Parramatta Eels v Gold Coast Titans

The Eels will look to bounce back this week with help from the returning Bevan French after he was given the week off to rest his hamstring strain.

The Titans' Jarryd Hayne is in doubt with an ankle issue, however, Jarrod Wallace is expected to play despite picking up a knee injury.

South Sydney Rabbitohs v New Zealand Warriors

Souths are expected to go in unchanged after a strong win over the Bulldogs while the Warriors are expected to welcome back Keiran Foran after overcoming shoulder issues.

Ben Matulino will miss the match after entering an early guilty plea for a shoulder charge.

Brisbane Broncos v St George Illawarra Dragons 

Russell Packer returns from a knee injury against a Broncos side that will go in unchanged after dismantling the reigning premiers last week.

Kurt Mann will remain at halfback.

Newcastle Knights v Melbourne Storm

Three wins on the trot for the Knights means they're expected to go in unchanged against the top of the table Storm who are set to welcome back Cameron Munster from an ankle injury.

Sydney Roosters v Wests Tigers 

Blake Ferguson copped a heavy shoulder knock while trying to score a try on Saturday night however managed to play out the game which bodes well for his chances this Saturday night.

The Tigers appear to head into Saturday night unchanged following a last-gasp win over Manly last week.

North Queensland Cowboys v Cronulla Sharks 

Te Maire Martin will return to the Cowboys side where he's expected to line up in the halves alongside Michael Morgan, should the veteran pass a concussion test during the week. With Justin O'Neill out and Lachlan Coote in doubt, Kalyn Ponga is a chance for a senior recall in a game that could prove crucial to the Cowboys' final hopes.

The Sharks are expected to name the same 17 however Jayden Brailey could be included on an extended bench.

Canberra Raiders v Penrith Panthers 

Joey Leilua (knee) is expected to be named in an unchanged Raiders side with Michael Oldfield picked on an extended bench as cover.

Trent Merrin will push his case for a recall but is more likely to return next week against the Dragons.

Canterbury Bulldogs v Manly Sea Eagles

Josh Reynolds will sit out this week's match with a calf injury which gives Matt Frawley a chance to impress once again in the halves. Sam Kasiano remains in doubt with a sternum injury with Greg Eastwood close to a return.

Brian Kelly will replace Brad Parker for the Sea Eagles who desperately need to return to the winner's list with finals fast approaching.