Jeff Dickinson-Fox reviews the campaign which saw Melbourne Storm crowned premiers in 2017.
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The New Zealand Residents made it two from two with a 38-10 win over the Jim Beam Cup Selection at the Rotorua International Stadium on Saturday.
Among the try-scorers for the Residents were Vodafone Warriors first-grade squad members Cooper Vuna and Sonny Fai.
In the other match, New South Wales Country just held out the Queensland Rangers.
NEW SOUTH WALES COUNTRY 34 (Dean Amos 2, Michael Fortier, David Pickvance, Darren Jackson, Daniel Frame, Damien Seers tries; Craig Field 3 goals).
QUEENSLAND RANGERS 32 (Nathaniel Bowman 2, Patrick Dall 2, Joshua Schwerin, Jim Baira tries; Patrick Dall 4 goals).
Halftime: 20?10 NSW Country.
NZ RESIDENTS 38 (Lusi Sione, David Fisi?iahi, Cooper Vuna, Steve Buckingham, Sala Fa?alogo, Sonny Fai tries; Steve Buckingham 7 goals).
JIM BEAM CUP SELECTION 10 (David Val, Keiron Herring tries; Aaron Mercer goal).
Halftime: 6?4 NZ Residents.