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Round 17 - Friday 5th July @ 07:35pm
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Round 17 - Friday 5th July @ 07:35pm
STORM vs. BRONCOS
AAMI Park
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H-T: 8
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FULLTIME :: Clinical from the Storm tonight in a 32-0 win.

Melbourne Storm 32-0

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Maurice Blair. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith unsuccessful.

Justin Hodges is trying his butt off tonight and throws a ball that is knocked on allowing Maurice Blair to run the required distance to go in for a TRY. Smith's kick is waved away.

Melbourne Storm 32-0

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PENALTY Broncos - offside.

Melbourne Storm 28-0

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Maurice Blair. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Another great take from Justin O'Neill and he plants it down to complete the rout! Smith converts.

Melbourne Storm 28-0

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Sisa Waqa. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith unsuccessful.

Storm showing the Broncos how to finish tonight. Storm swing it out to their backline and Waqa finished off the effort with aplomb. Smith with the conversion misses.

Melbourne Storm 22-0

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A wicked bounce has undone Josh Hoffman here off a Cronk as the kick bounced into Hoffman then went dead.

Melbourne Storm 18-0

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Billy Slater with a lovely pick up to repel Brisbane again.

Melbourne Storm 18-0

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PENALTY Brisbane - offside.

Melbourne Storm 18-0

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Cameron Smith the architect there.. goes himself and finds Ryan Hinchcliffe who bounces away from the winger and scores! Smith pilots it over.

Melbourne Storm 18-0

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RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY :: Justin Hodges sends Lachlan Maranta away again, he steps back inside and goes to plant the ball but he's HELD UP.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

VIDEO REFEREE: Lachlan Maranta might have a try.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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Melbourne building pressure with another PENALTY but spill it in the ensuing set.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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Storm dictating the pace here, going at a fast pace forcing a PENALTY.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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Good take from Waqa and he was caught in the air, PENALTY.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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NO TRY :: Knocked on by Maurice Blair. Brisbane scrum.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

VIDEO REFEREE: Going upstairs to check for obstruction.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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Smith kicks off and here we go for the second stanza with Sam Thaiday.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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HALFTIME :: Dominant half from the Storm over a gallant Broncos side.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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NO TRY.. Justin Hodges is wrecking havoc for the Broncos and spills one out the back for Gillett who dives over but spills it!

Melbourne Storm 12-0

VIDEO REFEREE: Checking a possible Matt Gillett TRY.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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Scotty you should know better! Scott Prince tries to get a relieving kick away but only succeeds in going out on the full.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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Brisbane prise an opening through Hodges and Maranta but they are roped in. Broncos are sniffing the tryline but spill it. Melbourne work it out.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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Melbourne prodding at the Brisbane defense with two consecutive dropouts.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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Broncos already behind on the scoreboard can't keep doing simple errors like this. Storm with the ball again.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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That looked awkward, Justin O'Neill dumps Corey Norman in a dangerous tackle. PENALTY.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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Brett Finch looking to spark an attack looks at what he is going to do before getting the ball. He knocked it on.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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It has been quite a stop-start game thus far either through errors or PENALTIES. This time Melbourne were caught offside.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Justin O'Neill. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

The radar is on for Cooper Cronk tonight! He stabs a kick to the winger and Justin O'Neill out-jumps Maranta to plant it down! Cameron Smith from close to the sideline, converts.

Melbourne Storm 12-0

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Three rucks and PENALTY Melbourne.

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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Josh Hoffman pokes through a gap but forgets a vital component, the ball.

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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You can here the spray from Bellamy from here! Ryan Hoffman with a blatant strip on fifth tackle to give Brisbane a PENALTY.

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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There might be some dew tonight, some early drop ball from the Storm.

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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Good jarring defense from Melbourne forces an error from the Broncos.

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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Ball is touched in flight SIX MORE!

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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Brisbane get a PENALTY to piggyback from their own end. They tap it on halfway.

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Jesse Bromwich. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

A simple dart from Smith from the play the ball gets to Bromwich who puts on the footwork and finds his way through and goes all the way to score! Smith converts.

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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KICK-OFF here!

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TEAM CHANGES:

MEL :: No changes for the reigning premiers who are 1-17.

BRI :: A slightly shocking selection for the Broncos as teenager Corey Oates is IN replacing Dunamis Lui on the bench.

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Welcome to windy Melbourne for tonight's clash between two struggling sides albeit at different ends of the table. Melbourne have lost two in a row and are looking to get back into the winner's circle at home. Brisbane went across the ditch and returned empty handed after Corey Parker missed a late penalty goal. They desperately need to a win to stay in touch with the top eight.

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1. Billy Slater 2. Sisa Waqa 3. Will Chambers 4. Maurice Blair 5. Justin O’Neill 6. Brett Finch 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cam Smith (c) 10. Bryan Norrie 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Ryan Hoffman 13. Ryan Hinchcliffe
Interchange: 14. Jordan McLean 15. Tohu Harris 16. Siosaia Vave 17. Slade Griffin 18. Junior Moors 19. Tim Glasby 20. Ben Hampton

1. Corey Norman 2. Josh Hoffman 3. Jack Reed 4. Justin Hodges 5. Lachlan Maranta 6. Scott Prince 7. Peter Wallace 8. Josh McGuire 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Sam Thaiday 11. Alex Glenn 12. Matt Gillett 13. Corey Parker
Interchange: 14. Ben Hunt 15. David Hala 16. Mitchell Dodds 17. Corey Oates

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Referees: Gerard Sutton, Luke Phillips

Touch Judges: Jason Walsh, Grant Atkins

Video Referee: Jason Robinson, Justin Morgan

MELBOURNE STORM (32)
Tries: Jesse Bromwich, Justin O'Neill, Ryan Hinchcliffe, Sisa Waqa, Maurice Blair (2)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (4/6)
Penalty Goals:

BRISBANE BRONCOS (0)
Tries:
Field Goals:
Conversions:
Penalty Goals:



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