Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Raiders Fail to Repel Storm Troopers

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Raiders Fail to Repel Storm Troopers

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CANBERRA coach David Furner has demanded his players take some accountability for their actions after their NRL finals hopes were effectively ended by a ruthless Melbourne side at Canberra Stadium yesterday.

The ladder-leading Storm chalked up their seventh successive victory, brushing aside the Raiders 26-0 as they become the first team to hold the Green Machine scoreless at either Canberra Stadium or their previous home ground Seiffert Oval.

aIf you're coming up with those errors, you mightn't find yourself in the side,a Furner said.

aThe injury list I've got at the moment has taken the quality out of that team. The scoreboard certainly didn't reflect the attitude in our side.

aWe were probably our own worst enemy in the first half where we got a little bit flighty trying to push a couple of passes.a a[pounds sterling] AAP

NRL round 19 results:

WARRIORS 36 (A Heremaia 2 L Hohaia J Maloney F Mateo E Taylor tries J Maloney 6 goals) bt CANTERBURY 12 (S Turner J Wright tries S Turner 2 goals);

BRISBANE 30 (J Yow Yeh 2 J Hodges J Hoffman S Thaiday tries C Parker 4 P Wallace goals) bt GOLD COAST 10 (S Michaels D Moore tries S Prince goal);

SOUTH SYDNEY 21 (D Farrell G Inglis I Luke tries C Sandow 4 goals C Sandow field goal) bt SYDNEY ROOSTERS 20 (S Perrett 2 S Kenny-Dowall K Linnett tries T Carney 2 goals);

WESTS TIGERS 38 (B Ayshford 2 G Ellis L Fulton B Marshall T Moltzen tries B Marshall 7 goals) bt NORTH QUEENSLAND 18 (C Paterson 2 W Tonga 2 tries M Bowen goal);

PENRITH 23 (L Coote 2 D Simmons 2 tries T Burns 3 goals L Walsh field goal) bt PARRAMATTA 22 (J Horo R Maitua C McGuire E Uaisele tries L Burt 3 goals);

MELBOURNE 26 (M Duffie 2 J Bromwich C Cronk R Hinchcliffe tries C Smith 3 goals) bt CANBERRA 0;

MANLY 32 (J Lyon 2 S Matai M Robertson B Stewart G Stewart tries J Lyon 4 goals) bt NEWCASTLE 10 (J McManus 2 tries R Stig goal). …

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