At the start of the year it seemed Darius Boyd might not play any part in Brisbane's 2015 campaign, which started badly against Souths. How times have changed.
These two halfbacks have both been superb in 2015 and loom as the key men for their sides in the NRL Grand Final. Can Hunt outplay the best in the business?
Cowboys coach Paul Green led Wynnum-Manly to back-to-back premierships, then was an understudy to Roosters coach Trent Robinson in 2013 in Grand Final triumph.
Wayne Bennett believes the forwards hold the key to Sunday's decider, while Sam Thaiday says Justin Hodges not training is normal for the Broncos.
The building blocks for the Broncos' success this season were laid by former coach Anthony Griffin according to a couple of players who know him well.
These two fullbacks form the base of two of the strongest spines in the NRL, and have both been key inclusions for their teams this season.
The Hard Plays of the Month for September, brought to you by Home Timber and Hardware.
We pit two of the most explosive five-eighths in the NRL against each other ahead of Sunday's Grand Final blockbuster.
How the Broncos were able to overhaul their playing roster and football operations to take them back to within 80 minutes of another premiership.
Despite picking up a nasty hand injury less than half an hour into his NRL debut, Titans-bound playmaker Ashley Taylor believes everything happens for a reason.