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NRL Round 1 snapshot plus Dally M votes

The highlights, talking points and injury and judiciary news from each of the weekend's games plus Dally M votes.

There were several eye-catching performances from individual players while Parramatta recorded the upset of the round with their win over title contenders Penrith at Panthers Stadium.

Eels centre Michael Jennings could find himself in hot water with the match review committee on Monday after he was reported for a high shot on Penrith forward Isaah Yeo.

Josh Papalii starred in Sunday's later game, leading the Raiders to a 21-0 shutout of the Titans on the Gold Coast.

Melbourne kicked off their season in typical fashion with a strong win over Brisbane, Newcastle downed Cronulla while Souths got the wood on their rivals, the Roosters, on Friday. The Warriors trounced the Bulldogs, the Wests Tigers were too good for Manly at Leichhardt and North Queensland overpowered St George Illawarra in Townsville on Saturday night.

Round 1 snapshot

Melbourne Storm v Brisbane Broncos

  • Report: Bromwich boys spark Storm as Broncos lose Roberts
  • Injuries: James Roberts (back) Tom Eisenhuth (throat)
  • Judiciary: Matt Lodge (dangerous contact - 2 match ban)
  • Dally M votes: Cameron Munster 3, Nelson Asofa-Solomona 2, Corey Oates 1. Judge: Darren Lockyer

Match Highlights: Storm v Broncos

Newcastle Knights v Cronulla Sharks

Match Highlights: Knights v Sharks

Sydney Roosters v South Sydney Rabbitohs

Match Highlights: Roosters v Rabbitohs

New Zealand Warriors v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

Match Highlights: Warriors v Bulldogs

Wests Tigers v Manly Sea Eagles

Match Highlights: Wests Tigers v Sea Eagles

North Queensland Cowboys v St George Illawarra Dragons

  • Report: Taumalolo runs rampant as Cowboys take down Dragons
  • Injuries: Tyson Frizell is facing a month on the sidelines after rupturing a testicle in the loss to North Queensland.
  • Judiciary: No charges
  • Dally M votes: Jason Taumalolo 3, Michael Morgan 2, Jordan Kahu 1. Judge: Justin Hodges

Match Highlights: Cowboys v Dragons

Penrith Panthers v Parramatta Eels

  • Report: Eels hold off fast-finishing Panthers in thriller
  • Injuries: Nathan Brown (pectoral) and Hame Sele (possible broken arm) are both facing long stints on the sidelines. Isaah Yeo (head knock) will be monitored.
  • Judiciary: Michael Jennings was placed on report for a high tackle on Isaah Yeo.
  • Dally M votes: Mitchell Moses 3, Blake Ferguson 2, Shaun Lane 1. Judge: Andrew Johns

Match Highlights: Panthers v Eels

Gold Coast Titans v Canberra Raiders

Match Highlights: Titans v Raiders

Dally M voting is subject to change if players accrue suspensions at the NRL judiciary. From Round 13 (Friday 7 June) the NRL will no longer publicise the voting results until the awards are announced at the end of the season.

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