Full Time
80:00
4:05pm Sun August 11, 2019
Round 21 - Central Coast Stadium - Crowd: 19533
79min

Munster is collected on halfway as the siren sounds.

78min

Walker kicks for Graham but the kick goes into touch.

78min

Adam Doueihi gets a penalty inside his own half.

78min

Billy Walters is on for his first football of the afternoon.

76min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith coverts from in front.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 16 - 26 Storm
76min

Try: Storm
Scored by Brodie Croft. Kick to come.

Croft secures a win that will almost certainly secure Melbourne the minor premiership.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 16 - 24 Storm
76min

Croft secures a win that will almost certainly secure Melbourne the minor premiership.

76min

Munster kicks for Croft who looks to have secured the win.

75min

Smith finds the sideline from a touch finder in halfway.

74min

Liam Knight loses possession inside Melbourne's half.

73min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Attempted by Ethan Lowe.

Lowe's kick goes underneath the crossbar.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 16 - 20 Storm
72min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Campbell Graham. Kick to come.

Walker sends Graham over for his third.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 16 - 20 Storm
71min

Souths will get a repeat set.

71min

Adam Reynolds is staying on the field despite being affected by a leg issue.

70min

Cam Murray comes up with the ball on halfway.

70min

Melbourne may not have scored there, but Nico Hynes' pass was worth four points.

69min

Suliasi Vunivalu is deemed to have put a foot on the sideline.

69min

Suliasi Vunivalu is claiming the match winner.

68min

Souths go short but Vunivalu is on the spot to claim the ball 30 metres out.

68min

Corey Allan bats Munster's kick dead with Addo-Carr roaring up behind him.

67min

Munster is away.

66min

Penalty Goal: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith converts to put the Storm up by 8.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 12 - 20 Storm
65min

Melbourne will look to go beyond a converted try.

65min

Melbourne get a penalty from in front of the posts.

65min

Josh Addo-Carr makes a great run down the sideline.

64min

Both sides demonstrate brilliant attacking play as Melbourne come up with possession near halfway.

63min

Munster goes high, but Doueihi is up to the task.

62min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith puts the visitor up by a converted try.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 12 - 18 Storm
60min

Try: Storm
Scored by Cameron Munster. Kick to come.

Munster demonstrates brilliant footwork to put the Storm back in front.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 12 - 16 Storm
59min

Nico Hynes earns a penalty after fielding a monster Reynolds' bomb.

58min

No Try. NAS is deemed to have lost possession.

58min

The referee has referred the NAS play as a try on-field, with the bunker to adjudicate.

58min

NAS is within an inch of scoring.

57min

Brodie Croft is inside the Rabbitohs 30 metre zone.

57min

Joe Stimson is away.

56min

Chambers and Addo-Carr continue the attacking raid, but end up losing possession.

55min

Cameron Smith makes a great run.

55min

After dominating the opening exchanges the Storm are holding on at the moment.

54min

Melbourne will pack a scrum on their own line after surviving another South Sydney attacking raid.

53min

Felise Kaufusi is back on for the Storm.

52min

Melbourne manages to survive a Souths Sydney attacking raid.

52min

James Roberts gets the Rabbitohs over halfway.

51min

Croft finds the sideline.

50min

Reynolds puts a monstrous high ball into the air for Addo-Carr to field.

50min

Munster kicks for the in-goal, but James Roberts does superbly to come up with possession.

49min

Tui Kamikamica gets a penalty close to halfway.

48min

Josh Addo-Carr manages to get out of his in-goal just in time.

46min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

From the sideline Reynolds levels the scores at 12-all.

Tied up at Rabbitohs 12 - 12 Storm
45min

Walker's pass to Graham was a beauty!

45min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Campbell Graham. Kick to come.

Graham gets his second to punish the 12 man Storm.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 10 - 12 Storm
43min

Kaufusi is deemed to have committed a professional foul by pushing Walker into the posts.

43min

No Try.

43min

The referee is looking to adjudicate over a possible penalty try.

43min

Campbell Graham is tackled short of the line.

42min

Josh Addo-Carr is collected in goal as Souths force yet another line drop out.

41min

Joe Stimson comes up with an error inside his own half.

40min

Souths makes an early break inside the Melbourne half.

40min

Tom Burgess takes the first run of the second half.

40min

Melbourne take a 12-6 lead to the change of ends.

39min

Chambers goes for a second kick and almost comes up with the ball.

38min

Dane Gagai does well to defuse an attacking raid from the Storm.

38min

Vunivalu makes a break, kicks and manages to regain possession.

37min

Nicholas Hynes does well to defuse a grubber.

36min

Cody Walker goes with in a few metres of scoring.

35min

Josh Addo-Carr is taken over the dead ball line - play to resume with a line drop out.

