Storm won their opening two games, beating Marauders (54- 22) and Gaelic Warriors (59-38) to top the group ahead of the semi- nals. A good win against Leicester Tigers cemented their place in the nal, against the league runners up West Coast Crash.
Crash had also enjoyed a winning start to Nationals, beating Team Solent Sharks 47-39 before narrowly edging out Tigers 45-41 before a 51-39 win over Warriors put them in the final.
Losing semi-finalists Tigers and Warriors went wheel-to-wheel for third place with Leicester, playing in their home city, winning 60-43.
In the final, Storm managed to carve out an early lead and Crash were chasing the score for much of the game. The London side lifted the cup and retained their tile from last year with a 49-34 victory.
The individual award winners were:
Jonny Coggan (Storm) 0.5
Mike Kerr (Crash) 1.0/1.5
Chris Ryan (Storm) 2.0
Ayaz Bhuta (Crash) 2.5
Jim Roberts (Storm) 3.0/3.5
Jamie Stead (Tigers) MVP