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Brodie Croft and Cooper Cronk after the 2018 grand final.

Melbourne Storm youngster Brodie Croft is hoping to use his final regular-season meeting with Cooper Cronk to show his former clubmate what he has learned from him over the years.

Friday night's match at Adelaide Oval will prove the last meeting between the duo provided the finals-bound clubs avoid each other in September.

But with top-four finishes on the cards for the side's that met in the 2018 grand final, the chances of another meeting are high.

Croft took over Cronk's famous No.7 Storm jersey when the veteran moved to the Roosters at the end of 2017 and has spent the last two years turning himself into a consistent performer.

He has featured in Craig Bellamy's side in every match of the 2019 campaign, helping his team to an impressive 11-2 record.

Croft's next challenge against the Roosters will be a bittersweet moment for the 21-year-old, who admits he still calls on the Cronk for advice.

Storm halfback Brodie Croft.
Storm halfback Brodie Croft. ©Nathan Hopkins/NRL Photos

"He has been the player he is for 10-plus years now and is someone I look up to," Croft said.

"I still look up to him now and take tips here and there where I can. It is always a good challenge to come up against him and I am looking forward to it."

The Roosters defeated the Storm 21-6 in last year's grand final and continued their winning ways against Craig Bellamy's side when they scored a thrilling 21-20 extra-time triumph earlier this season.

I still look up to him now and take tips here and there

Brodie Croft on Cooper Cronk

Croft knows the Roosters will prove a tough challenge for the Storm, but he remains confident his side can reverse their recent losses when they take the field for the round 15 contest.

"The Roosters are going to be a big challenge for us," he said.

"They have had the better of us the last couple of times ... we will have to be at our best and I am sure they will be up for it too."

While the majority of Croft's teammates played at representative level over the weekend, the Queenslander was lucky enough to enjoy a bit of rest and relaxation during a six-day break in Noosa.

While the holiday was fun, Croft one day wants to be in the thick of the Origin whirlwind.

"That is everyone's dream to play and for me to pull on a Maroons jersey that would be something pretty special," Croft said.

"I am down here plying my trade here at the Storm now doing the best I can to be the best player I can."

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