The difference a week makes …
The change of fortunes could not have been better explained than at Lottoland.
There on Sunday, Parramatta produced the NRL's biggest head-to-head turnaround in 16 years.
The Eels snapped their winless start to the season and heaped all their misery onto Manly in a 44-10 flogging.
For the Sea Eagles it was a case of a bad week getting worse. Read more
And although the drama of a last-gasp win kept the Newcastle Knights bubbling along at Tamworth, there was agony amidst the ecstasy.
Knights playmaker MItchell Pearce ruptured his pectoral muscle in 22-20 come-from-behind win over Wests Tigers in Tamworth on Saturday night.
Knights’ head of football Darren Mooney said Pearce is expected to undergo surgery this week. Read more