2005 Melbourne Storm season

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2005 Melbourne Storm season
NRL 6th
Play-off result Semi Final Loss
2005 record Wins: 13; Draws: 0; Losses: 11
Points scored For: 640; Against: 462
Team information
CEO Brian Waldron
Coach Craig Bellamy
Captain
Stadium Olympic Park Stadium
Top scorers
Tries Billy Slater (20)
Goals Matt Orford (63)
Points Matt Orford (172)
2004 List of seasons 2006 >

The 2005 Melbourne Storm season was the 8th in the club's history. They competed in the NRL's 2005 Telstra Premiership, finishing the regular season 6th (out of 15) and making the finals. They were knocked out by eventual grand finalists, North Queensland Cowboys.

Match results[edit]

Round Opponent Result Mel. Opp. Date Venue
1 Newcastle Knights Win 48 10 Mar 13 Olympic Park
2 St. George Illawarra Dragons Win 46 12 Mar 19 WIN Stadium
3 Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Loss 18 25 Mar 27 Brookvale Oval
4 Brisbane Broncos Win 50 4 Apr 2 Olympic Park
5 Penrith Panthers Loss 16 36 Apr 8 CUA Stadium
6 Parramatta Eels Loss 14 26 Apr 16 Olympic Park
7 Canberra Raiders Win 46 10 Apr 24 Canberra Stadium
8 Cronulla Sharks Loss 10 30 Apr 30 Olympic Park
9 BYE
10 South Sydney Rabbitohs Win 38 12 May 14 SFS
11 Canterbury Bulldogs Loss 16 26 May 21 Olympic Park
12 St. George Illawarra Dragons Win 24 16 May 29 Olympic Park
13 Wests Tigers Win 30 14 Jun 5 Leichhardt Oval
14 New Zealand Warriors Loss 16 24 Jun 12 Mt. Smart
15 Penrith Panthers Loss 14 28 Jun 18 Olympic Park
16 South Sydney Rabbitohs Win 48 6 Jun 25 Olympic Park
17 Canterbury Bulldogs Win 33 6 Jul 2 Sydney Showground
18 Canberra Raiders Win 20 0 Jul 9 Olympic Park
19 Brisbane Broncos Loss 15 28 Jul 17 Suncorp Stadium
20 Sydney Roosters Win 24 10 Jul 24 Olympic Park
21 Newcastle Knights Loss 18 37 Jul 30 EnergyAustralia Stadium
22 Cronulla Sharks Loss 16 40 Aug 6 Toyota Park
23 New Zealand Warriors Win 22 10 Aug 13 Olympic Park
24 BYE
25 Wests Tigers Win 34 22 Aug 27 Olympic Park
26 North Queensland Cowboys Loss 24 30 Sep 3 Dairy Farmers Stadium
Qualifying Final Brisbane Broncos Win 24 18 Sep 10 Suncorp Stadium
Semi Final North Queensland Cowboys Loss 16 24 Sep 17 SFS

Ladder[edit]

Team Pld W D L B PF PA PD Pts
1 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta 24 16 0 8 2 704 456 +248 36
2 St. George colours.svg St George Illawarra 24 16 0 8 2 655 510 +145 36
3 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane 24 15 0 9 2 597 484 +113 34
4 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers 24 14 0 10 2 676 575 +101 32
5 North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland 24 14 0 10 2 639 563 +76 32
6 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne 24 13 0 11 2 640 462 +178 30
7 Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla 24 12 0 12 2 550 564 -14 28
8 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly 24 12 0 12 2 554 632 -78 28
9 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney 24 11 0 13 2 488 487 +1 26
10 Penrith colours.svg Penrith 24 11 0 13 2 554 554 0 26
11 New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand 24 10 0 14 2 515 528 -13 24
12 Canterbury colours.svg Bulldogs 24 9 1 14 2 472 670 -198 23
13 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney 24 9 1 14 2 482 700 -218 23
14 Canberra colours.svg Canberra 24 9 0 15 2 465 606 -141 22
15 Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle 24 8 0 16 2 467 667 -200 20

Awards and honours[edit]

  • Dally M Top Try Scorer (regular season only): Billy Slater 19 (with Shaun Berrigan)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NRL Honour Board". melbournestorm.com.au. Melbourne Storm. Retrieved 10 February 2014.