DESPITE being cleared of a broken hand yesterday, Melbourne halfback Matt Orford is still in doubt for the Storm?s Round 13 Telstra Premiership clash with Wests Tigers at Olympic Park this Saturday night.
MELBOURNE Storm halfback Matt Orford will have x-rays this evening after suffering a suspected broken hand in the second half of last night?s historic 28-18 win over the Knights in Newcastle.
STORM skipper to celebrate unique double record.
MELBOURNE Storm will go into Saturday night?s match against the Newcastle Knights without centre Ben MacDougall, who will miss the next two matches after taking an early guilty plea to a grade one dropping knees charge today.
MELBOURNE Storm?s Queensland State of Origin representatives Billy Slater and Cameron Smith are set to back up for their second gruelling match in four days, when the Storm plays the Knights in Newcastle this Saturday.
PLEASE note the following statement issued by Victoria Police tonight:
TONIGHT will mark the first step in Melbourne Storm prop Kirk Reynoldson?s plan to rebuild junior football in his hometown of Wondoan in the rural area of Western Queensland.
AFL club Hawthorn has enlisted the help of the NRL?s Melbourne Storm in a bid to bolster the Hawks? defensive technique and improve the their tackling.
MELBOURNE?S Steve Turner and Nathan Friend will get their chance to impress coach Craig Bellamy this week after both players were called into the Storm side to cover the loss of Queensland State of Origin stars Billy Slater and Cameron Smith.
AFTER a four-year absence from the New Zealand Test team Melbourne Storm forward David Kidwell has won back his New Zealand jersey, receiving a recall to the national side today ahead of Friday night?s Anzac Test match against Australia in Newcastle.