Latrell Mitchell paid the price for his disappointing game in the first State of Origin clash despite scoring two tries for Sydney Roosters.
NRL leaders Melbourne Storm will look for a fifth straight win and a seventh successive victory over Newcastle Knights on Saturday.
A second-half blitz helped Melbourne Storm triumph in Auckland, while Mitchell Moses' contract extension could not inspire Parramatta Eels.
Newcastle Knights will hope to end a long losing streak against South Sydney Rabbitohs in round 13 of the NRL season.
Penrith Panthers benefited from the presence of snubbed New South Wales star James Maloney in a victory over Manly Sea Eagles.
NRL leaders South Sydney Rabbitohs must beat Parramatta Eels to consolidate top spot ahead of State of Origin 2019.
Cooper Cronk was rested for Sydney Roosters' clash with Newcastle Knights, and his side were thrashed 38-12 in Friday's NRL encounter.
We take a look at the best Opta facts for Round 11 of the NRL as Sydney Roosters star Cooper Cronk seeks a milestone.
Mitchell Pearace and Kalyn Ponga proved unstoppable as Newcastle Knights claimed a fourth straight win against St George Illawarra Dragons.
We take a look at the best Opta facts for Round 10 of the NRL after an entertaining inaugural Magic Round.