Full Time
7:55pm Fri September 6, 2019
Round 25 - AAMI Park, Melbourne / Wurundjeri - Crowd: 12085

It is Fulltime and Melbourne were always in control, with the Minor Premiers running away 24-16 winners. Stay tuned for the 3,2,1's and Match Report at LeagueUnlimited!


Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Kyle Feldt.

Kyle Feldt converts. But it is the Storm 24-16 at Fulltime.

Storm lead Storm 24 - 16 Cowboys

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Gavin Cooper. Kick to come.

Tom Opacic finds some space and kicks ahead for his support players and Gavin Cooper collects the bounce and scores under the posts.

Storm lead Storm 24 - 14 Cowboys

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Cameron Smith nails the conversion. Storm lead 24-10.

Storm lead Storm 24 - 10 Cowboys

Try: Storm
Scored by Max King. Kick to come.

Max King crashes over after Cameron Smith creates a hole from dummy half. Storm leads 22-10 kick to come.

Storm lead Storm 22 - 10 Cowboys

VIDEO REF - NO TRY - Cameron Smith breaks from the scrum at lock and he throws the dummy and scores an easy try, however Gavin Cooper is held back in the scrum by Nelson Asofa-Solomona.


Scott Drinkwater again knocks on, this time on the first tackle just 8m out. Storm can ice the game here.


Scott Drinkwater knocks on close to the tryline and Melbourne have the ball 10m from their own line.


Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Kyle Feldt.

Kyle Feldt nails the conversion, Storm lead 18-10,

Storm lead Storm 18 - 10 Cowboys

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Kyle Feldt. Kick to come.

Scott Drinkwater has hit back against his former side, getting the ball on the outside from Moran and produced a superb flick pass out the back from Kyle Feldt to score in the corner! Storm lead 18-8 kick to come.

Storm lead Storm 18 - 8 Cowboys

Kyle Feldt collects the short dropout and Cowboys have the ball 14m from their own line.


Jahrome Hughes pins the ball back into the corner and Scott Drinkwater is trapped in goal. Dropout Cowboys.


Penalty Goal: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Cameron Smith extends the home side's lead.

Storm lead Storm 18 - 4 Cowboys

Penalty Storm - Against Scott Drinkwater for kicking the ball in the play the ball. Smith will take the 2pts.


Penalty Storm - Against Gavin Cooper for taking out Cameron Smith after he grubbered for thein-goal. Smart play from the Melbourne skipper. Storm take the tap 18m out.


Superb kick on the last from Justin Olam and Scott Drinkwater is trapped in goal. Dropout Cowboys.


Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Smith.

Cameron Smith misses from the sideline. Score remains 16-4.

Storm lead Storm 16 - 4 Cowboys

Try: Storm
Scored by Will Chambers. Kick to come.

Jahrome Hughes grubbers in goal on the last and Will Chambers grounds the ball. Storm lead 16-4 kick to come.

Storm lead Storm 16 - 4 Cowboys

Penalty Storm - Against Josh McGuire for hands in between the legs when making a tackle. Storm find the line on halfway


We are underway in the Second Half at AAMI Park!


It is Halftime and the Storm have fought back despite the Cowboys starting the faster of the two teams. It is Melbourne 12-4 at the break. Stay tuned for all the action at League Unlimited after the break.


Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Cameron Smith adds the extras and the Storm lead 12-4.

Storm lead Storm 12 - 4 Cowboys

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

Nelson Asofa-Solomona crashes over off a short ball from Cameron Smith close to the line. Storm lead 10-4 kick to come.

Storm lead Storm 10 - 4 Cowboys

Peter Hola loses possession. Storm ball deep inside their own half.


Michael Morgan kicks on the last but Ryan Papenhuyzen collects it on the full just short of the tryline. Storm ball 2m from their own line.


Justin Olam puts down an unexpected offload from Cameron Smith and he was away if he caught it. Cowboys scrum 18m from their own line.


Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Cameron Smith nails the conversion. Melbourne lead 6-4.

Storm lead Storm 6 - 4 Cowboys

Try: Storm
Scored by Sandor Earl. Kick to come.

The Storm get the ball through the hands and Sandor Earl steps back inside to beat three defenders to score a great try. 4 all, kick to come.

Tied up at Storm 4 - 4 Cowboys

Brodie Croft busts the line and kicks ahead for Sandor Earl however Kyle Feldt is there to knock the ball into touch. Dropout Cowboys.


Conversion: Cowboys
Attempted by Jordan Kahu.

Jordan Kahu misses the conversion from the sideline. Cowboys lead 4-0.

Cowboys lead Storm 0 - 4 Cowboys

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Murray Taulagi. Kick to come.

Michael Morgan takes the ball to the line and attracts two defenders. then throws a superb pass for Murray Taulagi to score in the left corner. Cowboys lead 4-0 kick to come.

Cowboys lead Storm 0 - 4 Cowboys

Jahrome Hughes grubbers in goal on the last, but it is too deep. 20m re-start for the Cowboys.


Penalty Storm - High shot from Josh McGuire on Ryan Papenhuyzen. Storm find the line over halfway.


Felise Kaufusi spills the ball close to the line. Cowboys off the hook!


Penalty Storm - Against Scott Bolton for holding on too long in the tackle. Storm take the tap!


Ryan Papenhuyzen now grubbers early in the tackle count and Scott Drinkwater is again forced to bat it dead. 2nd dropout for the Cowboys.


Brodie Croft grubbers in goal on the last for Sandor Earl but Scott Drinkwater bats the ball dead before he gets there. Dropout Cowboys.


Michael Morgan gets a kick away on the last and Ryan Papenhuyzen charges back into the defence and is tackled 35m from his own line.


Penalty Cowboys - Against Suliasi Vunivalu for a high tackle. Cowboys find the line on halfway.


Will Chambers busts the line and flicks it out for Suliasi Vunivalu who is tackled just short of halfway.

We are underway at AAMI Park! Jesse Bromwich brings the ball back for the Storm.

Referees & scorers:

Referee: Henry Perenara, David Munro

Touch Judges: Michael Wise, Kasey Badger

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie

Tries: Sandor Earl, Nelson Asofa-Solomona, Will Chambers, Max King
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (3/4)
Penalty Goals: Cameron Smith (1/1)

Tries: Murray Taulagi, Kyle Feldt, Gavin Cooper
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jordan Kahu (0/1), Kyle Feldt (2/2)
Penalty Goals: