The lack of a penalty try on the final play left Manly Sea Eagles, and Addin Fonua-Blake in particular, irate with referee Grant Atkins.
An independent examination has deemed the field of play acceptable at Bankwest Stadium despite recent concerns.
Penrith Panthers moved to the top of the NRL standings thanks to a 18-12 victory over South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Latrell Mitchell was in tears after South Sydney Rabbitohs eased to victory, though Wayne Bennett would not reveal why.
Cameron Smith was in fine form as Melbourne Storm became the first team to beat Newcastle Knights in this NRL season.
Fans are returning to the NRL as South Sydney Rabbitohs welcome back supporters on Saturday.
Penrith Panthers thrashed New Zealand Warriors to return to the top of the NRL, while South Sydney Rabbitohs lost again.
Sydney Roosters and North Queensland Cowboys claimed impressive derby wins in their first games since the hiatus.
South Sydney Rabbitohs lock Cameron Murray has signed a contract extension with the NRL club.
Peter V'landys claims Australia's premier rugby league competition should have continued amid the COVID-19 crisis.