English Super League outfit Hull FC have today announced the signing of Storm outside back Mahe Fonua.
The 22-year old has agreed to a three year deal with Hull FC who currently sit seventh in the league table of England's top flight competition.
After graduating through the Club's junior development pathways onto Storm's NRL list, Fonua has been a role model for Victorian rugby league players. The powerful ball runner became the first Melbourne born and bred player to represent Storm in 2012 and recently became the first ever Victorian to record 50 NRL games.
In 2015, Fonua has featured in 13 matches for Melbourne and has provided an attacking outlet in the centres and on the wing for Craig Bellamy's side.
Melbourne Storm Football Director Frank Ponissi wished Fonua and his family all the best for the future.
"Mahe has come a long way during his time in Melbourne and paved the way for aspiring junior rugby league players in Victoria," Ponissi said.
"As a Club we are disappointed to lose Mahe but understand he has to do what is best for himself and his family.
"We wish Mahe and his family all the best and know his focus will be to finish the season strongly here at Storm."