Manly Sea Eagles welcomed the Penrith Panthers to Lottoland, with the home side looking to break into the top eight, come the end of round 12, and the visitors hoping to extend their lead at the top.
A slowly improving Gold Coast Titans, buoyed by the signing of David Fifita from 2021, welcomed a Penrith Panthers side looking to go to the top of the table, despite the absence of Viliame Kikau.
The struggling North Queensland Cowboys travelled to third place Penrith Panthers, with the Panthers knowing a win would take them to a top of the table at the halfway point.
The Cronulla Sharks were quietly working themselves back into finals contention, but they faced a tough test against the Penrith Panthers who were sitting pretty in the second.
In the battle of the big cats, the Wests Tigers welcome the Penrith Panthers as both sides looked to solidify their place in the top-eight.
Penrith and South Sydney clashed at Netsrata Jubilee Stadium on Thursday, as the Rabbitohs looked to solidify their position in the top-eight, and the Panthers looking to go top.
After going down in a thriller to Parramatta, Penrith Panthers premiership credentials would be further examined when they faced a Melbourne Storm side who were looking for three wins in a row.
In this battle between two unbeaten sides, Parramatta welcomed Penrith to BankWest Stadium to see who would go to the top of the table at the end of the night.