Storm coach Craig Bellamy says Fijian winger Suliasi Vunivalu just "keeps on keeping on" after scoring his fifth career hat-trick.
Curtis Scott has long been happy to speak his mind and have a laugh but he also wants to take his game to new levels this season.
Will Chambers knows he can do more and he looks forward to showing that in 2019.
Jesse Bromwich is seen as one of the Storm's standard-bearers and despite making a "stupid" mistake in Thursday's win over Brisbane, he bounced back.
Jahrome Hughes was feeling nervous this week before the words of a legend helped him to a best-on-field performance in Melbourne Storm's opening win over Brisbane.
New Storm signing Tom Eisenhuth played his first game for the club on Thursday night but ended the evening in hospital after a throat injury.
The biggest regular season television ratings figure in 12 months has allayed fears NRL fans are turning away from the game.
There was a collective sigh of relief when Gerard Sutton got this match under way. The footy has always been the game’s saving grace from the madness.
Melbourne Storm know this season opens with them facing major questions on whether they are still a force in the NRL.
Billy Slater has his name on a few places and the latest is at AAMI Park, where the northern stand will become the Slater Stand for Storm games.
Melbourne Storm have another injury woe heading into round one, but old favourite Kenny Bromwich is excited about his new role in the side.
The bitter rivalry between the Storm and Sharks has been stoked once again, with Paul Gallen and Cameron Smith in the middle of it.
Storm captain Cameron Smith wants greater cap concessions for one-club players. No doubt Chris Lawrence, Mitch Aubusson and even John Sutton would agree.
With Sam Kasiano departing, Cameron Smith is now free to play for the Storm in the NRL season opener.
After Cronulla retained their 2016 title following a nine-month investigation, Cameron Smith wants the NRL to revisit Melbourne's heavy penalty from 2010.
Cameron Munster knows he needs to do more in 2019 but he also knows his best play comes from keeping a clear mind once the NRL season kicks off on Thursday night.
Sam Kasiano could leave Melbourne for the Super League, guaranteeing skipper Cameron Smith a round-one start next week.
Having spent recent summers meeting with some of America's best coaches, Craig Bellamy found himself in London in November.
Scott Drinkwater will undergo surgery, ending his hopes of starting the NRL season in Billy Slater's vacant Melbourne Storm full-back jersey.
Melbourne Storm's impressive young full-back Scott Drinkwater could miss several months if scans confirm he has a torn right pectoral muscle.