Rugby League

Storm beats Knights in Fiji

February 25, 2024 7:25 am

The Melbourne Storm beat the Newcastle Knights 28-10 in their final NRL pre-season match at Churchill Park yesterday.

A historic match as this was the first ever footy in Fiji that saw a good crowd turn up to watch their heroes in action.

The Storm got the first try of the match and eventually led 18-8 before the break.

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Fiji-born Jacob Saifiti was also sin-binned for a dangerous shot on Storm prop Tui Kamikamica.

The Storm play their first game of the season against the Panthers next Friday.

Meanwhile in other NRL preseason games yesterday, the Saint George Dragons defeated the Wests Tigers 34-18, Manly Sea Eagles lost to the Brisbane Broncos

40-14 and the Warriors welcomed the return of their star fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck with a 34-22 victory over the Dolphins.