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Round 21 - Sunday 4th August @ 02:00pm
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Round 21 - Sunday 4th August @ 02:00pm
RAIDERS vs. STORM
GIO Stadium
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L: 4
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Well, what can be said about that, The Melbourne Storm were at their ultimate brilliant best running out massive 68-4 winners over the Canberra Raiders

Melbourne Storm 68-4

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL MELBOURNE STORM
Field goal attempt by Cameron Smith unsuccessful.

Cameron Smith tries a field goal to break the record for Melbourne's biggest ever win, but misses

Melbourne Storm 68-4

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Well if it wasn't embarrassing before, it is now, Sisa Waqa scores his third of the match

Melbourne Storm 68-4

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Melbourne go very close once again but Finch is pulled down short of the line

Melbourne Storm 62-4

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

That's the 60 up for the Storm, Sisa Waqa races through and gets his second try of the match

Melbourne Storm 62-4

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Tohu Harris. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Tohu - that's who, this time, some very poor defence from the Raiders lets the Storm through again, margin out to 52

Melbourne Storm 56-4

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Billy Slater. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Off the back of a penalty against the Raiders, Billy Slater scores his second try of the match, Cameron Smith converts to bring up the 50

Melbourne Storm 50-4

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Will Chambers. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Just like that the Raiders go from being in brilliant attacking positon to having to do the slow walk back behind their posts, after Will Chambers races 90m to score

Melbourne Storm 44-4

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Raiders turn to create pressure, after a penalty piggybacks them down the field

Melbourne Storm 38-4

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And it goes from Bad to Worse for the Raiders, after the kickoff is put out on the full

Melbourne Storm 38-4

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Mahe Fonua. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

That's 3 now for Mahe, some great play from the Storm to catch the defence napping out wide

Melbourne Storm 38-4

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Play back underway in the Nations Capital

Melbourne Storm 32-4

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HALF TIME at Canberra Stadium and Raiders fans look away now, Melbourne Storm 30 lead Canberra Raiders 4

Melbourne Storm 32-4

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Kevin Proctor. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Some excellent play from the Storm gives Kevin Proctor a try right before halftime

Melbourne Storm 32-4

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Billy Slater. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

TRY Time again for the Stom, Billy Slater gets his 150th career try after darting over from dummy half, Cameron Smith moves inside the top 10 for NRL goal kickers

Melbourne Storm 26-4

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VIDEO REFEREE time again, checking a possible Billy Slater try, darts over from dummy half, checking whether he has grounded it, Jared Maxwell says Try

Melbourne Storm 20-4

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Mahe Fonua. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith unsuccessful.

Mahe Fonua is the man of the moment today, bursts through to score from a banana grubber kick from Cooper Cronk

Melbourne Storm 20-4

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MAHE FONUA is superman today, just came up with a miracle try saver on Sandor Earl to put him into touch

Melbourne Storm 16-4

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Will Chambers. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Words cannot describe the skill and brilliance shown by Mahe Fonua to bat the ball back in from well over the dead ball line

Melbourne Storm 16-4

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Off to the Video Referee again, checking some Mahe Fonua Brilliance for a Will Chambers Try

Melbourne Storm 10-4

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VIDEO REFEREES overturn the initial decision from Jared Maxwell after replays showed Sisa Waqa knocked the arm of the Raiders player & not the ball

Melbourne Storm 10-4

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Off to the Video Referee again, Jared Maxwell says we have a TRY, checking a knocking on

Melbourne Storm 10-4

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Mahe Fonua. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith unsuccessful.

Some good last tackle play and luck has helped Melbourne cross for their second try of the match through Mahe Fonua who shows his strength

Melbourne Storm 10-4

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Maurice Blair is down injured after, landing awkwardly on his head and neck, medicab coming out

Melbourne Storm 6-4

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PENALTY RAIDERS - Melbourne penalised for being too slow away from the ruck

Melbourne Storm 6-4

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Anthony Milford. Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker unsuccessful.

Canberra are back level, Anthony Milford brings it back after his wonky kickoff finds touch and from the ensuing scrum Milford scores, Croker can't convert

Melbourne Storm 6-4

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

The Storm use their mounting pressure to crack the Raiders defence after Sisa Waqa runs off a Will Chambers pass to score

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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PENALTY STORM: Referee Jared Maxwell ruling the raiders defenders are too slow leaving the tackle

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NO TRY the ruling, Raiders ruled to have knocked on & the Storm get a scrum feed

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Off to the Video Referee for the first time this afternoon, checking a possible Melbourne Storm try, referee Gavin Morris has said No Try

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Play underway in Canberra, First possession with the home side defending the southern end of the Stadium

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Welcome to Sunday Afternoon Football LIVE from the National Capital as the Canberra Raiders host the Melbourne Storm. The Raiders looking to make it 13 straight wins at home.

In team news for the Raiders, Jack Wighton returns in the centres with Joel Thompson shifting to the bench. As a result, Jarrad Kennedy has been ruled out.

As for the Storm, Mahe Fonua comes onto the wing, Justin O'Neill is OUT; Kenny Bromwich and Jordan McLean have been added to the bench with Siosaia Vave, Slade Griffin out as they played NSW Cup yesterday.

Raiders: 1. Anthony Milford 2. Reece Robinson 3. Jarrod Croker 18. Jack Wighton 5. Sandor Earl 6. Terry Campese (c) 7. Josh McCrone 8. David Shillington 9. Glen Buttriss 10. Dane Tilse 11. Josh Papalii 12. Joel Edwards 13. Shaun Fensom
Interchange: 4. Joel Thompson 14. Shaun Berrigan 16. Brett White 17. Paul Vaughan

Storm: 1. Billy Slater 2. Sisa Waqa 3. Will Chambers 4. Maurice Blair 20. Mahe Fonua 6. Brett Finch 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith (c) 10. Bryan Norrie 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Ryan Hoffman 13. Ryan Hinchcliffe
Interchange: 14. Jason Ryles 15. Tohu Harris 18. Kenny Bromwich 19. Jordan McLean

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Referees: Jared Maxwell, Gavin Morris

Touch Judges: Paul Holland, Brett Suttor

Video Referee: Jason Robinson, Luke Patten

CANBERRA RAIDERS (4)
Tries: Anthony Milford
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (0/1)
Penalty Goals:

MELBOURNE STORM (68)
Tries: Sisa Waqa (3), Mahe Fonua (3), Will Chambers (2), Billy Slater (2), Kevin Proctor, Tohu Harris
Field Goals: Cameron Smith (0/1)
Conversions: Cameron Smith (10/12)
Penalty Goals:



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