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Round 9 - Saturday 10th May @ 07:30pm
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Round 9 - Saturday 10th May @ 07:30pm
STORM vs. SEA EAGLES
AAMI Park
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H-T: 4
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FULL TIME at AAMI Park in Melbourne as seen the Storm steal victory over the Sea Eagles, 22-19.

Melbourne Storm 22-19

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We have time off with 1 second left, scrum for the Storm...however, it's all over as Shayne Hayne blows time out. Game over!

Melbourne Storm 22-19

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Ben Hampton makes an unforced error.

Ben Hampton took a swipe at the ball and knocked the ball free from Anthony Watmough. Scrum for Manly just shy of the half way line with just over 60 seconds left.

Melbourne Storm 22-19

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Shortish kick off from Steve Matai, low along the ground and the Storm have possession 20 metres short of the half way line.

Melbourne Storm 22-19

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Cam Smith with the conversion attempt slots the goal to give the Storm a 3 point lead.

Melbourne Storm 22-19

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Kurt Mann. Kick to come.

Kurt Mann has scored on debut as he swooped in off a pin-point kick from Cooper Cronk. Magical fingers to take the cross field catch and slipped between the defence.

Melbourne Storm 20-19

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Brett Stewart is trapped in goal as the Storm go the length of the field in the set. Line drop out for the Sea Eagles, Storm get a repeat set

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 19-16

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Cameron Smith slots the conversion from out wide of the posts and the score is 3 points the difference.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 19-16

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Cooper Cronk. Kick to come.

Cooper Cronk puts in a little grubber looking for someone running through but dived in on the loose ball himself and the Storm are in with a chance to steal victory

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 19-14

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Brett Stewart forced to play at the ball and knocks the ball dead. Line drop out for the Sea Eagles to give the Storm a repeat set.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 19-10

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Penalty to the Sea Eagles, Ben Hampton is penalised for a lifting tackle on Tom Symonds. He will have an issue with the Match Review Committee.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 19-10

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The kick across field from Daly Cherry-Evans is allowed to bounce, scrum for the Storm 10 metres off their own try line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 19-10

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Conversion attempt by Steve Matai unsuccessful.

Steve Matai hooks the conversion attempt and it's pushed to the left of the posts.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 19-10

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by Jamie Buhrer. Kick to come.

Jamie Buhrer splits the defence from the base of the scrum and darted away from Kevin Proctor and Kurt Mann. A simple run for the line gives Manly a 9 point lead

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 19-10

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Sisa Waqa makes an unforced error.

Sisa Waqa ruled to have knocked on as he jumped for the ball, looked like Stewart may have got a touch first. However, call with the Sea Eagles as they have a scrum feed 20 metres out.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 15-10

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Conversion attempt by Steve Matai successful.

Steve Matai from the western sideline of AAMI Park slots the conversion attempt to extend the lead.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 15-10

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by Jorge Taufua. Kick to come.

Jorge Taufua gets GREEN LIGHTS as he dived over the sideline for the corner and somehow managed to ground the ball before his made contact with the turf over the line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 13-10

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Sea Eagles, we have a TRY for Jorge Taufua. Looking at the grounding here as he dived over in the corner.

Melbourne Storm 10-9

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Will Chambers concedes another penalty for knocking the ball free in the ruck as Matt Ballin attempted to play the ball. Manly kick for touch and advance to the half way line.

Melbourne Storm 10-9

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Billy Slater makes an unforced error.

Billy Slater looking to take a bomb kick from Cooper Cronk, knocks on under pressure and a change over for the Sea Eagles 10 metres off their own line.

Melbourne Storm 10-9

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Conversion attempt by Jack Littlejohn unsuccessful.

Jack Littlejohn trying his hand at goal kicking and he pushes it to the right of the posts.

Melbourne Storm 10-9

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by Brett Stewart. Kick to come.

Brett Stewart took a dive from acting half and stole points under the defence from Ben Hampton. A simple four-pointer gives Manly a chance to take the lead.

Melbourne Storm 10-9

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David Williams has come off the field for the Sea Eagles after the power over the trainers. Tom Symonds comes on the field now and will force a shuffle to the backline. Peta Hiku shifts to the wing, Symonds into the centres.

