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The key talking points, injuries and judiciary news from the opening weekend of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership season.

Sharks v Broncos

Brisbane spoiled Cronulla's party in the opening match of the 2017 season, running out 26-18 victors in the Sharks' first game since being crowned premiers on Thursday night.

Injuries: Alex Glenn (head).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match Report: Milford magic fires Broncos to first-up win
Sharks v Broncos: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

Bulldogs v Storm

Melbourne withstood a torrid examination at a flooded Belmore Oval to open their 2017 campaign with a gritty 12-6 win over Canterbury.

Injuries: Jesse Bromwich (thumb), Moses Mbye (leg).

Judiciary: Cameron Munster (tripping), Will Chambers (contrary conduct), Cheyse Blair (dangerous throw).

Match Report: Storm exact Belmore revenge in big wet
Bulldogs v Storm: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

Rabbitohs v Wests Tigers

Wests Tigers ran riot against a South Sydney side featuring an injured Greg Inglis for the majority of the contest.

Injuries: Greg Inglis (knee), Hymel Hunt (concussion).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match Report: Tedesco-inspired Tigers smash Souths
Rabbitohs v Wests Tigers: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

Dragons v Panthers

The Dragons stunned the Panthers, running in seven tries to two in the Red V's most exciting attacking display of recent times, with back-rower Joel Thompson grabbing a hat-trick.

Injuries: No major injuries.

Judiciary: No charges.

Match Report: Records tumble as Dragons stun Panthers
Dragons v Panthers: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

Cowboys v Raiders

North Queensland just did enough to account for Canberra with Gavin Cooper scoring a try to seal the result in the first golden point game of 2017.

Injuries: No major injuries.

Judiciary: Clay Priest (grade one dangerous contact head/neck); Joey Leilua (grade one contrary conduct).

Match Report: Cowboys win golden point thriller
Cowboys v Raiders: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

Titans v Roosters

A massive first-half display from the Roosters set up their eventual victory, scoring 28 unanswered points in the first 40 minutes. Luke Keary was the star in his Tricolours debut as Latrell Mitchell scored three tries.

Injuries: No major injuries.

Judiciary: Mitchell Aubusson (grade one dangerous throw).

Match Report: Roosters blitz sets up win over Titans
Titans v Roosters: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

Warriors v Knights

The Warriors left it late but got the job done against a much-improved Knights outfit in an entertaining contest at Mt Smart Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Injuries: Dylan Phythian (knee), Simon Mannering (neck), Issac Luke (ribs).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match Report: Warriors hold off Knights to take win
Warriors v Knights: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

Sea Eagles v Eels

The Eels started 2017 in style, with a solid away win over a new-look Sea Eagles side who themselves showed great determination in defence.

Injuries: No major injuries.

Judiciary: Martin Taupau (shoulder charge), Addin Fonua-Blake (shoulder charge).

Match Report: Impressive Eels beat brave Sea Eagles
Sea Eagles v Eels: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

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