SCRUM TIGERS - Brandon Smith with a strip and then he knocks on the loose ball.
SCRUM STORM - Deep inside their own half and Cameron Smith kiucks off the back of the scrum and almost finds Addo-Carr steaming downfield.
Smith converts and the Storm raise the bat
A grubber by Cameron Smith from dummy half into the Tigers ingoal and Tino Fa'asuamaleaui follows it through and grounds it.
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.
Short kick off by the Tigers and they get the ball back.
Smith from almost in front, converts
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.
Set restart for the Storm who are amped on the Tigers line
SCRUM TIGERS - Grant with a try saving tackle on his own line, stops Olam and forces him to drop the ball.
SCRUM TIGERS - Cameron Smith kicks for a 40/20 but it's just short
PENALTY TIGERS - Storm offside, helps the Tigers get off their own line
SCRUM TIGERS - Hughes with a stunning pass to the sideline.
Kaufusi stepped back infield and made a break on the right edge, before passing to Olam who dives over to score.
Play stopped as Aloiai goes down with a knee injury
Doueihi converts from right in front
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.
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.
Set restart for the Tigers on the last and after being hemmed inside their own 30m.
Doueihi converts from touch
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.
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.
SCRUM TIGERS - 12m inside their own half.
Storm with a cheap turnover as NAS leaves the field for a HIA. Vunivalu has also left the field too.
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.
PENALTY TIGERS - Vunivalu tackles Reynolds off the ball, 5m inside the Storm half.
SCRUM TIGERS - Hughes grubbers in behind the Tigers line for Vunivalu again, but he's given it far too much oomph
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.
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.
PENALTY STORM - Benji with a high tackle, sorta. They get a fresh set 25m from the Tigers line
Storm get us back underway. hooray
Smith misses the conversion
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.
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.
NAS drops the ball in the red zone and lets the Tigers off the hook.
SIN BIN - Luke Garner - Addo-Carr chips back in for Hynes. Garner pushes Hyne aside and the Tigers force the ball in goal.
Reynolds attempts a run around play with himself, or so it seems, and the ball goes to ground and the Storm clean up.
Munsters kick on the last goes out on the full.
Set restart Storm
Smith with his easiest kick and he converts
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
PENALTY STORM - Smith got about 15 litres of milk out of that. Storm with a full set inside the Tigers 20m
Smith from the right wing now and he never looked like missing.
Vunivalu bags his second after snatching a Hughes bomb out of the sky and falling over the line to score in the right corner.
SCRUM STORM - Justin Olam just carried Joey Leilua like a baby and eventually got him into touch.
Doueihi from almost in front converts.
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.
PENALTY TIGERS - They'll take the tap 10m from the Storm line
Cameron Smith kicks it out on the full. Because he's charitable like that. Tigers start their set 10m inside the Storm half
Smith from the left sideline and he misses the conversion attempt, almost worse than the Tigers edge defence miss tackles.
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.
Tigers with two pushed passes and the second is intercepted. Storm inside the Tigers 30m
Doueihi from touch, hooks it.
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.
PENALTY TIGERS - Reynolds grubbers on the third and the ball beats everyone. however the Storm are penalised for being offside.
Another set restart for the Tigers as they are just 10m from the Storm line
Set restart for the Tigers. They are inside the Storm 30m
Tigers get a fresh set after an offload was touched by the Storm.
SCRUM TIGERS - 10m from their own line.
Packer coming onto the field now. That will fix things...
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
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.
Set restart for the Storm
Tigers only make 30m in that set. Hynes fields the ball and is tackled 10m shy of halfway
Doueihi takes the bomb under pressure. The Tigers finally get to hold the ball.
Smith from the other sideline and nails it with ease
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
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
NAS makes a half break up the middle
Smith from out wide on the right side and he nails it
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.
Benji on the last kicks it to Tin Can Bay. on the full.
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)