Melbourne Storm 10-5

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David Williams copped a swinging arm across the face from Billy Slater. He is ON REPORT and is penalised as a result.

Melbourne Storm 10-5

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Brett Stewart with a great catch of the ball under pressure. Followed up by a charge from DCE and David Williams. However we have time off as Williams remains on the turf.

Melbourne Storm 10-5

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Billy Slater successful.

Cameron Smith from next to the right post slots the extras to make the lead 5 points.

Melbourne Storm 10-5

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Billy Slater. Kick to come.

Billy Slater slipped out of a tackle, did a 360 and bolted into a hole off a Ben Hampton pass across the field. Storm have their second try of the night.

Melbourne Storm 8-5

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ZERO TACKLE for the Storm as they attack 15 metres out. Billy Slater on the previous play almost away but chased down by Brenton Lawrence.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 5-4

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Jack Littlejohn caught on last tackle for the Sea Eagles, wrapped up 10 metres off the Storm try line following a break in play from Brett Stewart. Storm in possession now.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 5-4

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Second half about to get underway here at AAMI Park as the teams return to the field.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 5-4

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HALF TIME at AAMI Park in Melbourne sees the Sea Eagles take a one point lead into the sheds over the Storm, 5-4.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 5-4

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SUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Field goal attempt by Jack Littlejohn successful.

Jack Littlejohn snaps a field goal to give them a one-point lead as the siren sounds.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 5-4

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Sisa Waqa makes an unforced error.

Sisa Waqa unable to play the ball, was tangled up in the ruck with DCE and the mistake comes. Scrum for Manly 20 metres out from the Storm line.

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Kurt Mann cleans up a chip kick on the last tackle for the Storm as the Sea Eagles looked to send their wingers down the sideline.

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Cooper Cronk took the Manly defence on with a massive dummy, but DCE holds him up over the try line on the last tackle. Change over the call for the Storm.

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UNFORCED ERROR MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
David Williams makes an unforced error.

David Williams was low to the ground looking to defuse the kick from Cooper Cronk, unable to take possession and the Storm have the ball deep in the Manly red zone.

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith unsuccessful.

Cameron Smith hits the uprights and bounces away from the goals, scores remain level.

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Billy Slater. Kick to come.

Billy Slater takes a beautiful offload from Ryan Hoffman as he charged into a hole. Wonderful back line play from the Storm to give them their first try

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Matt Ballin is penalised for hanging on too long in the ruck as Cam Smith attempted to play the ball. Time out here as Shayne Hayne has a word to Matt Ballin.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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Lui penalised again for a slow play of the ball. The Storm advance 10 metres out from the Manly try line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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Kick from Jack Littlejohn aimed for a 40/20 but the ball lands over the sideline, out on the full and the Storm have a full set just 30 metres out.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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Young Tonumaipea unable to take the wide, floating kick from Cam Smith. Change over for the Sea Eagles 10 metres off their own try line.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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Penalty to the Storm, Dunamis Lui the one penalised. Cam Smith finds the sideline after Lui crowded the ruck as Rose played the ball. The Storm attack 30 metres out

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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Craig Bellamy has just stormed out of the Melbourne coach's box. He isn't happy with the video referee decision to award the try to Manly.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Conversion attempt by Steve Matai unsuccessful.

Steve Matai has failed to convert from out wide and the score remains.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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TRY MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Scored by Peta Hiku. Kick to come.

The GREEN LIGHTS are shown by the video referees as no knock on is ruled as David Williams jumped at a DCE cross field kick. Peta Hiku swoops in and cleans up the scraps to be awarded the first points of the game.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 4-0

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Sea Eagles, we have NO TRY for Peta Hiku as he looked to clean up a knock down from David Williams

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Jorge Taufua jumped for a kick on last tackle, but the Storm wrap up the ball just short of their try line. Melbourne with possession deep in their red zone.

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Sisa Waqa makes an unforced error.

Sisa Waqa jumped off the line and knocked down the ball. ZERO TACKLE for the Sea Eagles as they attack 10 metres out from the Storm try line.

