Long-serving skipper Jarrod Croker has signed a new deal with Canberra Raiders until the end of the 2020 season.
With little to play for at ANZ Stadium, South Sydney Rabbitohs emerged victorious against Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.
Details of the eye injury suffered by St Helens' Matty Smith and the operation needed to repair the damage are not for the faint-hearted.
The demise of four-time Super League champions Bradford Bulls continued on Sunday, as defeat to Toulouse relegated them to the third tier.
Having trailed 18-4, Manly Sea Eagles recovered to beat Sydney Roosters 36-18 in NRL on Sunday.
Brisbane Broncos got back to winning ways in emphatic fashion with a 54-0 victory over Gold Coast Titans in NRL on Saturday.
Leeds Rhinos bounced back from their Challenge Cup heartbreak by beating Wigan 32-16 on a night when Salford and Wakefield were both beaten.
North Queensland had no answer for brilliant NRL leaders Melbourne Storm, while the Dragons were left reeling by the battling Rabbitohs.
Rangi Chase failed a drugs test following Widnes Vikings' Super League loss to Wakefield Trinity last month.
St Helens made a statement in the first game of the Super 8s, beating leaders Castleford Tigers to go fourth in the Super League table.