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With finals just around the corner, games like this weekend's top of the table clash take on a greater significance for the Queensland Maroons and Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater

Slater opens up to the media ahead of Melbourne's Round 23 battle with the Roosters and talks about his first game back after being knocked out against Canberra, the effect on his family, concussion, his memory loss, Melbourne Storm's playing depth, his playing future and this weekend's match between the best two teams in the competition.

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