Melbourne Storm star Cooper Cronk (pictured) says he won’t be using the disappointment of the clubs Grand Final loss to the Sharks as motivation in 2017.

The Storm side were brushed aside by the Sharks side hell bent on ending the Cronulla premiership drought in the 2016.

Judged the Rugby League worlds  best player in 2016, Cronk says with the benefit of hindsight and maturity, he no longer finds motivation in loss and will instead go into the upcoming NRL season with a clean slate.