The Newsroom recaps the weekend results in Australian sport.
We are a month into the 2015 NRL campaign and there is already a surprise leader after Newcastle beat Penrith to remain undefeated while South Sydney were upset by Parramatta and Blake Ferguson came back to haunt his former side.
Eels 29-16 Rabbitohs
Tigers 24-25 Bulldogs
Knights 26-14 Panthers
Sharks 22-24 Titans
Dragons 12-4 Manly
Warriors 16-24 Broncos
Roosters 34-6 Raiders
Queensland, Melbourne and the Western Force all lost but NSW saved Australian from complete embarrassment, defeating the Blues in Sydney.
Hurricanes 36-12 Rebels
Reds 17-18 Lions
Chiefs 37-27 Cheetahs
Highlanders 39-21 Stormers
Waratahs 23-11 Blues
Sharks 15-9 Force
Bulls 31-19 Crusaders
Wellington slipped this week as Perth Glory got back to winning ways as the race for the Premier’s Plate heats up.
Melbourne Victory 2-1 Central Coast Mariners
Melbourne City 1-0 Brisbane Roar
Perth Glory 3-2 Western Sydney Wanderers
Wellington Phoenix 0-3 Sydney FC
Newcastle Jets 0-1 Adelaide United – Results compiled by Chris Matthews-Darby
Top photo from Naparazzi’s Flickr photostream.