Craig Bellamy has hailed Nelson Asofa-Solomona's barnstorming display against the Titans as his best of the year after the giant Kiwi international crossed for two tries in a dominant display.
Asofa-Solomona carried a hamstring injury in the pre-season but has put that well behind him and is now building towards his best form.
He ran for 156 metres from 16 powerhouse runs in the 42-6 win and his tries either side of half-time gave the Storm the impetus to go on with the job.
Titans-bound prop Tino Fa'asuamaleaui also made 120 metres from his 12 runs as the Storm bench went into overdrive.
Bellamy gave Asofa-Solomona 42 minutes this week and he is building his minutes and making all of them count.
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"That was his best performance this season," Bellamy said.
"He probably didn't have the best pre-season with a hamstring injury for a lot of it. He probably wasn't as fit as he would have liked to be or usually is early in the season so that was certainly his best performance this year and hopefully he can keep it up for the rest of the year.
"He played similar minutes against the Warriors but in that game it was a similar scoreline so he got a few more breaks.
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"The last two games [against the Roosters and Raiders] he didn't have as many breaks but the more he trains and the more he plays he is going to get his minutes up and he will get fritter. We have seen what he is capable of.
"Of all the games we have played this year I think we got more out of our bench than we have any other game. I thought Tino was outstanding. If there was one positive for the Titans it is that he is going there next year."
Bellamy said the Titans were gallant and held the Storm to 6-6 well into the first half before Cameron Munster sent Josh Addo-Carr away for a try with a superb cut-out ball.
"It was a pretty good performance to be honest. The Titans made their intentions pretty clear at the start that they were going to shift the ball around. They have been doing it most of the year and doing it pretty well," Bellamy said.
"I thought we defended most of it pretty good so I was happy with that. I was a bit disappointed with our discipline in the first half.
"We started to build towards the end of the first half and scored a couple of tries late which was a nice buffer going into the second half. I thought our second half was much better."