Griffith Trial - Team Announcement
Craig Bellamy has named a 23-man squad for Saturday's trial match against Canberra in Griffith.
Storm will take on the Raiders in their first trial match of 2015, travelling to Griffith in country NSW wales to meet Ricky Stuart's side.
Riverina locals Jordan McLean and Ryan Hinchcliffe will line-up for Storm for the first time during the 2015 pre-season. McLean hails from nearby Young while Hinchcliffe grew up playing his junior football in Temora.
New recruit Dale Finucane is also set to make his first appearance in Storm colours after an off season switch from Canterbury.15 players from Storm's 2015 Auckland Nines outfit have been included in Saturday's squad for the trial match against the Raiders.
Following the trial match against the Raiders, Storm will play Easts Tigers (14th February) and Canterbury-Bankstown (21st February) in Melbourne. Full trial match schedule available here.
Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders
Canberra Raiders squad: Jack Ahearn, Luke Bateman, Glen Buttriss, Mitch Cornish, Lachlan Croker, Mitch Cronin, Joel Edwards, Jeremy Hawkins, Haydon Hodge, Jarrad Kennedy, Rhys Kennedy, Brenko Lee, Jeff Lynch, Patrick Mago, Josh McCrone, Mark Nicholls, Kyle O’Donnell, Luke Page, Tevita Pangai Junior, Jordan Rapana, Bill Tupou, Jack Williams, Sam Williams
Storm's U20 Thunderbolts will play a trial match against Canberra's U20s on Saturday in Albury, kicking off at 4pm.