The western Sydney derby features two sides capable of playing some of the most attractive football in the Telstra Premiership.
After making a successful return from injury and continuing his red hot form, Tigers teammates insist James Tedesco should be in the NSW side for Origin III.
The results, injuries, judiciary news and talking points from the weekend's NRL matches.
Like his side's performance against the Storm on Sunday, Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor had mixed feelings surrounding their 29-20 loss.
Bulldogs flyer and NSW Origin regular Brett Morris says one good game is nowhere near enough to prepare him for an Origin and instead has backed James Tedesco.
The Storm were able to come away with a nine-point victory over the Wests Tigers on Sunday, but it wasn't without nervy moments late in the second half.
The Melbourne Storm survived a massive Wests Tigers second half comeback to record a win at AAMI Park on Sunday afternoon.
The Melbourne Storm and Wests Tigers have named their final teams for the Sunday afternoon clash.
Mid-season Tigers recruit Elijah Taylor says the chance to play a leadership role at a club boasting so much young talent has given him a new lease on life.
Former Wests Tigers under-20s mates David Nofoaluma and Marika Koroibete will mark each other for the second and final time this weekend.