Storm front-row forward Jesse Bromwich has put pen to paper on a new three-year deal (with an option for a further two years) to remain in Melbourne.
Storm coach Craig Bellamy has played down speculation of Cooper Cronk's retirement and says Billy Slater's return isn't far away.
Defensive effectiveness can be measured in many ways. NRL.com looks at which teams and players had the best defence in Round 1 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
Melbourne Storm prop Jesse Bromwich has received positive news, with scans revealing he has not fractured his thumb and will be back in action in two weeks.
Raiders front-rower Clay Priest has been suspended for one week over a dangerous contact charge while five other players entered guilty pleas and escaped bans.
The Wests Tigers outside backs and Dragons forwards dominate our Team of the Week for Round 1.
Storm five-eighth Ryley Jacks won't be handing over his starting spot lightly following his strong debut performance in Melbourne's win over Canterbury.
Storm trio Will Chambers, Cameron Munster and Cheyse Blair have all been charged by the NRL Match Review Committee after their win over the Bulldogs.
The Melbourne Storm extended their remarkable record of Round 1 wins to 13 consecutive victories following a gritty win over the Canterbury Bulldogs.
Storm coach Craig Bellamy has asked for his younger forwards to stand up after Jesse Bromwich suffered a nasty thumb injury in the team's win over Canterbury.