Intrust Super Premiership-winning Cutters skipper Tyrone McCarthy pushed through the pain to play two finals games with a torn quad.
Leigh have snared for Australian Test backrower Glenn Stewart, released recently by Catalans, as their first signing since gaining promotion to Super League.
There is nothing like grand final week. The Sharks and Storm have been the two most consistent teams all season and deserve their place in the decider.
The key talking points, injuries and judiciary news from the third weekend of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series.
Former Australia national coach Tim Sheens said farewell to Salford after helping them reach the Million-Pound Match.
When Adam Quinlan left the Dragons in January last year he never thought he'd find himself back at his local club, let alone become a premiership winner.
He may have been ruled out during the week but Redcliffe Dolphins halfback Darren Nicholls did all he could to be fit for the biggest game of his career.
A field goal from Cutters halfback Drew Hutchison proved the difference in Illawarra's 21-20 victory over minor premiers Mounties at Pirtek Stadium on Sunday.
Cullen who stole the show, putting in an exceptional performance that helped his side pull off an historic 26-16 win and claim their first Queensland Cup title
Manly-bound Cameron Cullen has delivered a brilliant performance to break Burleigh's decade-long title drought at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday.