SNAPSHOT OF THE PRELIMINARY FINAL
* Consequence: Melbourne 30 defeated Canberra 10
* Key second: Jahrome Hughes regathered his personal bomb, weaved and flicked a move to Suliasi Vunivalu, who carried the ball one-handed down the sideline and beat three would-be tacklers to attain the Storm’s third strive inside the primary 10 minutes.
* Key stat: Cameron Smith has received the previous 12 instances he’s performed at Suncorp Stadium for membership, state and nation whereas the Storm have received 21 of their previous 25 video games on the floor since 2004.
* Accidents/Studies: Storm alternative hooker Brandon Smith was compelled off for a HIA after a head conflict and didn’t return, whereas centre Brenko Lee is on report for a careless excessive deal with.
* What’s subsequent? The Raiders’ season is over whereas Melbourne will play both Penrith or South Sydney within the grand closing subsequent Sunday in Sydney.