NRL Rd 7: Melbourne Storm V New Zealand Warriors Stats Breakdown

Melbourne Storm captain and hooker Cameron Smith

Melbourne Storm V New Zealand Warriors Stats

The Melbourne Storm and New Zealand Warriors have played each other on 44 occasions; the Storm have won 26 times, the Warriors 16 times and there have been two draws.

The Melbourne Storm need to score 22 points to reach 1000 total points against the New Zealand Warriors.

It will be the fourth side that the Storm have scored 1000 points against in their history.

The first game played between the two sides was a 16-12 victory to the Warriors in round 5, 1998.

Biggest Wins

The Melbourne Storm’s biggest win over the New Zealand Warriors was a dominant 56-10 display in round 20, 2000.

The New Zealand Warriors’ biggest win over the Melbourne Storm was a 28-12 success in round 11, 2002.

Melbourne Storm club legend Billy Slater

Top try-scorer in this clash

Billy Slater (MEL) – 16
Matt Geyer (MEL) – 13
Manu Vatuvei (WAR) – 11
Will Chambers (MEL) – 11
Matt King (MEL) – 7
Cooper Cronk (MEL) – 6

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Cameron Smith (MEL) – 3 tries & 82 goals (176 pts)
Billy Slater (MEL) – 16 tries (64 pts)
Matt Geyer (MEL) – 13 tries & 5 goals (62 pts)
Matt Orford (MEL) – 4 tries & 21 goals (58 pts)
Shaun Johnson (WAR) – 4 tries & 21 goals (58 pts)
Manu Vatuvei (WAR) – 11 tries (44 pts)
Will Chambers (MEL) – 11 tries (44 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Stephen Kearney – 1995-1998 (WAR) & 1999-2004 (MEL)
  2. John Carlaw – 1998 (MEL) & 2002 (WAR)
  3. Tony Martin -1998-2000 (MEL) & 2004-2007 (WAR)
  4. Wairangi Koopu – 1999 & 2001-2008 (WAR) & 2009 (MEL)
  5. Henry Perenara – 2000 (WAR) & 2001-2002 (MEL)
  6. Nathan Friend – 2003-2006 (MEL) & 2012-2015 (WAR)
  7. Adam Blair – 2006-2011 (MEL) & 2018-2019 (WAR)
  8. Todd Lowrie – 2010-2012 (MEL) & 2013 (WAR)
  9. James Maloney – 2009 (MEL) & 2010-2012 (WAR)
  10. Dane Nielsen – 2008-2012 (MEL) & 2013-2014 (WAR)
  11. Tohu Harris – 2013-2017 (MEL) & 2018-2019 (WAR)
  12. Ryan Hoffman – 2003-2010, 2012-2014 & 2018 (MEL) & 2015-2017 (WAR)
  13. Albert Vete – 2015-2018 (WAR) & 2019-2020 (WAR)
  14. Blake Green – 2015-2016 (MEL) & 2018-2019 (WAR)

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

  1. Matt Orford (MEL) sin-binned in round 25, 2001.
  2. William Leyshon (MEL) sin-binned in round 11, 2002.
  3. Blake Ayshford (WAR) sin-binned in round 8, 2016.

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

  1. Matt Geyer (MEL) scored four tries in round 20, 2000.
  2. Matt King (MEL) scored three tries in round 16, 2004.
  3. Billy Slater (MEL) scored three tries in round 1, 2008.
  4. Will Chambers (MEL) scored three tries in round 8, 2012.

Head Coaching Records

Frank Endacott (WAR) – 2/2 (100%)
Craig Bellamy (MEL) – 22/34 (64.7%) (1 draw)
Chris Anderson (MEL) – 3/6 (50%)
Daniel Anderson (WAR) – 3/6 (50%) (1 draw)
Matthew Elliott (WAR) – 1/2 (50%)
Ivan Cleary (WAR) – 6/14 (42.9%) (1 draw)
Andrew McFadden (WAR) – 2/5 (40%)
Tony Kemp (WAR) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Mark Murray (MEL) – 1/4 (25%) (1 draw)
Mark Graham (WAR) – 1/4 (25%)
Brian McClennan (WAR) – 0/2 (0%)
Stephen Kearney (WAR) – 0/6 (0%)

 

 

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