Full Time
80:00
5:30pm Sat August 31, 2019
Round 24 - Lottoland - Crowd: 14640
78min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith nails the conversion.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 6 - 36 Storm
78min

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

Papenhuyzen's kick is blocked by Manly defenders legs, Kenny Bromwich cleans up and dishes it to Olam, who gets one-on-one with Parker, reaches out in the tackle and scores on the left side.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 6 - 34 Storm
76min

Smith grubbers from dummy half and Manly take it dead, again. Manly drop out, again.

76min

Munster clutching at his shoulder but not coming off the field.

74min

SCRUM STORM - Koroisau knocks on at dummy half.

73min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith from the right sideline, slots the goal easy as you like.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 6 - 30 Storm
71min

Try: Storm
Scored by Ryan Papenhuyzen. Kick to come.

Hughes drifts left. steps inside a defender, then passes out left to Papenhuyzen who zooms around the edge defence and forces his way over the line to score in the left corner.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 6 - 28 Storm
69min

SCRUM STORM - On Manly's 40m line

69min

PENALTY MANLY - And they turn it over

68min

Chambers binned for high contact

68min

PLay stopped, Gosiewski down with a leg injury. Chambers looked to hit him high in a tackle, which started all of the cuddles.

68min

Everyone's come together for an aggressive cuddle.

66min

SCRUM STORM - Taupau gets an offload away to DCE, but the halfback drops it cold, 8m from the Storm line.

65min

PENALTY MANLY - Storm nabbed for an incorrect play-the-ball

62min

PENALTY STORM - Sironen pinged again in the ruck. Storm will start their set 15m inside Manly's half.

61min

Penalty Goal: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith slots the gift from right in front

Storm lead Sea Eagles 6 - 24 Storm
59min

PENALTY STORM - Manly holding down in the tackle.

58min

SCRUM STORM - Taufua on the kick return, drops the ball cold.

56min

SCRUM MANLY - Cameron Smith with a good long kick, finds touch inside the Manly 10m

54min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Smith.

Smith from the left edge can't curl it back.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 6 - 22 Storm
53min

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

Papenhuyzen grubbers behind the Manly defence, Addo-Carr slides along the wet surface to collect the ball and flick it back infield before going into touch, the ball comes off a Manly defenders foot and Olam follows through to force the ball for a try.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 6 - 22 Storm
52min

PENALTY STORM - AFB gives away a penalty to make matters worse.

52min

Sironen drops the ball on the attack.

51min

Play stopped as Boyle comes off. He's holding his wrist and looks to be in great pain

51min

PENALTY MANLY - Kaufusi gives away a penalty. Manly finds touch just inside the Storm half.

50min

Smith's long kick goes dead. Manly with a 7 tackle set

48min

SCRUM MANLY - NAS at first receiver, drops the ball 15m from the Manly line

46min

SCRUM STORM - Garrick slides early and collects the ball but slides into touch, 25m from his own line

44min

SCRUM MANLY - NAS turns it over 5m from the Manly line, right in front of the posts.

38min

PENALTY MANLY - Manly with a piggy back up to halfway. Playing with some confidence now.

37min

Conversion: Sea Eagles
Kicked by Reuben Garrick.

Garrick converts

Storm lead Sea Eagles 6 - 18 Storm
36min

Try: Sea Eagles
Scored by Taniela Paseka. Kick to come.

Cherry-Evans holds up a lovely short ball for Paseka, and he strolls through a gap and scores a good try near the posts.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 4 - 18 Storm
35min

PENALTY MANLY - They find touch 15m inside the Storm half.

33min

SCRUM MANLY - Addo-Carr very nearly gets a try but drops a tough pass from Olam.

30min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith from the right to the posts, nails the goal.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 0 - 18 Storm
29min

Try: Storm
Scored by Nelson Asofa-Solomona. Kick to come.

Storm running at the Manly right edge defence and NAS bulldozes through humans to score a great try.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 0 - 16 Storm
27min

Storm kick early and force yet another drop out. Manly being starved of possession and forced to defend their line for a long period now.

26min

Cameron Smith with a grubber on the last and forces another drop out.

24min

Vunivalu grubbers on the last and the Manly defence takes it dead. Manly drop out.

21min

Olam makes a great break and then passes to Munster who gets OBLITERATED in a tackle by Taufua

21min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith from out wide on the left side converts again

Storm lead Sea Eagles 0 - 12 Storm
20min

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

Smith gets a quick play-the-ball close to the Manly line, saunters up to the line and then sends a long ball to Olam, who runs onto it and on a perfect line, to run through a gap and dive over for a try.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 0 - 10 Storm
17min

SCRUM MANLY - Great defence on Brandon Smith by Sironen forces an error.

16min

Tom Trbojevic has reportedly picked up a pec injury. That's bad news for Manly tonight and in 2019.

15min

Nice kick from Smith forces a repeat set. Manly drop out.

14min

Manly on the last are shut down by Chambers whop rushes up and wraps up Koroisau at dummy half.

12min

DCE kicks early and long and gets a 40/20

9min

Tom Trbojevic coming off the field with possibly a shoulder or arm injury, he doesn't look to be in pain. He's gone straight up the tunnel.

8min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith from out wide on the left side, adds the extras.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 0 - 6 Storm
6min

Try: Storm
Scored by Josh Addo-Carr. Kick to come.

On the last tackle, Melbourne's backline was set deep to the right, but Cameron Smith went left to the shortside to Kenny Bromwich, who drew the defender before offloading to Addo-Carr, who steps inside a defender and then runs in for a good try.

Storm lead Sea Eagles 0 - 4 Storm
5min

Showers passing over the ground

4min

PENALTY STORM - Illegal strip. Melbourne will find touch 10m shy of halfway

2min

Both sides just feeling each other out, playing largely up the middle.

Storm get us underway

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Ben Cummins, Adam Gee

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Kasey Badger

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea

MANLY-WARRINGAH SEA EAGLES (6)
Tries: Taniela Paseka
Field Goals:
Conversions: Reuben Garrick (1/1)
Penalty Goals:

MELBOURNE STORM (36)
Tries: Josh Addo-Carr, Justin Olam (3), Nelson Asofa-Solomona, Ryan Papenhuyzen
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (5/6)
Penalty Goals: Cameron Smith (1/1)