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19-game NRL winning streak, best winning streak since 1975

The Storm made history by equalling the Roosters’ 46-year-old winning streak after being stunned into gear by a Titans outfit that threatened to pull off the upset of the season.

Chasing the 1975 Eastern Suburbs record of 19 wins on the trot, the Storm were error riddled and complacent in the first half before big guns Cameron Munster and Harry Grant turned it on after a halftime rev-up by coach Craig Bellamy to secure a 34-20 win.

Melbourne lost winger George Jennings who reaggravated the PCL in his left knee, but the Storm got a huge lift from starting fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen, who had his best game since returning from a lengthy concussion layoff.

Bellamy fired the first pre-finals warning shot to rivals by resting powerhouses Justin Olam and Brandon Smith for the Titans clash, along with giving Dale Finucane and Jahrone Hughes an extra week’s rest after both suffered…

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