A brilliant second-half comeback from Brisbane wasn't enough to stop the Junior Warriors clinching yet another Holden Cup title with a thrilling 34-32 victory.
A gruelling training regime as a youngster has Duncan Paia'Aua poised to deliver the Broncos a maiden under-20s title.
The Warriors' charge from eighth spot to the Holden Cup Grand Final has been full of shocks and surprises, as the Broncos are well aware.
Few clubs do under-20s rugby league better than the high-flying Broncos and the fast-finishing Warriors.
The Knights and Broncos missed a huge opportunity to bypass the second week of the Holden Cup finals.
The Parramatta Eels have overcome some ordinary ball-handling to power past the Broncos and win their Second Qualifying Final 32-26 at 1300SMILES Stadium.
They finished sixth on the ladder but can the Junior Warriors take out their third premiership in four seasons?
The Bulldogs, Warriors, Panthers and Raiders do battle for prized places in the 2013 Holden Cup Grand Final.
Minor premiers Canberra face a massive battle to stay alive up against reigning premiers Wests Tigers.
Who will advance to the grand final qualifier, who will live to fight another day... and who will be eliminated this weekend?