NRL Rd 3: Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders Stats Breakdown

Melbourne Storm club legend and captain Cameron Smith

Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders Stats

The Melbourne Storm and Canberra Raiders have played each other on 44 occasions; the Storm have won 13 games and the Raiders have won 13 games.

The Melbourne Storm have won five of the last seven games between the two sides but the Canberra Raiders have won the last two.

The first game played between the two sides was a 16-12 success to the Melbourne Storm in round 24, 1998.

Biggest Wins

The Melbourne Storm’s biggest win over the Canberra Raiders was a 68-4 demolition in round 21, 2013.

The Canberra Raiders biggest win over the Melbourne Storm was a 40-12 success in round 18, 2012.

Former Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater

Top try-scorer in this clash

Billy Slater (MEL) – 14
Matt Geyer (MEL) – 11
Greg Inglis (MEL) – 10 (2G)
Joel Monaghan (CAN) – 8
Mahe Fonua (MEL) – 8
Marcus Bai (MEL) – 7
Jarrod Croker (CAN) – 7

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Cameron Smith (MEL) – 2 tries & 98 goals (204 pts)
Jarrod Croker (CAN) – 7 tries & 34 goals (96 pts)
Matt Orford (MEL) – 2 tries & 32 goals (72 pts)
Clinton Schifcofske (CAN) – 3 tries & 23 goals (58 pts)
Matt Geyer (MEL) – 11 tries & 6 goals (56 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Andrew McFadden – 1997-2001 (CAN) & 2003-2004 (MEL)
  2. Brett Finch – 1999-2002 (CAN) & 2009-2010 & 2013 (MEL)
  3. Glenn Lazarus – 1987-1991 (CAN) & 1998-1999 (MEL)
  4. Matt Orford – 2001-2005 (MEL) & 2011 (CAN)
  5. Troy Thompson – 2011-2010 (CAN) & 2011 (MEL)
  6. Glen Turner – 2000 & 2003-2005 (MEL) & 2007-2009 (CAN)
  7. Ben Cross – 2003-2005 (CAN) & 2006-2007 (MEL)
  8. Brett White – 2005-2010 (MEL) & 2011-2014 (CAN)
  9. Jeff Lima – 2006-2010 (MEL) & 2016-2017 (CAN)
  10. Ryan Hinchcliffe – 2007-2008 (CAN) & 2009-2015 (MEL)
  11. Tom Learoyd-Lahrs – 2006-2013 (CAN) & 2015 (MEL)
  12. Mark Nicholls – 2012-2013 & 2015 (CAN) & 2017 (MEL)
  13. Sisa Waqa – 2011-2014 (MEL) & 2015 (CAN)
  14. Curtis Scott – 2016-2019 (MEL) & 2020 (CAN)

Players to have been sin-binned/sent-off from this clash

  1. Adam Mogg (CAN) sin-binned in round 18, 2005.
  2. Joseph Tapine & Jack Wighton (both CAN) both sin-binned in round 22, 2019.

Head Coaching Records

Craig Bellamy (MEL) – 26/34 (76.5%)
Mal Meninga (CAN) – 4/8 (50%)
Chris Anderson (MEL) – 3/6 (50%)
Mark Murray (MEL) – 2/4 (50%)
David Furner (CAN) – 4/10 (40%)
Ricky Stuart (CAN) – 4/11 (36.4%)
Matthew Elliott (CAN) – 1/11 (0.09%)
Neil Henry (CAN) – 0/4 (0%)

Players to have scored three or more tries in one game in this clash

  1. Greg Inglis (MEL) scored three tries in round 10, 2010.
  2. Edrick Lee (CAN) scored three tries in round 18, 2012.
  3. Mahe Fonua (MEL) scored three tries in round 21, 2013.
  4. Sisa Waqa (MEL) scored three tries in round 21, 2013.
  5. Suliasi Vunivalu (MEL) scored three tries in round 2, 2019.

 

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