Storm

Brisbane Bronco Dale Copley can't argue with Storm dominance

It may not make pretty reading but Brisbane centre Dale Copley admits he can't argue with Melbourne's remarkable record against the Broncos.

Storm coach wants finals place locked in on Friday

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Roy Ward Craig Bellamy wants a win over the Broncos to avoid scary weekend wait.

Anthony Griffin out to defy Storm and Brisbane doubters

Anthony Griffin is out to prove his doubters wrong.

Phil Lutton Anthony Griffin's 100th game as Brisbane Broncos coach could be one for the ages, writes Phil Lutton.

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Melbourne Storm's Ryan Hoffman and Sisa Waqa put emotions aside with finals future on the line

Ryan Hoffman says he cannot wait to run out to a charged atmosphere on Friday night.

Roy Ward Melbourne Storm's departing stars are focused on keeping the club's finals hopes alive in their final round match on Friday night.

We have to learn from loss to Sydney Roosters, says Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy

Let down: Storm captain Billy Slater feels the pain of another Roosters try.

Brad Walter Melbourne captain Cameron Smith admitted the Storm may be playing for their season against Brisbane on Friday night after crashing 24-12 to Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium.

Skipper Cameron Smith takes blame for Storm slip

A shattered Cameron Smith has taken responsibility for costing Melbourne a vital win over the Sydney Roosters.

Sydney Roosters keep minor premiership hopes alive with victory over Melbourne Storm

Flying Rooster: Sonny Bill Williams attacks the line.

Brad Walter A remarkable defensive effort against Melbourne has kept Sydney Roosters' hopes of back-to-back minor premiership titles alive and set up a virtual play-off with arch rivals South Sydney next...

Forget babies and milestones, Melbourne Storm very focused on run to finals

Professional: Storm half-back Cooper Cronk is set to  play his 250th NRL game.

Roy Ward A baby, a special milestone, a "ridiculous" fixture and an NRL premiership challenge.

Roosters v Storm

Sydney Roosters v Melbourne Storm at Allianz Stadium, Saturday 7.30pm

Best for last: Hunt in pivotal test against Cronk

Brisbane Broncos pivot Ben Hunt.

Phil Lutton Broncos pivot must overcome, or at least match wits with, Cronk.

Knights table offer to keep band of brothers

Adrian Proszenko Newcastle has moved to ward off the poachers by tabling lucrative offers to retain Sione, Chanel and Pat Mata'utia until the end of 2018.

League finals: Topping the ladder or dropping to 10th ... what are the odds?

Michael Chammas There's plenty to play for as teams with final aspirations go into the last round.

Issac Luke cleared to play for Souths by NRL judiciary

Cleared: Issac Luke will line up for Souths against the Roosters on Thursday night.

Dominic Bossi South Sydney Rabbitohs star Issac Luke is free to play against the Sydney Roosters on Thursday after being cleared of a grade one dangerous contact charge in an emotional judicial hearing.

South Sydney Rabbitohs and Brisbane Broncos to be included in expanded World Club Challenge

Brad Walter and Adrian Proszenko Russell Crowe's vision of an expanded World Club Challenge will move a step closer to reality when South Sydney, Brisbane and a third NRL team play the top three Super League clubs in England next...

League

Retiring prop Brett White to bid farewell ''a happy footballer''

Brett White reflects on a stellar career ahead of his final match for the Raiders on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Brett White will farewell the game a "happy footballer" in the knowledge egos have been replaced by a team-first culture he is convinced will lead the club back to its glory...

Chris Boulous

Talkin' Teams and Ultimate League: Round 26

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Chris Boulous Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.

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Melbourne Storm's tough run home the perfect finals preparation: Cameron Smith

Relishing the challenge: Smith.

Michael Chammas Melbourne Storm skipper Cameron Smith believes the Sydney Roosters taught his side a lesson on how to play finals football when they met earlier in the season.

Melbourne Storm show premiership credentials with impressive victory over Penrith Panthers

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Michael Chammas On a weekend when the premiership heavyweights faltered, the Melbourne Storm have announced themselves as genuine contenders with a 24-10 win against the in-form Panthers on Monday night.

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Melbourne Storm up for plucky Roosters

Captain Cameron Smith says Melbourne welcomes the challenge presented by the in-form premier as both sides gear up for what shapes as the tightest finals series in NRL history.

Melbourne Storm veteran Cooper Cronk eyes NRL premiership push

Cooper Cronk

Roy Ward Melbourne Storm halfback Cooper Cronk senses an NRL premiership is there for Melbourne Storm, as he nears his 250th game for the club.