MELBOURNE Storm has finalised the details of its pre-season trial games
THIS Saturday is a special day for the Melbourne Storm. Not only are the boys taking on the 2003 Premiers, the Penrith Panthers at Olympic Park. But two of the Storm?s star players are celebrating their 22nd birthdays, Queensland State-Of-Origin pair Billy Slater and Cameron Smith.
FORMER captain Stephen Kearney has returned to the Melbourne Storm as one of the club?s two assistant coaches for season 2006, focussing on the players? defence and forward structure.
MELBOURNE Storm has further strengthened their squad for the 2006 season with the signing of experienced centre Chris Walker for 12 months from the Sydney Roosters.
MELBOURNE Storm star Matt King has today been named by Kangaroos coach Wayne Bennett in the starting line-up for this Saturday?s opening Tri-Nations clash against New Zealand at Telstra Stadium in Sydney.
MELBOURNE Storm centre Matt King has capped off a remarkable 2005 by being selected in the final 23-man squad to take on New Zealand and Great Britain in the 2005 Gillette Tri-Nations Series beginning on October 15th.
MELBOURNE Storm young gun Greg Inglis has succumbed to an ankle injury and has been withdrawn from the Junior Kangaroos squad to take on Papua New Guinea and New Zealand A in October.
MELBOURNE Storm front-rowers Robbie Kearns and Alex Chan will under-go a final fitness test on their injured shoulders tomorrow in a last minute attempt to get both players fit enough to face the North Queensland Cowboys in the 1st semi-final at Aussie Stadium.
MELBOURNE Storm players Robbie Kearns and Dennis Scott will be in the Hyperbaric Chamber at Vaucluse Hyperbaric this afternoon in an effort to accelerate the recovery of their shoulder injuries. Both players are hopeful of playing in the semi final clash against the Cowboys on Saturday night.
MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named a 20-man squad for this weekend's 1ST semi-final clash against the North Queensland Cowboys. The Storm take on the Cowboys at Aussie Stadium in Sydney on Saturday, September 17th at 7:45pm.