The Otago Whalers suffered a hard-fought 18-10 loss to the Southland Rams at the Gore Showgrounds on Saturday.
Warriors hooker Issac Luke may make a shock early return from injury.
Canberra Raiders' premiership aspirations have taken a huge hit, with playmaker Blake Austin potentially out for the rest of the NRL season with a hand injury.
The Warriors are putting all their focus into beating Wests Tigers on Sunday but will be cheering for Penrith in Saturday night's NRL game against Gold Coast in a clash pivotal to their own finals...
Tui Lolohea has earned an NRL recall and Solomone Kata returns from injury as the Warriors fight to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Tui Lolohea has earned an NRL recall and Solomone Kata returns from injury as the Warriors fight to keep their playoff hopes alive in Sunday's game against the Wests Tigers at Mt Smart Stadium.
The Otago Whalers kicked off their 2016 campaign with a resounding 36-10 victory over the West Coast Chargers at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.
The Warriors finals hopes took a dive with a 34-6 defeat to the Cowboys.
Shaun Johnson admits he has been in touch with Kieran Foran, although denies trying to recruit him to the Warriors.
Tui Lolohea has been dropped from the Warriors line-up to play the Cowboys in Townsville this weekend.
It would have surprised few fans to discover but the sudden consistency of the Warriors tonight disappeared like a mirage.
The Warriors are wary of taking their foot off the pedal and will continue their drive towards the NRL finals with an unchanged line-up for Saturday's clash against South Sydney at Mt Smart Stadium.
Warriors coach Andrew McFadden was unhappy with his side's loose finish but lauded their committed defence to clinch Sunday's 24-14 NRL win over the Gold Coast.
The Warriors' finals hopes have suffered a major blow with hooker Issac Luke ruled out of Sunday's crucial NRL clash against the Gold Coast Titans.
Jarryd Hayne could be lining up for the Titans against the Warriors this weekend.
Ben Henry will go down as one of unluckiest players in New Zealand league history.
Gold Coast veteran Greg Bird expects his teammates to be energised by Monday's NRL draw against table-topping Cronulla.
The Kia Toa Tigers were crowned the 2016 Otago rugby league premiers after defeating the East Coast Eagles 32-18 at Forsyth Barr Stadium to win the William "Massa'' Johnston Cup.
Jordan Rapana has revealed it was a fear of squandering his talent that has led to his late-career purple patch and surge into Kiwi calculations.
Manly are finally playing the sort of football they had promised to under rookie coach Trent Barrett as they continue to make a late finals charge.