NRL Snapshot: Round 2

The key talking points, reports and injuries from the weekend's Telstra Premiership action.

Roosters v Bulldogs

The Roosters' red-hot start to the season has continued after they held off the Bulldogs with a thrilling 28-24 win at Allianz Stadium on Thursday night. 

Injuries: Kane Evans (calf), Kerrod Holland (shoulder - 4-6 weeks), Blake Ferguson (ribs), Will Hopoate (eye socket - 4-6 weeks), Zane Tetevano (concussion).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Roosters edge Bulldogs in a thriller
Roosters v Broncos: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

Warriors v Storm 

Cameron Smith became the first forward in NRL history to score 2000 career points as the Storm powered their way past the Warriors in wet conditions at Mt Smart Stadium.

Injuries: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (head knock).

Judiciary: Charlie Gubb (contract conduct)

‌Match report: Storm beat Warriors in big wet
Warriors v Storm: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

‌Broncos v Cowboys

Johnathan Thurston again proved the difference as the Cowboys prevailed in yet another classic golden point encounter with the Broncos on Friday night.

Injuries: Matthew Scott (knee), Lachlan Coote (calf), Antonio Winterstein (arm), Matt Gillett (head knock).

Judiciary: Jason Taumalolo (shoulder charge), Matt Scott (shoulder charge)

‌Match report: JT field goal seals another Cowboys-Broncos classic
‌Broncos v Cowboys: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

‌Knights v Titans

The Newcastle Knights ended a 19-game drought, overcoming an injury-riddled Gold Coast Titans side 34-26 at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Injuries: Jarryd Hayne (ankle - 4 weeks), Karl Lawton (arm), Anthony Don (shoulder) 

Judiciary: No charges.

‌Match report: ‌Knights defeat injury-hit Titans
Knights v Titans: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

‌Sea Eagles v Rabbitohs

The South Sydney Rabbitohs conceded three early tries but bounced back to secure a 38-18 win over the Sea Eagles at Lottoland on Saturday. 

Injuries: No injuries.

Judiciary: No charges.

‌Match report: ‌Rabbitohs recover to thump Manly
Sea Eagles v Rabbitohs: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

‌Raiders v Sharks

A rampant Cronulla Sharks side has stunned the Raiders 42-16 at GIO Stadium on Saturday night. 

Injuries: Joey Leilua (knee)

Judiciary: Iosia Soliola (grade one dangerous contact)

‌Match report: ‌Slick Sharks smash Raiders in Canberra
Raiders v Sharks: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

‌Wests Tigers v Panthers

The Panthers turned things around after their Round 1 loss, thrashing the Wests Tigers 36-2 with the home side failing to score a try.

Injuries: Bryce Cartwright (ankle)

Judiciary: No charges.

‌Match report: ‌Panthers maul toothless Tigers
Wests Tigers v Panthers: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

‌Dragons v Eels

A four-try display by Eels winger Semi Radradra helped Parramatta to a comforatable win over St George Illawarra and their best start to a season since 1999.

Injuries: Tyson Frizell (concussion)

Judiciary: No charges.

‌Match report: ‌Semi scores four as Eels down Dragons
Dragons v Eels: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights