Storm outlast Titans in Double Header
All the action as it happens during Melbourne's Round 10 clash with the Titans in the Brisbane Double Header.
1' Melbourne's big men try and get things going early with Welch, Finucane and Nelson Asofa-Solomona getting involved.
3' Cameron Munster plays in the returning Curtis Scott to open the scoring for the evening. Smith makes no mistake converting the try. Melbourne 6 Gold Coast 0
7' The Titans make a move forward but Billy Slater is up to the task, diffusing the Ash Taylor grubber kick and sending Storm into attack.
23' Gold Coast scramble in attack and make the most of a fresh set of six, scoring their first try of the evening. Brenko Lee fought his way over the try line in his first match as a Titan before Michael Gordon added the extra two points. Melbourne 8 Gold Coast 6
28' A Storm error on half way lets the Titans in and Dale Copley finishes the quick transition into attack to give his side the lead. Gordon converts again and we now trail. Melbourne 8 Gold Coast 12
33' Continuing to carry the momentum, Gold Coast extend their lead with a penalty goal from virtually directly in front. Melbourne 8 Gold Coast 14
2ND HALF: Ryley Jacks won't return to the field after suffering a head knock.
47' Both sides trade sets but are unable to add to the scores early in the second stanza.
51' TRY! Felise Kaufusi! We level the scores through the Kangaroos second-rower after some brilliant hands from the versatile Joe Stimson. Cameron Smith's conversion ties it up! Melbourne 14 Gold Coast 14
58' Gold Coast are down to 13 fit players and we have gained a stronghold in the territorial battle, looking to take the lead.
67' Munster's great night continues! The young star is too much for the Gold Coast defence to handle and extends our lead! Smith hits the post and it still goes in. Melbourne 22 Gold Coast 14
74' The Foxx seals it! Addo-Carr swoops on a Titans error to put the game beyond doubt. Melbourne 28 Gold Coast 14