NRL Rd 8: Melbourne Storm v Sydney Roosters Stats Breakdown

Melbourne Storm captain and hooker Cameron Smith

Melbourne Storm v Sydney Roosters Stats

The Melbourne Storm v Sydney Roosters have played each other on 39 occasions; the Roosters have won 18 games and the Storm have won 21 games. There have been no draws.

The Melbourne Storm need just three points to score 800 total points against the Sydney Roosters.

The Sydney Roosters have won three of the last four games between the two sides.

The first clash between the two sides was a 32-20 win for the Melbourne Storm in round 21, 1998.

Biggest Wins

The Sydney Roosters’ biggest win over the Melbourne Storm was an easy 41-6 victory in round 19, 2000.

The Melbourne Storm’ s biggest win over the Sydney Roosters was a 46-0 shellacking in round 14, 2016.

Former Sydney Roosters fullback Anthony Minichiello

Top try-scorer in this clash

Anthony Minichiello (SYD) – 9
Billy Slater (MEL) – 9
Marcus Bai (MEL) – 8
Cooper Cronk (MEL) – 8
Shaun Kenny-Dowall (MEL) – 6

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Cameron Smith (MEL) – 2 tries, 56 goals & 1 field goal (121 pts)
Craig Fitzgibbon (SYD) – 5 tries & 46 goals (112 pts)
Matt Orford (MEL) – 4 tries & 22 goals (60 pts)
Latrell Mitchell (SYD) – 3 tries, 17 goals & 1 field goal (47 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Michael Crocker – 2001-2004 (SYD) & 2006-2008 (MEL)
  2. Shane Walker – 1993-1994 (SYD) & 2002 (MEL)
  3. Brett Finch – 2003-2004 (SYD) & 2009 (MEL)
  4. Richie Fa’aoso – 2005 (SYD) & 2012 (MEL)
  5. James Aubusson – 2007 (MEL) & 2008-2010 (SYD)
  6. Nate Myles – 2007-2011 (SYD) & 2017 (MEL)
  7. Sisa Waqa – 2009 (SYD) & 2011-2014 (MEL)
  8. Jason Ryles – 2010-2011 (SYD) & 2012-2013 (MEL)
  9. Cooper Cronk – 2004-2017 (MEL) & 2018-2019 (SYD)
  10. James Maloney – 2009 (MEL) & 2013-2015 (SYD)
  11. Lagi Setu – 2013 (MEL) & 2015 (SYD)

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

  1. Sam Perrett (SYD) sin-binned in round 2, 2006.
  2. Victor Radley (SYD) sin-binned in round 16, 2018.
  3. Cameron Munster (MEL) sin-binned twice in the 2018 NRL grand final.
  4. Sio Siua Taukeiaho (SYD) & Nelson Asofa-Solomona (MEL) both sin-binned in 2019 NRL preliminary final.

Players to have scored three or more tries in this clash

  1. Chris Walker (SYD) scored three tries in round 21, 2004.
  2. Joey Leilua (SYD) scored three tries in round 26, 2011.
  3. Suliasi Vunivalu (MEL) scored three tries in round 14, 2014.

Head Coaching Records

Graham Murray (SYD) – 3/4 (75%)
Chris Anderson (MEL) – 3/5 (60%)
Craig Bellamy (MEL) – 17/30 (56.7%)
Brian Smith (SYD) – 2/4 (50%)
Trent Robinson (SYD) 7/15 (46.7%)
Ricky Stuart (SYD) – 3/7 (42.9%)
Brad Fittler (SYD) – 2/5 (40%)
Phil Gould (SYD) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Mark Murray (MEL) – 1/4 (25%)
Chris Anderson (SYD) – 0/1 (0%)

 

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