NRL Round 3 Line-ups, verdicts, tips, odds, results everything you need to know for the weekend

The NRL returned after a couple of months off due to the global coronavirus pandemic and the action didn't disappoint.

The new rules and single referee saw play open up across the field as the speed of the game hit another level. Take a look through all he results, to see how your tips went.

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Broncos vs. Eels
Cowboys vs. Titans
Roosters vs. Rabbitohs
Warriors vs. Dragons
Sharks vs. Tigers
Storm vs. Raiders
Panthers vs. Knights
Sea Eagles vs. Bulldogs

Thursday, May 28

Brisbane Broncos vs Parramatta Eels, Suncorp Stadium, 7:50pm (AEST)

Broncos: 1. Jamayne Isaako 2. Corey Oates 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Darius Boyd 5. Jesse Arthars 6. Anthony Milford 7. Brodie Croft 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Jake Turpin 10. Payne Haas 11. Alex Glenn 12. Jamil Hopoate 13. Patrick Carrigan Reserves: 14. Herbie Farnworth 15. Joe Ofahengaue 16. Rhys Kennedy 17. Ethan Bullemor 18. Tesi Niu 19. Xavier Coates 20. Tom Dearden 21. Matthew Lodge

Eels: 1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Michael Jennings 4. Waqa Blake 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Marata Niukore Reserves: 14. Brad Takairangi 15. Ray Stone 16. Kane Evans 17. Peni Terepo 18. Oregon Kaufusi 19. George Jennings 20. Jaeman Salmon 21. David Gower

Result: The Eels enjoyed the benefits of the new six again rule, running the Broncos into the ground with seemingly endless sets of tackles and a mountain of possession. The Broncos defended gallantly but fell away as the disciplined Eels ran in six tries to one. Mitchell Moses was well in command of the Eels as they maintained their position at the top of the NRL ladder.

Score: Broncos 6 - 34 Eels

Tries
Eels 6: Marata Niukore 3' Maika Sivo 27' Clinton Gutherson 43' Michael Jennings 62' Shaun Lane 66' Waqa Blake 77'
Broncos 1: Brodie Croft 17'

Conversions:
Eels:
Mitchell Moses 4/5
Broncos: Jamayne Isaako 1/1

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Friday, May 29

North Queensland Cowboys vs. Gold Coast Titans, Queensland Country Bank Stadium, 6:00pm (AEST)

Cowboys: 1. Valentine Holmes 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Justin O'Neill 4. Esan Marsters 5. Ben Hampton 6. Scott Drinkwater 7. Jake Clifford 8. Josh Mcguire 9. Jake Granville 10. Jordan McLean 11. Mitchell Dunn 12. Coen Hess 13. Jason Taumalolo Reserves: 14. Reece Robson 15. John Asiata 16. Shane Wright 17. Francis Molo 18. Corey Jensen 19. Tom Gilbert 20. Tom Opacic 21. Reuben Cotter

Titans: 1. Tyrone Roberts 2. Anthony Don 3. Dale Copley 4. Tyrone Peachey 5. Phillip Sami 6. Ashley Taylor 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Nathan Peats 10. Sam Lisone 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Keegan Hipgrave 13. Jai Arrow Reserves: 14. Erin Clark 15. Jai Whitbread 16. Jarrod Wallace 17. Shannon Boyd 18. Bryce Cartwright 19. Mitch Rein 20. Brian Kelly 21. Jonus Pearson

Result: The Cowboys were simply too good for the Titans in Townsville. After surviving an early Titans onslaught the Cowboys showed their class in the second half, taking full advantage of the quicker game play. Cowboys halves Scott Drinkwater and Jake Clifford are beginning to form a deadly combination, with their kicking and passing games leading their team around the park.

Score: Cowboys 36 - 6 Titans

Tries
Cowboys 6:
Ben Hampton 8' Justin O'Neill 22' Reece Robson 54' Reece Robson 58' Ben Hampton 65' Kyle Feldt 79'

Titans 1: Brian Kelly 13'

Conversions
Cowboys:
Valentine Holmes 5/6

Titans: Ashley Taylor 1/1

Penalty goals
Cowboys:
Valentine Holmes 1/1

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Sydney Roosters vs South Sydney Rabbitohs, Bankwest Stadium, 7:55pm (AEST)

Roosters: 1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Brett Morris 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Isaac Liu 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Angus Crichton 13. Victor Radley Reserves: 14. Sam Verrills 15. Sitili Tupouniua 16. Nat Butcher 17. Lindsay Collins 18. Siosiua Taukeiaho 19. Ryan Hall 20. Lachlan Lam 21. Poasa Faamausili

Rabbitohs: 1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Dane Gagai 3. Campbell Graham 4. Braidon Burns 5. Alex Johnston 6. Troy Dargan 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Jaydn Su'A 12. Cameron Murray 13. Liam Knight Reserves: 14. Mark Nicholls 15. Ethan Lowe 16. Bayley Sironen 17. Patrick Mago 18. Bryson Goodwin 19. Tom Amone 20. James Roberts 21. Keaon Koloamatangi

Result: The Roosters returned to their best football after a slow start to the 2020 season, beating their neighbours in an impressive display at Bankwest Stadium. The Rabbitohs put up a dogged display, keeping the Roosters within sight, without ever really threatening. James Tedesco was at his scintillating best from fullback, while the Roosters pack dominated through the middle. Out wide the Morris twins were brilliant in their first game together at the Roosters.

