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.
Despite limited finals experience, Penrith's young group say they're treating Sunday's elimination final against the Bulldogs as just another game of football.
Panthers speedster Dallin Watene-Zelezniak took time out from 2016 Telstra Premiership finals preparations to chat with fans on @NRL Twitter.
The opening weekend of the finals wraps up with the only all-Sydney clash of the weekend as the in-form Panthers host the always-dangerous Bulldogs.
Minor premiers Penrith take on the Sharks for the right to earn a week off and a spot in the preliminary finals to round out the first week of the NYC finals.
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NRL.com analyst Matt Elliott takes a closer look at what the Panthers and Bulldogs bring to the table ahead of their elimination final on Sunday afternoon.