STORM WIN! JUST.
OOOOOH NOOOOOOOOO SAME HAD MARSTERS OPEN AS THE SIREN SOUNDED AND THE PASS WAS OVERCOOKED
Line dropout Storm with 10 seconds on the clock!!
1 minute and the Titans are on the attack!
Storm make an error and the Titans are on the attack again with 2 mins on the clock!
Titans lose it again....Storm ball.
Titans are 40 metres out with a fresh set ...
A forward pass from Esan Marsters kills off another Titans attack.
Jahrome Hughes with a brilliant catch in the in goal to diffuse a Titans bomb. Huge play.
Titans had used their advantage so Melbourne ball.
ALL Brian Kelly HAD TO DO IS GIVE IT TO AN OPEN SAMI and it would have been a Titans try.
The new rules are back! Reimis Smith off to the sin bin.
Brilliant defence and a great take from Cooper Johns from an awkward grubber. Storm ball.
line dropout again!!!
Yet another repeat set and the Titans are giving themselves every chance to level this up!
Great kick from Patrick Herbert leads to a line dropout. Big chance for the Titans!
Dean Ieremia loses the ball with the tryline beckoning ...wasn't the best pass to him though.
We have a pitch invader! They seem fully clothed.
Jamal Fogarty converts and we have a game!
Jarrod Wallace does an absolutely brilliant job to muscle his way over the tryline! GAME ON AGAIN!!
Nelson Asofa-Solomona loses it off the kickoff....Titans on the attack!
So good to watch, this Storm team. No matter who is out on Origin duty.
Nicholas Hynes with a superb ball for George Jennings who gets it over the tryline!
7,630 here tonight
Kick is no gooood.
Nelson Asofa-Solomona on report for ...well...not much. Jahrome Hughes also on report, for..something?
Jayden Campbell loses the ball on the first tackle...
Titans backing up a good attacking set, with some strong defence.
Brian Kelly just needed to pass the ball to Sami and he goes over, alas, he lost it. Melbourne ball.
Two consecutive penalties to the Titans. ...on the attack they go!
Jamal Fogarty hooks the kick...no go.
Brilliant grubber from Ashley Taylor and Brian Kelly goes over for a try! GAME ON!
Dale Finucane goes for the offload that just wasn't there ...and he is filthy with himself!
Storm in control at the moment, let's see how the 2nd 40 pans out!
Out come the teams from the 2nd half....
.....annnnnnnnnnnd they've lost it and that'll be halftime
Obstruction it is -challenge unsuccessful
Penalty Titans - but it's being challenged!
Repeat set for the Titans, line dropout Storm
Penalty Titans - another high tackle.
Tui Kamikamica held up over the line, on the last tackle, so that's a change over....
Swings the kick wide
The local boy Loiero with a strong run, dragging 2 defenders with him over the tryline! Brilliant!
Penalty Storm, high tackle....Storm on the attack again.
Hynes slots it over for 2 more points.
THE CHEESE! Beautiful work out of dummy half and burrows over!
Patrick Herbert put on report for a tackle off the ball...penalty Melbourne
Olam passes it behind Irimeia and into touch ....
Jahrome Hughes with a forward pass...
Reimis Smith backs up a quality Jahrome Hughes run to score a lovely try for the Storm
Penalty Storm - there was a strip in there somewhere...
Misses the conversion from out wide
What a try - Greg Marzhew goes over in the corner after a quality flick from Patrick Herbert
....and another repeat set for the Titans. line dropout Storm
Good set from the Titans - line dropout Storm
Ieremia walzes over the tryline but it's been called back for a forward pass (!!)
Drops it cold...attacking chance for the Storm
Phillip Sami get SO close, but quality defence from the Storm puts him into touch
Jahrome Hughes is put on report for a high tackle
Penalty Titans - Olam pushed Marzhew in the back chasing a grubber
Penalty Storm - 15 metres out from the Titans' line.
Line Drop out, Titans, as Melbourne attack again.
It's short- that's red lights. Melbourne ball.
Finucane gets very close - the ref sends it to the bunker!
Melbourne attacking early after Brandon Smith stripped it one on one
Big shoutout to my fellow Victorians, doing it tough in lockdown yet again. Lots of love.
The Storm are experts at winning despite being decimated by Origin, they just get on with it as if nobody's out.
Gold Coast lost Anthony Don and Mitch Rein during the week - Marzhew is winger with Clark hooker and Marsters joining the bench. Tanah Boyd 18th man
In late mail, Melbourne lose Tom Eisenhuth from the match squad - Loiero is in at second row. Lumelume is 18th man.
Welcome to League Unlimited's coverage of Round 13 Saturday Night Football between the Melbourne Storm and the Gold Coast Titans from up on the Sunshine Coast.
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Chris Butler
Touch Judges: Jon Stone, Drew Oultram
Video Referee: Alan Shortall
MELBOURNE STORM (20)
Tries: Reimis Smith, Brandon Smith, Trent Loiero, George Jennings
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Nicholas Hynes (2/4)
GOLD COAST TITANS (14)
Tries: Greg Marzhew, Brian Kelly, Jarrod Wallace
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Jamal Fogarty (1/3)