The Canberra Raiders were keen to keep the pressure on fourth-placed Parramatta, as they looked to pick up a win against the New Zealand Warriors at GIO Stadium.
The top-eight would be wrapped up if the Cronulla Sharks avoided defeat against the New Zealand Warriors, but the visitors were still looking to charge towards the finals.
In a game that could have plenty of different implications depending on the result, the Parramatta Eels travelled to the Central Coast Stadium to face the New Zealand Warriors.
The Newcastle Knights didn't have to travel far as they faced the New Zealand Warriors in Tamworth, in an away fixture, with both sides having something to play for in the home straight
Despite their positions in the ladder, not much separated Canterbury Bulldogs and New Zealand Warriors as they met at ANZ Stadium, with the home side looking to get off the bottom of the table.
The Penrith Panthers looked to make it a club-record nine wins on the bounce as they faced the New Zealand Warriors at Central Coast Stadium on a wet Friday night.
The New Zealand Warriors faced the Wests Tigers at the Sydney Cricket Ground as both sides looked to work themselves into the top-eight come the end of the season.
The New Zealand Warriors attempted to stop their season spiralling out of the control as they faced the Sydney Roosters before the departure of four players.