North Queensland Cowboys vs Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks meet first up with Sharks on 09 March 2018 eyeing revenge after play-off heartache last season
Newcastle Knights vs Manly Warringah Sea Eagles prediction as the Knights look to build on a faint flicker of promise from 2017 in an NRL match on March 9.
St George Illawarra Dragons vs Brisbane Broncos clash on 08 March 2018 in a blockbuster opener to the 2018 NRL season
South Sydney Rabbitohs vs New Zealand Warriors prediction as teams meet in what looks set to be a high-scoring encounter on March 10.
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs vs Melbourne Storm prediction as Bulldogs face the toughest opener possible against the defending NRL champions on March 10.
Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels prediction as the two sides open their 2018 NRL accounts at Panthers Stadium in the West Sydney derby on March 11.
Wests Tigers vs Sydney Roosters as Tigers face a mission impossible against the mighty Roosters on 10 March 2018