Munster extends contract with Storm


Melbourne Storm full-back Cameron Munster has signed a lucrative contract extension with the NRL side.

Storm confirmed the deal on Wednesday, which will see Munster remain in Melbourne until at least the end of 2019.

The 21-year-old, who has played all nine games this season and scored three tries, has emerged as one of the league's most exciting talents since debuting in 2014.

"It's really good to sign for another two years. I decided to stay here because Melbourne gave me my first opportunity," Munster said ahead of Saturday's showdown with defending champions North Queensland Cowboys.

"They have done a lot for me and my improvement in my game and also it is a great city to live in."

Last season's Rookie of the Year with Storm, Munster has played 28 games in total for the Melbourne club.

"It is fantastic to have Cameron continuing to his career in Melbourne," Storm Football Director Frank Ponissi said.

"It is an exciting step forward for the Club and fantastic for Storm fans that we will have a player of Cameron's calibre playing in a Storm jersey to at least the end of 2019.

"We look forward to continue to help Cameron develop his game and reach his full potential with Melbourne Storm."