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Melbourne Storm v Sydney Roosters
Friday 15 September 7:50pm
Melbourne Rectangular Stadium


Melbourne Storm

1. Nick Meaney 2. William Warbrick 3. Marion Seve 4. Justin Olam 5. Reimis Smith 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Tui Kamikamica 9. Harry Grant 10. Christian Welch 11. Trent Loiero 12. Eliesa Katoa 13. Josh King 14. Alec MacDonald 15. Tom Eisenhuth 16. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 17. Tariq Sims 18. Grant Anderson 19. Bronson Garlick 20. Tepai Moeroa 21. Tyran Wishart 22. Sualauvi Faalogo

Sydney Roosters

1. James Tedesco 2. Fetalaiga Pauga 3. Paul Momirovski 4. Corey Allan 5. Jaxson Paulo 6. Luke Keary 7. Sam Walker 8. Fletcher Baker 9. Brandon Smith 10. Lindsay Collins 11. Siua Wong 12. Nat Butcher 13. Victor Radley 14. Sandon Smith 15. Egan Butcher 16. Terrell May 17. Angus Crichton 18. Drew Hutchison 19. Naufahu Whyte 20. Zach Dockar-Clay 21. Jake Turpin 22. Nathan Brown

Referee: Ashley Klein
Touch judges: Drew Oultram, Chris Sutton
Video referee: Chris Butler



New Zealand Warriors v Newcastle Knights
Saturday 16 September 4:05pm
Mt Smart Stadium


New Zealand Warriors

1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Rocco Berry 4. Adam Pompey 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Te Maire Martin 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 10. Mitchell Barnett 11. Jackson Ford 12. Marata Niukore 13. Tohu Harris 14. Dylan Walker 15. Jazz Tevaga 16. Bayley Sironen 17. Josh Curran 18. Freddy Lussick 20. Taine Tuaupiki 21. Bunty Afoa 22. Tom Ale 23. Edward Kosi

Newcastle Knights

1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Dominic Young 3. Dane Gagai 4. Bradman Best 5. Greg Marzhew 6. Tyson Gamble 7. Adam Clune 8. Jacob Saifiti 9. Phoenix Crossland 10. Leo Thompson 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Dylan Lucas 13. Adam Elliott 14. Kurt Mann 15. Daniel Saifiti 16. Jack Hetherington 17. Mathew Croker 18. Brodie Jones 19. Enari Tuala 20. Fa'amanu Brown 21. Lachlan Miller 22. Jack Johns

Referee: Adam Gee
Touch judges: Phil Henderson, David Munro
Video referee: Grant Atkins
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Geez sparse crowd in Melbourne for a final. Lots people at ground level but pretty empty up high in the stands.
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BJ wrote:Geez sparse crowd in Melbourne for a final. Lots people at ground level but pretty empty up high in the stands.
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Geez Smith was terrible in defence there.
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Geez refs seem loathe to make a call on Melbourne in Melbourne and Broncos in Brisbane.

That looked dropped by harry grant live and Klien was in good position.
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BJ wrote:Geez refs seem loathe to make a call on Melbourne in Melbourne and Broncos in Brisbane.

That looked dropped by harry grant live and Klien was in good position.
That was horrible decision, clear knock on.
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Postman Pat wrote: September 15, 2023, 8:25 pm
BJ wrote:Geez refs seem loathe to make a call on Melbourne in Melbourne and Broncos in Brisbane.

That looked dropped by harry grant live and Klien was in good position.
That was horrible decision, clear knock on.
Roosters knocked on first anyways but Ashley Klein is a joke. He can’t let the game go for more than 2 minutes without getting involved and even when he does he stuffs it up.
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Wow. Great play Sanden Smith.
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Neither of these teams are winning the premiership. Storm limping out of the finals again.
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Looks like the Roosters practice field goal set ups.
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Deserved from Storm after the ref and Bunker suddenly don’t interfere on an obvious whack to the head of Grant.
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Storm should have been given the penalty, but they don’t need it. Looks like the Roosters didn’t play enough “Roosters football”.
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BJ wrote: September 15, 2023, 9:38 pm Deserved from Storm after the ref and Bunker suddenly don’t interfere on an obvious whack to the head of Grant.
The ref should have called it, but the bunker correctly stayed out of it, as it wasn’t reportable.
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Klein just didn’t want to make a tough call tonight. He really shouldn’t have been in the best two refs.
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I’d love to see a Storm v Warriors grand final.
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greeneyed wrote: September 15, 2023, 9:28 pm Looks like the Roosters practice field goal set ups.
Looks much easier with the fast play the ball, crisp service and blockers :lol:
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unreal they didnt call the clean shot to the nose of Grant...ball didnt lie, they scored and won anyways
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greeneyed wrote: September 15, 2023, 9:41 pm I’d love to see a Storm v Warriors grand final.
You won’t .
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Nah Storm haven’t played well enough this season to deserve a grand final place.
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Anyone but Brisbane and Penrith.
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zim wrote:
greeneyed wrote: September 15, 2023, 9:28 pm Looks like the Roosters practice field goal set ups.
Looks much easier with the fast play the ball, crisp service and blockers Image
Clearly a 'wall' with two blockers standing next to each other - which was made illegal a few years back. Hopefully Klein's last game this season.
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Good to see the refereeing being kept to a high standard.
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greeneyed wrote:Anyone but Brisbane and Penrith.
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Newcastle getting spanked by the Warriors
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Go Warriors!
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Dr Zaius wrote:Newcastle getting spanked by the Warriors
Good!

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The stats on teams winning the week after being taken to extra time in nrl finals would be pretty dire I reckon.

Got to be winning cleanly and well for the best chance to go deep. Games like ours against the knights last week take too much from you physically and mentally.
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gangrenous wrote: September 16, 2023, 4:28 pm The stats on teams winning the week after being taken to extra time in nrl finals would be pretty dire I reckon.

Got to be winning cleanly and well for the best chance to go deep. Games like ours against the knights last week take too much from you physically and mentally.
Good point. Panthers and Bronx had perfect week 1 games.

I think the Bronx might have a similar run next week, unfortunately.

Panthers will be in a dog fight.
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Knights player with a clear shoulder charge, unpenalised. We'll see if he gets cited.
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gangrenous wrote: September 16, 2023, 4:28 pm The stats on teams winning the week after being taken to extra time in nrl finals would be pretty dire I reckon.

Got to be winning cleanly and well for the best chance to go deep. Games like ours against the knights last week take too much from you physically and mentally.
Good point. Panthers and Bronx had perfect week 1 games.

I think the Bronx might have a similar run next week, unfortunately.

Panthers will be in a dog fight.
I don't think that Penrith will have any trouble disposing of Melbourne
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So forward
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Dr Zaius wrote: September 16, 2023, 5:14 pmSo forward
If the 2 refs reffing this weekend are the best the nrl has a big problem
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Pressure starting to bite now. Knights will have to Gamble.
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Diabolical forward pass leading to a Knights try missed earlier. Now the ref tries to take a fair try off the Warriors!
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Well NZ have certainly taken their Charnze
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