A very wet Dairy Farmers and only the die-hard fans set the stage for a round 3 encounter between the Parramatta Eels and the North Queensland Cowboys which saw the home side stampede their guests with a 42-6 demolition
A 23,894 strong Hunter Stadium crowd came out to see their side overpowered by a dominant Broncos side who eventually claimed a 24 - 10 victory
NSW Central Coast's Bluetongue Stadium was treated to a clash between two of the 2012 premiership favourites which saw Manly continue a winning start to the season with 22-18 victory over the Wests Tigers
A big Eden Park crowd were treated to a sensational match when last year's grand finalists met for a first start rematch
A sell-out Newcastle crowd welcomed in season 2012 as the St George Illawarra Dragons clinched the first 2 points of the season with a one-point 15-14 victory over the Newcastle Knights.