Full Time
80:00
7:00pm Mon June 16, 2014
Round 14 - Cbus Super Stadium - Crowd: 6497
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FULLTIME!

Melbourne Storm 24-20

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PENALTY Storm - offside from the kick. Unlucky as Blair's kick was great.

Melbourne Storm 24-20

77

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Kevin Gordon unsuccessful.

He hooked it left.

Melbourne Storm 24-20

77

TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by Kevin Gordon. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS..TRY! Gordon got it down inches inside the dead-ball. It was a nice bit of vision from Zillman for the chip kick.

Melbourne Storm 24-20

77

VIDEO REFEREE: Get it to Gordon, have they? We will find out!

Melbourne Storm 24-16

77

Short kick-off is spilled by Roberts. Titans with a chance to give us a grandstand finish.

Melbourne Storm 24-16

77

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Ben Roberts unsuccessful.

Roberts to put them up ten once again.. puts it wide again.

Melbourne Storm 24-16

76

TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Kurt Mann. Kick to come.

Kurt is the Mann and has sealed a victory for the Storm. It started once again from Jesse Bromwich doing some ball playing.

Melbourne Storm 24-16

74

UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Mahe Fonua makes an unforced error.

Mahe couldn't do anything with a second kick on last and knocks on.

Melbourne Storm 20-16

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Ben Roberts successful.

Roberts puts it through the sticks.

Melbourne Storm 20-16

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Ben Hampton. Kick to come.

Jesse Bromwich, yes you read that right.. got into the backfield there drew the fullback found Hinchcliffe who found Hampton to re-take the lead.

Melbourne Storm 18-16

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Luke Douglas makes an unforced error.

Douglas was hit hard and spilled it.

Gold Coast Titans 16-14

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Ashley Harrison makes an unforced error.

Harrison goes without the ball. Storm ruck it out.

Gold Coast Titans 16-14

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SIX MORE as Waqa interrupts an overlap.

Gold Coast Titans 16-14

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Storm weren't going very far there.. and Roberts tried to spark something on last, throwing it forward.

Gold Coast Titans 16-14

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Kevin Gordon unsuccessful.

Kevin Gordon from out wide, walks in and pushes it against the upright and out.

Gold Coast Titans 16-14

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by James Roberts. Kick to come.

Titans stretched the Storm there. On the previous tackle they tried to position Gordon who was tackled. On the next, it was a shift to the right for Roberts who used his speed to cross.

Gold Coast Titans 16-14

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PENALTY Titans - hand on the ball.

Melbourne Storm 14-12

56

PENALTY against Storm. Kevin Gordon was taken in the air by an early arriving Sisa.

Melbourne Storm 14-12

55

A nice kick from Hampton is almost snatched by Mann. Zillman just gets there before him.

Melbourne Storm 14-12

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Brad Takairangi makes an unforced error.

Takairangi knocks it on, looking for an offload.

Melbourne Storm 14-12

51

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Ben Roberts unsuccessful.

Ben Roberts with his toughest assignment thus far from the sideline.. he walks in fades it away.

Melbourne Storm 14-12

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Will Chambers. Kick to come.

There is two in the Chamber(s) now for the Storm. A nice ball from Hampton gave him space to stop, step and fend off Tighe to score.

Melbourne Storm 14-12

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SIX MORE.. Storm.

Gold Coast Titans 12-10

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PENALTY Storm - Titans held on too long.

Gold Coast Titans 12-10

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL GOLD COAST TITANS
Penalty goal attempt by Kevin Gordon successful.

Gordon pilots the points.

Gold Coast Titans 12-10

44

SIN BIN
Joel Romelo is sent to the sin bin.

meaning Young Joel is sent to the sin bin. Titans opt for two.

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43

Another PENALTY to the Titans. Bailey takes it quick and catches them off.

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43

PENALTY Titans - Tohu Harris was offside after a falcon from Ben Roberts.

10 all

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We're back for the second half of action here at CBUS Super Stadium. Melbourne take residence in the northern end of the stadium. Titans kick-off and here we go again!

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40

UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Kevin Proctor makes an unforced error.

A final chance for the Storm after an ill-advised offload from the Storm is knocked on by Proctor.

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36

PENALTY Titans - momentum is shifting now, that was for head on head contact.

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35

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Kevin Gordon unsuccessful.

Gordon from wider out this time, misses.

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by Kevin Gordon. Kick to come.

