Storm notes - Round 26 v Rabbitohs

Facts, stats and info for the Melbourne Storm's NRL clash against the South Sydney Rabbitohs on Sunday night.

Round 26 v Rabbitohs Game Notes WHO: Melbourne Storm v South Sydney Rabbitohs WHAT: Round 26 of the 2008 Telstra Premiership season WHERE: Olympic Park, Melbourne WHEN: Sunday, September 7th @ 7.00pm

IN BRIEF Melbourne suffered a setback in their quest for a third straight minor premiership with a tight 17-16 loss to the Newcastle Knights at EnergyAustralia Stadium last weekend.

The loss saw the Storm drop from top spot to second on the ladder.

After letting the Sydney Roosters slip out to a 22-0 lead, South Sydney almost pulled off the comeback of the season last round, going down 22-20 in a nail-biter.

The loss saw the Rabbitohs remain in 14th position.