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Encyclopedia > Melbourne Storm
Melbourne Storm
Club Information
Full name Melbourne Rugby League Club
Founded 1998
Current Details
Ground(s) Olympic Park (18,500)
CEO(s) Brian Waldron
Coach(s) Craig Bellamy
Captain(s) Cameron Smith
Competition National Rugby League
2007 National Rugby League, 1st
Records
Premierships 2 (1999, 2007)
Runners-up 1 (2006)
Minor premiership 2 (2006, 2007)

The Melbourne Storm is a professional rugby league football club based in the city of Melbourne, Australia. The Melbourne club is currently 100% owned and operated by News Limited. Image File history File links Melbournestorm. ... Olympic Park Stadium is a multi-purpose outdoor stadium located in Swan Street in inner Melbourne. ... Craig Bellamy (born October 10, 1959 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory) is a former rugby league player and the current coach of the Melbourne Storm, which compete in the National Rugby League. ... Cameron Smith (born June 18, 1983 in Brisbane, Australia) is a rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm and the Queensland State of Origin Team. ... The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ... The 2007 National Rugby League premiership was the one hundredth season of professional rugby league football club competition in Australia, and the tenth run by the National Rugby League. ... In several sports, a minor premiership is the (often unofficial) award given to a team which finishes first overall in the standings after the regular season prior to commencement of the playoffs. ... Rugby league football is a full-contact team sport played with a prolate spheroid-shaped ball by two teams of thirteen on a rectangular grass field. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre (also known as The CBD). ... News Limited was the principal holding for the business interests of Rupert Murdoch until the formation of News Corporation in 1979. ...


The club was founded in 1998 as part of the newly formed National Rugby League competition. The club is the inaugural first-grade club based in Victoria. They play their home games at Olympic Park. The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ... Olympic Park Stadium is a multi-purpose outdoor stadium located in Swan Street in inner Melbourne. ...

Contents

History

See also: Rugby League in Victoria

In 1996, the Australian Rugby League (ARL) decided to establish a Melbourne based team due to the high attendances at recent State of Origin matches. But in May 1997, Super League boss John Ribot pushed for a Melbourne based club in the Super League competition, which was the rival against the ARL competition.[1] Former Brisbane Broncos centre Chris Johns became the CEO of the club and Ribot stepped down from head of the Super League to set up the club. In September 1997, Melbourne announced that Chris Anderson would be their foundation coach, and then the Super League announced that their new team will be named the Melbourne Storm.[2] The Australian Rugby League (ARL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in Australia. ... Players are selected to play for the state in which they played their first senior football, hence the name state of origin. Prior to 1980 players were selected for interstate matches on the basis of where they were playing their club football at the time. ... Super League (Australia) was a rugby league football administrative body that conducted professional competition in Australasia for one season in 1997. ... John Ribot (née John Ribot-De-Bresac) is a sports administrator and former rugby league player. ... For information on the current season of the Brisbane Broncos, see Brisbane Broncos 2007. ... Chris Johns (born 1964) is an Australian former rugby league player. ... Super League (Australia) was a rugby league football administrative body that conducted professional competition in Australasia for one season in 1997. ... Christopher Anderson is a former Australian rugby league coach and player. ...


The Melbourne club then went forward with signing players from other clubs, including Robbie Ross, Glenn Lazarus, Brett Kimmorley and Scott Hill. With the Super League and ARL joining into one competition, the Melbourne team was now part of the National Rugby League (NRL) for the 1998 season. In their first ever game, they defeated Illawarra, with Glenn Lazarus being their inaugural captain. Melbourne, in a complete shock to the rest of the competition, won their first four games, before losing to Auckland.[3] They went on to make the finals, but were defeated by eventual premiers Brisbane Broncos.[4] Robbie Ross (born 24 January 1975) is an Australian former rugby league player. ... Glenn Lazarus (born December 12) is an Australian former rugby league player who primarily played as a front-rower. ... Brett Noddy Kimmorley (born September 15, 1976 in Belmont, NSW) is an Australian rugby league player. ... Scott Hill is the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of California stoner rock band Fu Manchu. ... The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ... The Illawarra Steelers were a top-level rugby league team based in the town of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia. ... Glenn Lazarus (born December 12) is an Australian former rugby league player who primarily played as a front-rower. ... The New Zealand Warriors (formerly Auckland Warriors) are a rugby league team based in Auckland, New Zealand who compete in the Australian based National Rugby League competition. ... For information on the current season of the Brisbane Broncos, see Brisbane Broncos 2007. ...

Storm players Ryan Hoffman and Clint Newton celebrate a win in 2007.
Storm players Ryan Hoffman and Clint Newton celebrate a win in 2007.

In 1999, Melbourne won their eight of their first eleven games, and went on to make the finals in third position on the premiership ladder. The team was beaten convincingly 34–10 in the quarter final by St. George Illawarra, but came from behind in both the semi final and preliminary final to make the grand final. Melbourne faced St. George Illawarra in the 1999 grand final, St. George Illawarra were favourites due to comfortably defeating Melbourne just three weeks earlier.[4] When St. George Illawarra were ahead 14–0 at half time and Melbourne seemed down and out, but two tries in to Melbourne put the score line at 18–14 in favour of St. George Illawarra with 15 minute remaining. With three minutes remaining Melbourne winger Craig Smith was knocked out by a high tackle which caused him to lose the ball over the try line. In a historic video refereeing decision, a penalty try was awarded and Melbourne's Matt Geyer kicked the goal that won Melbourne the 1999 Grand final.[4][5] Ryan Hoffman (born 26/01/1984, in Canberra), is a Rugby League player, who plays for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League. ... Clint Newton (born 18 June 1981) is an Australian rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League competition. ... The St. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... This article refers to the use of the word Try in rugby football terminology. ... Matt Geyer (born September 5, 1975) is an Australian Rugby League player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League competition and fromerly for New South Wales. ...


Season 2000 saw Melbourne have consistent results after losing their first four games of the season. They made the finals (finishing 6th), but were eventually knocked out by Newcastle in the quarter-finals. Between 2001 and 2002, the Melbourne club performed poorly. Cracks were starting to appear between Johns, Ribot and Anderson through out the period, and Anderson quit as coach of Melbourne mid season of 2001, and was replaced by Mark Murray. The Melbourne club failed to make the finals in 2001. Johns left the club as CEO at the end of 2002 and coach Murray was sacked due to Melbourne's poor form, and missing the finals for the second year in a row. Craig Bellamy was announced as the new coach of Melbourne for 2003.[6][7] Mark Murray is a former Australian rugby league test player and Queensland State of Origin halfback, as well as a former coach in the National Rugby League and State of Origin. ... Craig Bellamy (born October 10, 1959 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory) is a former rugby league player and the current coach of the Melbourne Storm, which compete in the National Rugby League. ...

Storm players celebrating their premiership win in 2007.
Storm players celebrating their premiership win in 2007.

Between 2003 and 2005, Melbourne made the finals under coach Bellamy, but lost games in the semi finals preventing them from making the grand final. In 2006, the Melbourne team won their first minor premiership for being on top of the NRL ladder. Melbourne only lost four games in the season making them outright leaders by four wins.[8] They went on to win their two finals matches and go on to the grand final.[8] But in the grand final, against the Brisbane Broncos, they lost 8–15 to make them runners up despite being favourites for the title.[9] For information on the current season of the Brisbane Broncos, see Brisbane Broncos 2007. ...


In 2007, they played as they did in 2006, once again finishing on top after 25 rounds. In the first week of the NRL Finals, Melbourne played Brisbane, in which Melbourne won 40-0. Securing a spot in a Preliminary Final. In the Preliminary Final Melbourne came up against Parramatta. It was tied 10-10 at half time, before a superb second half by Melbourne, finishing the game 26-10. The win was particularly satisfying for Melbourne fans, coming soon after Paramatta CEO Denis Fitzgerald saying that rugby league should not be promoted in Melbourne. Melbourne ended up drawing a larger crowd than Manly's preliminary final. CEO of the Parramatta Eels and known for a number of prominent opinions about other football clubs including criticising the joint merger between the Western Suburbs Magpies and the Balmain Tigers into the West Tigers in 2000, trying to get a Super 12 rugby union club established in western Sydney...


Melbourne comprehensively defeated Manly 34-8 in the 2007 NRL Grand Final. The 2007 season for the Melbourne Storm has been the most successful ever year of all time for a premiership winning side in rugby league, with the team losing only 3 games. Further information: National Rugby League season 2007 The 2007 NRL Grand Final was the 101st NSWRL/ARL/NRL Grand Final and was contested between the Melbourne Storm and the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles on September 30, 2007 at the Telstra Stadium. ...


Their first loss in season 2008 was their 100th of all time, which was a rare 17-16 loss at Olympic Park against Cronulla in round 2. Olympic Park Stadium is a multi-purpose outdoor stadium located in Swan Street in inner Melbourne. ... The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks are an Australian professional rugby league team based in Cronulla, New South Wales in the Sutherland Shire, south of Sydney. ...


The 2008 season has seen the introduction of the Toyota Cup Under 20's Youth Competition to be run in parallel with the NRL competition. Melbourne's Toyota Cup squad includes seven Victorian juniors developed through Melbourne's academy system. These players include Peter Tamarua and Laurence Nathan who were both born and grew up in Melbourne. [1] The Toyota Cup is the official second tier competition for the National Rugby League. ... NRL may refer to: National Rugby League Namespace Routing Language National Rookie League Numaligarh Refinery Limited US Naval Research Laboratory North Ronaldsay Airport, the IATA airport code Category: ...


They have had a fiery start to the 2008 season. Drawing a crowd of 20,084 for the first round clash at Telstra Dome against the New Zealand Warriors, they won 32-18 with Billy Slater scoring a hat-trick of tries. This page is for Telstra Dome, Melbourne. ... The New Zealand Warriors (formerly the Auckland Warriors) are a professional rugby league team based in Auckland, New Zealand. ... Billy Slater (born 18 June 1983 in Nambour, Queensland) is an Australian rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League (NRL) competition. ...


Emblem and colours

Originally, the club favoured the name Melbourne Mavericks with a gunslinger logo holding a fistful of aces. The club officials were all set to go with this until News Limited's Lachlan Murdoch told them to go with something else because the Mavericks sounded too American. So co-CEOs Chris Johns and John Ribot decided to go with the themes lightning, power and storm. The club then became known as the Melbourne Storm.[1] Lachlan Keith Murdoch (born September 8, 1971), is the elder son of media mogul, Rupert Murdoch and the former Anna Torv. ... Chris Johns is a former Welsh darts player. ... John Ribot (née John Ribot-De-Bresac) is a sports administrator and former rugby league player. ...


The Storm was always going to go with the colours of their state, Victoria. These were navy blue with a white 'V'. But club consultant Peter McWhirter, from JAG fashion house, suggested that they should also have purple and gold to make their merchandise more attractive. [1] Gold still appears on the logo, but has now been removed from the Storm's home guernsey, where the colours now consist of navy blue, purple, white and silver.
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Stadium

Melbourne have played the vast majority of their home matches at the city's Olympic Park Stadium. It was here that the club played their inaugural home match in the fourth round of the 1998 season on 3 April 1998, having come off the back of three successive away victories.[3] In front of what remains the club's record Olympic Park attendance of 20,522, the team recorded a 26–16 victory over the North Sydney Bears.[10] The team remained at the ground until the end of the 2000 season. Following steady attendance increases over the three years, it was decided to move home games to the much larger Colonial Stadium for the following year.[6] However, with the team ending up missing the finals, crowd numbers declined and it was decided to move the team back to Olympic Park, where they have remained ever since.[7] Attendance bottomed out at an average of 8,886 in 2004, but has risen back to an average of 11,711 for the 2007 season[10], culminating in a new home attendance record of 33,427 in the Preliminary Final against Parramatta, at Telstra Dome. Olympic Park Stadium is a multi-purpose outdoor stadium located in Swan Street in inner Melbourne. ... is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Olympic Park Stadium is a multi-purpose outdoor stadium located in Swan Street in inner Melbourne. ... The North Sydney Bears were a former club in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership, the predecessor of the National Rugby League (NRL) as the premier Australian rugby league competition. ... This page is for Telstra Dome, Melbourne. ... The Parramatta Eels is an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta. ... This page is for Telstra Dome, Melbourne. ...


