Rugby League

Melbourne Storm

Players, not refs, decide Origins: Cronk

Jubilant:  Cooper Cronk of the Maroons celebrates victory after game one.

Cooper Cronk has taken a thinly-veiled swipe at NSW coach Laurie Daley's stunning post-game one attack on State of Origin whistleblowers Gerard Sutton and Ben Cummins, claiming "players decide games and not referees".

Munster haunts Roosters in record belting

Hold on there: Jared Waerea-Hargreaves of the Roosters tries to evade Storm captain Cameron Smith.

The Melbourne Storm weren't supposed to cope without Billy Slater like this. But Cameron Munster has more than filled his boots as the visitors dished out a record hiding of the Sydney Roosters.

Robinson lashes misfiring Roosters

Shackled: Jared Waerea-Hargreaves.

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has turned the blowtorch on himself and his misfiring players after the Tricolours crashed to a record loss against white hot premiership pacesetters Melbourne Storm on Saturday night.