Cameron Smith is set to make NRL history this weekend, while landmark appearances await Gavin Cooper and Benji Marshall.
Playmaker Luke Keary laid on three of Sydney Roosters' four tries in a defeat of Wests Tigers.
Melbourne Storm are streaking clear at the top of the standings, and the Dragons are the latest side to try to slow their charge.
George Burgess' eye gouge on Robbie Farah was "deliberate and intentional", argued the NRL's counsel, as he was banned for nine matches.
A closely fought encounter at Bankwest Stadium went the way of Wests Tigers, who defeated South Sydney Rabbitohs 14-9 in the NRL.
Having impressed since his return to the NRL last season, Corey Thompson has been rewarded with a new Wests Tigers contract.
After two failed attempts, Benji Marshall eventually slotted over a drop goal in golden-point extra time to secure victory for Wests Tigers.
NRL leaders Melbourne Storm will look for a fifth straight win and a seventh successive victory over Newcastle Knights on Saturday.
Brothers Tom and Sam Burgess were involved in a huge brawl as South Sydney Rabbitohs were beaten again in the NRL.
Newcastle Knights will hope to end a long losing streak against South Sydney Rabbitohs in round 13 of the NRL season.