But when case numbers improved that would change.
Plenty of gamers have had their households or companions be part of the workforce on the resort and extra might quickly be becoming a member of them.
“I would not be shocked if we had been up right here for the remainder of the season,” Bellamy stated.
“It is determined by what occurs down in Melbourne.
“It has been hectic, we have given them time to settle in and lots of the gamers have households and wanted time to settle them in. It is a large change for all of the households up right here.
“We’re realising we’re most likely going to be right here quite a bit longer than we thought we’d be, so making an attempt to get the opposite households up right here is essential to us.”
Whereas the membership initially hoped to solely be away for 2 weeks, their keep could possibly be prolonged and that would open the door to enjoying some residence video games within the regional metropolis which is residence to feeder membership Sunshine Coast Falcons.
The Storm performed the NZ Warriors at Sunshine Coast Stadium final 12 months and had been booked to play on the venue once more this season earlier than the COVID-19 pressured the NRL to droop the season and rewrite the fixture.
Storm are scheduled to play the Gold Coast Titans on July 17, however will not be capable of play at AAMI Park whereas Suncorp Stadium might be internet hosting Tremendous Rugby’s Queensland Reds.
They’re wanting into enjoying it on the Sunshine Coast.
“I might like to,” Bellamy stated.
“Had been within the throes of making an attempt to play the Titans recreation right here.
“I am not fairly certain what has to occur for that to occur.
“They’ve clearly performed video games right here earlier than, and never solely trial video games.
“If we’re going to be right here for a complete heap of time we’d like to play all our video games right here if we are able to as a result of it is not as a lot journey as going to Suncorp.”
Bellamy has recalled playmaker Ryley Jacks because the doubtless substitute for star five-eighth Cameron Munster who is anticipated to overlook 4 weeks with a knee harm.
The Roosters have misplaced key gamers Sam Verrills and Victor Radley to season-ending knee accidents however might have celebrity full-back James Tedesco return from a head knock.
The Storm play Sydney Roosters at Suncorp Stadium on Thursday at 7.50pm.
Roy Ward is a Sports activities author for The Age.