Newcastle look to defend their NRLW title and they will do so against last season's wooden spooners Gold Coast, who have enjoyed a magnificent ascent in 2023.
The final round of the NRLW season has some big matches that will have a huge bearing on the makeup of the finals.
There are just two rounds to go in the hottest NRLW competition to date with one, potentially two, finals spots up for grabs.
We are three weeks out of the NRLW finals and there is plenty to play for with teams outside of the Top 4 needing to keep winning to keep touch with fourth.
The NRLW season has four weeks remaining and what happens this week will have a significant bearing on the makeup of the finals.
The NRLW season has enjoyed a slashing opening month and at the halfway stage of the season we already have finals campaigns on the line.
Only two weeks into the season and already eight of the 10 teams have a win on the board including the four newcomers.
After a high-scoring opening round of the NRW season, we move onto Round 2 with another fascinating round ahead.