Written by Christopher Tearse
Friday, June 5, 7.55 PM, Round 4, AAMI Park, Melbourne Storm take on South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL Match Preview
There’s nothing better than two exciting teams coming together at the right time, Storm getting outplayed by the Canberra Raiders, the Rabbitohs being completely dominated by the Sydney Roosters, this one shapes to be a real clash, the Rabbitohs have some handy players returning that will make them harder to beat this week, both teams hoping to put last weeks tabloids behind them.
The Melbourne Storm
1. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Justin Olam 4. Marion Seve 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Cameron Smith 10. Christian Welch 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane Reserves: 14. Brandon Smith 15. Tino Fa’asuamaleaui 16. Ryley Jacks 17. Max King 18. Brenko Lee 19. Albert Vete 20. Darryn Schonig 21. Chris Lewis
Coach: Craig Bellamy
The South Sydney Rabbitohs
To be announced if any.
1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Dane Gagai 3. Campbell Graham 4. Braidon Burns 5. Alex Johnston 6. Troy Dargan 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Jaydn Su’A 12. Cameron Murray 13. Liam Knight Reserves: 14. Mark Nicholls 15. Ethan Lowe 16. Bayley Sironen 17. Patrick Mago 18. Bryson Goodwin 19. Tom Amone 20. James Roberts 21. Keaon Koloamatangi
Coach: Wayne Bennett
The last time these two teams met the South Sydney Rabbitohs were beaten at home 16-26, previously, in earlier years and recent form the Melbourne Storm have had the edge on the South Sydney Rabbitohs at home winning 100% of there meetings looking at the last eight games played between them, overall the South Sydney Rabbitohs have never beaten Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park and the Melbourne Storm have an 83% win rate against the Rabbits.
Melbourne Storm for the win.
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