Score: Roosters 28 - 12 Rabbitohs

Tries
Roosters 5:
Daniel Tupou 3' Kyle Flanagan 28' James Tedesco 41' Boyd Cordner 46' Jake Friend 76'

Rabbitohs 2: Cameron Murray 35' Thomas Burgess 60'

Conversions
Roosters: Kyle Flanagan 4/5

Rabbitohs: Adam Reynolds 2/2

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Saturday, May 30

New Zealand Warriors vs St George Illawarra Dragons, Central Coast Stadium 3:00pm (AEST)

Warriors: 1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2. Patrick Herbert 3. Peta Hiku 4. Gerard Beale 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Blake Green 8. Lachlan Burr 9. Wayde Egan 10. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 11. Isaiah Papali'i 12. Tohu Harris 13. Adam Blair Reserves: 14. Karl Lawton 15. King Vuniyayawa 16. Agnatius Paasi 17. Eliesa Katoa 18. Chanel Harris-Tavita 20. Josh Curran 21. Adam Pompey 22. Jack Murchie

Dragons: 1. Matthew Dufty 2. Jordan Pereira 3. Brayden Wiliame 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Ben Hunt 8. Korbin Sims 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tariq Sims 13. James Graham Reserves: 14. Josh Kerr 15. Blake Lawrie 16. Tyrell Fuimaono 17. Euan Aitken 18. Trent Merrin 19. Adam Clune 20. Jacob Host 21. Jackson Ford

Result: With an unheard of near-perfect completion rate (46 of 48) the Warriors made light of their Australian isolation, running in three tries while keeping the Dragons scoreless. It was an incredible display from the often sloppy Warriors and it left the Dragons winless, with coach Paul McGregor under enormous pressure.

Score: Warriors 18 - 0 Dragons

Tries
Warriors 3
: Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 6' Eliesa Katoa 23' Kodi Nikorima 53'

Dragons 0

Conversions
Warriors:
Kodi Nikorima 2/3

Penalty goals
Warriors: Kodi Nikorima 1/1

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Cronulla Sutherland Sharks vs. Wests Tigers, Bankwest Stadium, 5:30pm (AEST)

Sharks: 1. Will Kennedy 2. Sione Katoa 3. Josh Dugan 4. Jesse Ramien 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Shaun Johnson 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Aaron Woods 11. Briton Nikora 12. Wade Graham 13. Jack Williams Reserves: 14. Connor Tracey 15. Braden Hamlin-Uele 16. Toby Rudolf 17. Scott Sorensen 18. Billy Magoulias 19. Matt Moylan 20. Royce Hunt 21. Siosifa Talakai

Tigers: 1. Adam Doueihi 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Joseph Leilua 4. Moses Mbye 5. Robert Jennings 6. Benji Marshall 7. Luke Brooks 8. Josh Aloiai 9. Harry Grant 10. Thomas Mikaele 11. Luke Garner 12. Luciano Leilua 13. Alex Twal Reserves: 14. Oliver Clark 15. Billy Walters 16. Chris Lawrence 17. Alex Seyfarth 18. Josh Reynolds 19. Matt Eisenhuth 20. Zane Musgrove 21. Michael Chee-Kam

Result: The Tigers started well running up a 10-0 lead against the Sharks, before letting them right back into the game. The Sharks went to the break with a 16-10 lead and all the momentum. A couple of soft defensive efforts in the second half saw the Tigers retake control of the game. Benji Marshall was at his best and new hooker Harry Grant had a solid debut for the Tigers.

Score: Sharks 16 - 28 Tigers

Tries
Tigers 5:
Harry Grant 4' Robert Jennings 6' Luke Garner 52' David Nofoaluma 63' Josh Aloiai 69'

Sharks 3: Josh Dugan 15' Josh Dugan 19' William Kennedy 33'

Conversions
Tigers:
Benji Marhsall 1/3 Moses Mbye 1/1

Sharks: Shaun Johnson 2/3

Penalty goals:
Tigers:
Benji Marhsall 1/1 Moses Mbye 1/1

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Melbourne Storm vs. Canberra Raiders, AAMI Park, 7:35pm (AEST)

Storm: 1. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Justin Olam 4. Marion Seve 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane Reserves: 14. Brandon Smith 15. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 16. Christian Welch 17. Max King 18. Tom Eisenhuth 19. Brenko Lee 20. Ryley Jacks 21. Darryn Schonig

