North Queensland Cowboys snapped a four-game losing streak in the National Rugby League with a 28-24 golden-point win over the Newcastle Knights in Townsville on Saturday night.
Winger Will Tupou tip-toed his way along the sideline in the third minute of golden point extra time to plant the ball in the very left corner for the win
Canberra remain in the hunt for a spot in the NRL finals after an unconvincing 20-13 win over Cronulla in the capital.
In Melbourne, the Penrith Panthers sank to their third successive defeat as the Storm triumphed 18-10 in a frustrating, error-ridden affair.
The Warriors can move up to third on the NRL ladder with an away win over the South Sydney Rabbitohs this afternoon.
The fifth-placed Auckland-based side can go level with second-placed Penrith - so long as third-placed Wests Tigers don't win at Manly - but the Warriors are unlikely to go outright second behind the St George lllawarra Dragons as their points difference is -11 while the struggling Panthers are +97.