We take a look at the key Opta facts for the upcoming round of NRL fixtures, with Cronulla Sharks in dire need of a win.
Belinda Sharpe will become the first female referee to take charge of an NRL game on Thursday, much to the delight of Graham Annesley.
Melbourne Storm marked Cameron Smith's 400th NRL appearance with an impressive win, while Brisbane Broncos and New Zealand Warriors drew.
Cameron Smith is set to make NRL history this weekend, while landmark appearances await Gavin Cooper and Benji Marshall.
Brisbane Broncos have tied prop Matt Lodge down to a three-year contract extension.
It was a night to forget for Cronulla Sharks, who have now lost three straight NRL games after Brisbane Broncos ran out 24-22 victors.
Melbourne Storm are streaking clear at the top of the standings, and the Dragons are the latest side to try to slow their charge.
Things looked bleak for Parramatta Eels when they fell 16-0 behind, but they battled back to defeat Canberra Raiders.
With South Sydney Rabbitohs slipping to a dramatic defeat on Saturday, Melbourne Storm moved further clear at the top of the table.
NRL leaders Melbourne Storm will look for a fifth straight win and a seventh successive victory over Newcastle Knights on Saturday.