Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy admits it may be difficult to keep both off-contract starting halves Cooper Cronk and Blake Green at the club next season.
Queensland coach Kevin Walters has labelled his captain Cameron Smith the greatest leader in Australian rugby league history.
June 23, 2006 is a date that probably won't stir much emotion amongst rugby league fans. But try telling that to a diehard Melbourne Storm supporter.
A Cooper Cronk field goal in the 85th minute saw the Storm snatch a 19-18 golden point victory over the Tigers the last time these teams met back in Round 7.
Jesse Bromwich is free to play this weekend after successfully challenging his dangerous throw charge at the NRL judiciary.
The Titans, Dragons and Warriors all had important wins during the major bye round, keeping pace with the top eight as the business end of the season looms.
Storm centre Ryan Morgan has gone from being signed as an injury replacement to becoming a starting centre in a team full of some of the game's biggest names.
The results, injuries, judiciary news and talking points from the weekend's NRL matches.
Slade Griffin said he never contemplated retirement despite a string of knee reconstructions following his first NRL game in three years for the Storm.
The St George Illawarra Dragons have beaten the Melbourne Storm and knocked them off the top of the NRL Telstra Premiership ladder.