Shane Walker sent off as Storm hold
slim half time lead

Melbourne Storm's Shane Walker has been sent off in the 30th minute of this afternoon's match against St George Ilawarra at WIN Stadium.

Walker went in high on Dragons' forward Jason Ryles who was knocked out and forced from the field. Referee Sean Hampstead had little hesitation in sending Walker off

At half time, the Storm are in front by 18-14 but have the task ahead of them being a man short for the final forty minutes.

HALF TIME: Dragons 14 (Tries: Smith, Laloata, Cooper. Goals: Gorrell 1/3) Storm 18 (Tries: Orford, Williams, Swain. Goals: Orford 3/4)