The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - 2018 GRAND FINAL -

The Storm will ap­pear in their third con­sec­u­tive grand fi­nal and will be aiming to be­come the first team to win back-to-back pre­mier­ships in a uni­fied com­pe­ti­tion since Bris­bane in 1992-93.

Cameron Smith will play his 36th fi­nals match, over­tak­ing Darren Lock­yer’s record of 35.

Craig Bel­lamy will coach his eighth grand fi­nal, mov­ing just one be­hind Wayne Ben­nett’s record of nine.

Billy Slater could be­come the first player in history to win three Clive Churchill Medals. Cur­rently Brad Clyde is the only other player to have won two medals.

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