Melbourne plays a "home" game in New Zealand for the first time against a Dragons side desperate to regain its mojo after a mid-season losing streak.
They may be without the services of Billy Slater for the rest of the season, but with a favourable run home the Storm are every chance of a top-four finish.
Milestone men, the Sharks' narrow results, the Roosters win a penalty count and Queensland sides continue to dominate. The key stats from Round 19.
Melbourne saved their best performance of the 2015 Telstra Premiership season for the game that mattered most.
The Melbourne Storm celebrated Cam Smith's 300th game in style, turning round a four game losing streak to smash the Panthers at AAMI Park.
Melbourne have celebrated Cameron Smith's 300th game in style, putting in their best performance of the season to embarrass a hapless Panthers.
Melbourne prop and New Zealand international Jesse Bromwich says he can't thank the Storm enough for his rugby league success.
Of the 16 teammates that will play alongside Smith for his milestone game, none will have done so more times than Cooper Cronk.
Melbourne will be desperate to end their four game losing streak against the side they last defeated, Penrith, in what is also Cameron Smith's 300th game.
Melbourne entered the NRL in 1998 and made an immediate impression, capturing their first premiership only a year later.