Brisbane's Sam Thaiday could miss Friday's crucial clash against Melbourne, while Souths will role the dice on Issac Luke's judiciary charge.
Deliberate bending of the rules shows why the NRL must re-introduce a five-minute sin bin.
Manly will fly to to Townsville this week with one hand on the minor premiership, but only after hanging onto the competition lead by their fingernails.
Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie is still of the belief that his side's thrashing by the All Blacks at Eden Park last Saturday week was more an "aberration" than than a measure of the gulf between the two sides.
Adam Goodes says he will not change the way he plays the game after the AFL's latest staging controversy sparked a Twitter feud between the dual Brownlow Medallist and another Australian sporting icon, Shane Warne.
The signing of James O'Connor and Karmichael Hunt by the Queensland Reds left Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie happily declaring the "more people we have to choose from [for the World Cup] the merrier".
Warriors keep their finals hopes alive with 42-0 thrashing of the Titans.
They say a week is a long time in football. For Jamie Soward and Penrith on Sunday a minute wasn't nearly as long as it should have been.
It's potentially the final round of the NRL's super heavyweight battle, but who will land the knockout blow?
The Sydney Roosters premiership aspirations have been dealt a massive blow.