Full Time
80:00
5:30pm Sat September 19, 2020
Round 19 - Sunshine Coast Stadium
79min

SCRUM TIGERS - Brandon Smith with a strip and then he knocks on the loose ball.

78min

SCRUM STORM - Deep inside their own half and Cameron Smith kiucks off the back of the scrum and almost finds Addo-Carr steaming downfield.

78min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith converts and the Storm raise the bat

Storm lead Storm 50 - 22 Wests Tigers
76min

Try: Storm
Scored by Tino Fa'asuamaleaui. Kick to come.

A grubber by Cameron Smith from dummy half into the Tigers ingoal and Tino Fa'asuamaleaui follows it through and grounds it.

Storm lead Storm 48 - 22 Wests Tigers
74min

SCRUM STORM - Addo-Carr turns defence into attack before he gets picked up and dumped like a bad habit by Garner, forcing the ball out. Grant picked it up and run towards the sideline but no one was around as he went into touch. Tigers Challenge the decision and fail.

73min

Short kick off by the Tigers and they get the ball back.

73min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith from almost in front, converts

Storm lead Storm 44 - 22 Wests Tigers
71min

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

Luciano Leilua who swats at the ball, while sitting on the ground after effecting the tackle. Cameron Smith toes it off the ground, into the Tigers in-goal and he grounds it for a try under the sticks.

Storm lead Storm 42 - 22 Wests Tigers
70min

Set restart for the Storm who are amped on the Tigers line

67min

SCRUM TIGERS - Grant with a try saving tackle on his own line, stops Olam and forces him to drop the ball.

65min

SCRUM TIGERS - Cameron Smith kicks for a 40/20 but it's just short

64min

PENALTY TIGERS - Storm offside, helps the Tigers get off their own line

61min

SCRUM TIGERS - Hughes with a stunning pass to the sideline.

59min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith converts

Storm lead Storm 38 - 22 Wests Tigers
58min

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

Kaufusi stepped back infield and made a break on the right edge, before passing to Olam who dives over to score.

Storm lead Storm 36 - 22 Wests Tigers
57min

Play stopped as Aloiai goes down with a knee injury

56min

Conversion: Wests Tigers
Kicked by Adam Doueihi.

Doueihi converts from right in front

Storm lead Storm 32 - 22 Wests Tigers
56min

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Adam Doueihi. Kick to come.

Doueihi receives the ball in the middle, with nothing happening and he runs between two defenders and brings it around to score under the posts. That was absurdly easy.

Storm lead Storm 32 - 20 Wests Tigers
54min

Marshall looked to kick way too hard, but the ball just sat up and stopped in the Storm in-goal. Hynes has to take it dead. Storm drop out.

53min

Set restart for the Tigers on the last and after being hemmed inside their own 30m.

53min

Conversion: Wests Tigers
Kicked by Adam Doueihi.

Doueihi converts from touch

Storm lead Storm 32 - 16 Wests Tigers
51min

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Asu Kepaoa. Kick to come.

Benji with another great ball under pressure, cuts out two players and hits Kepaoa on the chest, and he runs 15m to score in the left corner.

Storm lead Storm 32 - 14 Wests Tigers
50min

Play stopped. Kenny Bromwich stays down after attempting a tackle, looks like a head knock. He's coming off for an HIA. Storm team doctor has a full book right now.

50min

SCRUM TIGERS - 12m inside their own half.

49min

Storm with a cheap turnover as NAS leaves the field for a HIA. Vunivalu has also left the field too.

49min

SCRUM STORM - Grant at dummy half, 5m from the Storm line, dummies right then grubbers behind the Storm line, Lawrence misses it, the ball goes through Brenko Lee's legs and Kepaoa, with no one near him, knocks the ball on in the Storm in-goal. Try bombed.

48min

PENALTY TIGERS - Vunivalu tackles Reynolds off the ball, 5m inside the Storm half.

46min

SCRUM TIGERS - Hughes grubbers in behind the Tigers line for Vunivalu again, but he's given it far too much oomph

45min

SCRUM TIGERS - Storm looked set to score for all money, as the Tigers defence had the direction of a dog that had been left off the leash, but the last pass was ruled forward.

43min

Storm with some sloppy passing and on the last, a pass goes to ground and Nofoaluma toes it ahead twice but Addo-Carr reclaims it, 10m inside the Storm half.

42min

PENALTY STORM - Benji with a high tackle, sorta. They get a fresh set 25m from the Tigers line

40min

Storm get us back underway. hooray

38min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Smith.

Smith misses the conversion

Storm lead Storm 32 - 10 Wests Tigers
38min

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

Benji kicks for his right side was allowed to bounce and Olam danced in front of Joey Leilua, who was star struck and bamboozled. Olam then dished the ball to Addo-Carr who then raced away, stepping Grant and then getting away from a defiant effort by Doueihi, to score on the left side.

Storm lead Storm 32 - 10 Wests Tigers
37min

Play stopped. Packer being treated after getting hit with a stray high shot from NAS hit him in the jaw. Reynolds is also holding his neck after being tackled.

37min

NAS drops the ball in the red zone and lets the Tigers off the hook.

37min

SIN BIN - Luke Garner - Addo-Carr chips back in for Hynes. Garner pushes Hyne aside and the Tigers force the ball in goal.

35min

Reynolds attempts a run around play with himself, or so it seems, and the ball goes to ground and the Storm clean up.

