Canberra stuns Storm in elimination final thriller to sentence Melbourne to Week 1 departure for the first time in eight years as Raiders’ extraordinary record at AAMI Park continues
- Canberra defeated Melbourne 28-20 at AAMI Park in Saturday’s Elimination Final
- Raiders will play in semi-finals against Eels next week, while Storm’s season is over
- The loss is Melbourne’s first week 1 final in eight years
- Canberra led 16-8 at halftime, but trailed halfway through the second half
Canberra is through to Week 2 of the NRL final after an impressive 28-20 win against Melbourne on Saturday.
The Raiders extended their dominant record at AAMI Park with a fifth straight win at the venue to end the Storm season and secure a semifinal spot against Parramatta next week.
Melbourne, meanwhile, made a straight set exit in the final for the first time since 2014.
More to follow.
Canberra upset Melbourne 28-20 in their elimination final at AAMI Park on Saturday