For the first time, the traditional Anzac Day clash went into overtime. But there could be only one winner.
Scott Spits It was an important win for Essendon but it was undoubtedly a more significant loss for Collingwood. They are badly placed at 1-5 while the Bombers have settled to be 3-2 and a winnable game against Melbourne next week.
Adrian Proszenko Jarryd Hayne and Nathan Peats will need to take significant pay cuts if they are any chance of returning to Parramatta next season.
Matt Bungard Live coverage of our Anzac Day double header of NRL action.
Michael Chammas Jarryd Hayne has made enquiries about a potential homecoming at Parramatta next season.
Phil Lutton The legendary Filipino has arrived in Australia and insists he's far from a spent force in the ring, as he begins preparations for his WBO welterweight showdown with Brisbane's Jeff Horn.
Tom Decent Former Wallabies coach Alan Jones speaks with Fairfax Media about the issues affecting Australian rugby and the day he invited Bill Pulver to his house.
Michael Chammas The Bulldogs have told the NRL their players will be unavailable for selection for next weekend's final instalment of the City-Country representative match.
Tom Decent Roger Davis and Andrew Hore back Waratahs coach despite calls for him to be sacked.
Dominic Bossi The pitch at Allianz Stadium may have appeared like a car park at times during this season and Sydney FC's Alex Brosque invited Perth Glory to come and park their bus on it this Saturday night.