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This week in Storm history | May 5 - May 11

We take a look back at significant moments in the club's history during this week in years gone by.

May 5

2017: Australian captain Cameron Smith plays his 50th Test match in a win against New Zealand.

May 6

2003: Storm bounce back from back-to-back losses by thumping Newcastle 46-6 with Billy Slater grabbing a double and Matt Orford kicking 8 goals.

May 7

2008: Test captain Cameron Smith launches 'A Centenary of Rugby League 1908 - 2008', the game’s official centenary history at the Sydney Football Stadium.

May 8

1999: Melbourne winger Matt Geyer scores 34 points from four tries and nine goals in a 62-6 win against Wests in Perth

May 9

2008: Hooker and captain Cameron Smith inspires Australia to a comprehensive 28-12 defeat of New Zealand in the Centenary Test, played 100 years to the day after the two nations met in the first league Test match in Australia. Winger Greg Inglis produces a stunning display of athleticism to lunge beyond the dead-ball line to retrieve the ball for centre Mark Gasnier to score the opening try.

2010: Melbourne winger Anthony Quinn celebrates his club’s move to AAMI Park by scoring the first try in a Round 9 clash with the Brisbane Broncos but the Storm suffer a shock 36-14 defeat.

May 10

2015: Melbourne fullback Billy Slater surpasses Ken Irvine for most tries for a single premiership club when he crosses for a double against Parramatta at Pirtek Stadium to move to 172 career tries.

May 11

2019: There’s a Magic Round masterpiece at Suncorp Stadium as Storm hand Parramatta a 64-10 mauling. Celebrations are tempered by the loss of centre Curtis Scott with a broken foot.

Acknowledgement of Country

Melbourne Storm respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.