Hogan Ephraim earned QPR their first win at the Keepmoat Stadium as they extended their lead at the top of the npower Championship with a 1-0 win over Doncaster.
The diminutive midfielder struck the only goal of the game in the 47th minute having been handed a start after the influential Adel Taarabt was sidelined with an illness.
It was no more than the visitors deserved, having dominated most of the game against a Doncaster side who have not won at home since February 1.
And with Norwich failing to win away at Hull, the London club are looking in prime position to secure a return to the Premier League.
They are now nine points clear of the Canaries at the summit.