The Super League has been left reeling by the news of a multitude of positive coronavirus tests at Hull FC.
St Helens showed just why they are defending Super League champions with an outstanding win at Leeds Rhinos, led by Regan Grace.
Castleford Tigers forged a 14-point lead but an Israel Folau-inspired Catalans Dragons ran out 40-14 winners.
Nathan Brown will take the reins at New Zealand Warriors on a contract until the end of the 2023 season.
Brisbane Broncos' hopes of avoiding receiving the wooden spoon for the first time were not helped by a defeat to South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Allan Langer, Ryan Whitley and Blake Duncan attended a private function outside of the NRL bubble in Brisbane.
After breaching NRL biosecurity protocols, Wayne Bennett and Paul Vaughan must go into self-isolation.