Storm hammer Broncos in Melbourne trial

The Melbourne Storm have thumped the Brisbane Broncos 46-0 in tonght's NRL trial at Princes Park in Melbourne.

Five-eighth Greg Inglis was in tremendous form for the home side scoring one try and setting up a second, while captain Cooper Cronk crossed for two tries of his own.

The Broncos made numeous defensive errors as Melbourne ran in eight unaswered tries.

After leading 22-0 at half time, the Storm continued to run at the Broncos who were without a bulk of stars including Darren Lockyer, Justin Hodgesand Karmichael Hunt.

STORM 46 v BRONCOS 0 Scorers for Storm: Cronk 2, Hoffman, King, Geyer, Lima, Slater, Inglis tries. C Smith 6, J Smith goals. Scorers for Broncos: nil

Princes Park, Melbourne, VIC Kick off: 7.00pm HALF TIME: Storm 22-0 FULL TIME: Storm 46-0

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