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Round 7 - Thursday 25th April @ 07:00pm
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Round 7 - Thursday 25th April @ 07:00pm
STORM vs. WARRIORS
AAMI Park
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FULL TIME at AAMI Park in Melbourne. The Storm have fought back in the second half despite first half errors to defeat the Warriors 28-18

Melbourne Storm 28-18

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Sisa Waqa makes an unforced error.

Sisa Waqa jumping for the kick has dropped it and the Warriors have the zero tackle count on their own 10 metre line.

Melbourne Storm 28-18

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

Billy Slater took the pass from the base of the and slipped through the defence to stroll in under the uprights. Cameron Smith from right in front of the posts converts.

Melbourne Storm 28-18

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Konrad Hurrell makes an unforced error.

Konrad Hurrell comes up with an error as he tried to play the ball. Scrum feed to the Storm 20 metres from the Warriors goal line

Melbourne Storm 22-18

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

Will Chambers skipped away from the Warriors with a massive 65 metre run, he offloaded to Sisa Waqa who linked back with him quickly for him to dive over in the corner. The Storm in the lead with a kick from touch successul from Cam Smith

Melbourne Storm 22-18

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Cooper Cronk fires the kick downfield to the corner. Warriors packing a scrum feed on their own 10 metre line

New Zealand Warriors 18-16

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Penalty goal attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Shaun Johnson with a beautiful strike of the ball from the left touchline adds the penalty goal points to the score

New Zealand Warriors 18-16

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Penalty to the Warriors as the Storm are ruled offside on the goal. Johnson has a shot at penalty goal coming up from the left touchline

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Penalty against the Storm as the ball has been knocked out of the Warriors hands. The free kick is taken and the Warriors start their new set on halfway

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Billy Slater makes an unforced error.

Billy Slater drops the ball off the kick from Cooper Cronk. Warriors working it off their goal line.

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Kevin Locke makes an unforced error.

Storm with a chance with a line drop out. Kevin Locke dropped it trying to get out of the in goal area.

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Billy Slater earns a penalty for the Storm as he was held down in the ruck. Storm attacking 40 metres from the Warriors goal line.

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

Sisa Waqa has stole the ball away from the hands of Kevin Locke as the ball bounced up for Waqa off the kick from Cooper Cronk. Cameron Smith converts to draw the game level once again

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The video referee has had a look at the kick from Johnson and it's ruled not a 40/20 at the end of it as it bounced just shy of the 20 metre line.

New Zealand Warriors 16-10

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Slade Griffin makes an unforced error.

Slade Griffin off the kick off has dropped the ball as he attempted to gather the ball up. Unable to and the Warriors pack a scrum feed on their own 10 metre line.

New Zealand Warriors 16-10

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Shaun Johnson. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Shaun Johnson has bolted 70 metres off an intercept to score under the posts. Billy Slater and Gareth Widdop unable to chase down the Warriors half. He converts his own try to extend this lead over the Storm.

New Zealand Warriors 16-10

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Penalty goes to the Storm against Todd Lowrie. Cam Smith kicks for touch and the Storm will attack 40 metres from the Warriors goal line

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Ryan Hoffman makes an unforced error.

Ryan Hoffman spun and attempted to charge for the goal line but dropped it at the end. The try going begging for the Storm. Warriors have a scrum feed on their own 10 metre line.

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The Warriors have coughed up possession for the second time on the first tackle. Storm with a second chance to score with a scrum feed on the Warriors 10 metre line.

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Storm ruled to have passed forward pass as they pushed it to the left wing. Warriors scrum feed on their own 10 metre line

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Second half is UNDERWAY at AAMI Park with a possible upset on the cards, game locked at 10-all

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HALF TIME at AAMI Park in Melbourne, we are locked at 10-all

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Bill Tupou. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Bill Tupou running strong to the corner as Shaun Johnson fired a no look pass for his winger. Great running on the half time siren to draw level. Johnson with the conversion unable to add the extras.

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Jason Ryles gives away another penalty, not needed as the Warriors goes on the attack 30 metres out

Melbourne Storm 10-6

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Penalty to the Storm off the scrum, differential the penalty. The count is now at 3-2 in favour of the Melbourne side.

Melbourne Storm 10-6

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Ben Henry makes an unforced error.

Shaun Johnson pushing the pass to Ben Henry who was unable to come up with possession. Scrum feed packs for the Storm on their 10 metre line

Melbourne Storm 10-6

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

Mahe Fonua makes no mistake this time as he dived in the corner off a beautiful cut out pass from Gareth Widdop. The Storm found some form on the back of a repeat set. Cameron Smith with the conversion from the left touchline, is unable to add the extras

Melbourne Storm 10-6

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ZERO tackle for the Storm as the Warriors bomb the kick from Cooper Cronk. Storm attacking 20 metres out

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Mahe Fonua makes an unforced error.

