A string of North Queensland players, including star Johnathan Thurston, have purchased land and homes from the club's chairman.
Bulldogs five-eighth Josh Reynolds is penalised and put on report for a dangerous charge down which sets up the Sharks win. The scenario was a repeat of what ensued after the infamous charge down from doggies captain James Graham on Souths half-back Adam Reynolds.
Canberra Raiders forward Josh Papalii is put on report while off the field after knocking out Penrith Panthers prop Nigel Plum.
South Sydney fullback Greg Inglis scores a hat-trick as the his side smash the Newcastle Knights 52 - 6.
Brett Keeble Knights chairman Brian McGuigan hopes the sacking of coach Rick Stone sends a clear message that everyone at the club is accountable.
Daniel Lane Will Hopoate's agent denies the player is linked to an under-the-table payments scandal at Parramatta.