced all too familiar stories as losing sides this weekend.