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Storm Big Three to miss NRL Nines

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 27/01/2017

Melbourne will leave the Big Three wrapped in cotton wool for next weekend's NRL Auckland Nines.

Cameron Smith, Cooper Cronk and returning fullback Billy Slater will all miss the pre-season tournament with Young Tonumaipea and Kenny Bromwich to skipper the squad.

Fullback-turned-playmaker Cameron Munster is the only big name included by coach Craig Bellamy, who will hand over the coaching reins to assistant Jason Ryles.

Former Wests Tigers winger Josh Addo-Carr will make his club debut at Eden Park while the likes of Brodie Croft, Scott Drinkwater, Ryley Jacks and Linc Port will get their chance to impress.

Storm squad: 1. Young Tonumaipea, 2. Josh Addo-Carr, 3. Curtis Scott, 4. Cheyse Blair, 5. Linc Port, 6. Cameron Munster, 7. Brodie Croft, 8. Mark Nicholls, 9. Slade Griffin, 10. Tim Glasby, 11. Joe Stimson, 12. Felise Kaufusi, 13. Kenny Bromwich, 14. Scott Drinkwater, 15. Ryley Jacks, 16. Jake Turpin, 17. Dean Britt, 18. Nelson Asofa-Solomona, 19. Charlie Galo.

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