Full Time
80:00
7:50pm Thu May 6, 2021
Round 9 - Accor Stadium - Crowd: 7501
80min

50-0. You read that right.

79min

Souths get a penalty with seconds on the clock.

79min

Addo-Carr looks for seven, but Walker is able to get to Olam's kick first.

78min

No Try. Gagai's grounding was out of the field of play.

78min

Gagai is claiming a try. The referee will check the grounding.

77min

Melbourne lose the challenge.

77min

Melbourne are challenging a call.

76min

Thomas Burgess is down in pain.

76min

The short line drop out goes the distance (just).

75min

Harry Grant bats a grubber dead. Play to resume with a line drop out.

74min

Munster kicks for the Foxx, but Gagai comes up with the ball.

74min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Munster.

Munster misses.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 50 Storm
73min

Valentine Holmes scored six tries for Australia against Fiji, but Addo-Carr has done it in the NRL.

72min

Josh Addo-Carr has become the first player since Jack Troy in 1950 to score six tries in a match.

72min

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

He's got 6!

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 50 Storm
70min

Melbourne get a penalty inside their own half.

69min

Hawkins puts a high ball up that Jennings defuses.

68min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Munster.

Munster nails the kick from the sideline - he's a great kicker (I've always thought so!)

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 46 Storm
67min

Josh Addo-Carr is the first Melbourne Storm player to score five tries in a match.

67min

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

JOSH ADDO-CARR HAS THE MELBOURNE RECORD!

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 44 Storm
65min

Six again for Melbourne.

64min

Dale Finucane is driven back by the South defence (which has suddenly decided to turn up).

64min

Melbourne win the challenge - a mutual infringement denies Jesse Bromwich a try.

64min

Souths get a penalty which the Storm will challenge.

64min

Addo-Carr chases for his fifth, but Walker beats him to the ball.

64min

Souths are missing a number of players, but this has been a terrible performance from a team that won their past seven games.

63min

Benji Marshall makes an error on halfway.

61min

Melbourne get six again but come up with an error inside the Rabbitohs' 20.

60min

Lol@Souffs - the Rabbitohs have comes up with an error off the scrum.

59min

Souths force an error off the kick-off and will look to get on the board.

59min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Munster.

I'm beginning to think Cameron Munster isn't a very good goal kicker.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 40 Storm
57min

Try: Storm
Scored by George Jennings. Kick to come.

Hughes passes to out Jennings over for his second.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 40 Storm
56min

Cody Walker comes up with a knock-on and invites the Storm back on the attack.

55min

Hawkins kicks to the corner and traps Hynes on his own 10 metre line.

55min

Souths survive a Melbourne attacking raid.

54min

The Storm are back on the attack.

53min

Hughes kicks to Johnston who is met by three Melbourne chasers.

51min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Munster.

The kick can't swing back towards the posts.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 36 Storm
50min

Jahrome Hughes delivered a brilliant cut-out pass to put Jennings over untouched.

50min

Try: Storm
Scored by George Jennings. Kick to come.

The opposite winger gets on the scoreboard.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 36 Storm
50min

Melbourne force an error and are back on the attack.

49min

Munster goes high, Gagai is up to the task.

48min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Munster.

The kick is good.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 32 Storm
46min

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

The block of cheese bursts out of dummy half to power over for a try.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 30 Storm
46min

The Storm are embarrassing the Rabbitohs' defence.

45min

INTERCEPT - Munster comes up with the ball on his own line.

45min

Brandon Smith is penalised and placed on report for hitting Damien Cook late.

45min

Justin Olam stops Jed Cartwright close to the line.

45min

Addo-Carr comes up with an important tackle inside the Storm's 20.

44min

The Storm run the ball on the last and end up passing to Benji Marshall on halfway.

43min

Dean Hawkins kicks to Addo-Carr, who is up to the task.

42min

Brandon Smith crawls his way over halfway.

41min

Marshall kicks long to Nicho Hynes.

40min

Both teams are back out for the second half.

40min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Munster.

Munster hits the posts, but the ball goes through.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 26 Storm
39min

Great work from the Storm to move the ball left before allowing Addo-Carr to pounce.

39min

Addo-Carr scores four for the first time in his career.

39min

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

He gets 4!!!

