Full Time
80:00
2:00pm Sun May 6, 2018
Round 9 - Jubilee Oval - Crowd: 19173
80min

Penalty Goal: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop bangs over another goal to end the game

Dragons lead Dragons 34 - 14 Storm
80min

PENALTY DRAGONS - Cameron Smith's drop out goes out on the full.

79min

DROP OUT STORM - Vunivalu tackled in his own in-goal. Sort of.

78min

SCRUM STORM - Hunt kicks for and finds touch deep in the Storm half.

77min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith from the left sideline again, this time he gets it over the bar.

Dragons lead Dragons 32 - 14 Storm
76min

Try: Storm
Scored by Josh Addo-carr. Kick to come.

Storm spread the ball left and Olam with a nice little backdoor flick to Addo-Carr who dives over in the corner to score.

Dragons lead Dragons 32 - 12 Storm
74min

Some of the Storm players carrying on like peanuts.

72min

Kasiano comes off after copping a blow to his nose

71min

PENALTY DRAGONS - Widdop collected high by Asofa-Solomona.

70min

Slater sends a hospital pass to Addo-Carr who is bundled into touch by 3 defenders. The pass is then ruled forward.

70min

Storm with the short restart and Slater cleans up and goes for a run across field.

69min

Penalty Goal: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop kicks the penalty goal from in front.

Dragons lead Dragons 32 - 8 Storm
68min

PENALTY DRAGONS - Slater takes an intercept but is ruled offside.

67min

DROP OUT STORM - Addo-Carr caught in his own in goal.

66min

PENALTY DRAGONS - Storm again up too fast. Dragons start yet another set inside the Storm half.

65min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdops adds the extras.

Dragons lead Dragons 30 - 8 Storm
65min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Euan Aitken. Kick to come.

Aitken gets an inside ball, wanders back in field before stepping through some weak defence before strolling over the line to score under the posts.

Dragons lead Dragons 28 - 8 Storm
63min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Smith.

Smith still looks to be hampered by the knock to his de Belin, subsequently misses the goal.

Dragons lead Dragons 24 - 8 Storm
62min

Try: Storm
Scored by Josh Addo-carr. Kick to come.

Addo-Carr keeps the Storm in the match with a great try out wide after some stunning lead up play by Munster who ran to the line and then around the defender before throwing the cut-out pass to Addo-Carr.

Dragons lead Dragons 24 - 8 Storm
61min

Good crowd here today, the biggest at Kogarah since Round 12 in 2011 when 19,892 came out to watch the Dragons beat the Tigers 24-18

60min

SCRUM DRAGONS - Slater's dummy half pass to Hoffman is ruled forward.

59min

SCRUM STORM - Vunivalu with nothing happening puts in a little kick which Widdop regathers. Vunivalu following through puts Widdop into touch with a heavy tackle.

57min

Widdop with a great run before being caught, throws an offload which is intercepted by Asofa-Solomona.

54min

SCRUM DRAGONS - Munster with an inside ball to Slater, but it's called forward.

53min

Storm camped on the Dragons line. Cameron Smith at dummy half has his pass stolen by McInnes who then ran 40m.

52min

PENALTY STORM - Slater gets a bit of rough treatment in the tackle. Frizell head slams Slater

51min

PENALTY STORM - Dragons again sloppy in the tackle. Storm waltz into the Dragons 40m

50min

PENALTY DRAGONS - Munster knocks the ball loose in the tackle. Sloppy.

48min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop bangs over another goal, this time from the touchline.

Dragons lead Dragons 24 - 4 Storm
48min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Timoteo Lafai. Kick to come.

Dragons swing the ball left and Lafai dives over to score a spectacular try in the corner.

Dragons lead Dragons 22 - 4 Storm
46min

Cameron Smith has got himself all fixed up after copping a knock to the old Dick Vest.

45min

SCRUM DRAGONS - Kasiano in the first run from the scrum loses the ball.

44min

SCRUM STORM - Latimore loses the ball

43min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop converts from near in front.

Dragons lead Dragons 18 - 4 Storm
43min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Cameron McInnes. Kick to come.

McInnes darts over between two defenders on the tryline and scores a soft try, while Cameron Smith is down after copping a knock to the SG Ball region.

Dragons lead Dragons 16 - 4 Storm
41min

PENALTY DRAGONS - Finucane gets in the road after making a tackle.

40min

Storm with one play, Munster chips over Nightingale, but the ball doesn't bounce kindly for Addo-Carr.

40min

SCRUM STORM - Off the scrum the ball goes to Slater who takes on the line before attempting a lobbed pass, which is knocked forward by Widdop.

39min

SCRUM STORM - Mann drops a regulation pass inside his own half with 30 seconds left.