Mahe Fonua has dropped the ball as he dived in off a great short pass from Junior Moors. Warriors lucky not to concede points, they have a scrum 10 metres out

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Ben Henry makes an unforced error.

Ben Henry running off the short pass from Johnson knocks it into a Storm player. Scrum for the Storm on halfway

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Jason Ryles gives away a penalty as he just comes into the action. Warriors with it after 25 minutes as they attack 30 metres from their own line.

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Penalty to the Storm against Bill Tupou for taking out Mahe Fonua in the jump for the kick from Shaun Johnson

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Will Chambers makes an unforced error.

Will Chambers comes up with a mistake off a first play from the scrum base. Warriors back on the attack inside their 30 metre line.

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Konrad Hurrell makes an unforced error.

Konrad Hurrell off a wayward pass dropps the ball as he was unable to take the dummy half pass from Shaun Johnson. Storm on the attack now with a scrum feed 30 metres out

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Shaun Johnson rocketed a kick to the corner for Bill Tupou but it slips through his hands. Scrum Storm

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Penalty to the Warriors for the Storm releasing too slowly on the ruck. Warriors rolling now with a full set 10 metres out

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Ngani Laumape makes an unforced error.

Ngani Laumape unable to take the low cut out pass from Mateo who was in space should he have taken the ball. The Warriors certainly have turned up to challenge the Storm. Melbourne have a scrum feed 30 metres from their own line.

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

Will Chambers showed up the Warriors defence with a show and go as he stepped and slipped away from the chasers. He managed to run 50 metres in the end to post the Storm's first try. Cameron Smith with the conversion slots the extras

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Thomas Leuluai on the 4th tackle of the Warriors set puts the ball over the touchline line 20 metres out from the Storm line. Melbourne have a scrum feed as a result.

New Zealand Warriors 6-0

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Ben Henry. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

The video referee awards the try for Ben Henry who jumped and collected the loose ball from Mahe Fonua. He reached out for the goal line and planted it down for points. Shaun Johnson with the conversion from beside the posts is successful

New Zealand Warriors 6-0

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Warriors. We have a TRY, Ben Henry is claiming off the kick from Johnson

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Penalty goes to the Storm for a slow release of the ruck from Mateo. Storm attacking off the free kick on their 40 metre line.

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Kevin Locke jumped for the kick and bolted away 40 metres up to halfway away from the Storm defence. Warriors on the attack with the Storm on the back foot

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Kick from the Warriors on the last tackle sees the ball roll over the touchline. Scrum feed packs for the Storm on their own 10 metre line.

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Cooper Cronk provided a beautiful cut out pass for Billy Slater who almost bolted in. But he decided to chip for Cronk who was unable to take the ball before the Warriors defence.

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Not the best opening set from the Warriors, but Todd Lowrie with a strong run on the last play gets the Warriors up to halfway.

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We are UNDERWAY in this second ANZAC Day clash as the Storm kicks off at AAMI Park.

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We aren't too far off kick off here at AAMI Park with the Last Post echoing around the ground. Both national anthems being performed now

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Welcome to LeagueUnlimited.com's LIVE coverage of the second ANZAC Day clash from AAMI Park in Melbourne as the Storm host the New Zealand Warriors. Kick off is slated down for 7PM.

TEAM CHANGES:

Justin O’Neill comes in for Junior Sa’u. Maurice Blair and Kenny Bromich drop off the bench. Slade Griffin added
Storm: 1. Billy Slater 2. Sisa Waqa 3. Will Chambers 20. Justin O’Neill 5. Mahe Fonua 6. Gareth Widdop 7. Cooper Cronk 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 10. Bryan Norrie 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Ryan Hoffman 13. Tohu Harris
Interchange: 14. Jason Ryles 15. Junior Moors 17. Lagi Setu 18. Slade Griffin

Jerome Ropati replaces Glen Fisiiashi, Ngani Laumape moves onto the wing. Sam Rapira is the captain
Warriors: 1. Kevin Locke 2. Bill Tupou 18. Jerome Ropati 4. Konrad Hurrell 3. Ngani Laumape 6. Thomas Leuluai 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Sam Rapira 9. Nathan Friend 10. Russell Packer 11. Feleti Mateo 12. Ben Henry 13. Todd Lowrie
Interchange: 14. Elijah Taylor 15. Ben Matulino 16. Jacob Lillyman 17. Pita Godinet

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Referees: Matt Cecchin, Henry Perenara

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Russell Turner

Video Referee: Steve Clark, Justin Morgan

MELBOURNE STORM (28)
Tries: Will Chambers (2), Mahe Fonua, Sisa Waqa, Billy Slater
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (4/5)
Penalty Goals:

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS (18)
Tries: Ben Henry, Shaun Johnson, Bill Tupou
Field Goals:
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Shaun Johnson (1/1)



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