NRL Stats Breakdown Rd 20: Brisbane Broncos v Melbourne Storm

Melbourne Storm hooker and captain Cameron Smith

Brisbane Broncos, look out. In-form Melbourne Storm, historically bad against them no matter the venue and inconsistent form, their work is cut out. 

The Storm are rolling on and with dominance over the Broncos in the past, they want that to continue.

Brisbane Broncos v Melbourne Storm Stats Breakdown

The Brisbane Broncos and Melbourne Storm have played each other on 47 occasions; the Broncos have won just 13 games, the Storm have won 32 games and there have been two draws.

The Broncos 13 wins in total over the Storm in their history of clashes is their fewest against any current NRL side (minimum 40 games).

The Broncos have conceded 1,151 total points against the Storm, the most they have conceded against any current NRL side.

The Melbourne Storm have won the last six games against the Broncos.

The Brisbane Broncos have not beaten the Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium since 2009. Since then, they have lost eight straight.

The first game played between the two sides was a 34-16 win for the Broncos in round 17, 1998.

Top try-scorer in this clash

Billy Slater (MEL) – 22
Matt King (BRI) – 9
Matt Geyer (MEL) – 8
Cooper Cronk (MEL) – 8
Robbie Ross (MEL) – 7
Darren Lockyer (BRI) – 7
Steve Turner (MEL) – 7
Greg Inglis (MEL) – 7
Israel Folau (MEL/BRI) – 7
Anthony Quinn (MEL) – 6

Former Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater

Top point-scorer in this clash

Cameron Smith (MEL) – 3 tries & 97 goals (206 pts)
Michael De Vere (BRI) – 5 tries & 38 goals (92 pts)
Billy Slater (MEL) – 22 tries (88 pts)
Darren Lockyer (BRI) – 7 tries, 19 goals & 1 field goal (67 pts)
Matt Orford (MEL) – 4 tries, 24 goals & 2 field goals (66 pts)
Matt Geyer (MEL) – 8 tries & 12 goals (56 pts)
Corey Parker (BRI) – 1 try & 24 goals (52 pts)
Matt King (MEL) – 9 tries (36 pts)
Cooper Cronk (MEL) – 8 tries & 3 field goals (35 pts)
Greg Inglis (MEL) – 7 tries & 1 goal (30 pts)

Head Coaching records

Craig Bellamy (MEL) – 28/37 (75.7%)
Chris Anderson (MEL) – 3/6 (50%) (1 draw)
Ivan Henjak (BRI) – 2/4 (50%)
Wayne Bennett (BRI) – 11/33 (33.3%) (1 draw)
Mark Murray (MEL) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Anthony Seibold (BRI) – 0/1 (0%)
Anthony Griffin (BRI) – 0/8 (0%)

Players to have played for both sides

  1. Robbie Ross – 1996 (BRI) & 1998-2003 (MEL)
  2. Richard Swain – 1998-2002 (MEL) & 2003 (BRI)
  3. Glenn Lazarus – 1992-1997 (BRI) & 1998-1999 (MEL)
  4. Russell Bawden – 1994 (BRI) & 1998-2001 (MEL)
  5. Chris Walker – 1999-2002 (BRI) & 2006 (MEL)
  6. Tom Learoyd-Lahrs – 2004-2005 (BRI) & 2015 (MEL)
  7. Dennis Scott – 1996-1998 (BRI) & 2005 (MEL)
  8. Israel Folau – 2007-2008 (MEL) & 2009-2010 (BRI)
  9. Sam Tagataese – 2007-2008 (MEL) & 2018 (BRI)
  10. Clifford Manua – 2007 (BRI) & 2008 (MEL)
  11. Lagi Setu – 2009-2010 (BRI) & 2013 (MEL)
  12. Scott Anderson – 2007-2009 (MEL) & 2010-2013 (BRI)

Biggest winning margins

The Brisbane Broncos biggest win over the Melbourne Storm came in round 21, 2002, when they won 48-20.

The biggest win for the Melbourne Storm over the Brisbane Broncos came back in round 4, 2005, with a comfortable 50-4 victory.

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