It wasn't as easy as many expected, but the Storm did enough to resign the Knights to their 11th consecutive loss on Sunday afternoon.
Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy and captain Cameron Smith have questioned the validity of Newcastle fullback Jake Mamo's try midway through the first half.
The Storm have beaten a spirited Knights outfit who pushed them for the entire 80 minutes and threatened to steal the game at the death.
The Newcastle Knights and Melbourne Storm have named their final teams for Sunday's Round 19 clash.
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Storm fullback "doubtful" to face Newcastle as Craig Bellamy hints he could rest Cameron Smith and Cooper Cronk in the coming weeks.
The Knights led against the Storm earlier this season until a Cooper Cronk try-scoring double got Melbourne home. Can they do one better this time?
All Felise Kaufusi wanted to do this year was force his way into the Melbourne Storm squad and play regular first-grade football.
Storm utility Young Tonumaipea has re-signed with his hometown team of Melbourne until the end of 2018.
Had Melbourne lost their past few games they could have been forgiven for using injuries as an excuse, but Storm forward Kenny Bromwich doesn't see it that way.