It was master versus apprentice as Cameron Smith's Melbourne Storm faced a West Tigers side who's forward pack was led by on-loan Harry Grant.
With both sides already knowing their post-season fate, the Melbourne Storm welcomed a North Queensland Cowboys side hoping to make sure they avoided the wooden spoon.
In a genuine play-off fight, the South Sydney Rabbitohs welcomed Melbourne Storm to ANZ Stadium knowing a win would move them up to fourth in the ladder.
The Melbourne Storm welcomed back a host of stars to face the Manly Sea Eagles, as they looked to bounce back from just their third defeat of the season.
The Parramatta Eels faced a tough test as they welcomed the Melbourne Storm to Bankwest Stadium in a battle between the second and third-placed sides.
The two most dominant clubs of recent times faced off as the Melbourne Storm travelled to the Sydney Roosters in a battle between the second and fourth-placed sides.
It was Craig Bellamy versus Adam O'Brien as the Melbourne Storm welcomed the Newcastle Knights to the Sunshine Coast Stadium, with the visitors looking to move up to sixth on the ladder.
The ever-disappointing Brisbane Broncos welcomed a Melbourne Storm team searching for yet another NRL Premiership, in a big clash at Suncorp Stadium