Raiders: 1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Bailey Simonsson 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Curtis Scott 5. Nick Cotric 6. Jack Wighton 7. George Williams 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Josh Hodgson 10. Dunamis Lui 11. Joseph Tapine 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Corey Horsburgh Reserves: 14. Siliva Havili 15. Emre Guler 16. Iosia Soliola 17. Michael Oldfield 18. Jordan Rapana 19. Matt Frawley 20. Kai O'Donnell 21. Tom Starling

Result: The match of the round lived up to expectations and surpassed them if you are a Raiders fan. The Green Machine flew into Melbourne and absolutely dominated the Storm. It was their third-straight victory in Melbourne and stamped their credentials as one of the favourites to win this year's title. English import halfback George WIlliams put on an impressive display, leading the Raiders in attack and defence.

Score: Storm 6 - 22 Raiders

Tries
Raiders 4:
Jordan Rapana 3' Nick Cotric 13' Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 34' Joseph Tapine 79'

Storm 1: Dale Finucane 29'

Conversions
Raiders:
Jarrod Croker 3/4

Storm: Cameron Smith 1/1

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Sunday, May 31

Penrith Panthers vs. Newcastle Knights, Campbelltown Stadium, 4:05pm (AEDT)

Panthers: 1. Caleb Aekins 2. Josh Mansour 3. Dean Whare 4. Brent Naden 5. Brian To'o 6. Matt Burton 7. Jarome Luai 8. James Tamou 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Kurt Capewell 13. Isaah Yeo Reserves: 14. Stephen Crichton 15. Zane Tetevano 16. Moses Leota 17. Liam Martin 18. Mitch Kenny 19. Billy Burns 20. Kaide Ellis 21. Charlie Staines

Knights: 1. Tex Hoy 2. Edrick Lee 3. Enari Tuala 4. Gehamat Shibasaki 5. Hymel Hunt 6. Kurt Mann 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. David Klemmer 9. Connor Watson 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Sione Mata'utia 13. Herman Ese'ese Reserves: 14. Chris Randall 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Tim Glasby 17. Aidan Guerra 18. Bradman Best 19. Brodie Jones 20. Mason Lino 21. Pasami Saulo

Result: In an absolute thriller at Campbelltown Stadium, the Knights fought back from 14-0 down and the early loss of Mitchell Pearce and Connor Watson to draw level with the Panthers at fulltime. At the end of golden point extra time, with both missing field goal attempts, the teams could not be separated. Tex Hoy was one of the Knights best on debut and Bradman Best made a big difference off the bench as well. Panthers coach Ivan Cleary will rue a game they really should have won, with five-eightth Matt Burton missing five shots at field game during regular and extra time.

Score: Panthers 14 - 14 Knights

Tries
Panthers 2:
Viliame Kikau 18' Kurt Capewell 22'

Knights 3: Jacob Saifiti 40' Bradman Best 58' Bradman Best 67'

Conversions
Panthers:
Stephen Crichton 2/2

Knights: Tex Hoy 1/3

Penalty goals
Panthers:
Stephen Crichton 1/1

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Manly Warringah Sea Eagles vs. Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs, Central Coast Stadium, 6:30pm (AEST)

Sea Eagles: 1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Brad Parker 4. Moses Suli 5. Reuben Garrick 6. Dylan Walker 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Danny Levi 10. Martin Taupau 11. Joel Thompson 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic Reserves: 14. Lachlan Croker 15. Corey Waddell 16. Sean Keppie 17. Taniela Paseka 18. Morgan Boyle 19. Jack Gosiewski 20. Tevita Funa 21. Brendan Elliot

Bulldogs: 1. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 2. Nick Meaney 3. Reimis Smith 4. Will Hopoate 5. Christian Crichton 6. Lachlan Lewis 7. Jack Cogger 8. Sauaso Sue 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Dylan Napa 11. Josh Jackson 12. Dean Britt 13. Adam Elliott Reserves: 14. Jake Averillo 15. Renouf To'omaga 16. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 17. Ofahiki Ogden 19. Kerrod Holland 20. Aiden Tolman 21. Sione Katoa 22. Brandon Wakeham

Result: As expected Manly had way too much class across the field for the miserable Bulldogs, with Tom Trbojevic leading the way from fullback. In attack the Bulldogs continued to turn to their props when near the opposition line with predicable results. If Paul McGregor is under pressure at the Dragons, then Dean Pay can't be far behind him as the Bulldogs continue to dish up the same disappointing play week after week.

Score: Sea Eagles 32 - 6 Bulldogs

Tries
Sea Eagles 6:
Tom Trbojevic 3' Tom Trbojevic 25' Brad Parker 35' Jorge Taufua 44' Curtis Sironen 60' Brad Parker 63' Reuben Garrick 74'

Bulldogs 1: Jake Averillo 70'

Conversions
Sea Eagles:
Reuben Garrick 2/7

Bulldogs: Nick Meaney 1/1

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