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Next Game: The Season has finished
Munster gets start at Storm five-eighth
26 Apr 2017
Young gun Cameron Munster took to his new role as Melbourne's five-eighth like a duck to water in the Storm's Anzac Day win over the Warriors.

It's taken eight rounds but Cameron Munster's first start at five-eighth was worth the wait with the Melbourne Storm's youngster a key figure in the win over the Warriors on Anzac Day.

The Storm's plans for Munster to be the club's long-term No.6 were put on hold while he covered for the injured Billy Slater at fullback in the opening rounds of the season before fracturing his jaw in mid-March.

The 22-year-old finally ran out as the Melbourne playmaker and looked right at home in the absorbing AAMI Park match, which the Storm won 20-14.

Storm coach Craig Bellamy was delighted with Munster's input.

"I thought he was tremendous," Bellamy said

"I think everyone sees his best position is fullback and maybe it is but he's going to make one hell of a five-eighth if he gets to spend some time there and learns more of the specifics about the position."

While he was busy in attack, he also made 21 tackles, at times racing out of the line to pull off some important saves.

Skipper Cameron Smith said Munster had worked hard on his tackle technique after the jaw injury.

"That was a technical error that tackle when he got injured so he's been working really hard with our coaches on his defence," Smith said.

"There's no doubt he's a tough kid and he's very brave the way he plays.

"The thing that's going to make him a great player is his ability to read the play ahead of everyone else, he knows what's coming one play ahead of everyone else."


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Last Game: The Storm won against the Canberra Raiders 30 - 10 at Olympic Park, Australia (5100 days ago)  game results here
 Melbourne Storm Season 0 Stats (All games)
 Total Games Played 26 
 Away Games 26 
    Away Wins 11 
 Home Games
    Home Wins
 Total Tries: 61 
 Total Goals: 48 
 Total Field Goals:
 Total Points For: 704 
 Total Points Against: 725 
 Leagues the Melbourne Storm are in
1998 NRL Season, 1998 NRL Finals, 1999 NRL Country Carnival, 1999 NRL Season, 1999 NRL Finals, 2000 NRL Season, 2000 NRL Finals, 2001 NRL Pre-Season, 2001 NRL Season, 2002 NRL Season, 2003 NRL Season,

 Players in 2002
Aaron Moule, Danny Williams, Fifita Moala, Henry Perenara, Ian Sibbit, Junior Langi, Marcus Bai, Matt Geyer, Matt Orford, Matt Rua, Michael Russo, Mitchell Sargent, Peter Robinson, Richard Swain, Robbie Kearns, Scott Hill, Shane Walker, Stephen Kearney, Steven Bell, Willie Leyshon,

 Players in 2001
Ben Roarty, Brad Watts, Brenton Pomery, Brett O'farrell, Paul Sheedy, Paul Staladi, Paul Whatuira, Robbie Ross, Rodney Howe, Rodney Howe, Russell Bawden, Tasesa Lavea,

 Players in 2000
Brett Kimmorely, Paul Marquet, Shannon Hegarty, Tesesa Lavea, Tony Martin,

 Players in 1999
Aseri Laing, Ben Anderson, Craig Smith, Geoff Bell, Glenn Lazarus, Paul Bell, Tawera Nikau, Wyane Evans,
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Last Results

Saturday, 10 May, 2003
Melbourne 30
Canberra 10


Saturday, 3 May, 2003
Melbourne 46
Newcastle 6


Saturday, 26 Apr, 2003
Cowboys 32
Melbourne 12


Sunday, 20 Apr, 2003
Eagles 20
Melbourne 14


Saturday, 12 Apr, 2003
Melbourne 18
Sharks 12


Saturday, 5 Apr, 2003
Newcastle 44
Melbourne 28


Saturday, 22 Mar, 2003
Melbourne 42
Penrith 16


Sunday, 16 Mar, 2003
Melbourne 36
Sharks 32


Saturday, 7 Sep, 2002
Canberra 25
Melbourne 16


Friday, 30 Aug, 2002
Canterbury 24
Melbourne 16


2003 NRL LADDER
Round 10
May 17th - 18th
Pos  Team Name  P
 1   Canberra   16 
 2   Brisbane   14 
 3   Warriors   14 
 4   Sydney City   12 
 5   Melbourne   12 
 6   Newcastle   12 
 7   Penrith   12 
 8   Canterbury   10 
 9   St George   10 
 10   Eagles   8 
 11   Cowboys   8 
 12   Sharks   6 
 13   Wests Tigers   6 
 14   Parramatta   4 
 15   South Sydney   2 
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