In 2007 the Victorian Government confirmed that it would be building a new 31,500 rectangular stadium at Olympic Park, adjacent to the club's current ground. The Government has stated that the ground will be used for rugby league in 2009. The Storm will be playing their home games at the new stadium.[11] The form of the Government of Victoria is prescribed in its Constitution, which dates from 1855, although it has been amended many times since then. ... The Melbourne Rectangular Stadium is to be a purpose built outdoor stadium located in Swan Street in inner Melbourne. ... Olympic Park is a sporting precinct located a few kilometres from the CBD of Melbourne, Australia. ...


Statistics and records

Melbourne's highest ever point scorer is Matt Orford with 877 points. Current players Matt Geyer (628) and Cameron Smith (586) are the highest current players with the most points. Matt Geyer has the most tries in the club's history with 105 tries, followed by current player Billy Slater (73) and Storm legend Marcus Bai (70).[12]. In his rookie season, current player Israel Folau broke the Storm's club record of most tries in a season by crossing over the line 21 times in 2007. Matt Orford is an Australian rugby league player. ... Matt Geyer (born September 5, 1975) is an Australian Rugby League player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League competition and fromerly for New South Wales. ... Cameron Smith (born June 18, 1983 in Brisbane, Australia) is a rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm and the Queensland State of Origin Team. ... Billy Slater (born 18 June 1983 in Nambour, Queensland) is an Australian rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League (NRL) competition. ... Marcus Bai Marcus Bai (born November 10, 1972) is a Papua New Guinean Rugby league player. ... Israel Folau (born 3 April 1989 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian professional rugby league player currently contracted with the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League. ...


Melbourne's highest ever victory was the 64–0 against Wests Tigers on July 5, 2001. The most points they have ever scored is 70, when they beat St. George Illawarra Dragons 70–10 on March 3, 2000. However, their biggest defeat was by 46 points to both the Bulldogs (50-4 on August 10, 2003) and to St. George Illawarra (50-4 on June 4, 2000).[13] Wests Tigers is a rugby league football club in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league competition in Australasia. ... is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The St. ... is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... The Bulldogs (formerly Canterbury-Bankstown DRLFC, Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Sydney Bulldogs and The Berries) are an Australian professional rugby league football club who compete in the National Rugby League (NRL) premiership, the top rugby league competition in Australasia, as well as New South Wales Rugby League junior competitions. ... is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The St. ... is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


For regular season home games the record attendances are as follows for the three homegrounds Melbourne have used;

For home finals the attendance records are as follows; Joseph McG McGinty Nichol (born August 9, 1968) is an American film and television producer and director. ... The St. ... Olympic Park Stadium is a multi-purpose outdoor stadium located in Swan Street in inner Melbourne. ... The North Sydney Bears were a former club in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership, the predecessor of the National Rugby League (NRL) as the premier Australian rugby league competition. ... This page is for Telstra Dome, Melbourne. ... The New Zealand Warriors (formerly the Auckland Warriors) are a professional rugby league team based in Auckland, New Zealand. ...

This page is for Telstra Dome, Melbourne. ... The Parramatta Eels is an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta. ... Olympic Park Stadium is a multi-purpose outdoor stadium located in Swan Street in inner Melbourne. ... The Sydney Roosters are a professional rugby league club based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Australia. ...

All time head to head record

Over the 11 years that Melbourne have participated in the National Rugby League, they have the following Win-Loss record.[14]

Games Wins Drawn Loss Tries Goals F/G Points Win %
271 166 4 101 1214 954 9 6773 61.99%

Current squad

Although other players may play for the Melbourne Storm during the year, all NRL clubs are required to select a top 25 First Grade squad at the beginning of the season. Below is a list of around 25 players ranked by their cap number at the Melbourne Storm. A cap is an appearance for a select team, such as a school, county or international team in sports. ...

No. Position Player
18 Flag of Australia WG Matt Geyer
55 Flag of Australia HK Cameron Smith (c)
58 Flag of Australia LK Dallas Johnson
60 Flag of Australia FB Billy Slater
62 Flag of Australia SR Ryan Hoffman
68 Flag of Australia PR Antonio Kaufusi
71 Flag of Australia CE Ben MacDougall
72 Flag of Australia WG Steve Turner
73 Flag of Australia HB Cooper Cronk
74 Flag of New Zealand SR Jeremy Smith
76 Flag of Australia PR Brett White
79 Flag of Australia FE Greg Inglis
83 Flag of Australia SR Michael Crocker
90 Flag of New Zealand PR Jeff Lima
No. Position Player
92 Flag of Australia WG Israel Folau
94 Flag of Australia CE Anthony Quinn
96 Flag of New Zealand SR Sam Tagataese
97 Flag of Australia FE Russell Aitken
98 Flag of Australia CE Will Chambers
99 Flag of New Zealand SR Sika Manu
100 Flag of Australia PR Scott Anderson
Flag of Australia HB Michael Auld
101 Flag of Australia PR Aiden Tolman
Flag of Australia PR Ben Matterson
Flag of New Zealand PR Toby Roche
Flag of Australia PR Danny Vaughan

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Dallas Johnson (born January 23, 1982 in Atherton, Queensland) is an Australian rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm and for the Queensland State of Origin team. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Billy Slater (born 18 June 1983 in Nambour, Queensland) is an Australian rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League (NRL) competition. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Ryan Hoffman (born 26/01/1984, in Canberra), is a Rugby League player, who plays for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Antonio Kaufusi (born November 27, 1984 in Tonga) is a Tongan rugby league player currently playing for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League competition. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Steve Turner, (born on the 10th of October, 1984 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Cooper Patrick Cronk (born December 5, 1983 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian professional rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League competition. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... For the South Sydney Rabbitohs player, see Jeremy Smith (rugby league). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Brett White (born April 8, 1982 in Cooma, Australia) is a rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Greg Inglis (born January 15, 1987 in Kempsey, New South Wales), is an Australian rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League competition. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Michael Crocker (born June 21, 1980 in Auburn, Australia) is a rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm and the Queensland State of Origin Team. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Jeff Lima (born 4 July 1982) is a rugby league player in the Australian National Rugby League competition. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Israel Folau (born 3 April 1989 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian professional rugby league player currently contracted with the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Anthony Quinn (born January 19, 1983 in Penrith, Australia) is an Australian rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League competition. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Sam Tagataese (born December 8, 1986 in Wellington, New Zealand) is a rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Russell Aitken (born May 5, 1985 in Sutherland, New South Wales) is a rugby league player for the North Queensland Cowboys in the National Rugby League competition. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... 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Team of the decade

As part of their 10 year celebrations in 2007, Melbourne Storm released a team of the decade. The 17 man team was selected by former assistant coach Greg Brentnall, foundation CEO John Ribot, Daily Telegraph journalist Steve Mascord and board member Frank Stanton.[15] Greg Brentnall (born in Wagga Wagga, Australia) was a rugby league player for the Canterbury Bulldogs, New South Wales and for the Australian national side. ... John Ribot (née John Ribot-De-Bresac) is a sports administrator and former rugby league player. ...

No. Position Player
1 Flag of Australia FB Billy Slater
2 Flag of Australia WG Matt Geyer
3 Flag of Australia CE Matt King
4 Flag of Australia CE Greg Inglis
5 Flag of Papua New Guinea WG Marcus Bai
6 Flag of Australia FE Scott Hill
7 Flag of Australia HB Brett Kimmorley
8 Flag of Australia PR Glenn Lazarus (captain)
9 Flag of Australia HK Cameron Smith
10 Flag of Australia PR Robbie Kearns
11 Flag of Australia SR Ryan Hoffman
12 Flag of New Zealand SR Stephen Kearney
13 Flag of New Zealand LK Tawera Nikau
14 Flag of Australia RE Rodney Howe
15 Flag of New Zealand RE David Kidwell
16 Flag of Australia RE Dallas Johnson
17 Flag of Australia RE Cooper Cronk
Flag of Australia CO Craig Bellamy

