We take a look back at significant moments in the club's history during this week in years gone by.
2000: Melbourne fullback Robbie Ross is ruled out for the season with a serious knee injury.
2006: Melbourne claim the outright competition lead for the first time since 1998 with an 18-6 defeat of North Queensland in a top of the table clash at Olympic Park.
2008: Storm hooker Cameron Smith is named Queensland captain in place of Darren Lockyer, whose knee injury is destined to rule him out for the entire Origin series.
2012: Melbourne’s undefeated start to the 2012 season comes to an end at Toyota Stadium when they fall 12-10 to a Cronulla side that was missing inspirational skipper Paul Gallen.
2016: A record NRL crowd of 52,347 stream into Suncorp Stadium to view a double-header involving Melbourne versus North Queensland and Manly versus Brisbane. A Cameron Smith field goal lifts the Storm to a 15-14 win over the Cowboys while the Broncos thump Manly 30-6.
2006: Queensland selectors name seven newcomers for the opening State of Origin match, including Storm duo Greg Inglis and Dallas Johnson,
2018: Queensland and Australian Test captain Cameron Smith announces his immediate retirement from representative football. “I just feel that the time is right after 15 years of representative footy,” Smith said. “I would have loved to have played on for a lot longer but, unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world.”
2016: Injured Melbourne fullback Billy Slater is appointed to a key position on the staff of new Queensland Origin coach Kevin Walters.
2002: St George Illawarra front-rower Luke Bailey is called into the NSW State of Origin camp to replace injured Melbourne forward Robbie Kearns. Kearns’ ankle injury continues his run of outs in big matches
2011: Melbourne centre Dane Nielsen are selected to make his State of Origin debut for Queensland.
2019: Storm prop Christian Welch is cleared of an ACL injury after he limped off AAMI Park midway through the Storm’s clash with Wests Tigers.
2010: Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk and South Sydney powerhouse Dave Taylor are selected for the Maroons for the first time.