Former Umina Bunnies Rugby League Club player Nicho Hynes has been signed to National Rugby League team Melbourne Storm.
The Storm announced Nicho’s signing on May 10, with the former Bunnies player putting pen to paper on a contract that will see him through until the end of the 2020 season.
Currently playing for the unbeaten Sunshine Coast Falcons, the 22-year-old had his first official training run as a Storm player at Gosch’s Paddock on May 7.
After completing his junior career with the Bunnies, Nicho played for the Manly NYC team before spending two seasons with the Mackay Cutters where he played 42 ISC matches.
He joined the Falcons for the 2019 season and has played in all eight matches so far this year, filling roles at fullback, five-eighth and in the centres.
He has crossed for 17 tries.
Media release, 7 May 2019
Brittany Denton, Melbourne Storm