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The Newcastle Knights' refusal to travel to Victoria for next weekend's trial match against Melbourne has left the Storm "disappointed".
The February 27 match was originally scheduled for Casey Fields in Melbourne but will now be played at the Albury Sportsground, where the Storm also set up camp briefly last pre-season.
"It's obviously disappointing the Knights have decided not to travel to Melbourne for this trial - for our fans and for our players," Storm CEO Justin Rodski said .
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"Our members and fans haven't had the chance to see their team play live in Victoria for over 12 months and we were looking forward to having another great crowd attend Casey Fields next weekend.
"While it is disappointing for our fans in Melbourne, it is important that our players get the chance to prepare as best they can for the season ahead which is why we will travel to Albury for the trial.
"The change also gives us the opportunity to say thanks to the people of Albury after they supported us through the early part of the 2020 season.
"We hope as many members and fans as possible can make it to the game and support us once again."
More to come on Friday
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