A try to Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt has handed the Broncos victory in golden point extra time, downing the Roosters 22-18 at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night.
It has been 15 years since these two teams met in a grand final and the early indicators are that we could be headed for a rematch in 2015.
The high regard for which Mitchell Dodds is held by his teammates helped to keep the big prop in Brisbane for the 2015 season.
Veteran Broncos forwards Sam Thaiday and Corey Parker are both bracing themselves to take on a fired-up Roosters side and hard-hitting young gun Dylan Napa.
Penrith's record-breaking workhorse, a veteran steals the show, and the rise of the Red V Wall. These are the key numbers and statistics that defined Round 5.
Makeshift Broncos fullback Lachlan Maranta warns the Roosters will be a dangerous proposition in Round 6 following their shock 20-12 loss to the Sharks.
Senior Broncos players have revealed their steely defensive resolve was forged in a torturous pre-season military camp.
Broncos enforcer Sam Thaiday has won back the admiration of coach Wayne Bennett but it won't help him regain his spot in the starting team.
Broncos' defensive wall continues to hold firm, Anthony Milford shows his confidence and Titans back-rower Ryan James is being discussed as an Origin bolter.
Anthony Milford ignited life into his career at the Broncos, scoring two tries in his side's victory over the Gold Coast Titans.