Last time they met: Panthers

Last time Melbourne and Penrith met back in Round 2, Storm claimed a nail-biting victory, defeating the Panthers 18-17 at AAMI Park. in front of 13,925 loyal fans.

In Billy Slater and Cameron Smith’s milestone match, Cooper Cronk’s field goal with under a minute left on the clock proved the difference between the two sides.

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Befitting what was a classic encounter, Penrith’s never say die attitude gave the visitors a late attempt on goal after the final siren to snatch victory. Peter Wallace’s effort fell short, sending the home crowd into raptures.  

To read the full match report, click here.

Melbourne Storm 18

Tries: Kevin Proctor 10m, Mahe Fonua 14m, Sisa Waqa 31m

Goals: Cameron Smith 2

Field goals: Cooper Cronk 2

Penrith Panthers 17

Tries: Kevin Naiqama 27m, Kevin Naiqama 35m, Josh Mansour 44m

Goals: Peter Wallace 1

Field goals: Peter Wallace 1