Wests Tigers skipper Aaron Woods is in doubt for Australia's Test against New Zealand after suffering a groin injury in the teams loss to Cronulla.
Canterbury lost outgoing five-eighth Josh Reynolds to a hamstring injury in a gutsy win over Canberra.
Gold Coast have registered their first back-to-back wins this season, with Jarryd Hayne leading them to a victory against Newcastle.
Shaun Johnson has committed his future with the Warriors until the end of the 2019 NRL season after signing a new two-year contract.
Canterbury look set to land Kieran Foran after one of the club's favourite sons Josh Reynolds announced he was joining the Wests Tigers on a four-year NRL mega deal.
For departing Warriors prop Ben Matulino, the Ivan Cleary factor was the single biggest reason in his decision to sign for the West Tigers.
The Warriors remain a work in progress.
University and the East Coast Eagles secured wins in the first round of interprovincial match-ups between Otago and Southland clubs, but the South Pacific Raiders and Kia Toa Tigers were not so lucky.
Underdog Leivaha Pulu scored two tries in the final 13 minutes to give Gold Coast a stunning upset win over Cronulla on Saturday night.
Parramatta won't have Mitchell Moses arrive early, and might have lost makeshift five-eighth Brad Takairangi to an injury, in their win over Penrith.
North Queensland have returned to winning ways with a hard-fought win against Newcastle at 1300SMILES Stadium.
The race for Kieran Foran's signature looks to have been won by Canterbury.
If Kieran Foran decides to stay at the Warriors beyond this season, his next contract will likely be for just one more year.
St George Illawarra have won five in a row after holding off a second-half comeback from North Queensland.
Joey Leilua has scored a double in Canberra's win over the Warriors at GIO Stadium.
The Storm have scored six tries to Manly's five, with defence going out the window.
Bodene Thompson needs to go from inconsistent to indispensable in 2017.
Warriors coach Stephen Kearney is happy for Kieran Foran to play for the Kiwis in the upcoming Anzac test against Australia so long as the five-eighth is fully fit.
Another Warriors player has opened up about his troubled past and battles with alcohol and depression, before finding a new lease on life at the Mt Smart club.
The Canterbury Bulldogs are being reported as leading contenders for Kieran Foran's signature as speculation continues over the future of the Warriors five-eighth.