Storm respond in style against Newcastle
1' Off and running here at AAMI Park
2' THE FOXXX!!! How's THAT for a start!??
5' The boys have burst out of the blocks. The football has belonged to Melbourne early
10' TRY TIME!! What a bounce for Suli!!
13' Storm continue to pile on the pressure in attack here. You send another try is coming!
17' Outstanding offload by Jesse Bromwich to Tim Glasby sees the Queensland prop carve a way through the Knights' defence. Cameron Smith converts to extend the hosts lead out to 16-0
20' Storm win a penalty and Smith successfully kicks for two. The margin is now 18 points
30' Try Newcastle. The visitors get their first of the night through Lachlan Fitzgibbon
33' A run of penalties has swung the momentum well and truly the way of the Knights as they mount a charge into Storm territory
35' The team combines for a try saving tackle! Young Tonumaipea follows up with a HUGE play to force Newcastle to knock the ball on
39' Try to Newcastle on the stroke of half-time
41' Back underway at AAMI Park!
42' Close to another perfect start! Addo-Carr goes over again but the Slater pass is called just forward
48' WOW! TRY TIME! There is is denying the Foxx that time! Cameron Munster with the brilliant sidestep, Addo-Carr does the same before stretching out and touching the ball on the line
59' Billy Slater you champion! Young Knights fullback Kalyn Ponga tries to put the step on Slater but the veteran is too good for the kid and gets him with a big tackle to force the knock on
62' Cameron Smith converts another penalty to make it a 30-8 scoreline in favour of Melbourne
65' Amazing! Smith and Addo-Carr combine to save us from a repeat set. Brilliant!
68' Knights score through Sio on the left wing
70' FUS! Try to Melbourne, That's a great response! Ryley plays him through
75' Try time again! Sam Kasiano with his first try in purple! His teammates come from everyone to celebrate