NRL Round Eight The Winners and Losers
St. George-Illawarra 24-Sydney Roosters 8
Melbourne 50-NZ Warriors 10
Brisbane 24-Souths 20
Newcastle 18-Manly 12
Penrith 22-Canterbury 14
Cronulla 10-Gold Coast 9
Canberra 18-North Queensland 8
Parramatta 24-Wests Tigers 22
ST. GEORGE-ILLAWARRA = still on top.
MELBOURNE = huge win puts them in the top four.
BRISBANE = one of their better wins this season.
NEWCASTLE = in touch with the top four.
PENRITH = great comeback win, down 12-2 early.
CRONULLA = only scored one second half point, but it was the point that mattered most.
CANBERRA = amazing defensive display in Townsville.
PARRAMATTA = won two straight, but still last.
SYDNEY ROOSTERS = struggling to find consistency.
NZ WARRIORS = an aberration or a sign of things to come?
SOUTHS = disappointing loss after good wins over Sydney Roosters and Canberra.
MANLY = are they officially at rock bottom?
CANTERBURY = improved performance.
GOLD COAST = heartbreaking loss after a great fightback.
NORTH QLD = now sit second last.
WESTS TIGERS = out of top four.