38min

Penalty Goal: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop pots another penalty goal.

Dragons lead Dragons 12 - 4 Storm
38min

PENALTY DRAGONS - They'll take a crack at another gift 2 pointer.

36min

Brandon Smith knocks on and the Dragons dive on it.

34min

Vunivalu tries to burrow over from dummy half but was held up.

33min

DROP OUT DRAGONS - Slater grubbers into the Dragons ingoal and Nightingale cleans up and is trapped.

32min

PENALTY STORM - Dragons offside.

32min

SCRUM STORM - Dragons trying to get out of their own half and Nightingale spills the ball 35m from his own line.

30min

PENALTY DRAGONS - Munster almost scores but has been found guilty of double movement

29min

PENALTY STORM - The Storm scored a great try after a stunning pass by Slater to Addo-Carr, but it was called back because of a Dragons infringement in the play the ball.

28min

SCRUM STORM - Off the scrum, the Dragons go right and Dufty is taken into touch on the first.

27min

SCRUM DRAGONS - Off the Scrum the Storm went short side with two great runs, making 40m. Vunivalu fumbles the ball at dummy half.

27min

SCRUM STORM - Widdop drops a pass cold. Smith is limping but still playing.

26min

Smith launches an early kick, 35m from his own line and it goes dead in goal. He looks to be nursing a leg injury after the kick. Graham has come off and is on the bench.

24min

SCRUM DRAGONS - Slater throws a forward pass to Olam. Olam then throws a forward pass to Addo-Carr and the ref pulls it up.

22min

Graham gets am offload away and is again struggling, but he continues playing on.

19min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Smith.

Smith from out near the left touchline hits the top of the upright and the ball bounces out.

Dragons lead Dragons 10 - 4 Storm
18min

Try: Storm
Scored by Josh Addo-carr. Kick to come.

The Fox crosses on the left side. Munster holds up a pass for Slater, who does the same before putting Addo-Carr on a clear saloon passage down the sideline to score.

Dragons lead Dragons 10 - 4 Storm
17min

PENALTY STORM - The kicker has his legs taken out from him. Storm with a full set inside the Dragons 10m

16min

Penalty Goal: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop adds another 2 points.

Dragons lead Dragons 10 - 0 Storm
16min

PENALTY DRAGONS - Will Chambers got off the mark about 35 minutes early and makes an intercept but is ruled to be offside. He causally strolled the length of the field, plated the ball under the posts and has taken a causal stroll to get back onside.

13min

DROP OUT STORM - Dragons bomb is contested by Lafaui and Vunivalu. Neither got near it. Widdop regathered and quickly kicked again and Slater had to kock it dead.

11min

Conversion: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop slots the goal on the right side.

Dragons lead Dragons 8 - 0 Storm
10min

Try: Dragons
Scored by Euan Aitken. Kick to come.

Some nice right side play by the Dragons ends with Aitken hitting the small space between the Storm edge defence and he reaches out to score a strong try.

Dragons lead Dragons 6 - 0 Storm
9min

DROP OUT STORM - Hunt grubbers after spotting Slater up in the defensive line. Addo-Carr cleans up but is forced dead.

8min

PENALTY DRAGONS - McInness flies out of dummy half and looked like he was about to sneak through a gap before Asofa-Solomona appeared out of nowhere and crushed him. Referee ruled it was a little high.

7min

Penalty Goal: Dragons
Kicked by Gareth Widdop.

Widdop nails the penalty goal.

Dragons lead Dragons 2 - 0 Storm
6min

PENALTY DRAGONS - Storm players offside. Meanwhile James Graham looks to be nursing a bit of a niggle in his shoulder. He's won't consider coming off until his arm does so first.

5min

Widdop chases through a nice little chip by Macdonald, but Slater just beats him to it.

5min

Slater attempts a cross kick. It ended up closer to Tom Ugly's Bridge than his own team mates.

3min

Addo-Carr makes a half break and the Storm finally get some momentum and field position.

2min

Storm hold the Dragons out. Dragons defence is being very stingy early on.

SCRUM DRAGONS - Asofa-Solomona knocks on in the second tackle of the game. Dragons with a magnificent early parting shot.

McInness puts boot to ball and we're off and running in this top of the table clash.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Matt Cecchin, Chris Butler

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Rickey McFarlane

Video Referee: Ashley Klein, Luke Patten

ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (34)
Tries: Euan Aitken (2), Cameron McInnes, Timoteo Lafai
Field Goals:
Conversions: Gareth Widdop (4/4)
Penalty Goals: Gareth Widdop (5/5)

MELBOURNE STORM (14)
Tries: Josh Addo-carr (3)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (1/3)
Penalty Goals: