Adam Blair said goodbye in style for the New Zealand Warriors while Melbourne Storm were beaten in their final NRL regular-season game.
Benji Marshall endured a miserable finish to his Wests Tigers career, while Penrith Panthers recorded a 15th successive victory.
South Sydney Rabbitohs and Alex Johnston were in brutal form as they destroyed rivals Sydney Roosters in the NRL on Friday.
North Queensland Cowboys came from behind to defeat Brisbane Broncos, who are all but guaranteed to finish bottom of the NRL standings.
Seven tries saw Newcastle Knights cruise to victory in the NRL on a day when Canberra Raiders also triumphed.
Melbourne Storm sealed a top-two finish for the fifth straight season, while Cronulla Sharks suffered a worrying injury before the finals.