Jeff Dickinson-Fox reviews the campaign which saw Melbourne Storm crowned premiers in 2017.
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Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named a 19-man squad for this weekend's round 10 NRL Telstra Premiership clash. The Storm (4-4) takes on the second from bottom South Sydney Rabbitohs (2-6) at Aussie Stadium on Saturday night at 7:30pm AEST.
Greg Inglis has come into the team to replace Billy Slater who was suspended after taking an early guilty plea for a grade two contrary conduct charge. Cooper Cronk returns to the interchange bench having shown great form for the past two weeks with Brisbane Norths.
The Rabbitohs sit in the bottom two places of the Telstra Premiership Table after suffering a heavy defeat at the hands of the Dragons last weekend (42-10), while the Storm, in 6th position, comes off the bye. The Storm's last encounter was against the Sharks where they were beaten at home 10-30.
Squad for Saturday's game:
1. Greg Inglis 2. Matt Geyer 3. Steve Bell 4. Matt King 5. Jake Webster 6. Scott Hill 7. Matt Orford 8. Robbie Kearns (c) 9. Cameron Smith 10. Alex Chan 11. David Kidwell 12. Ryan Hoffman 13. Dallas Johnson
Coach: Craig Bellamy.
Tevita Metuisela: 1 week (neck)
Peter Robinson: 1 week (knee)
Jamie McDonald: season (knee)
Steve Turner: season (foot)