MELBOURNE will host the third and final rugby league State of Origin match next year.
ROUND 15 is shaping up as a do or die match for the three teams sitting just outside the Top 5 in New Zealand's Bartercard Cup competition.
HULL without stand-off Cooke
CULLEN expecting tough contest
Wests Tigers 28 v North Queensland Cowboys 16
WESTS Tigers coach Tim Sheens believes his side still has to prove itself as a genuine NRL premiership contender.
RAIDERS 16 v RABBITOHS 29
The South Sydney Rabbitohs have back to score five tries on the trot to defeat the Raiders 29-16 at a chilly Canberra Stadium tonight.
ROUND 23 Sydney Roosters 14 v Cronulla Sharks 8.
The Sydney Roosters have defeated the Cronulla Shark 14-8 at Aussie Stadium this evening.
Parramatta Eels 56 vs Canterbury Bulldogs 4
Round 23 Brisbane Broncos 4 v St George Illawarra Dragons 24
VETERAN five-eighth Jason Smith will play in Canberra's must-win NRL clash against South Sydney tomorrow despite a broken hand.
PARRAMATTA will be keen to put another dent in the Bulldogs' top eight prospects with a win in tonight's NRL blockbuster at Parramatta Stadium.
CHAMPION Brisbane five-eighth Darren Lockyer may not play again until next month's NRL finals after suffering a hamstring tear in yesterday's 24-4 loss to the Dragons.
Melbourne Storm 22 v New Zealand Warriors 10
KNIGHTS 22 v SEA EAGLES 14