Two Blair kicks, two Titans tries. It was a wicked bounce over Waqa and Mann into Gordon's hands.

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Ben Hampton makes an unforced error.

Hampton muddles up a pass that he really should have taken.

Melbourne Storm 10-6

32

PENALTY Storm - Hampton caught them offside.

Melbourne Storm 10-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Kevin Gordon successful.

Kevin Gordon taking kicking duties tonight - puts it through.

Melbourne Storm 10-6

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by Brad Tighe. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS..TRY! A nicely placed grubber from Maurice Blair was airballed by Chambers allowing Brad Tighe to swoop in.

Melbourne Storm 10-4

28

VIDEO REFEREE: Brad Tighe might have a try, checking grounding.

Melbourne Storm 10-0

27

PENALTY Titans - Matt White was held down too long.

Melbourne Storm 10-0

24

Some fancy feet from Mark Minichiello there, got him outside his marker before he gave a flick pass to Ridge who gave it Roberts who spilled it.

Melbourne Storm 10-0

22

PENALTY against Tohu Harris. He went a tad high. Zillman milked it a little.

Melbourne Storm 10-0

20

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Ben Roberts unsuccessful.

Roberts lining up his second from a bit further out, hooks it.

Melbourne Storm 10-0

19

TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Will Chambers. Kick to come.

The luck isn't falling for the home side. Chambers with a nothing kick rebounded off a Titan into Hampton's hands who linked up with Bromwich who stood, offloaded and Chambers scores.

Melbourne Storm 10-0

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VIDEO REFEREE: Chambers might have one.

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Ben Roberts successful.

Ben will take kicking duties, as well in Smith's absence. The shot from in-front sails through.

Melbourne Storm 6-0

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Ben Roberts. Kick to come.

Ben "The Difference" Roberts has opened the scoring here! He spied a gap between Ridge and Bailey put on the pace, dummied Zillman and scored.

Melbourne Storm 4-0

9

Storm have repelled them for twelve tackles. They will need to do six more, as Waqa had to bat the ball dead.

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8

SIX MORE for the Titans, as they have a rare foray into the Storm half.

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Sisa Waqa makes an unforced error.

Melbourne created an overlap but Waqa couldn't reel in the pass.

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Mahe Fonua with a loose carry, had the ball knocked out. Referees deem it a strip, so Storm PENALTY.

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Ben Hampton tries to locate his Young winger who spilled it into the hands of Beau Henry. The halfback spied the try-line but was ankle tapped by the difference, sliding into touch.

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PENALTY STORM! Hand in the ruck has silenced the sparse crowd in at Robina.

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Not the best start for the Titans, the kick was too close to a defender and rebounded to Falloon who was caught. Melbourne ball forty metres out.

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Both sides are on the field. Melbourne kick-off and we're underway.

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Welcome to the Gold Coast! Tonight we have an intriguing contest between two origin ravaged sides in Gold Coast and Melbourne. This means though there are chances for those who come in to impress their coaches. Join us for live coverage at 7pm.

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TEAM NEWS | Big shuffles amongst both squads today. The Titans lose Paul Carter (club suspension), Albert Kelly (injured) and Dave Taylor (Origin duty). Beau Henry will play halfback, Mark Minichiello moves into the second row for Carter, Brad Takairangi moves to the second row to partner Mini, while Ben Ridge moves to the bench. Ashley Harrison makes his return at lock, and James Roberts will start at centre. Mark Ioane drops off the extended bench.
The Storm make similar adjustments to last week - Cameron Munster is OUT with Will Chambers slipping into centre and Kurt Mann shifting to fullback. Junior Moors will start at lock with Kenny Bromwich dropping to the bench. Romelo Glasby and McLean are the three joining Kenny there, with Hunt, Kaufusi and Robinson dropping off the extended bench named last week.

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Referees & scorers:

Referees: Jared Maxwell, Dave Munro

Touch Judges: Brett Suttor, Chris Butler

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Luke Phillips

GOLD COAST TITANS (20)
Tries: Brad Tighe, Kevin Gordon (2), James Roberts
Field Goals:
Conversions: Kevin Gordon (1/4)
Penalty Goals: Kevin Gordon (1/1)

MELBOURNE STORM (24)
Tries: Ben Roberts, Will Chambers (2), Ben Hampton, Kurt Mann
Field Goals:
Conversions: Ben Roberts (2/5)
Penalty Goals: