Melbourne Storm

Melbourne Storm 12-14 Cronulla Sharks (NRL) 2016-10-02 08:07

Cronulla Sharks
Melbourne Storm   Cronulla Sharks
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2016-10-02 08:09:18

It's filling up in here! #MelbourneProud #NRLGF https://t.co/OVEdOYAA79

2016-10-02 08:10:23

As good as it gets! #WhyNotUs #NRLGF https://t.co/Dxx3uWc2t9

2016-10-02 08:14:00

Atmosphere 🔥🔥 #NRLGF #MelbourneProud https://t.co/Oi7bEovTcB

2016-10-02 08:14:16

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2016-10-02 08:19:56

Wow that was like a Rock concert!! #MelbourneProud #NRLGF https://t.co/pviF7BESYq

2016-10-02 08:20:46

The banner 🙌⚡️ #NRLGF #MelbourneProud https://t.co/MII58jK1J4

2016-10-02 08:30:43

YOUR Melbourne Storm!! ⚡️ #NRLGF #MelbourneProud https://t.co/oXyRXSPXRt

2016-10-02 08:31:55

Here come the Sharks on to @anzstadium! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs https://t.co/c4McGPPoRz

2016-10-02 08:32:57

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2016-10-02 08:33:02

Embrace the opportunity boys 💪⚡️ #NRLGF #MelbourneProud https://t.co/GFI57hlMSv

2016-10-02 08:33:12

1' HERE WE GO! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:33:41

1' Ennis catches the Storm high in a tackle and they earn a penalty. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:34:17

1' Underway! High shot on McLean from Ennis and we get the first penalty #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:34:33

1' BIG early defence from the Sharks. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:34:54

2' Storm kick through Cronk who finds the line inside the Sharks 10m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:35:37

2' Nice first set and a classy kick from Cronk. Good field position early #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:35:46

3' Sharks work the ball over the 30m through Gallen. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:36:27

3' Penalty Sharks. Interference in the play the ball earns the Sharks another set. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:36:54

4' Sharks get a penalty to Fifita on the last coming out of defence. They will attack from the 30 #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:37:20

4' Maloney finds the line, Sharks with a fresh set now inside the Storm 20m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:37:26

5' Drop out! Ennis' grubber earns another set. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:38:19

5' Goal line drop out to the Sharks. Our defence called upon early. Scores at 0-0 #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:38:35

5' Fifita takes the first carry before Prior advances. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:39:00

6' Penalty Sharks. Koroibete knocks Townsend square in the head. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:40:06

6' Maloney points to the posts and the Sharks will look to open the scoring from the boot. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:40:52

6' Penalty on Marika Koroibete for a high shot and the Sharks will kick for points to try and open the scoring #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:41:13

7' Maloney scores the first points of the 2016 #NRLGF. Cronulla lead 2-0 #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:41:49

GOAL! Maloney splits the posts and the Sharks go up by 2! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs https://t.co/SG1IOfvMJn

2016-10-02 08:42:04

8' Back underway, the ball with Graham on play 2 inside our 20m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:42:31

9' Maloney goes close to breaking through! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:43:03

9' Storm with plenty of metres from their set. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:43:39

10' Barba takes Cronk's bomb before looking dangerous! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:44:03

10' Fifita's offload can't be taken by Townsend and the Storm will feed a scrum. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:44:49

11' Storm inside our 40m #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:45:30

10' Electric opening to the #NRLGF. Cronulla throw the ball around looking for a linebreak but knock on #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:45:42

12' Feki does well to take Green's kick. Sharks under pressure inside the 20m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:46:13

13' Storm winning the battle for field position here with a big defensive set. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:46:48

13' HOLMES! cleans up well at the break to have the Sharks on the attack #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:47:42

14' TACKLE @bgreen_6!! #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:48:25

14' WOW! Lewis goes close before the Sharks earn a scrum. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:48:41

15' BENNY BARBA! Possible Sharks try. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:49:15

15' Cronulla pressing for the first try. Barba scores a try, they are going to the @NRLBunker #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:49:25

15' Try confirmed to Ben Barba. Sharks lead 6-0 KTC #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:50:01

15' TRY!!! Ben Barba gets the first try of the #NRLGF! #WhyNotUs https://t.co/W81B33P7CH

2016-10-02 08:50:11

16' Maloney converts and Cronulla lead 8-0 #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:51:27

17' Maloney adds the extras!! Sharks 8-0. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs https://t.co/YrowXC8C9E

2016-10-02 08:52:22

Storm players watch closely from the sideline #MelbourneProud #NRLGF https://t.co/FOQe8297iO

2016-10-02 08:52:36

19' Last play for the Sharks, Maloney's bomb high to the back and Munster takes well on his 10m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:53:01

19' Plenty of metres on offer for the Storm who complete through Smith. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:53:50

20' Big Set for the Sharks, Ennis kicks deep. Bird getting treatment in back play. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:54:46

21' Offloads aplenty from the Storm. They take a Goal Line Drop Out from Cronk's grubber. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:56:24

20' We make some inroads and force Barba to put the ball dead. Repeat set for us...good opportunity coming up #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 08:56:55

22' FEKI!!!!!! big play from the winger to get out of the in goal. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:57:41

23' Prior's been strong tonight! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:58:09

23' Munster picks out Maloney from the kick and the Storm are inside our half on play 3. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs v

2016-10-02 08:58:39

24' Barba jinx to beat the first line. Sharks on play 2, 15m out from their goal line. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 08:59:21

24' Holding good field position at the moment but can't find the clinical ball #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:00:00

25' Vunivalu takes Maloney's bomb, throws long to Munster who's taken centre field. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:00:12

26' Barba takes Chambers' kick safely at the back. Sharks now with Feki who promotes the ball to the 30m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:01:06

26' SUBS: Gallen off, Bukuya on. Prior off, Heighington on. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:01:41

27' Holmes as safe as a bank at the back! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:02:18

28' BIG Run from Heighington! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:02:46

28' Sharks to pack a scrum! 18m out from the Storm line. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:03:28

27' Both sides trading sets, Cronulla with the high ball and we eventually knock on. Sharks in possesion #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:03:55

29' Sharks taken into touch from the Storm's defence. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:04:33

29' Defence!! We push the Sharks over the sideline and get the ball back #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:04:34

31' Stop in play for a head injury. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:05:54

31' SUBS: Fifita off, Prior on. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:06:31

32' Big metres for the Sharks through the middle. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:07:13

30 mins. 114m. Well played Andrew #WhyNotUs #NRLGF https://t.co/NmoMOTGZxB

2016-10-02 09:07:15

32' Sharks starting to win the arm wrestle. Big work from the Sharks' outside backs here helping out the bigger bodies. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:08:10

33' Hand over. Sharks run through Lewis on the last. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:08:45

32' The arm wrestle continues. Cronulla with an 8-0 lead and attacking down the right #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:08:47

35' Sharks on top here. play 3 with Bukiya now inside the Storm 40m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:10:16

34' The Cronk kick looking for Vunivalu is long and the Sharks get a 7-tackle set #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:10:27

35' Going to the bunker for a possible Sharks 'No Try' #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:11:23

NO TRY! Line drop out to the Storm. We'll be on the attack again. Let's go in SHARKS! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:12:13

35' Checking a potential Sharks try with the @NRLBunker. No try ruled but they get a repeat set #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:12:24

36' Sharks deep on the attack through Prior. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:13:04

37' Storm knock on. Ennis' grubber earns the Sharks another set of 6 as Smith spills the ball. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:14:02

37' We knock on off a kick and the Sharks get another set from close range #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:14:51

38' BIG PLAY! Bird takes Koroibete dead in-goal and the Sharks will receive a line drop out. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:15:37

38' Barba kicks behind our defence & Marika is caught in goal. Another repeat set to the Sharks. Goal line drop out #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:16:03

39' Great defence by the Storm before the break. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:17:16

39' Superb defence again! Hold out the hard running Sharks, we trail 8-0 #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:17:50

HALF TIME: The challenge is there for our boys. Now it’s time to rise to it #MelbourneProud #NRLGF https://t.co/FnhGm0hJD3

2016-10-02 09:18:04

HALF TIME: We lead 8-0 after the first half 👏🏼 40 minutes to play 👊🏼 #NRLGF #WhyNotUs https://t.co/vMYUUbW1ik

