27 Jul 2008

League: Warriors beat Melbourne Storm

3:53 pm on 27 July 2008

The New Zealand Warriors have beaten the second placed Melbourne Storm 8-6 in their National Rugby League match at Mt Smart in Auckland.

Lance Hohia kicked a 40 metre goal with 5 minutes to play to break the dead-lock.

Warriors winger Sonny Fai scored after 11 minutes and they led 4-nil at half time, before the Storm replied with a try midway through the second half.

The win will keep the Warriors in contention for the top eight play-offs.