Storm bounce back in a big way
1' We're underway at AAMI Park!
2' A couple of near line breaks already! One from Brodie Croft, the other from Cameron Munster. Promising signs early.
5' Foward pass from the Cowboys and then they concede a penalty. Cameron Smith gets us re started 20m out!
6' Another penalty for us and we will kick for points.
10' Offside penalty against the skipper and the Cowboys will now reciprocate as Johnathan Thurston coverts the two points for the visitors.
13' Great tackle from the Smith on JT and the Cowboys lose it! Ball back with us and we will get a fresh set thanks to another penalty
14' STIMMO!! TRY! How's that for some fancy footwork from the youngster!
17' Suli is away!!! Two on one with JAC but Ben Hampton stops it. The Cowboys knocks on and we get the ball back but we missed a golden opportunity there
20' Another penalty goal for Cameron Smith and we lead 10-2
25' Try Cowboys. Coen Hess goes straight through to score. Thurston adds the conversion and our lead is back to 10-8
30' A couple of strong runs at the back end of the set as Chambers kicks in behind the Cowboys defence
33' Morgan kicks on the full now! A huge let off there
34' TRY STORM! What an impact! Welch is over within seconds of coming off the bench! Cameron Smith converts and our lead is back out to eight
39' Razzle dazzle on the buzzer - what an offload from Kasiano and JAC gets a penalty chasing the Scott chip kick! We'll kick for the two points
40' Cameron Smith kicks truly from 35m out!
41' Back underway at AAMI Park!
43' Cowboys on the attack but Munster jams and forces the turnover!
46' Sam Kasiano so close!!! We lose the ball right on our try line though
51' Cowboys with a scrum feed 20m out. Our defence continues to be asked questions here
54' Try Cowboys. Hess' second for the evening. Storm lead is back to 4 points after the successful Thurston conversion
57' Slater is through!....and the flick to Finucane just misses the targer. So close!
64' That's Storm defence! Under siege for several minutes and we hold onto our 18-14 lead
65' Back to back penalties! Kasiano with a great run and draws the Cowboys penalty. Smith converts our fourth penalty goal to make it a six-point advantage
71' Nice kick Munster! Earns us a repeat set - important composure
73' YES! CHAMBERS!!! TRY TO MELBOURNE! Croft converts and we lead by 12!
75' Superb kick chase! Turning the screws now and keeping the Cowboys under pressure
77' TOO BIG AND TOO STRONG! NELSON! WE'VE GOT ANOTHER ONE!