2016-10-02 09:18:07

STATS: Possession (Sharks 61%), Position (Sharks 54%), Line breaks (Sharks 3-0). #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:26:22

STATS: Run Metres (Fifita 114, Prior 111, Lewis 94), Tackles (Ennis 22, Prior 14, Graham 14) #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:27:32

Here come the Sharks for the second half. Come on boys. See this one through. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:34:25

41' Smith gets us back underway! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:35:59

41' Good first set from the Sharks. Townsend's bomb taken at the back, Melbourne working it out from their 10m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:37:14

Back underway for the 2nd half! The biggest 40 minutes of the season coming up right now! #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:37:39

42' Sharks defend well, Barba gets the Sharks back on the front foot with a good carry. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:38:00

43' LEUTELE! Ricky sees space before Barba advances. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:38:40

43' Goal line drop out coming up for the Sharks. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:38:58

43' Cronulla put us under pressure with a cross field kick and earn a repeat set #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:39:05

44' Prior with the first carry from the restart, Sharks inside 30m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:39:43

45' Ennis' grubber is taken well by Munster, Storm earn a penalty. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:40:30

The boy's return after half time #MelbourneProud #NRLGF https://t.co/fNBNp9UnKn

2016-10-02 09:40:37

45' Nice take Munster off the Ennis grubber kick then Chambers earns us a penalty #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:40:52

Official Crowd: 83,625. Thank you to all Sharks Members & fans. That's an official record! #WhyNotUs #NRLGF

2016-10-02 09:41:19

46' Melbourne asking plenty of questions of the Sharks defence. Feki takes Cronk's second kick well! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:42:13

47' Sharks penalty as Feki is taken dangerously in a tackle. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:42:41

47' A bit scrappy from us on the last & Feki takes the high ball cleanly. Sharks get a penalty coming out of defence #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:43:18

Get LOUD! 🗣 #NRLGF #WhyNotUs https://t.co/QQSdyvVCkk

2016-10-02 09:44:58

49' Storm penalty. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:45:29

49' Leg pull on Kenny Bromwich and we will gain some good field position. New set from the 40m line #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:45:44

49' Melbourne inside our 30m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:46:06

50' BROMWICH!!! Going upstairs to the @NRLBunker to confirm #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:46:41

50' Try to the Storm, as Jesse Bromwich crashes over. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:46:58

50' TRY confirmed!! Jesse Bromwich has hit back. 4-8 KTC #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:47:24

51' Converted by the skipper @camsmith9 and we trail 6-8 #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:48:25

51' Smith adds the 2. Sharks 8 lead the Storm 6. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:48:28

Plenty of support for that TRY! #MelbourneProud #NRLGF https://t.co/v9STfsTA4V

2016-10-02 09:49:01

52' Melbourne with a strong carry now up over their 40m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:49:27

A chance to regroup #MelbourneProud #NRLGF https://t.co/ykst00JRoE

2016-10-02 09:49:40

53' A solid set off the back of the try and we muscle up in defence #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:50:00

53' Beale fields the kick despite pressure. Backs it up with a strong carry on play 3. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:50:04

53' Melbourne back with the ball, both sides getting through their sets. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:50:44

54' Barba fields well at the back, Bukuya down in back play with a head knock. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:51:44

54' Tagataese rises from the bench and will see action for the first time tonight. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:52:19

55' Storm with the ball, Koroibete threatened to go the length before Townsend and Bird covered well. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:53:41

55' The skipper @camsmith9's kick goes long and the Sharks get a 7-tackle set #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:54:29

56' Big metres from the Sharks, now inside the Storm 40m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:54:40

57' KNOCK ON! Sharks to pack a scrum on the Storm 10m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:55:22

56' Cheyse Blair knocks on off the Maloney cross field kick. Sharks with a scrum feed 10m out #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:55:50

58' Drop out! Maloney's kick is inch perfect and Lewis' tackle sees the side earn another 6. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:56:58

59' Another repeat set for Cronulla courtesy of a goal line drop out. We will need to absorb more pressure #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 09:57:22

60' Graham's kick can't find the in-goal, Storm earn a reprieve. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:58:19

61' Sharks through Bird up and over the 50m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:59:13

62' Leutele looks to kick for the in-goal but Melbourne defuse at the back. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 09:59:56