35min

Suliasi Vunivalu makes a great shot on Adam Doueihi.

33min

Josh Addo-Carr loses possession in a strong tackle inside his own half.

32min

Penalty Goal: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds get the home side back within a converted try.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 6 - 12 Storm
31min

Souths elect to take the shot at goal.

31min

Will Chambers rushes off his goal line and concedes another penalty.

29min

Kenny Bromwich rakes the ball away and compounds the mistake by allowing the Rabbitohs to start a set 20 metres out.

28min

The Bunker deems Suliasi Vunivalu made contact with Kyle Turner while trying to catch Munster's bomb.

28min

No Try.

28min

Felise Kaufusi is claiming a try.

27min

Souths come up with an error courtesy of a Tom Burgess special inside his own half.

26min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Attempted by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds misses the kick to leave the score at 12-4.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 4 - 12 Storm
25min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Campbell Graham. Kick to come.

Graham scores an important four pointer for the home side.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 4 - 12 Storm
25min

Campbell Graham is claiming a try, but the referee is referring the play for a possible obstruction.

25min

Souths get a penalty 10 metres out from the try line.

24min

Souths receive a penalty and find touch inside Melbourne's half.

23min

Dean Britt is collected in a brilliant tackle from Cameron Munster to prevent a try.

21min

Cook fires a great pass which falcons Liam Knight - resulting in another line drop out for Souths.

21min

Joe Stimson is on for Olam.

20min

Justin Olam is being assisted off the field for a HIA.

20min

Hynes is trapped in-goal - play to resume with a line drop out.

19min

Graham makes a great run up to halfway.

18min

Hynes manages to stay in the field of play after a well-positioned grubber from Reynolds.

17min

Souths find touch 30 metres out from the Melbourne line after a penalty.

16min

NAS loses possession inside the Rabbitohs half.

15min

Walker kicks for the in-goal, but the kick travels dead. Melbourne to resume play with a 20 metre restart.

15min

Souths get another penalty for a strip.

14min

Souths get a relieving penalty inside their 10 metre zone.

14min

Munster is away!

14min

The Storm have dominated possession over the over 13 minutes with 80% of the ball.

13min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Smith.

Smith pushes the kick wide of the posts.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 12 Storm
12min

Try: Storm
Scored by Justin Olam. Kick to come.

Olam crosses to keep the Storm on pace with the clock.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 12 Storm
11min

Croft makes a great run before being pulled down 10 metres out.

9min

Penalty Goal: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith puts the visitors ahead by beyond a converted try.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 8 Storm
8min

Melbourne get a penalty in front of the posts.

8min

Melbourne get a penalty after Will Chambers is deemed to have been 'escorted' close to the South Sydney line.

7min

NAS pops an offload inside the Rabbitohs' half.

6min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

From in front, Smith adds the extras.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 6 Storm
5min

Try: Storm
Scored by Jesse Bromwich. Kick to come.

Running onto a nice pass from his captain, Bromwich opens the scoring after five minutes.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 4 Storm
5min

Jesse Bromwich is over for a try with the referee checking to see that the big man maintains possession.

4min

Chambers gets a penalty 10 metres out from the Rabbitohs try line.

3min

Nicholas Hynes takes his first carry in first grade.

3min

Melbourne will pack a scrum 35 metres out from the South Sydney line.

3min

Cody Walker comes up with an error inside his own half.

2min

Adam Doueihi is hit in a solid tackle by Jesse Bromwich.

2min

Souths are muscling up early on despite the absence of their captain.

1min

Adam Reynolds goes high as Addo-Carr is tackled on his 10 metre line.

1min

Brodie Croft goes high as Campbell Graham takes the first carry for the Rabbitohs.

Jesse Bromwich takes the first carry of the afternoon.

Cody Walker takes the South Sydney Rabbitohs onto the field.

Cameron Smith leads the Melbourne Storm onto Central Coast Stadium for the first time in a decade.

Plenty of changes for both teams with Sam Burgess, Braidon Burns, Jahrome Hughes, Brandon Smith and Ryan Papenhuyzen all missing through injury.

In a highly anticipated showdown between 1st and 4th, the two sides will face off for the first time since the 2018 finals series.

Welcome to League Unlimited's coverage of Round 21 Sunday Afternoon Football between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Melbourne Storm from Central Coast Stadium.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Gerard Sutton, David Munro

Touch Judges: Tim Roby, Nick Beashel

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Beau Scott

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (16)
Tries: Campbell Graham (3)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (1/2), Ethan Lowe (0/1)
Penalty Goals: Adam Reynolds (1/1)

MELBOURNE STORM (26)
Tries: Jesse Bromwich, Justin Olam, Cameron Munster, Brodie Croft
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (3/4)
Penalty Goals: Cameron Smith (2/2)