Advertising Opportunities
Round 4 - Friday 29th March @ 07:10pm
26
L: 10
FullTime
80.00
Round 4 - Friday 29th March @ 07:10pm
BRONCOS vs. STORM
Suncorp Stadium
32
L: 1
H-T: 4
26
#NRLSOUCSH
FullTime
80.00
CROWD: 40071
H-T: 16
32
80

FULL TIME at Suncorp Stadium, The Broncos unable to continue the late chase for points as the Melbourne Storm closed out victors, 32-26 in front of a crowd of 40,071.

Melbourne Storm 32-26

72

TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Allex Glenn. Conversion attempt by Scott Prince unsuccessful.

Alex Glenn dived in on the left side after running off a great pass from Corey Norman. The Broncos still in this now, but with the conversion from Scott Prince is unsuccessful.
Melbourne Storm 32-26

Melbourne Storm 32-26

67

TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Matt Duffie. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Matt Duffie is awarded his try as Cooper Cronk on show again with a great running play for the corner. Cam Smith from the left sideline is successful
Melbourne Storm 32-22

Melbourne Storm 32-22

62

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

Billy Slater claims his hat trick as he cleaned up the high bomb from Cooper Cronk and spun over the goal line to score. Cam Smith converts from out wide to reclaim the lead
Melbourne Storm 26-22

Melbourne Storm 26-22

57

No try, penalty is given for an obstruction on Kevin Proctor has he created a block run for Jesse Bromwich to stroll over. Broncos working it off their goal line.

Brisbane Broncos 22-20

57

VIDEO REFEREE for the Storm, we have NO TRY. Jesse Bromwich going over, looking at obstruction.

Brisbane Broncos 22-20

55

Penalty against Ben Hannant for being offside, inside the 10 metres from the kick of Scott Prince. Storm with the ball on their own 30 metre line.

Brisbane Broncos 22-20

54

TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Josh Hoffman. Conversion attempt by Scott Prince unsuccessful.

Josh Hoffman has his HAT TRICK as the video referee has no troubles in awarding the try after he twisted his body around the corner and planted down the ball. Scott Prince from the same spot on the left touchline guides away from the uprights and it's no goal.
Brisbane Broncos 22-20

Brisbane Broncos 22-20

54

VIDEO REFEREE once again for the Broncos as Josh Hoffman dived over in the left corner. We are looking at the grounding and touchline.

Melbourne Storm 20-18

49

Penalty to the Broncos for the Storm ruled offside. As David Stagg is assisted off the field under the power of the trainers. Possible leg.ankle injury.

Melbourne Storm 20-18

45

TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Jack Reed. Conversion attempt by Scott Prince successful.

Jack Reed is awarded a try after taking an inside pass from Josh Hoffman. He reached out for the goal line through three Storm defenders and is awarded for his effort. Scott Prince once again from the touchline is successful
Melbourne Storm 20-18

Melbourne Storm 20-18

45

VIDEO REFEREE for Broncos, as Jack Reed charged for the goal line and reached out over the whitewash. We are looking at the grounding and a double movement.

Melbourne Storm 20-12

44

Penalty to the Broncos for a slow play of the ball. Broncos attacking on their 40 metre line after a marker failed to clear the ruck quick enough.

Melbourne Storm 20-12

43

TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Josh Hoffman. Conversion attempt by Scott Prince successful.

Josh Hoffman dives over in the corner as the Broncos races across the field. Wallaces spread across to Jack Reed to provides the final pass for Josh Hoffman to dive over in the corner. Scott Prince from the left touchline rockets the Steeden between the sticks.
Melbourne Storm 20-12

Melbourne Storm 20-12

41

We are back UNDERWAY at Suncorp Stadium as Cameron Smith kicks off as it's taken by Peter Wallace in goal and charged over over the line by Scott Anderson.

Melbourne Storm 20-6

40

Cooper Cronk looked to shape for a field goal attempt on half time, but kicked over and out instead. So at HALF TIME at Suncorp Stadium: Storm leading the Broncos 20-6.

Melbourne Storm 20-6

35

TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Matt Duffie. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

The Storm opening up the Broncos defensive line again with a play started with a chip kick from Cooper Cronk which was collected by Billy Slater. His speed took him through a gap, he linked up with Will Chambers on the right side of the ground who bolted down the touch to find the hands of Matt Duffie who dived over in the corner. Cam Smith from the touchline adds the extras this time around.
Melbourne Storm 20-6

Melbourne Storm 20-6

31

Another penalty to the Storm against Scott Prince as Billy Slater was collected high in the tackle across the face. Slater feeling the affects of the tackle. The Storm attacking only 20 metres away from the goal line now

Melbourne Storm 14-6

30

Penalty to the Storm against the Broncos markers who were ruled offside at the play of the ball. The Storm find touch with the free kick and begin their set on their 40 metre line.

Melbourne Storm 14-6

28

TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Josh Hoffman. Conversion attempt by Scott Prince successful.

The video referee overturns on the decision and Josh Hoffman despite firstly grounding the ball on the leg of Cooper Cronk is awarded the four-pointer. The video referee rules Hoffman did ground the ball in the charge of the line. Scott Prince with the conversion attempt is successul from touch.
Melbourne Storm 14-6

Melbourne Storm 14-6

27

VIDEO REFEREE for the Broncos, Josh Hoffman danced back into the to charge over the goal line. Questions over the grounding as the ball was placed on the leg of Cooper Cronk

Melbourne Storm 14-0

26

Penalty to the Broncos as the Storm hold down too long in the ruck. The Broncos attack just shy of halfway to start their new set

Melbourne Storm 14-0

23

Peter Wallace rockets a kick down field which is fumbled by Gareth Widdop, and it's knocked down over the dead ball line. Line drop out for the Broncos

Melbourne Storm 14-0

20

Forward pass ruled from McCullough to Scott Prince as a result it's a scrum feed on halfway for the Storm.

Melbourne Storm 14-0

19

Corey Parker is getting some attention from the trainers in back play, he remains on the field but could be a concern.

Melbourne Storm 14-0

19

Peter Wallace's kick on the last tackle a poor option as the Storm easily clean up the ball on their goal line. They will work it inside their 10 metre line to start the set

Melbourne Storm 14-0

17

Billy Slater took the kick of Prince in the field of play but the chasers off the kick force him back. As a result the Broncos earn themselves a goal line drop out and a repeat set.

Melbourne Storm 14-0

16

The Storm opening up the Broncos defensive line tonight, the Storm almost getting their fourth try. However, the kick from Gareth Widdop on the last tackle is taken in goal by Josh Hoffman. That earns the Broncos a 20 metre restart.

Melbourne Storm 14-0

14

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

Billy Slater is awarded his second four-pointer off the kick of Cameron Smith as the short grubber kick bounces kindly for Slater in goal. It's all the Storm as they extend their lead with the conversion from Smith next to the uprights.
Melbourne Storm 14-0

Melbourne Storm 14-0

14

VIDEO REFEREE for the Storm, Billy Slater cashing in again as he raced through off a short kick on the goal line. Looking at the contest for grounding here.

Melbourne Storm 8-0

13

PENALTY awarded to the Storm as Billy Slater was obstructed by the Broncos defenders are Slater tried to jump for the goal from the kick. Cam Smith takes the quick tap and the Storm attack only 10 metres from the goal line

Melbourne Storm 8-0

9

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

The four-pointer is awarded by the video referee as from the scrum base Cameron Smith quickly passed to his half in Gareth Widdop who found a hole running Billy Slater. The obstruction on Sam Thaiday not penalised as Billy Slater bolted away 50 metres untouched to score the Storm's second try. Cameron Smith from the right touchline this time once again unsuccessful
Melbourne Storm 8-0

Melbourne Storm 8-0

8

VIDEO REFEREE for the Storm as Billy Slater as Cooper Cronk linked up with his fullback. There is a question of obstruction from the scrum base as Sam Thaiday was held in the scrum by Bryan Norrie.

Melbourne Storm 4-0

7

UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS
Ben Hannant makes an unforced error as he took the tackle and went to ground. A scrum feed will be fed by Cooper Cronk for the Storm on halfway.

Melbourne Storm 4-0

6

The Storm on a roll from the kick restart managed to get into open space from Mahu Fonua who linked with Ryan Hoffman but he was unable to hold possession. Broncos with possession on their 10 metre line.

Melbourne Storm 4-0

4

TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Junior Sa'u. Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith is unsuccessful.

The video referee awards the four-pointer for Junior Sa'u as there was no hint at double movement as he charged through the Broncos defence to crash over the goal line. Cameron Smith from the left hand touchline is unable to convert as he pushes the kick away to the left.

Melbourne Storm 4-0

Melbourne Storm 4-0

4

VIDEO REFEREE for the Storm, Junior Sa'u charged through the Broncos goal line and reached out for the line. On field referee Jared Maxwell says NO TRY. We are looking at double movement.

0 all

3

Penalty is given against Scott Prince for having a hand in the ruck of Gareth Widdop who was trying to play the ball. Storm attacking from the free kick only 40 metres from the Broncos goal line

0 all

2

Sam Thaiday busted the Melbourne Storm defence open as the Broncos raced up field. However, no points at the end of the set with Josh Hoffman diving for the kick from Wallace in the corner, but the ball beat him. 20 metre restart for the Storm

0 all

1

Referee Adam Devcich blows a penalty against Bryan Norrie who was ruled to have a hand in the ruck after the held call. Broncos through Scott Prince find touch and attack with a full set on halfway

0 all

1

Cooper Cronk ends the set with a kick downfield to the Broncos 10 metre line as it's collected by Josh Hoffman in the fullback role.

0 all

1

We are UNDERWAY at Suncorp Stadium as the Broncos kick off, Cameron Smith comes up with the ball from the kick off.

0 all

Broncos Captain Sam Thaiday leads out his club as the big crowd at Suncorp Stadium is on it's feet welcoming them out.

0 all

Cameron Smith leads his club the Melbourne Storm out onto the ground.

0 all

We are minutes away from kick off here at Suncorp Stadium with the clubs getting the final message in the sheds from their coaches.

0 all

TEAM NEWS:
Broncos - Justin Hodges OUT; Jordan Kahu IN

Storm - Slade Griffin and Junior Moors OUT; Kevin Proctor and Siosaia Vave IN

0 all

Good Evening Rugby League supporters and welcome to LeagueUnlimited.com's coverage LIVE from Suncorp Stadium as the Brisbane Broncos take on the Melbourne Storm. Kick off tonight is from 8:05pm.

0 all

Referees: Jared Maxwell, Adam Devcich

Touch Judges: Jeff Younis, Michael Wise

Video Referee: Paul Simpkins, Neil Wharton

BRISBANE BRONCOS (26)
Tries: Josh Hoffman (3), Jack Reed, Alex Glenn
Field Goals:
Conversions: Scott Prince (3/5)
Penalty Goals:

MELBOURNE STORM (32)
Tries: Tafeaga Junior Sa'u, Billy Slater (3), Matt Duffie (2)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (4/6)
Penalty Goals:



Advertising Opportunities