An injury to Nate Myles couldn't dampen Manly's night as they thrashed Gold Coast 30-10 in a match packed with State of Origin hopefuls.
It's been a horror 2017 season injury-wise for the Gold Coast Titans but the silver lining is that superstar Jarryd Hayne is expected to be ready to take on Manly this Saturday.
Brisbane have admitted they got it wrong on social media after their attempt to explain David Mead's "tackle in the air" backfired.
Tom Trbojevic's State of Origin hopes have been dashed after Manly confirmed the young star will miss up to eight weeks with ankle and knee injuries.
NRL referees boss Tony Archer says the match officials got it wrong when they rewarded Manly skipper Daly Cherry-Evans for taking a dive to deny Brisbane a try on Saturday night.
Tom Trbojevic's Origin dream has been put on hold, but Blues coach Laurie Daley will breath a sigh of relief with Jarryd Hayne expected to play for the Titans next weekend.
Wayne Bennett has not only accused Daly Cherry-Evans of diving, he fears the act will now become rife in the NRL.
Trent Barrett says the fullback could be out for the season and has demanded more common sense around challenges in the air.
Rugby league Immortal Bob Fulton won't stay at Manly beyond his current contract should the Sea Eagles and the club legend agree his makeover on the northern beaches is complete, executive chairman Scott Penn says.
Manly chairman Scott Penn has labelled the revolving door policy of the club's top brass as "not good enough".
Akuila Uate was supposed to be on the rugby league scrapheap. But his stunning career revival won't be complete until he wears a jersey many thought had long passed him by.
Rabbitohs fans booed their own players off the ground - just seven days after reserving the same loud jeers for referees.
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Manly's Jackson Hastings wants NRL clubs to do more to protect teenage prodigies from hype as they discover the pitfalls of professional rugby league.
Daly Cherry-Evans would prefer they be kept in cotton wool for a couple of different reasons, but the Manly skipper has endorsed the Trbojevic brothers as ripe for the picking to halt Queensland's golden State of Origin era.
Manly centre Dylan Walker kicked a clutch goal to give the Sea Eagles an unlikely win over the Canberra Raiders.
Minutes after he sprayed a possible match-winning conversion, Dylan Walker nailed a long range penalty goal to break green hearts.
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Early timeslot could be perfect for Canberra Raiders, who haven't given up on an Anzac Day fixture.
Things should be a lot more settled for the Sea Eagles in their return to Canberra Stadium.