The split round may have halved the matches, but definitely not the talent.
Many start had to step up to the plate with teammates out of action.
Some were part of losing sides, while others were the key to their boys getting the points.
Here's who made the cut in our NRL Team of the Week for Round 17!
1. Latrell Mitchell (South Sydney)
2. David Nofoaluma (Wests Tigers)
3. Jesse Ramien (Cronulla Sharks)
4. Kotoni Staggs (Brisbane Broncos)
5. Edrick Lee (Newcastle Knights)
6. Matt Moylan (Cronulla Sharks)
7. Mitch Moses (Parramatta Eels)
8. David Klemmer (Newcastle Knights)
9. Blayke Brailey (Cronulla Sharks)
10. Tom Burgess (South Sydney)
11. Isaiah Papali’I (Parramatta Eels)
12. Zac Hosking (Brisbane Broncos)
13. Joe Ofahengaue (Wests Tigers)
Do you agree with out selections?
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