The romantics want to see the prodigal son return home, but that ship has sailed.
Photos from the NRL Round 22 game between the Gold Coast Titans and the Brisbane Broncos on the Gold Coast.
Photos from the NRL Round 22 game between the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and the Canberra Raiders
Photos from the NRL Round 22 game between the Melbourne Storm and the North Queensland Cowboys.
Photos from the NRL Round 22 game between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
David Polkinghorne The Raiders suffered a 20-14 loss at Canberra Stadium against the Storm.
Adam Pengilly Panthers defy the plucky Titans 24-16 at Pepper Stadium on Saturday.
Rohan O'Neil North Queensland's mid-season surge has continued.
Andrew Parkinson When Cronulla destroyed the Sydney Roosters three weeks ago it appeared as though the Sharks had finally turned the corner.
Chris Barrett Mitchell Pearce and Blake Ferguson have smiles back on their faces after a successful return to club football.