NRL ROUND THREE THE WINNERS AND LOSERS
Melbourne 30-North Queensland 14
Canterbury 20-Penrith 18
Brisbane 9-Wests Tigers 7
NZ Warriors 20-Canberra 19
Souths 34-Manly 6
Cronulla 14-Parramatta 4
St. George-Illawarra 54- Gold Coast 8
Sydney Roosters 38-Newcastle 8
MELBOURNE = did enough to see off a tenacious North Qld.
CANTERBURY = desperately-needed win over Penrith.
BRISBANE = a rare tryless win.
NZ WARRIORS = three straight wins now.
SOUTHS = Robert Jennings’ hat-trick seals Souths’ first win
CRONULLA = finally score their first win of 2018.
ST. GEORGE-ILLAWARRA = big win against Gold Coast keeps them undefeated.
SYDNEY ROOSTERS = scored 26 straight points to belt Newcastle.
NORTH QLD = scoreline didn’t reflect how close the second half was.
PENRITH = another slow start – down 14-0 – couldn’t come back this time.
WESTS TIGERS = extremely unlucky to lose in such controversial circumstances.
CANBERRA = blows another big lead.
MANLY = an 82-point reversal from last week.
PARRAMATTA = last place and Hayne hurt spells trouble.
GOLD COAST = the miracle against Canberra seems a long way away now.
NEWCASTLE = big reality check against the Roosters.