Melbourne storm back to beat Tigers, Dragons win

There were NRL wins for the Storm and the Dragons on Sunday as Wests Tigers and New Zealand Warriors suffered defeats.

Melbourne Storm produced a gutsy fightback to maintain their 100 per cent record in the NRL with a 22-14 victory over Wests Tigers on Sunday.

In their first match since the sacking of coach Jason Taylor, the Tigers roared into an early lead at Leichhardt Oval - Mitch Moses and Elijah Taylor each crossing for tries as the visitors struggled to find any rhythm.

However, after David Nofoaluma had seen a score chalked off for obstruction, the Storm managed a crucial response before the interval, courtesy of Nelson Asofa-Solomona.

And Melbourne - for whom the fit-again Billy Slater managed a full 80 minutes - then bossed the second half, Young Tonumaipea, Cheyse Blair and Josh Addo-Carr all going over to secure a fourth win from as many matches this term and Craig Bellamy's 250th success as an NRL coach.

A fast start helped St George Illawarra Dragons beat New Zealand Warriors 26-12 in Sunday's other fixture.

The Dragons crossed three times in the first 22 minutes and were able to hold off a response from their visitors.

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