Melbourne Lock In The Minor Premiership

After winning this afternoon.

Melbourne Lock In The Minor Premiership

Melbourne Storm have secured the 2017 NRL minor premiership after defeating Newcastle this afternoon. 

After a shaky start conceding the first try and prop Jesse Bromwich being sin-binned for a personal foul, the Storm recovered to win 44-12 over the Knights.

This takes their win/loss record to 18-4, three wins clear of the second placed Brisbane with two home-and-away fixtures to be played. 

Melbourne finish the regular season with two games at AAMI Park against the Rabbitohs next week, followed by the Raiders in round 26.

Ladder (19/8/17)

Team           (W-L)   Points
1. Storm       18-4       40

2. Broncos    15-7       34

3. Roosters   14-7       32

4. Eels          14-8       32

5. Sharks      13-8       30

6. Panthers   12-9       28

7. Manly       12-9       28

8. Cowboys   12-9       28

9. Dragons    11-11     26

10. Raiders    10-11     24

11. Rabbitohs 9-13      22

12. Warriors   7-15      18

13. Bulldogs   7-14      18

14. Titans       7-15     18

15. Tigers       6-15     16

16. Knights     5-17     14

 

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