Melbourne Storm Team
The Melbourne Storm (aka 'Storm') are a Melbourne based Rugby League team.
Manly prop George Rose will head to Melbourne next season after signing a one-year deal with the NRL club.
Two points and 10 errors - those figures will be keeping Melbourne Storm skipper Cameron Smith awake, mulling over what might have been.
Newcastle skipper Jarrod Mullen knew what needed to be done to upset the NRL premiers in hostile territory.
The Newcastle Knights have ridden the Storm and are officially in "uncharted waters" according to coach Wayne Bennett.
For the first time in a long time, there was more stagger than swagger about Melbourne at the business end of the NRL finals.
SNAPSHOT OF THE NRL SECOND SEMI-FINAL: Result: Newcastle 18 bt Melbourne 16 at AAMI Park
Newcastle have taken first-half honours with a 12-4 lead over NRL defending champions Melbourne in their sudden-death semi-final at AAMI Park.
Newcastle veteran Danny Buderus say not only do the Knights want to beat Melbourne Storm but they want to be like the NRL premiers as well.
Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith knows that the bigger the occasion, the better Newcastle Knights enforcer Jeremy Smith plays.
Preview of NRL elimination finals (all times AEST):
It's not only stars Jarrod Mullen or Darius Boyd that the Melbourne Storm are wary of, it's the man who will orchestrate Newcastle's NRL semi-final showdown on Saturday night - Wayne Bennett.
Newcastle may be running on old legs but defending champions Melbourne aren't going to alter their game plan to try to exploit that in their NRL semi-final.
Teams named for week two of the NRL finals (all times local):
Melbourne Storm may be taking the hard road but are still very much in the race to win the NRL crown, according to halfback Cooper Cronk.
Melbourne winger Sisa Waqa will surprisingly be available for the Storm's NRL elimination final against Newcastle after being cleared of a serious neck injury.
Melbourne five-eighth Gareth Widdop says he would not have returned had he not been 100 per cent fit as he completed a remarkable comeback from a dislocated hip on Friday night.
Melbourne Storm Team Details
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