61' Brilliant defence again to hold the Sharks out. We're pinned deep in our own half of the field though #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:00:05

62' Holmes as cool as you'd like at the back! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:00:38

63' Bird has been HUGE! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:00:48

63' Townsend's kick is too long. Storm with a 7-tackle set. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:01:26

63' Townsend sends the kick long and we get a handy 7-tackle set #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:01:52

63' @WJChambers4!!!!!! We've hit the lead!! #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:02:29

64' Try Storm. Chambers goes in for the Melbourne side who hit a 10-8 front. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:02:33

RT @NRL: The @Storm fans loved that! #NRLGF https://t.co/r8eSW7fEHK

2016-10-02 10:03:58

65' @camsmith9 converts and we take a 12-8 lead #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:04:17

66' Conversion successful. Storm 12 lead the Sharks 8. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:04:29

TRY time! #MelbourneProud #NRLGF https://t.co/TcWtP3Knbn

2016-10-02 10:04:33

The crowd goes ecstatic #MelbourneProud #NRLGF https://t.co/m29OlOZMau

2016-10-02 10:04:56

66' Storm rolling through their set after points. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:05:17

67' Big impact from our bench! Need to keep that energy up! Cronulla with the ball #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:05:58

67' Holmes takes the kick well at the back and the Sharks earn a penalty! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:06:04

68' Sharks inside the 20m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:06:49

68' Big penalty. Sharks earn another set inside the Storm 10m. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:07:34

68' Cronulla get a crucial penalty on the last tackle of their set. Fresh set of six from 10m out #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:07:42

69' Sharks looking stuck with the ball in hand. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:09:02

69' POSSIBLE FIFITA TRY! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:09:34

69' Fifita scores a try. Going to check with the @NRLBunker #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:09:39

TRY!!!! FIFITA SENDS THE SHARKS BACK TO THE FRONT! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs https://t.co/he5nreEzhh

2016-10-02 10:10:27

69' Try confirmed for Fifita. 12-12 with a kick to come for the Sharks #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:10:32

70' Maloney converts. Sharks lead 14-12 with 10 minutes left on the clock #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:11:31

71' CONVERSION SUCCESSFUL! Maloney sends the Sharks to the lead. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs https://t.co/BW5rQ5iFSr

2016-10-02 10:12:14

72' Lewis stays down in the tackle. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:12:51

72' Play the ball called. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:13:22

73' Not the kick Maloney was after. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:14:02

73' BIRD! A classic grab at the back. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:14:51

72' We go down the short side looking for points but Bird is there to clean it up. Cronulla back with the ball leading by 2 #NRLGF

2016-10-02 10:15:10

73' Maloney goes blind side on the last, kicks out on the full. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:15:32

73' Maloney kicks out on the full. We get the ball back and move up to halfway #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:15:56

75' WOW! Beale scoops the ball late and the Sharks will restart from a drop out. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:16:48

74' Wicked bounce! We get a repeat set! C'mon boys! We trail 12-14 #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:16:50

75' Big set in defence needed here. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:17:12

75' BIG MOMENT! Melbourne spill the ball. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:18:03

75' Jesse Bromwich knocks on. Cronulla back in possession #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:18:11

77' Hand over. Storm with a fresh set 15m out from their line. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:19:27

77' Storm rolling through the middle. Big metres on offer. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:19:58

78' DEAD! Vunivalu's kick goes deep in goal and the Sharks restart from 7 tackle set. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:21:11

78' 2 minutes to play. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:21:25

78' We throw it around on the last! Can't break through and the Suli kick goes dead. Sharks with a 7-tackle set #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:21:37

79' Sharks rolling through the tackles. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:22:02

79' One minute to play. #NRLGF #WhyNotUs

2016-10-02 10:22:22

One minute left, we have ball and trail by two points. That's the equation #NRLGF #MelbourneProud

2016-10-02 10:22:32

FULL TIME! 49 YEARS IN THE MAKING. UP UP CRONULLA! #NRLGF #WhyNotUs https://t.co/Xjbcx0KxBN

2016-10-02 10:25:09

FULL TIME: A shattering end to the year. Our boys were so brave but we come up just short #MelbourneProud #NRLGF https://t.co/HHyos2n0rW

2016-10-02 10:26:05

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