Fans came out to play in big numbers supporting the Vodafone Warriors against South Sydney at nib Stadium in Perth on Sunday. Copyright photo: Photosport


The Vodafone Warriors go into their second bye of the season with the clubs NRL side sitting just two points outside the top eight and still holding fourth on the NYC ladder.


While South Sydney (30), the Sydney Roosters (26) and Melbourne (20) have a break on the field, the congestion begins with Cronulla (20) and Manly (19) in fourth and fifth before hitting a real logjam from sixth through to 11th.


No fewer than five teams Newcastle, Penrith, Gold Coast, Canterbury-Bankstown and Canberra are on 18 from sixth to 10th while the Vodafone Warriors are just two points back on 16 after their surge up the ladder on the back of five wins and a bye.


Theres also a breakaway group in the NYC with Canberra (27), Penrith (26) and the Roosters (26) all clear of the pack led by the Vodafone Junior Warriors on 21.


In the New South Wales Cup, the Auckland Vulcans remain fifth on 21 points after their bye last weekend just one point out of the top four in a competition led by Cronulla on 34 points.


Mount Albert (26 points) has a four-point break at the top in Aucklands Fox Memorial premiership while in England theres a tight tussle at the head of the table between Wigan (33), Huddersfield (32) and Warrington (31).


Latest results and points tables (still to play Manly v Parramatta in the NRL and NYC and Wakefield v Widnes in the English Super League):


NRL:


Results: Cronulla 36, Wests Tigers 22; Melbourne 32, Brisbane 0; St George Illawarra 0, Sydney Roosters 36; Gold Coast 18, Penrith 40; Canberra 26, North Queensland 18; Canterbury-Bankstown 12, Newcastle 18; South Sydney 30, Vodafone Warriors 13.


Points: South Sydney 30, Sydney Roosters 26, Melbourne 25, Cronulla 20, Manly 19, Newcastle 18, Penrith 18, Gold Coast 18, Canterbury-Bankstown 18, Canberra 18, Vodafone Warriors 16, North Queensland 14, Brisbane 14, Wests Tigers 14, St George Illawarra 12, Parramatta 10.


FULL POINTS TABLE


NYC:


Results: Cronulla 34, Wests Tigers 22; Melbourne 18, Brisbane 34; Canterbury-Bankstown 26, Newcastle 14; South Sydney 40, Vodafone Junior Warriors 38; St George Illawarra 26, Sydney Roosters 48; Canberra 34, North Queensland 32; Gold Coast 12, Penrith 22.


Points: Canberra 27, Penrith 26, Sydney Roosters 26, Vodafone Junior Warriors 21, Canterbury-Bankstown 21, Wests Tigers 20, Melbourne 20, Brisbane 18, Parramatta 17, South Sydney 17, Newcastle 16, St George Illawarra 16, Gold Coast 14, Cronulla 11, North Queensland 10, Manly 10.


FULL POINTS TABLE


NEW SOUTH WALES CUP:


Results: Cronulla 26, Windsor 24; Illawarra 24, Manly 26; Canterbury-Bankstown 20, Newcastle 38; Wests Tigers 40, Mounties 18; Newtown 28, Wentworthville 26; Wyong 14, North Sydney 26.


Points: Cronulla 34, Newcastle 28, Windsor 23, North Sydney 22, Auckland Vulcans 21, Newtown 20, Wests Tigers 20, Mounties 16, Wentworthville 16, Illawarra 14, Manly 14, Wyong 12, Canterbury-Bankstown 8.


AUCKLAND (FOX MEMORIAL):


Results: Otahuhu 56, Bay Roskill 22; Mount Albert 26, Papakura 4; Point Chevalier 28, Marist 28; Northcote 28, Mangere East 22; Glenora 24, Howick 16.


Points: Mount Albert 26, Point Chevalier 22, Howick 21, Mangere East 19, Otahuhu 16, Papakura 16, Glenora 15, Marist 9, Northcote 4, Bay Roskill 2.


ENGLISH SUPER LEAGUE:


Results: Wigan 26, Bradford 20; Warrington 19, Leeds 18; Les Catalans 34, London Broncos 28; Hull FC 16, Huddersfield 22; Castleford 24, St Helens 40; Hull Kingston Rovers 28, Salford 18.


Points: Wigan 33, Huddersfield 32, Warrington 31, Leeds 25, Les Catalans 24, Hull Kingston Rovers 24, St Helens 21, Hull FC 20, Wakefield 17, Bradford 16, Widnes 14, Castleford 14, Salford 9, London 8.