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Round 16 - Monday 30th June @ 07:00pm
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L: 0
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Round 16 - Monday 30th June @ 07:00pm
DRAGONS vs. STORM
WIN Stadium
12
L: 0
H-T: 10
24
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CROWD: 10117
H-T: 6
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That's all she wrote, no siren shenanigans this time around. Saints move up the ladder to 12th.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-12

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One last attacking chance is a dud for the Storm, it's grubbered short and de Belin picks it up.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-12

78

Storm go right up the park but desperate defence from the hosts stops the attack in it's tracks. The Red V now advance up the ground.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-12

76

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Smith has the conversion successful - upright... crossbar... NAILED IT! Important points if they want to push for golden point...

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-12

76

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

Mann scores out wide off a Roberts grubber. Could it happen again?

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-10

75

Jack de Belin penalised for a lifting tackle. Storm on the attack. They'll have to score here to have any outside chance of snaring a miracle win...

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-6

74

Fonua goes off, doesn't look 100%. Storm penalty for the high shot.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-6

74

Mahe Fonua is down after what looks like a high shot from Leeson Ah Mau.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-6

72

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop unsuccessful.

Widdop has it on-line but the wind means it goes nowhere near the posts.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-6

71

TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Charly Runciman. Kick to come.

Huge cutout pass by Widdop to Runciman and he's over in the corner. Dragons will get the biscuits tonight!

St. George Illawarra Dragons 24-6

70

Fonua's charged at buy Dugan off an odd cross-field grubbing kick, Dragons have it back six more inside the Storm half!

St. George Illawarra Dragons 20-6

69

Trent Merrin with a fantastic pickup on the line, almost a cricket slip style effort from the big man!

St. George Illawarra Dragons 20-6

67

Dugan's finger dislocated in offloading for that last try. Ouch. He's still on the park though, tough stuff.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 20-6

65

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop unsuccessful.

Widdop moves in, the wind will carry this... across the face. Very difficult conditions.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 20-6

64

TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Jason Nightingale. Kick to come.

Dugan runs at the defenders out wide and finds a great offload for Nightingale to put the Dragons further ahead.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 20-6

63

UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Sisa Waqa makes an unforced error.

Sisa Waqa gives it up out wide. Horrible error.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 16-6

61

Storm go on the attack but the Dragons are up to the task. Rein scoops up the ball on the last tackle.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 16-6

57

Official crowd of 10,117 on a freezing Monday night in Wollongong.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 16-6

54

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

The wind puts a freakish curl on this one but Widdop has managed to keep it just inside the left upright.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 16-6

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Mitch Rein. Kick to come.

Benji grubbers it through, it ricochets off Ben Roberts and Mitch Rein stumbles over the line after cleaning up the scraps.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 14-6

51

Cameron Smith with a near 40/20... just not quite enough.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-6

48

Errors at both ends, neither side able to properly execute a last tackle play.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-6

44

Gerard Beale penalised for impeding Billy Slater's attempt to take a bomb. Pity for the Dragons as they would have scored...

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-6

43

Ben Creagh in the wars early in the second half, big cut on the head, referee has asked him to change jersey.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-6

41

Second half begins with Dragons getting it first.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-6

40

Injury scare for Josh Dugan, clutching his ankle. Didn't look good initially but he's up and limping. Halftime though now - Dragons up 10-6.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-6

39

Melbourne penalised for an obstruction whilst attacking the Dragons' line. Cameron Smith protests but the ruling is made and the Dragons kick long for touch for one more shot at the line before the break.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-6

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UNFORCED ERROR ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Leeson Ah Mau makes an unforced error.

Oops, Leeson did it again. He's coughed it up in dangerous territory close to halftime. Pressure on the Saints again here.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-6

32

Lots of long kicking, both sides putting it deep and testing the men at the back. Only notable error a Benji high ball that Slater made go out on the full.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-6

27

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Smith nails the extras for the Storm's first of the day.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-6

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

Slater sends Will Chambers into a comfortable gap down the right edge, Chambers draws the defenders and finds his fullback backing up in support.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-4

23

NO TRY indeed - Waqa has dropped it in attempting to get it down. Dragons 20m restart

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-0

22

Again Melbourne find themselves in attacking territory on the last... we're going up to the VIDEO REFEREE! Waqa is over but the on-field referee isn't confident, he's crossed the arms.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-0

20

Storm push up the park with some good metres but Gerard Beale is safe under the high ball on this occasion. Both sides with some decent general play kicks so far.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop successful.

Widdop has the radar on track this time, converting to push the Dragons' lead to ten.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 10-0

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TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Gareth Widdop. Kick to come.

Benji switches the play on the last, curling the ball to Widdop who kicks ahead, the ball bounces freakishly in front of Slater and Widdop is able to reclaim it for a superb individual try!

St. George Illawarra Dragons 8-0

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UNFORCED ERROR ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Leeson Ah Mau makes an unforced error.

Ah Mau spills it early in the count, pressure on the Dragons now with a Storm scrum feed.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 4-0

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Storm pushed into touch in the far corner, Dragons 20m restart.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 4-0

7

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Conversion attempt by Gareth Widdop unsuccessful.

Widdop's attempt is waved away.

St. George Illawarra Dragons 4-0

6

TRY ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS
Scored by Josh Dugan. Kick to come.

Dugan flies in down the right side, off a superb ball by Benji Marshall!

St. George Illawarra Dragons 4-0

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Now a penalty for the Dragons... plenty of pressure building here!

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4

Drop-out Storm, Dragons get a repeat set.

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3

Gareth Widdop with the first meaningful break of the game, he's bought down by Billy Slater but the Dragons will be on the attack here.

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LATE MAIL | The team changes are in - just some basic ones for each side, but both are significant - the Storm have Will Chambers available in Jersey 24, replacing Young Tonumaipea on the wing. Bryan Norrie will drop to the bench with Jordan McLean starting at prop. The Dragons lose Dan Hunt from the bench to make way for Trent Merrin's appearance in jersey #25.

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Referees: Ashley Klein, Alan Shortall

Touch Judges: Chris Butler, Jeff Younis

Video Referee: Gavin Badger, Luke Patten

ST. GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (24)
Tries: Josh Dugan, Gareth Widdop, Mitch Rein, Jason Nightingale, Charly Runciman
Field Goals:
Conversions: Gareth Widdop (2/5)
Penalty Goals:

MELBOURNE STORM (12)
Tries: Billy Slater, Kurt Mann
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (2/2)
Penalty Goals:



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