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A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Robbie Kearns (born December 12, 1971 in Sydney, New South Wales) was an Australian rugby league player in the National Rugby League competition whose senior career began with the Cronulla Sharks He represented New South Wales in State of Origin and Australia in international matches. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Ryan Hoffman (born 26/01/1984, in Canberra), is a Rugby League player, who plays for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Stephen Kearney (born June 12, 1972 in Auckland, New Zealand) was a New Zealand Rugby League player for Hull FC in the English Super League competition, Kearney had also previously played for the Melbourne Storm and the Western Suburbs Magpies in the Australian National Rugby League competition. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... A typical rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench. ... Tawera Nikau (born in New Zealand) was a rugby league player for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, Melbourne Storm and for the New Zealand national side. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Rodney Howe (born in Newcastle, Australia) was a rugby league player for the Newcastle Knights, Western Reds, Melbourne Storm, New South Wales and for the Australian national side. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... David Kidwell (born April 23, 1977 in Christchurch, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League competition, he previously played for the Sydney Roosters, Parramatta Eels and the Adelaide Rams. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Dallas Johnson (born January 23, 1982 in Atherton, Queensland) is an Australian rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm and for the Queensland State of Origin team. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Cooper Patrick Cronk (born December 5, 1983 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian professional rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League competition. ... 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See also

The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ... The logo of the Victorian Rugby League. ...

References

  1. ^ a b c Collis, Ian and Whitaker, Alan (2004). The History of Rugby League Clubs. Sydney: New Holland Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd, 344. ISBN 174110075–5. 
  2. ^ Collis, Ian and Whitaker, Alan (2004). The History of Rugby League Clubs. Sydney: New Holland Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd, 345. ISBN 174110075–5. 
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  8. ^ a b Rugby League Tables / Season 2006. Retrieved on 2007-07-28.
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  11. ^ Major Projects - Melbourne Rectangular Stadium. Retrieved on 2007-08-13.
  12. ^ Rugby League Tables / Scorers / Melbourne. Retrieved on 2007-07-22.
  13. ^ Rugby League Tables / Game Records / Melbourne. Retrieved on 2007-07-22.
  14. ^ Rugby League Tables / Win-Loss Record / Melbourne. Retrieved on 2007-07-22.
  15. ^ Melbourne Storm Official Site Team of the Decade. Retrieved on 2007-07-21.

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External links

Official Sites

  • Melbourne Official Web Page
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News Sites

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Statistics & Information Sites

Melbourne Storm Rugby League Football Club

The Club · Players · Seasons · Records
Olympic Park · Telstra Dome · Melbourne Rectangular Stadium
Competition Honours · Representative Players A list of Melbourne Storm seasons: Please click on the season number to get a full summary of the year - Under Construction Categories: | | ... // 11, 28 May - August 13, 2006 6, 27 April - 8 June, 2002 Recovered from a 22-point lead. ... An Olympic Park is a venue or group of venues set up when a country hosts the Olympic Games. ... This page is for Telstra Dome, Melbourne. ... The Melbourne Rectangular Stadium is to be a purpose built outdoor stadium located in Swan Street in inner Melbourne. ... The Melbourne Storm is a professional rugby league football club based in the city of Melbourne, Australia. ...

