MONTY Porter, winner of six grand finals with St George and Cronulla's first ever club captain, has passed away.
2008 premiers the Manly Sea Eagles have thrashed the Gold Coast Titans 38-4 to secure fifth spot and put their title defence back on track.
A last minute try has given South Sydney Rabbitohs a sensational 26-24 victory over the Cronulla Sharks tonight.
THE Brisbane Broncos have continued their charge towards a top four spot following a controversial 16-10 victory over a gallant North Queensland Cowboys tonight.
THE Brisbane Broncos have stamped their credentials on the top eight with an impressive 12-2 win over the St George Illawarra Dragons in Wollongong tonight, the competition front-runners losing back-to-back matches for the first time in 2009.