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
George Rose makes an unforced error.

George Rose trying to play the ball too quickly in the ruck after a heavily tackle from Anthony Watmough has fumbled the ball

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Steve Matai defuses a bomb in goal and a 20 metre tap called as a result. No real threat from the Storm attack in that set.

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Penalty to the Storm, their first as Steve Matai was ruled not square at marker as he tackled Cameron Smith. A long kick gives the Storm a full set 20 metres out from the Sea Eagles try line.

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Josh Starling offloaded in a tackle and the Storm dive on the ball through Tohu Harris. The Storm with possession 30 metres off their own try line.

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Ryan Hoffman couldn't take the catch in goal but luckily Billy Slater swoops in and knocks the loose ball dead. Another line drop out to give the Sea Eagles a repeat set.

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Penalty to the Sea Eagles as Kevin Proctor was ruled to be offside from the kick from Cooper Cronk. Count is 4-0 in favour of Manly. They attack over halfway from the touch finder.

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Sisa Waqa reached above his head and plucked the ball from the air to defuse the Manly attack. The Storm with possession 10 metres off their own try line after a raid from the Sea Eagles

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Sisa Waqa knocks an angled grubber kick dead as Steve Matai was flying through. The play came following a great break play from Cherry-Evans and Matt Ballin. Line drop out is with the Sea Eagles for a repeat set

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Cooper Cronk stabs a kick downfield inside his 40 metre line, but it's collected by Jorge Taufua.

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Quick change of possession again as the ball is loose and Manly dive on it. Penalty follows in the play for a slow release of the ruck. The Sea Eagles attack over the halfway line with a kick for touch.

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Jesse Bromwich somehow manages to come up with the ball as Peta Hiku offloaded. Storm on the attack 20m out

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UNSUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES
Penalty goal attempt by Steve Matai unsuccessful.

Steve Matai has a shocker with the kick in place of Jamie Lyon, it's swung away from the uprights and Billy Slater collects the ball in goal. Play on.

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Back to back penalised for the Sea Eagles. Ryan Hoffman is penalised for laying in the ruck. Steve Matai will opt for the penalty goal

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Peta Hiku is put in a dangerous position and Kevin Proctor is penalised as a result. Kick from the Sea Eagles finds the sideline at the junction of the halfway line.

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End to end stuff so far, controlled sets from both teams. Melbourne with possession as Billy Slater takes a high kick on his 10 metre line.

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We are UNDERWAY at AAMI Park as the Storm kick off to get the first half going.

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Kick off minutes away as the Sea Eagles exit the sheds here at AAMI Park

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Welcome to LeagueUnlimited's LIVE coverage from AAMI Park in Melbourne as we bring you the final Super Saturday game for Round 9. Manly were backed outsiders with suggestions Daly Cherry-Evans would miss this match due to a calf strain sustained in his short stint for the Kangaroos last Friday night. However, DCE will take the field tonight which gives Manly of making it back-to-back wins after they flogged the Raiders last start.

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LATE MAIL: Manly Sea Eagles – James Hasson has been ruled out, Tom Symonds comes onto the bench. No changes to the starting side.

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LATE MAIL: Melbourne Storm – Kurt Mann will make his first-grade debut coming in for Mahe Fonua (who played NSW Cup today). Meanwhile Dayne Weston returns to the starting 17 replacing forward Mitch Garbutt.

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Referees: Shayne Hayne, Adam Gee

Touch Judges: Adam Reid, Michael Wise

Video Referee: Ashley Klein, Ben Galea

MELBOURNE STORM (22)
Tries: Billy Slater (2), Cooper Cronk, Kurt Mann
Field Goals:
Conversions: Billy Slater (1/1), Cameron Smith (2/3)
Penalty Goals:

MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES (19)
Tries: Peta Hiku, Brett Stewart, Jorge Taufua, Jamie Buhrer
Field Goals: Jack Littlejohn (1/1)
Conversions: Steve Matai (1/3), Jack Littlejohn (0/1)
Penalty Goals: Steve Matai (0/1)



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