2007 was the 10th in the club's history. They competed for Melbourne Storm season NRL's 2007 Telstra Premiership, finishing the season in 1st place to claim the minor premiership before going on to reach the 2007 NRL grand final, their third. In the grand final the Storm defeated the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles to claim their second premiership. However over two years later Melbourne were stripped of their 2007 titles after being found guilty of long-term salary cap breaches.
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It was revealed in 2010 that during the 2007 season the Melbourne Storm operated as an 'illegal team.' 2007 was a year in which they breached the Salary Cap, which totalled an estimated $1.7 million over a period of 5 years. The Melbourne Storm were subsequently stripped of their title, as they were an illegally assembled team.
A total of four Storm players,
Cooper Cronk, Israel Folau, Dallas Johnson and Ryan Hoffman were selected to make their international representative debuts for Australia in 2007.
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Until the End of
Matt King Warrington Wolves (European Super League)
Clint Newton Hull KR (European Super League)
Ben Cross Newcastle Knights (National Rugby League)
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