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Brisbane remain in the hunt for a top-four finish after stunning NRL leaders Melbourne with a dominant 26-16 victory at AAMI Park. Brad Daugherty Cavaliers Jersey .Looking to atone for a crushing 48-6 loss at the hands of the Storm in round 17, the Broncos produced some of their best football of the season on Friday night to secure their fourth-straight win, moving level with the Cowboys and Bulldogs in fourth spot on the table.Two first-half tries to centre Tom Opacic set the tone for Brisbane, who dominated possession in the opening term and withheld a determined Storm outfit after the break to ensure the race for the top four goes down to the wire.The visitors clicked into gear from the outset, showing sublime ball-handling skills to stun the home side twice in early stages.Sam Thaiday celebrated his 250th NRL game in style thanks to a stunning one-handed offload that caught the Storm defence off-guard to set up Opacics opening try after three minutes.Jordan Kahus acrobatic effort in the right corner doubled his teams advantage five minutes later.A rare foray deep into Brisbane territory resulted in Melbourne second-rower Tohu Harris reaching over from close range after 26 minutes to halve the early deficit.But the visitors struck back with a Kahu penalty goal before cashing in on Marika Koroibetes dropped ball deep in Storm territory, allowing Opacic to score his second four-pointer with two minutes left in the half.Melbourne looked more energetic after the break but could not wear down Brisbanes defence.The Broncos made them pay with a polished back-line move that sent Darius Boyd over for a 20-4 lead after 55 minutes.Ben Hampton appeared to breathe life into the Storm when he crossed for his first try of the season with 15 minutes left.But fortune favoured Brisbane when a kick from broken play rolled into the Storms in-goal area, with Cooper Cronk slipping in pursuit to allow Jai Arrow to wrap up the match.The Storm could have secured the minor premiership with a victory, but now face the prospect of a winner-takes-all clash with Cronulla for the JJ Giltinan Shield in the final round, provided the Sharks beat the Roosters on Saturday night.Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett was pleased to see his side take control of the match from the beginning.Our start was spot on - it had to be, said Bennett. They (Melbourne) always start well.You dont want to give them momentum and the boys were on from the kickoff.They kind of carried on from where they left off against Canterbury, so that was good.Bennett also praised the pressure and attitude his players applied right across the ground.Captain Corey Parker expressed pride in Brisbanes performance against the ladder-leading Storm.We had a game plan that we thought, if we could execute, wed be right in it, said Parker. Its just really satisfying to be able to do that, particularly against a good side at (their) home.They stuck it to us and it was a good game of footy going on but 1-17 turned up and we got the job done.While full of praise for the victors, Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy lamented another lethargic showing from his charges after similar recent first-half performances against South Sydney and Canberra.I just thought we were really poor defensively in the first half, said Bellamy. Especially at the start of the game, they scored two tries in the first seven or eight minutes.That put us behind the eight ball, to be quite honest, added Bellamy. We didnt really improve too much defensively in the first half.Our second half was a lot better but, by then, the horse had bolted. Terrell Brandon Cavaliers Jersey . -- About a third of the way through the regular season, the Washington Wizards are at . Alec Burks Cavaliers Jersey . Miller finished in two minutes, 6.09 seconds, one day before the first medal race on the Alpine schedule. The 36-year-old American also turned in the top time in Thursdays opening training session. https://www.thecavalierslockerroom.com/Kyrie-Irving-City-Edition-Jersey/ .Y. - Detroit goaltender Jonas Gustavsson has earned NHL first star of the week honours after winning in his first three appearances of the season. Iceland is facing France in a European Championship quarterfinal on Sunday. Here are five Iceland players to watch:HANNES HALLDORSSONFor much of Halldorssons career, goalkeeping was his side job, while his main income came from directing movies and music videos in Iceland. At Euro 2016 he has a starring role in the tournaments best feelgood story. Now a full-time pro, Halldorsson has been a reliable shot-stopper so far in the tournament, though he did concede a penalty against England when he brought down Raheem Sterling. If the ultimate underdogs can somehow go all the way in Euro 2016, Halldorsson could be a key character in the inevitable Hollywood dramatization.---RAGNAR SIGURDSSONMan of the match against England with a goal and a desperate last-ditch tackle to stop an equalizer, center-back Sigurdsson has seen his stock soar at Euro 2016. Tough in defense, he was more than able to answer England with some English-style physical play of his own. After the game, Sigurdsson was scathing about how England underestimated the Icelanders, saying they thought it would be a walk in the park. Currently at Russian club FC Krasnodar, Icelands co-coach Heimir Hallgrimsson predicts clubs across Europe will be rushing to buy Sigurdsson after the tournament.---ARON GUNNARSSONWhile he may play in the English second tier with Cardiff City, the bearded, Viking-like Gunnarsson had the better of Englands Premier League stars in midfield. A tough-tackling, robust presence, he also launches effective long throws which led to goals against Austria and England. The seccond most-capped player in the squad, Gunnarsson has electrified the Icelandic supporters. Collin Sexton Jersey. After the final whistle against England, he led the players and fans in a slow clap and chanting ritual with echoes of New Zealands rugby haka.---GYLFI SIGURDSSONNot to be confused with defensive hero Ragnar, Swansea City midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson reads the game well and plays a key role in Icelands lightning-fast transitions from defense to attack. He was also Icelands top scorer in qualifying with six goals, three of them scored against the Netherlands in upset wins. Sigurdsson takes Icelands penalties and scored his only goal of Euro 2016 from the spot against Hungary in the group stage. By far the best known player in the team which started against England, his time at Swansea and Tottenham Hotspur gave him valuable knowledge of the opposition.---KOLBEINN SIGTHORSSONScorer of the winning goal against England, with a little help from goalkeeper Joe Harts slow reactions, Nantes striker Sigthorsson is capable of causing more upsets against top international teams in the years to come. He has scored 21 goals for his country, putting him five shy of the record at the age of just 26. That record is held by the 37-year-old former Champions League winner Eidur Gudjohnsen, who is still in the squad but is more of a leader in the dressing room than on the field, having made just one brief substitute appearance at Euro 2016. ' ' ' 

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