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Read moreQueensland have just finished off a strong showing in the Melbourne Storm’s Grand Final against Victoria, with their victory giving them a 10-point lead at the top of the A-League table and giving them an eight-point cushion on their neighbours.
The Storm’s win was a shocker for the AFL but it wasn’t a huge shock to Victoria, who had been confident of finishing top of their league for years and had a solid defence at the back.
Victoria’s players were happy with the result and were confident that they could keep their momentum going.
Queenslanders star Scott Thompson was a happy man after the win.
“I was very proud of our team.
We were really focused, and our effort was just to be really solid.
The boys are in pretty good form, so that was nice to see,” he said.”
We were happy to have that result.”
Thompson said the team is now focused on the next match, with the Storm travelling to Melbourne to face Brisbane Roar on Saturday.
He said his teammates had also been enjoying the game and he had been pleased to have been able to work with them.
“It was good to get that result.
We’ve been playing really well, and that’s why we’re in this position, we’re doing really well.
We’re happy about that, so I think we’re going to have a good run,” he added.
Thompson was pleased with his team’s effort and said he had no doubt they could go on and win the match.
“There’s no doubt we can do that, it’s just going to be a case of us going out and doing our job,” he joked.
“If we get the right performance tonight, we’ll be in a good position.”
Thompson has scored 10 goals in nine games this season and has scored six goals in his past two matches, helping the Storm to their best ever A-L table.
The win was the third in five games for the Storm, who are now just two points behind the top two teams in the ladder.