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Craig Bellamy says Benji Marshall unlikely to join Storm

Roy Ward Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has talked down his side's chances of signing free agent Benji Marshall, but hasn't ruled out making a run at the Kiwi star.

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Storm defence must improve: Craig Bellamy

Melbourne trio: Ben Roberts, Ben Hampton and Billy Slater at training.

Roy Ward MELBOURNE Storm will not only be working to beat New Zealand Warriors on Friday night but also their own defensive demons.

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Five NRL clubs chasing Benji Marshall

Benji Marshall has five NRL clubs interested in his services.

Brad Walter Melbourne Storm and Cronulla remain the favourites to sign the Benji Marshall but St George Illawarra, Parramatta and North Queensland are also believed to be interested in discussions.

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Storm coach Craig Bellamy admits he considered quitting after Jordan McLean suspension

Storm coach Craig Bellamy.

Roy Ward Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has admitted his team struggled emotionally in the aftermath of Jordan McLean's seven-game suspension.

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Storm coach Craig Bellamy blasts last-gasp penalty to Titans

Storm's Young Tonumaipea is greeted by Gold Coast's Brad Takairangi and Albert Kelly.

Roy Ward Last-minute penalty gives Gold Coast Titans a match-winning penalty goal.

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Melbourne Storm has long way to go, says coach Craig Bellamy

Craig Bellamy during a Storm training session on Friday.

Roy Ward Melbourne Storm has been talking defence all week but when the players run out against St George-Illawarra at AAMI Park on Monday night they will have to translate their words into actions.

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Craig Bellamy lashes NRL draw

Craig Bellamy

Melissa Woods Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy is threatening to pull some players from their clash with North Queensland, saying the NRL draw threatens their health.

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Melbourne Storm v New Zealand Warriors

Michael Chammas NRL previews for round eight.

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Storm in a teacup as NRL clears up controversy over Raiders' win

Correct decision: Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith, No. 9, debates the Sisa Waqa no try decision.

Chris Wilson The NRL has defended the video referee's crucial decision in the Raiders' win over Melbourne.

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I didn't see it, and surely neither could you

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Andrew Webster A confession: I didn’t watch the Raiders versus Storm match on Sunday afternoon, so I didn’t see the Sisa Waqa “no try” as it happened. Or as it happened in Channel Nine Land.

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Creative winger Sisa Waqa lights up Melbourne Storm

Big hearted: Sisa Waqa is important to the Storm both on and off the field.

Roy Ward Sisa Waqa’s value to the Melbourne Storm goes beyond his ability to score tries.

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Canberra Raiders beat Melbourne Storm in NRL thriller

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 20:  Jarrod Croker of the Raiders takes a high ball during the round seven NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Melbourne Storm at GIO Stadium on April 20, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth A try in the dying seconds to Canberra forward Paul Vaughan handed the Raiders a thrilling 24-22 victory over Melbourne at Canberra Stadium on Sunday.

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Melbourne Storm coach says win due to sheer luck

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Roy Ward Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy called it luck, St George Illawarra Dragons coach Steve Price thought the game's gods had turned on his side.

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Furious Dragons demand please explain from NRL over Storm's after the siren try

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Michael Chammas St George Illawarra have asked the NRL for an explanation after Melbourne were allowed to score a match winning try on Monday night after the siren.

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Melbourne Storm tell ticked off Dragons to 'get over' full-time siren fiasco

Storm centre Will Chambers scores against the Dragons at AAMI Park.

Adrian Proszenko Melbourne chief executive Mark Evans has told ticked off St George Illawarra officials to "get over it", claiming dubious calls such as the full-time siren debacle will always be part of the game.

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NRL, the game where time stands still too often

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Malcolm Knox Not since the ancient Greeks seated them on rocks in skimpy swimsuits have sirens excited such comment. Perhaps, to update the language, they should be called hooters.

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Backward thinking would have put Dragons onward to victory

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Roy Masters There was another option for Dragons’ five-eighth Gareth Widdop when he kicked the ball with one minute and one second left on the clock on Monday night, giving the Storm possession from which they...

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Storm v Titans

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: The return of Cameron Smith (back spasms) after last week's loss to the Bulldogs in Perth is a huge boost for the Storm.

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Warriors coach Matthew Elliott faces the sack

Axe looming: NZ Warriors coach Matthew Elliott.

Brad Walter Matthew Elliott is set to be the first NRL coach sacked this season, with Warriors owners Eric Watson and Owen Glenn understood to have run out of patience after Saturday night's 37-6 loss to...

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Storm leaders demand discipline

Billy Slater at the annual Billy's Buddies rugby league clinic.

Roy Ward Melbourne Storm full-back Billy Slater has asked whether the NRL should institute a "Captain's Challenge" rule to avoid wrong decisions deciding matches.

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