Clubs in the National Rugby League, 2008

Brisbane Broncos · Bulldogs · Canberra Raiders · Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Gold Coast Titans · Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles · Melbourne Storm · Newcastle Knights
New Zealand Warriors · North Queensland Cowboys · Parramatta Eels · Penrith Panthers
St. George Illawarra Dragons · South Sydney Rabbitohs · Sydney Roosters · Wests Tigers Comprehensive regular season results of the NRL. Category: ... The 2008 National Rugby League (NRL) premiership is the one hundred and first season of professional rugby league club competition in Australia, and the eleventh run by the NRL. The lineup of clubs remained unchanged from the previous year, with sixteen teams contesting the 2008 Telstra Premiership. ... For information on the current season of the Brisbane Broncos, see Brisbane Broncos 2007. ... The Canberra Raiders are an Australian professional rugby league football team based in the city of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. ... The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks are an Australian professional rugby league team based in Cronulla in the Sutherland Shire, south of Sydney. ... The Gold Coast Titans are an Australian professional rugby league football team based on the Gold Coast in Queensland. ... The Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles are an Australian professional rugby League club based on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. ... The Newcastle Knights are an Australian professional rugby league football team based in Newcastle, New South Wales. ... The New Zealand Warriors (formerly the Auckland Warriors) are a professional rugby league team based in Auckland, New Zealand. ... The North Queensland Cowboys are an Australian professional rugby league football team based in Townsville, Queensland, and compete in Australasian premier rugby league competition, the National Rugby League premiership. ... The Parramatta Eels is an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The St. ... The South Sydney Rabbitohs, also known as Souths, SSFC or The Rabbits, are an Australian professional rugby league team based in Sydney, New South Wales. ... The Sydney Roosters are a professional rugby league club based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Australia. ... Wests Tigers is a rugby league football club in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league competition in Australasia. ...

Former NSWRL / ARL / SL / NRL clubs

Adelaide · Annandale · Balmain · Cumberland · Glebe · Gold Coast · Hunter
Illawarra · Newcastle · Newtown · North Sydney · Northern Eagles
Perth · South Queensland · St. George · University · Western Suburbs The old NSWRL Logo The New South Wales Rugby League premiership was a major rugby league competition run mostly in New South Wales, but later in other parts of the country between 1908 and 1994. ... The Australian Rugby League (ARL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in Australia. ... Super League (Australia) was a rugby league football administrative body that conducted professional competition in Australasia for one season in 1997. ... The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ... The Adelaide Rams were an Australian rugby league team, playing two seasons at the top level (1997-98). ... Annandale were a rugby league team which played in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership from 1910-1920, never placing higher than 5th. ... The Balmain Tigers (also known as the Sydney Tigers from 1994-98) were one of the founding clubs of the New South Wales Rugby League premiership and one of the most successful in the history of that competition with eleven premierships. ... Cumberland was one of the nine original teams in the first New South Wales Rugby League premiership in 1908, albeit admitted after the first round of matches had already been played. ... Gold Coast are a rugby league team who played in the NSWRL competition from 1988-1997, and the NRL in 1998. ... The Hunter Mariners were a rugby league team, based in Newcastle who participated in the single Australasian Super League season in 1997. ... The Illawarra Steelers were a top-level rugby league team based in the town of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia. ... Newcastle were a Rugby League team who played in the NSWRL competition from 1908-1909, one of the nine foundation clubs. ... Newtown was Australias first rugby league club (after Glebe). ... The North Sydney Bears were a former club in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership, the predecessor of the National Rugby League (NRL) as the premier Australian rugby league competition. ... The Northern Eagles were a short-lived Rugby League team, formed during the rationalisation of the National Rugby League by the merger of the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and the North Sydney Bears, in 2000. ... The Western Reds are a Perth-based rugby league team, who played in the 1995 and 1996 Australian Rugby League competitions and, as the Perth Reds, in 1997s Super League competition. ... The South Queensland Crushers were a rugby league team who played in the NSWRL/ARL competition from 1995–1997. ... The Saint George Dragons was a team in the National Rugby League competition in Australia. ... University were a rugby league team representing the University of Sydney who played in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership from 1920 - 1937, in the NSWRL Second Division and Metropolitan League competitions from 1963 to 1976 and currently play in the NSW Tertiary Student Rugby League competition. ... The Western Suburbs Magpies are a rugby league football club in Sydney, Australia. ...

