FORMER Melbourne premiership star Ben Cross can move a large step closer towards a NSW Origin debut in front of Blues coach Craig Bellamy on Monday night.
HAVING found the perfect balance between patience and pizazz, Billy Slater will make his Australian rugby league debut in familiar company.
IN the final season of a celebrated 11-year NRL career at Melbourne, Matt Geyer is filling a new role as the utility back coming off the interchange bench.
CRONULLA prop Ben Ross faces a long suspension after felling Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk with a vicious late elbow in the Sharks' thrilling 17-16 NRL win.
CRONULLA'S Ben Ross and Melbourne's Brett White were sent off in a dramatic 17-16 NRL win by the Sharks at Olympic Park.