Brandon Smith’s free pass from Nelson Asofa-Solomna produced a thrilling finish in one of Broncos talent Kurt Capewell’s easiest attempts to score.
In the 12th minute the Storm beat the Broncos 60-12 when a sensational try to Capewell from the Storm keeper found nobody.
Xavier Coates tries to keep the ball in play but the ball is deflected away.
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“That’s not a good time, oh, it’s going to be a test,” Dan Ginnane said on Fox League.
“This is a crime and it’s Kurt Capewell. He couldn’t believe it.
“Very unique, one bad thing after another and the Broncos have a knack for trying.”
Cooper Cronk has played many games under Craig Bellamy and has revealed that will never be in the Storm playbooks.
“Well, well, well, Nelson Assofa-Solomona set up the first try from the penalty spot, but look at this,” Cronk said.
In terms of the Melbourne Storm, this is a no, no. Without a blink, he passes by the back.
“Coats tries to keep the ball alive and Capewell is Johnny in the position.
“Nelson Asofah-Solomon, wow!”
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Greg Alexander, the Hurricanes’ linebacker, was baffled as to why he always felt the need to make a lightning-quick pass.
“This is a good example of experimenting with the run game in unusual situations,” Alexander said.
“Asofa-Solomona, no reason for the game will pass there. A straight line was Brisbane’s defence.
“When Xavier Coates threw the ball in there were three Brisbane players waiting for him.
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“Crazy Stuff From Asopha-Solomon”
Smith explained that he had never seen anything like that on a football pitch against Triple M, so he was laughing as he walked back under the posts.
“I couldn’t help but laugh as I walked back to the tryline to hug with the team,” Smith told Triple M.
“I have never seen anything like this in my life. I don’t think Craig was too pleased when I told him I was laughing.
One thing’s for sure, neither Smith nor his Storm teammates will let Asofa-Solomona forget about the pass for long.