Explosive Melbourne Storm winger Marika Koroibete has to overcome an achilles laceration if he is to face North Queensland at AAMI Park on Saturday night.
Storm halfback Cooper Cronk says Melbourne's shock late season losses galvanised the team ahead of their NRL finals campaign.
Storm centre Will Chambers believes a weekend off ahead of their home preliminary final will be advantageous as a long season draws closer to the end.
At this time of year Billy Slater is used to being the centre of attention and every year at this very time we are reminded of his importance to the Storm.
In part one of his chat with NRL.com's William Botoulas, Storm coach Craig Bellamy discusses his side's run to the preliminary finals and coaching Generation Y.
An untimely injury looked to have kept Dale Finucane out for a long period, but the Storm forward is back and ready to help Melbourne to the grand final.
With three players under injury clouds, the week off before a preliminary final couldn't have come at a better time for the Storm.
There was a simple way for the Roosters to counter the Storm's ruck dominance according to former NRL coach Matt Elliott.
Storm coach Craig Bellamy has hit back at rival Wayne Bennett, suggesting may have a short memory when it comes to playing 'entertaining' football.
After losing to the bottom placed side three times, Melbourne is now in the box seat to make their sixth Grand Final in the last 10 years.