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 24 Storm
37min

The Storm comes up with a poor kick that is fielded by Cody Walker.

35min

Souths come up with an error inside their own half.

34min

Josh Addo-Carr does well to avoid being trapped in-goal.

34min

Cody Walker is down clutching at a lower leg.

33min

Souths get a seven-tackle set after the Storm kick the ball dead.

32min

Nelson Asofa-Solomona is on for the Storm.

31min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Munster.

Munsters adds the extras from in front.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 20 Storm
31min

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

Hughes sprints away untouched to cross for the fourth Melbourne try.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 18 Storm
30min

Munster comes up with a strip and Hughes is away!

29min

Jed Cartwright has replaced Steven Marsters in the centres.

28min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Munster.

The kick is wide from the sideline once again.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 14 Storm
27min

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

Cameron Munster links with Harry Grant who gets into space an sends Addo-Carr over for number three.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 14 Storm
26min

Olam makes a powerful bust inside his own half.

24min

Cody Walker makes a great sliding catch.

24min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Cameron Munster.

Munster makes amends to put the visitors up 10-0.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 10 Storm
22min

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

Nicho Hynes makes a great break and links with Addo-Carr who slides over in the wet for his second.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 8 Storm
21min

Souths makes an attacking raid that ends with a kick that rolls dead.

20min

Hughes puts a bomb up, and despite a few ricochets, Marsters comes up with possession.

19min

Brandon Burns gets a carry in his return from injury.

18min

Reimis Smith makes a nice dart almost to halfway.

17min

Jahrome Hughes almost pulls off a 40/20 only for Cody Walker to come up with a great chase.

16min

Melbourne do well to deny the Rabbitohs close to the line.

14min

Hawkins comes up with a nice kick to get a repeat set.

13min

Christian Welch has mistimed the kick-off and come up with a knock-on in-goal.

13min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Cameron Munster.

Munster puts in a shocking kick from the sideline.

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 4 Storm
12min

Brilliant work from Olam to put Addo-Carr over for the first of the night.

11min

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

Justin Olam puts in a kick a halfback would be proud of to put The Foxx over!

Storm lead Rabbitohs 0 - 4 Storm
10min

Josh Addo-Carr gets into space before being pulled down 10 metres from the Rabbitohs' line.

9min

The Storm get a penalty for a Rabbitohs' obstruction.

9min

Dane Gagai makes a good kick return over halfway.

7min

Souths get a fortuitous call after appearing to lose the ball inside the Storm's half.

6min

Walker gets a penalty coming out of his own end.

6min

Hughes puts a high ball up which is fielded by Walker.

5min

Walker sends Johnston over for a try, but the final pass is ruled forward by the referee.

3min

The Storm throw the ball around again, but Cody Walker is able to defuse an Addo-Carr grubber and earns a penalty for his efforts.

2min

Christian Welch fields the line drop out on the Rabbitohs' 30 metre line.

1min

The Storm throw the ball around on the last and get a result with a lovely weighted grubber from Jahrome Hughes.

Melbourne penalty after Cameron Munster was collected high.

Christian Welch takes the first carry of the night.

Both teams are on the field - kick-off only moments away.

The Storm have made a few positional changes with Brandon Smith starting at hooker and Harry Grant dropping to the bench. Tui Kamikamica starts at lock, while Chris Lewis replaces Tom Eisenhuth on the bench.

Jed Cartwright, who will play his first match of the season, replaces Jacob Host on the bench.

The Rabbitohs have a tonne of changes in the backline with Dean Hawkins coming into the halves and Cody Walker reverting to fullback. Alex Johnston shifts to the wing, while Dane Gagai and Steven Masters switch between centre and wing respectively.

These teams opened the season two months ago with the Storm holding off a Rabbitohs' fightback to win 26-18 at AAMI Park.

Welcome to League Unlimited's coverage of Round 9 Thursday Night Football between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Melbourne Storm from Stadium Australia.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Grant Atkins

Touch Judges: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Liam Kennedy

Video Referee: Henry Perenara

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (0)
Tries:
Field Goals:
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions:
Penalty Goals:

MELBOURNE STORM (50)
Tries: Josh Addo-Carr (6), Jahrome Hughes, Brandon Smith, George Jennings (2)
Field Goals:
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Munster (5/10)
Penalty Goals: