The Panthers continued to deny the naysayers win their 28-12 win over the Bulldogs and veteran hooker Peter Wallace believes Penrith's form is no fluke.
A grand final rematch will kick off the second week of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series this Friday night in Townsville.
The Penrith Panthers were at their attacking best on Sunday afternoon, ending the Canterbury Bulldogs' season with a 28-12 win at Allianz Stadium.
The Panthers advanced to the second week of the finals series thanks to a scintillating second-half attacking spree that saw them prevail 28-12 over Canterbury.
They've been the dominant side in the Holden Cup this season and the Penrith Panthers started their finals campaign strongly, thumping the Sharks 28-6.
The Penrith Panthers and Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have finalised their line-ups for Sunday's Telstra Premiership Elimination Final at Allianz Stadium.
Powerhouse Bulldogs prop Sam Kasiano is ready to be unleashed against the Panthers in what shapes as a key battle in the middle on Sunday afternoon.
Penrith's Trent Merrin and Canterbury's David Klemmer go head-to-head in an NRL Elimination Final.
Panthers utility Zak Hardaker is hoping his lack of recent minutes for Penrith doesn't cost him an England Test jersey at the end of season Four Nations.
The injury news and likely team changes ahead of the opening week of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series.