NRL premiers Melbourne Storm said it would be back to say thank you to the Border after training here during last year's COVID-enforced break and it's again the coronavirus which has brought the club back just nine months later.
Newcastle Knights didn't want to travel to Melbourne so today's pre-season trial has been organised in just nine days.
The two finalists from last year will play at 4.45pm at the Albury Sportsground,under strict COVID conditions.
Reserve grade starts at 2.15pm.
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Storm coach Craig Bellamy was a guest speaker at Albury Tigers' season launch luncheon on Friday.
He signed a Storm jersey which was auctioned off for $1500, while one lucky bidder won the chance to spend the afternoon in the coaches box with Bellamy for $1650.
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