Ryan Papenhuyzen just got destroyed by Maika Sivo. And he lived to tell the tale

Maika Sivo sent Ryan Papenhuyzen into orbit with a bellringer of a hit in the first half of the Storm’s clash with the Eels.

The Storm were attacking down their right flank with Papenhuyzen, when Sivo jammed in off his wing to cover in defence.

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Maika Sivo's violent hit

Maika Sivo’s violent hit


As he did so, he collided with the Storm fullback.

But Sivo didn’t just tackle Papenhuyzen.

He destroyed him.


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The big Fijian sent the Storm No. 1 flying back into the turf after he ran down his channel.

And Sivo wasn’t finished there as he pounced on the young gun as he laid on the ground.


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Addo-Carr’s astonishing try


The only downside for the Parramatta winger was that he failed to wrap the arms and as a consequence he was put on report.

And in the following minutes, Melbourne used the field position handed to them to cross for their second of the night through Suliasi Vunivalu.


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