Broncos bounced by Melbourne miracle

The Melbourne Storm will live to fight another week in 2008 after producing a miracle come-from-behind victory, stunning the Brisbane Broncos with a last minute 16-14 win in front of 50,000 fans at Suncorp Stadium.

Both sides produced top-drawer performances in a pressure-cooker atmosphere, contributing to one of the best finals matches ever seen. The Broncos actually led the match from the 3rd minute right through to the 80th minute, but it was the desperation of the Storm at the death that led to the Broncos saying goodbye for the year.

The first half belonged entirely to the Broncos, who took advantage of a rusty-looking Storm side to run in two tries to wingers Darius Boyd and Denan Kemp for a 12-0 halftime lead. Kemps try was a stunner, with the Warriors-bound winger backing up his