Full Time
80:00
7:55pm Fri July 23, 2021
Round 19 - Queensland Country Bank Stadium - Crowd: 14924
80min

It is Fulltime and Melbourne have made it 15 wins in a row over a brave Cowboys outfit by 20-16 in a great game of football. Stay tuned for the Match Report and 3,2,1's @LeagueUnlimited!

79min

Jake Granville knocks on an inside ball from Scott Drinkwater and that will do it!

78min

Penalty Cowboys! Against Nicho Hynes for a high tackle and North Queensland find the line just short of halfway.

77min

Conversion: Cowboys
Attempted by Scott Drinkwater.

Scott Drinkwater misses from out wide but we have a pulse!

Storm lead Cowboys 16 - 20 Storm
76min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Kane Bradley. Kick to come.

Kane Bradley has managed to score a superb try in the corner on debut to give his side some hope with minutes remaining.

Storm lead Cowboys 16 - 20 Storm
73min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Nicholas Hynes.

Nicholas Hynes misses from out wide.

Storm lead Cowboys 12 - 20 Storm
71min

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

Josh Addo-Carr now scores his 100th NRL try, after Hynes and Olam combine off a set play to put the Storm winger over for his 21st try of 2021.

Storm lead Cowboys 12 - 20 Storm
70min

Shane Wright knocks on following a strong tackle from Brandon Smith. Storm scrum 30m out.

65min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Nicholas Hynes.

Nicho Hynes converts and Storm extend their lead.

Storm lead Cowboys 12 - 16 Storm
64min

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

Jahrome Hughes with a chip kick on the last and it bounces up for Storm winger Dean Ieremia who soccers the ball back on the inside and the ball pops up for Reimis Smith to score and give the Storm back the lead!

Storm lead Cowboys 12 - 14 Storm
61min

Brandon Smith makes a handling error with Melbourne on the attack. Cowboys scrum 10m from their own line.

59min

Cooper Johns rolls the ball in goal on the last and it is a dropout for the Cowboys.

58min

Jahrome Hughes now intercepts a kick from Scott Drinkwater and is brought down just over halfway. Storm turn it around!

57min

Reimis Smith puts down a loose pass from Ryan Papenhuyzen and North Queensland on the attack 20m out!

55min

Cowboys with a chance to score and Reece Robson throws a shocking pass from dummy half to hand the ball back to the Storm deep in their own half.

53min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Scott Drinkwater.

Scott Drinkwater then converts from the sideline to give North Queensland the lead.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 12 - 10 Storm
51min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Kyle Feldt. Kick to come.

Kyle Feldt scores his 100th NRL try, following some quick hands off from the Cowboys backline, which saw the winger reach out and score in the corner.

Tied up at Cowboys 10 - 10 Storm
50min

Penalty Cowboys - Against Josh Addo-Carr for a strip in the tackle. Cowboys find the line on halfway.

49min

Penalty Storm - Against Coen Hess for a high tackle on Ryan Papenhuyzen...not bad. Storm find the line on halfway.

47min

Ryan Papenhuyzen enters the field, replacing Brandon Smith in the middle.

42min

Tom Gilbert dies with the ball on the last. Tom Dearden and Jake Granville lost their way on the fifth tackle. Storm ball deep in their own half.

41min

Penalty Cowboys - Against Kenny Bromwich for a high shot on Murray Taulagi. Cowboys on the attack 38m out!

40min

We are back underway in the second half at Townsville! The Cowboys tryscorer Coen Hess brings the ball back for the Cowboys.

40min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Scott Drinkwater.

Scott Drinkwater converts and it is 10-6 to Melbourne at halftime.

Storm lead Cowboys 6 - 10 Storm
39min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Coen Hess. Kick to come.

Jake Granville jumps into dummy half from fullback and finds Coen Hess who wrestled his way over to get the ball down to get the Cowboys on the board just seconds from halftime.

Storm lead Cowboys 4 - 10 Storm
39min

Cowboys on the attack and Josh Addo-Carr knocks down a Tom Dearden pass. Cowboys a big chance before halftime!

35min

Tom Gilbert sees a gap close to the line but cops a hit from Brandon Smith and loses possession. Storm off the hook.

32min

Aaron Pene loses the ball following some ferocious defence from the Cowboys. Cowboys on the attack 33m out.

28min

Connelly Lemuelu blows a try scoring chance when he grasses a Tom Dearden cross field kick. Storm ball deep inside their own half.

26min

Penalty Cowboys - Against Reimis Smith for dragging Jake Granville into touch with a second effort. Cowboys over halfway.

25min

Nicholas Hynes puts Reimis Smith away down the right hand side now and Smith kicks inside for Hynes but the ball rolls into touch. Cowboys ball 10m from their own line.

19min

Conversion: Storm
Attempted by Nicholas Hynes.

Nicho Hynes misses the conversion.

Storm lead Cowboys 0 - 10 Storm
18min

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

Josh Addo-Carr with another break down the left hand side and he lobs the ball over the top with a neat kick which bounces into the arms of Justin Olam who scores the Storm's second try of the night.

Storm lead Cowboys 0 - 10 Storm
17min

Penalty Storm - Scott Drinkwater penalised for a strip in the tackle on Jesse Bromwich. Storm over halfway.

16min

VIDEO REF - NO TRY - Brandon Smith ducks out of dummy half close to the line and finds a charging Justin Olam who seemingly crashes over for the Storm's second try. However Smith is penalised for running behind his own man. Not too sure about that one!

15min

Kane Bradley collects the ball on his dead ball line off a Jahrome Hughes kick and does remarkably well to almost get back in the field of play. Drop out Cowboys.

13min

VIDEO REF - NO TRY - Cowboys put together a superb backline play to put Kane Bradley over on debut, however it has been ruled an obstruction in the lead up.

12min

Penalty Cowboys - Against Josh Addo-Carr for tackling Kyle Feldt in the air. North Queensland on the attack.

12min

VIDEO REF - NO TRY - Tom Dearden kicks wide for Kyle Feldt who leaps high and collects the ball. However he loses the ball trying to reach out to score.

11min

Justin Olam with his second handling error, as he tries to tap on a pass from Kenny Bromwich but he loses possession. Cowboys over halfway.

10min

Nicholas Hynes kicks over the top on the last for Dean Ieremia but the rookie winger goes into touch. Cowboys ball 10m from their own line.

9min

Justin Olam charges at the Cowboys defence close to the line but he flicks it out the back to nobody and Connelly Lemuelu takes possession just 12m from his own line.

7min

Penalty Storm - Against the Cowboys markers for not being square at the play the ball. Storm find the line just short of halfway.

5min

Conversion: Storm
Kicked by Nicholas Hynes.

Nicholas Hynes converts from the sideline.

Storm lead Cowboys 0 - 6 Storm
4min

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

Nicholas Hynes and Kenny Bromwich combine down the left to put Josh Addo-Carr away down the sideline to open the scoring!

Storm lead Cowboys 0 - 4 Storm
2min

Jahrome Hughes on the last tests new Cowboys fullback Jake Granville's positioning on the last and Granville bats the ball dead. Drop out Cowboys.

We are underway in Townsville! Christian Welch brings the ball back for the Storm!

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Matt Cecchin

Touch Judges: Jon Stone, Belinda Sharpe

Video Referee: Henry Perenara

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (16)
Tries: Coen Hess, Kyle Feldt, Kane Bradley
Conversions: Scott Drinkwater (2/3)

MELBOURNE STORM (20)
Tries: Josh Addo-Carr (2), Justin Olam, Reimis Smith
Conversions: Nicholas Hynes (2/4)