Jeff Dickinson-Fox reviews the campaign which saw Melbourne Storm crowned premiers in 2017.
3 days ago
A solid performance by the NZ Warriors winning 34-6 against the Cowboys, to bring up their 7th win in a row, a club record.
Right from the beginning of the game, it was obvious the Warriors were going to put up a good score, starting with a try to Marsh in the 2nd minute. Tries followed by Lauiti'iti twice, Fa'afili and Hohaia (pictured) The Cowboys looked shell shocked, and lacked forward direction on many occassions. Half time saw the Warriors with a commanding lead, 28-0.
The second half game, along with it the rain.
The Cowboys put up a better performance in the second half,with Phillips touching down in the 66th min, but they never looked threatening.
The Warriors sealed the victory with ease late in the second half when Toopi ran nearly the length of field following an intercept.
A milestone for the club with their 7 wins, and firmly cementing their place in the top 4
3 Lauiti'iti (Warriors) 2 Jones (Warriors) 1 Tooks (Warriors)
Warriors 34 (Tries: Marsh, Lauiti'iti 2, Fa'afili, Hohaia, Toopi. Goals: Cleary 4/5, Jones 1/1) defeated Cowboys 6 (Tries: Phillips. Goals: Morrison 1/1)