He didn't want the fanfare but Cooper Cronk is going to get it anyway when he becomes the 25th NRL player to bring up 300 games this weekend.
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Andrew Voss on the premiership favourites, the greatness of Johnathan Thurston, the changes to the Kangaroos and the Super League's try-scoring freak.
Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith sits down with Cooper Cronk to go one on one with the halfback ahead of his 300th NRL game.
Storm centre Cheyse Blair on the challenges early in his Melbourne career as he prepares to face the Raiders' dynamic duo of Jordan Rapana and Joey Leilua.
Melbourne Storm forward Nelson Asofa-Solomona has been ruled out for remainder of the season due to injury.
After his team earned a week off with a 16-10 qualifying final win over Cowboys last Saturday, Storm coach Craig Bellamy is now deciding what to do with it.
Storm skipper Cameron Smith has spoken of Cooper Cronk's journey to 300 NRL games ahead of the Melbourne No.7's milestone fixture in the preliminary final.
Craig Bellamy has praised his side's defensive efforts against the Cowboys as the Storm's stubbornness at the back was a key factor in their win.
The key talking points from the Storm's win over the Cowboys on Saturday night, with the home side earning the week off.