Full Time
80:00
2:00pm Sun June 13, 2021
Round 14 - Central Coast Stadium - Crowd: 8105
80min

Conversion: Warriors
Kicked by Kodi Nikorima.

Nikorima converts the try on the fulltime siren. Game over!

Storm lead Warriors 16 - 42 Storm
80min

Try: Warriors
Scored by Ken Maumalo. Kick to come.

Maumalo with a hatty to finish his time at the club!

Storm lead Warriors 14 - 42 Storm
79min

Conversion: Warriors
Attempted by Kodi Nikorima.

Nikorima pushes it wide.

Storm lead Warriors 10 - 42 Storm
78min

Try: Warriors
Scored by Ken Maumalo. Kick to come.

Maumalo gets a double in his bittersweet farewell game! The irony being - he'll be playing the Storm next Saturday as well!

Storm lead Warriors 10 - 42 Storm
74min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Nicholas Hynes.

Hynes again, no issues at all.

Storm lead Warriors 6 - 42 Storm
73min

Try: Storm
Scored by Tom Eisenhuth. Kick to come.

Eisenhuth crashes over and it's a bit of a rout now.

Storm lead Warriors 6 - 40 Storm
68min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Nicholas Hynes.

Hynes makes no mistake.

Storm lead Warriors 6 - 36 Storm
67min

Try: Storm
Scored by Harry Grant. Kick to come.

Grant barges over and the Storm restore order in terms of momentum in this game.

Storm lead Warriors 6 - 34 Storm
62min

Conversion: Warriors
Attempted by Kodi Nikorima.

Nikorima's conversion attempt is wide.

Storm lead Warriors 6 - 30 Storm
61min

Try: Warriors
Scored by Ken Maumalo. Kick to come.

Maumalo gets what could be his last try as a Warrior. Great hands to the left and he dives over in the corner.

Storm lead Warriors 6 - 30 Storm
57min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Nicholas Hynes.

Superb sideline conversion. Hynes nails it.

Storm lead Warriors 2 - 30 Storm
56min

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

Out to Josh Addo-Carr, then back in to Olam and he finds the gap to bounce through. Try is out wide on the left.

Storm lead Warriors 2 - 28 Storm
55min

Hughes nails a 40/20 from the right side of the red line.

53min

Melbourne just doing it comfortably at the moment. Warriors not really looking likely.

45min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Nicholas Hynes.

Hynes pushes the lead further.

Storm lead Warriors 2 - 24 Storm
45min

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

Hughes gets the try. Grant goes super close, but Sironen strips it from him and it pops up for Hughes!

Storm lead Warriors 2 - 22 Storm
44min

Time off. Storm claiming a try through Harry Grant. Bunker, no try. Checking - everything.

41min

Back underway. Warriors have it first with RTS fielding the kickoff.

40min

Time off just before the break with Wayde Egan down injured. Good news for the Warriors with him back on his feet.

39min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Nicholas Hynes.

No dice for Hynes from the far sideline.

Storm lead Warriors 2 - 18 Storm
38min

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

Addo-Carr with a beautiful try in the left corner. Hynes grubbers to his wing and JAC angles himself perfectly. Incredible pickup and putdown.

Storm lead Warriors 2 - 18 Storm
35min

We're up to the Bunker for a Dean Ieremia NO TRY. Checking grounding. Ieremia seemed happy though... nope, he didn't get it down after all! Held up.

29min

BANG. Chanel Harris-Tavita smashes the Cheese just as the Melbourne #9 darts toward the post. Huge trysaver forces an error and the Warriors have a scrum on their own 10m.

29min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Nicholas Hynes.

Hynes with an easy one this time. Lead is 12 points. Reminder that the Storm need an 18+ victory to overtake Penrith at the top of the table today.

Storm lead Warriors 2 - 14 Storm
28min

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

Brandon burrows over and the early resistance from the Warriors seems to have faded now.

Storm lead Warriors 2 - 12 Storm
24min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Nicholas Hynes.

No drama at all for Hynes from out wide.

Storm lead Warriors 2 - 8 Storm
23min

Try: Storm
Scored by Dean Ieremia. Kick to come.

Some beautiful play down the left edge after Jahrome Hughes had exposed the Warriors at the line. Grant, to Reimis Smith, then Ieremia runs the remainder to score out wide on the right, just on the shade line.

Storm lead Warriors 2 - 6 Storm
19min

The Warriors have had a knock on ruled against them with Wayde Egan supposed to have knocked on at dummy half. CAPTAINS CHALLENGE and it is SUCCESSFUL as replays show it hit his foot then he picked it up cleanly.

15min

Penalty Goal: Storm
Kicked by Nicholas Hynes.

Hynes makes it look easy.

Tied up at Warriors 2 - 2 Storm
14min

Brandon Smith goes to the line and nearly gets the right offload into the hands of Tui Kamikamica but it's dropped... wait no - PENALTY. Warriors defenders were inside the ten. Hynes will take the shot.

10min

Penalty Goal: Warriors
Kicked by Kodi Nikorima.

Nikorima adds the first points of the day.

Warriors lead Warriors 2 - 0 Storm
7min

Last tackle play has the Storm thin on the right side, where Chanel Harris-Tavita points his kick. Montoya takes the kick but is held.

5min

No luck for the Warriors in that first foray. Melbourne get a set restart halfway through their return set and are making good metres until Reimis Smith spills it. Maumalo has it now.

3min

First advantage of the game is a penalty to the Warriors, with Reimis Smith penalised for an escort run. Full set inside the Storm 30m coming up.

1min

We're underway in Gosford. Storm first ball.

Welcome to sunny Central Coast Stadium. Teams are on the park and there's a special Haka from performers in the crowd ahead of kickoff as the Warriors celebrate their Indigenous heritage. Late mail below:

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Matt Cecchin

Touch Judges: Darian Furner, Jon Stone

Video Referee: Alan Shortall

WARRIORS (16)
Tries: Ken Maumalo (3)
Conversions: Kodi Nikorima (1/3)
Penalty Goals: Kodi Nikorima (1/1)

MELBOURNE STORM (42)
Tries: Dean Ieremia, Brandon Smith, Josh Addo-Carr, Jahrome Hughes, Justin Olam, Harry Grant, Tom Eisenhuth
Conversions: Nicholas Hynes (6/7)
Penalty Goals: Nicholas Hynes (1/1)