Newcastle playmaker Jarrod Mullen will miss the next one to two weeks with a hamstring injury but has avoided a major recurrence of an existing problem.
They've already beaten the reigning premiers once this season but the Storm know this week's clash against the Cowboys will be an even tougher test.
All the confirmed player moves and retirements for the Telstra Premiership ahead of the 2017 NRL season.
Tyrone Roberts and Ashley Taylor were thrust together as new faces at the Titans in 2016 but the close duo are on track to take the club back to the finals.
The struggling Brisbane Broncos have a message for the rest of the competition – write us off at your own peril.
Mitch Moses was the star of the show as the Wests Tigers spoiled Benji Marshall's 250th game and the young half says Marshall's advice helped him do it.
Surprise Wests Tigers back-up hooker Jordan Rankin views himself as a jack-of-all-trades utility after a surprise spell at dummy half on Sunday.
Here is a player who not only can perform on a rugby league field, he can perform just as well off the field when it comes to study.
The Origin pendulum swings, the Warriors' golden point woes, top-four Raiders and the Robbie Farah saga.
Dragons coach Paul McGregor has pleaded for patience after Sunday's loss to the Tigers, saying there are reasons behind their recent struggles.