Canberra has been a happy hunting ground for the Melbourne Storm but how will they fare against a confident Raiders side with Billy Slater on the sidelines?
After fearing he'd be out for the weekend, Melbourne is now facing an entire month without star fullback Billy Slater.
Melbourne has been dealt an early blow ahead of their clash against Canberra with Billy Slater casting himself in serious doubt to make the trip.
t's not often the home crowd grants a standing ovation to an opposition player, but this was a milestone game with a difference.
A Fijian flyer, wasted chances and the return of the Hoff headline our five key learnings from the Storm's clash with the Warriors at AAMI Park on Monday night.
Some Marika Koroibete magic has helped the Storm defeat the Warriors at Aami Park on Monday night.
Hard-hitting, tough tackling and in your face, Dale Finucane often plays on the edge, even if it means walking a little too close to it sometimes.
Ryan Hoffman will play his 250th NRL game on Monday, it just won't be in the colour jersey Melbourne would have liked.
Storm skipper Cameron Smith would be happy to bring back the draw after 80 minutes, but he accepts fans want the excitement of golden point extra-time.
The return to AAMI Park of former Storm stalwart Ryan Hoffman is just one of the subplots as one of Melbourne's bogey teams comes to visit on Easter Monday.