34min

Munsters kick on the last goes out on the full.

33min

Set restart Storm

33min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith with his easiest kick and he converts

Storm lead Storm 28 - 10 Wests Tigers
32min

Try: Storm
Scored by Jahrome Hughes. Kick to come.

Hughes receives the ball at second receiver in the middle and he strolls through the middle to score, as if he was taking his dog for a walk in the park

Storm lead Storm 26 - 10 Wests Tigers
31min

PENALTY STORM - Smith got about 15 litres of milk out of that. Storm with a full set inside the Tigers 20m

27min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith from the right wing now and he never looked like missing.

Storm lead Storm 22 - 10 Wests Tigers
27min

Try: Storm
Scored by Suliasi Vunivalu. Kick to come.

Vunivalu bags his second after snatching a Hughes bomb out of the sky and falling over the line to score in the right corner.

Storm lead Storm 20 - 10 Wests Tigers
24min

SCRUM STORM - Justin Olam just carried Joey Leilua like a baby and eventually got him into touch.

24min

Conversion: Wests Tigers
Kicked by Adam Doueihi.

Doueihi from almost in front converts.

Storm lead Storm 16 - 10 Wests Tigers
24min

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Josh Aloiai. Kick to come.

Aloiai storms onto the crash ball in the middle, smashes Jesse Bromwich and then falls over the line for a soft try near the posts.

Storm lead Storm 16 - 8 Wests Tigers
23min

PENALTY TIGERS - They'll take the tap 10m from the Storm line

19min

Cameron Smith kicks it out on the full. Because he's charitable like that. Tigers start their set 10m inside the Storm half

19min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Smith.

Smith from the left sideline and he misses the conversion attempt, almost worse than the Tigers edge defence miss tackles.

Storm lead Storm 16 - 4 Wests Tigers
19min

Try: Storm
Scored by Nicholas Hynes. Kick to come.

Storm go to the left side, Hynes receives a pass out the back and runs between a pair of statues to score far too easily.

Storm lead Storm 16 - 4 Wests Tigers
18min

Tigers with two pushed passes and the second is intercepted. Storm inside the Tigers 30m

16min

Conversion: Wests Tigers
Attempted by Adam Doueihi.

Doueihi from touch, hooks it.

Storm lead Storm 12 - 4 Wests Tigers
16min

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Asu Kepaoa. Kick to come.

Benji runs to the line and sends a customary no-look, flat, cut-out pass to Kepaoa who dives dramatically to score in the left corner.

Storm lead Storm 12 - 4 Wests Tigers
16min

PENALTY TIGERS - Reynolds grubbers on the third and the ball beats everyone. however the Storm are penalised for being offside.

15min

Another set restart for the Tigers as they are just 10m from the Storm line

14min

Set restart for the Tigers. They are inside the Storm 30m

14min

Tigers get a fresh set after an offload was touched by the Storm.

14min

SCRUM TIGERS - 10m from their own line.

14min

Packer coming onto the field now. That will fix things...

14min

Play stopped as McIntyre is down after clashing his head with a team mate while trying to tackle Tino Fa'asuamaleaui. He's now coming off for an HIA

13min

Aloiai with a stunning try saving tackle on Tino Fa'asuamaleaui who was falling over the line and looked certain to score. Aloiai knocked the ball out and Marshall cleaned up.

12min

Set restart for the Storm

12min

Tigers only make 30m in that set. Hynes fields the ball and is tackled 10m shy of halfway

11min

Doueihi takes the bomb under pressure. The Tigers finally get to hold the ball.

10min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith from the other sideline and nails it with ease

Storm lead Storm 12 - 0 Wests Tigers
8min

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

Storm with a very easy training run style play. Hughes on the left side at first receiver shapes to kick, the passes to Munster who links with Hynes in motion, who holds up a pass, draws the defender, links with Bromwich who then puts Addo-Carr in for a try on the left edge

Storm lead Storm 10 - 0 Wests Tigers
7min

A Contested bomb by the Storm sees them regather. Brenko Lee kicks through again and it sits up nicely, but Nofoaluma regathers and takes it dead ingoal. Tigers drop out

6min

NAS makes a half break up the middle

4min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Smith.

Smith from out wide on the right side and he nails it

Storm lead Storm 6 - 0 Wests Tigers
4min

Try: Storm
Scored by Suliasi Vunivalu. Kick to come.

Hughes early in the set looks up and sees the Tigers winger is up in the line, so he kicks to the wing and Vunivalu regathers and scores unopposed.

Storm lead Storm 4 - 0 Wests Tigers
4min

Benji on the last kicks it to Tin Can Bay. on the full.

3min

Tigers get a set restart from inside their own half

Doueihi kicks off

Storm can't get to first if they win. They won't down to third if they lose. Tigers need a win to lock down ninth. Lets see how this goes down!

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Gerard Sutton

Touch Judges: Todd Smith, Peter Gough

Video Referee: Ashley Klein

MELBOURNE STORM (50)
Tries: Suliasi Vunivalu (2), Cameron Smith, Josh Addo-Carr (2), Nicholas Hynes, Jahrome Hughes, Justin Olam, Tino Fa'asuamaleaui
Conversions: Cameron Smith (7/9)

WESTS TIGERS (22)
Tries: Asu Kepaoa (2), Adam Doueihi, Josh Aloiai
Conversions: Adam Doueihi (3/4)