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Super League - 1997 The old NSWRL Logo The New South Wales Rugby League premiership was a major rugby league competition run mostly in New South Wales, but later in other parts of the country between 1908 and 1994. ... The Australian Rugby League (ARL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in Australia. ... The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ... The 1908 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the inaugural season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney, and the first in Australia. ... 1909s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the second season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1910 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the third season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1911 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the fourth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1912 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the fifth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1913 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the sixth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1914 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the seventh season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1915 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the eighth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1916 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the ninth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1917 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the tenth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... 1918s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the eleventh season of rugby league football played in Australia. ... The 1919 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was twelth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1920 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the thirteenth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1921 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the Fourteenth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1921 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the fifthteenth season of top-grade rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1923 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the sixteenth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1924 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the seventeenth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1925 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the eighteenth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1926 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the nineteenth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1927 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the twentieth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... 1928s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the twenty-first season of rugby league football in Australia. ... The 1929 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the 22nd season of the rugby league football competition based in Sydney. ... The 1930 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the twenty-third season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1931 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the twenty-fourth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1932 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the twenty-fifth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1933 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the twenty-sixth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1934 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the twenty-sixth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1935 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the twenty-eighth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1936 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the twenty-ninth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1937 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the thirtieth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1938 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the thirty-first season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1939 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the thirty-second season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1940 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the thirty-third season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1941 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the thirty-fourth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1942 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the thirty-fifth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1943 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the thirty-sixth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1944 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the thirty-seventh season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1945 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the thirty-eighth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1946 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the thirty-ninth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1947 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the fourtieth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1948 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the fourty-first season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... The 1949 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the fourty-second season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... This article details the 1950s New South Wales Rugby League premiership season. ... This article details the 1951 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1952 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1953 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1954 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1955 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1956 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1957 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details 1958s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership, the 51st season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... This article details the 1959 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1960 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1961 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1962 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1963 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1964 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1965 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership. ... This article details 1966s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership, the 59th season of rugby league football played in Australia. ... This article details 1967s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership, the 60th season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... This article details 1968s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership, the 61st season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... This article details the 1969 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1970 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership. ... This article details 1971s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership season. ... This article details 1972s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership. ... The 1973 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the sixty-sixth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney. ... This article details 1974s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership, the 67th season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... The 1975 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the sixty-eighth season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... The 1976 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the sixty-ninth season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... The 1977 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the seventieth season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... The 1978 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the seventy-first season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... The 1979 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership was the seventy-second season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... This article details the 1980 New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership, the 73rd season of rugby league football in Australia. ... This article details 1981s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership, the 74th season of rugby league football in Australia. ... This article details 1982s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership, the 75th season of professional rugby league football played in Australia. ... This article details 1983s New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership, the 76th season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... This article details 1984s New South Wales Rugby League premiership, the 77th season of professional rugby league football played in Australia. ... This article details 1985s New South Wales Rugby League premiership, the 78th season of professional rugby league football played in Australia. ... This article details 1986s New South Wales Rugby League premiership, the 79th season of professional rugby league football played in Australia. ... The 1987 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the eightieth season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... This article details 1988s New South Wales Rugby League premiership, the 81st season of professional rugby league football played in Australia. ... This article details the 1989 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... The 1990 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the eighty-third season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... This article details the 1991 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details the 1992 New South Wales Rugby League premiership. ... This article details 1993s New South Wales Rugby League premiership, the 86th season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... This article details 1994s top-level Australian rugby league club football season. ... The 1995 Australian Rugby League premiership was the eighty-eighth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney, and the first to be run by the Australian Rugby League. ... This article details the second season of the Australian Rugby League (ARL) premiership. ... The 1997 Australian Rugby League premiership was the ninetieth season of the rugby league competition based in Sydney and the third season run under the Australian Rugby League. ... The inaugural season of the National Rugby League saw the Brisbane Broncos claim their fourth premiership in seven seasons, defeating the Canterbury Bulldogs 38-12 in the last grand final played at the Sydney Football Stadium. ... 1999 saw the second season of the National Rugby League premiership, the 92nd season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... The year 2000 saw the third season of the National Rugby League competition, the 93rd season of professional rugby league football in Australia. ... 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Early morning storms along the west central Florida coast produced an outflow boundary which moved east across the peninsula, reaching the east coast by mid afternoon.
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