Brisbane remain in the hunt for a top-four finish after stunning NRL leaders Melbourne with a dominant 26-16 victory at AAMI Park.
The Melbourne Storm and Brisbane Broncos have finalised their line-ups for Friday night's Telstra Premiership clash at AAMI Park.
All the injury news and likely team changes heading into Round 25 of the NRL Telstra Premiership season.
The Storm and Broncos go head-to-head in Round 25 of the NRL Telstra Premiership. Check out the Schick Hydro stats to see who will come out on top.
Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett says the Broncos' record-breaking 48-6 loss to Melbourne in Round 17 means nothing heading into Friday night's rematch.
Billy Slater's future depends on the success of his 2017 NRL pre-season but the Melbourne fullback will have more scans before it even begins.
It was the low point in a form slump that Broncos half Ben Hunt says was unlike anything he had ever previously experienced, but it was also the turning point.
Melbourne and Brisbane will be playing finals this season, but this Round 25 clash has a significant bearing on where they will finish on the ladder.
It's crunch time in NRL Fantasy and NRL.com's Lone Scout takes a look at all the key ins and outs from all 16 NRL clubs and the form Fantasy players.
While the Sharks and Bulldogs slipped up, the other finals contenders solidified their positions with a couple of weeks remaining before the business end.