The finals now shape as Mission Impossible for Des Hasler's men while Brisbane put their name up in lights with a high-quality win in at Suncorp Stadium.
Josh Reynolds will certainly never forget his final game at Belmore Sportsground.
Follow along as the Canterbury Bulldogs take on the Newcastle Knights.
Josh Reynolds doesn't think he's any better than your average Belmore shop owner or worker.
Melbourne have locked in key components in their NRL forward pack for the coming years, re-signing Nelson Asofa-Solomona and confirming the arrival of Sam Kasiano.
A Mitchell Moses field goal has broken Canterbury hearts and handed the Eels a 13-12 win at ANZ Stadium.
Canterbury captain James Graham will have a "minor procedure" on his ongoing neck injury that will sideline him for a month.
Is Hazem El Masri single-handedly a more potent attacking weapon than the entire 2017 Canterbury squad combined? We're about to find out.
The Warriors shrugged off the late withdrawal of Kieran Foran to beat the Bulldogs, but the victory came at the cost of another key player after Issac Luke suffered a dislocated shoulder on Friday night.
Josh Dugan is about to wander into camp in a casino for a week and take it as read there will be someone who will try to spray him in the corridors after doing their arse on the the blackjack table. But after giving out his own tongue-lashing, the Bulldogs ran the table to turn their fortunes around.
Canterbury has breathed life into its season and relieved the pressure on Des Hasler with a 16-2 win over St George Illawarra.
Fairfax Media grills Canterbury powerbrokers Des Hasler, Raelene Castle and Ray Dib about the disappointing start to the season.
It's common knowledge that David Klemmer hasn't been his usual upbeat self of late, the Canterbury prop in the process of working with the club to finalise a split with his manager.
Adam Elliott has knocked back rival offers to sign a three-year contract extension with Canterbury.
Disgruntled Canterbury supporters will get the opportunity to grill Des Hasler face to face after the premiership-winning coach made himself available to face the tough questions at a fan forum next week.
Canterbury players arranged an impromptu meeting on Monday in a bid to salvage their season following a fourth straight loss on Sunday afternoon.
Bulldogs' coach Des Hasler has slammed his side's performance in Sunday's 38-0 loss to Penrith as not up to first-grade standard.
Follow full live coverage of Sunday's NRL action as Canterbury take on Penrith.
Canterbury's best forward could be on his way out of the club, with NSW Origin and Test prop David Klemmer requesting a release from his deal at the Bulldogs.