The Dragons' massive improvement, a NSW Origin representative stakes his claim, and good handling in the wet. The key stats that defined Round 7.
Sydney Roosters prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves will miss up to six weeks of NRL action after being diagnosed with a strained - not a torn - pectoral muscle.
Sydney Roosters have been dealt another significant injury blow with Jared Waerea-Hargreaves facing the prospect of a long stint on the sidelines.
The Storm and Roosters were both impressive in wet conditions at AAMI Park. Here are five key points from their thrilling Round 7 clash.
The Melbourne Storm have taken a one-point win over a brave Roosters side in one of the highest-quality games of the season at a drenched AAMI Park.
There will be State of Origin and International stars a-plenty when these two teams take to AAMI Park on Saturday night.
Melbourne five-eighth Blake Green says he and Cooper Cronks will have their work cut out for them against former NSW halves Mitchell Pearce and James Maloney.
Sharks prop Andrew Fifita will miss just two weeks after his dangerous throw charge was downgraded at the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night.
Rookie back-rower Sio Siua Taukeiaho has re-signed with the Roosters for two more NRL seasons.
Shaun Kenny-Dowall remains unsure as to whether his future at Bondi will stretch into a 10th season, despite his impending try-scoring milestone.