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Toyota Cup Wrap - Grand Final
Grand Final - National Youth Competition: 4 October 2009 Toyota Cup Grand Final Result
Melbourne Storm 24 def Wests Tigers 22 Sunday 4 October 2009 14:15 - ANZ Stadium, Homebush Bay Referee: Gavin Reynolds Sideline Officials: Richard Daizli & Jason Walsh
Jack Gibson Medalist: Luke Kelly (Melbourne Storm Halfback)
In the last edition of the Toyota Cup Wrap for 2009 we take a look at all the records from last season and see if they may have been broken in 2009.
2009 Minor Premiers Manly Sea Eagles
2009 Premiers Melbourne Storm
2009 Runners-Up Wests Tigers
Jack Gibson Medalist Luke Kelly (Melbourne Storm Halfback)
He scored more points then the Top Pointscorer in 2008, Ben Barba (Bulldogs) who scored 254 points in the 2008 season. Scoring a total of 28 tries, 70 goals & 2 Field Goals in 20 games.
It broke the previous record held by the Newcastle Knights. They defeated the Cronulla Sharks by a margin of 52 points in Round 19, 2008. (Final Score 56-4)
Biggest Winning Streak - X *Record Not Broken* St George Illawarra Dragons went on a 9 game winning streak from Round 3 until Round 11 in the 2009 season defeating the Sharks (36-12), Broncos (34-16), Eels (32-28), Knights (46-6), Roosters (12-8), Warriors (30-14), Cowboys (48-16), Bulldogs (44-22), Sharks (34-22) in their winning run.
It did not beat the record that they set in the 2008 season when they went on a 10 game winning streak from Round 2 until Round 12 defeating the Titans (28-4), Raiders (43-32), Sharks (6-4), Cowboys (20-18), Bulldogs (32-22), Roosters (24-10) Eels (34-24), Storm (36-16), Sea Eagles (16-4), Rabbitohs (30-28) in their winning run last year.
Biggest Losing Streak - = *Record Equaled* Cronulla Sharks went on a 13 game losing streak in the 2009 season from Round 6 until Round 20 losing the Cronulla Sharks went on a 13 game losing streak in the 2009 season from Round 6 until Round 20 losing to: Cowboys (24-16), Rabbitohs (32-14), Roosters (42-12), Panthers (22-20), Dragons (34-22), Eels (52-4), Warriors (32-22), Raiders (58-24), Broncos (34-18), Roosters (35-20), Cowboys (56-10), Sea Eagles(25-24), Storm (44-12)
It equaled the 2008 record held by the Roosters who went on a 13 game losing streak from Round 4 until Round 19 losing to the Bulldogs (38-10), Panthers (48-6), Knights (36-4), Dragons (24-10), Raiders (22-10), Eels (33-20), Warriors (40-10), Tigers (42-12), Sea Eagles (21-14), Panthers (40-20), Knights (36-24), Bulldogs (56-26), Titans (56-24), Raiders (37-24) in their losing run.
They beat the previous record which was between the Canterbury Bulldogs & Sydney Roosters. They scored a total of 82 points in their 2008 Round 16 match at the Sydney Football Stadium. (Final Score 56-26 Bulldogs)
Lowest Scoring Match - X *Record Not Broken* St George Illawarra Dragons and Cronulla Sharks scored 20 points between themselves in their Round 7 clash at Sydney Football Stadium. (Final Score 12-8 Dragons).
It did not beat the record that was set in the 2008 Season when St George Illawarra Dragons and Sydney Roosters scored 10 points between themselves in their Round 4, 2008 clash at ANZ Stadium. (Final Score 6-4 Dragons)