Despite a heartbreaking loss in the 2016 Holden Cup grand final, outgoing Panthers NYC coach Cameron Ciraldo says his players are ready for the next step.
How did the Roosters overcome injuries and the scoreboard to down the heavily-favoured Panthers? NRL.com looks back on an enthralling Holden Cup grand final.
Down 28-6 at half-time, the NYC Roosters have come from behind to seal a Holden Cup grand final for the ages, defeating the Panthers on Sunday afternoon.
Penrith are gunning for back-to-back Holden Cup titles while the Roosters are searching for their first ever NYC crown in what shapes as an intriguing clash.
It's been a big year for Dean Blore. A really big year, in fact. And it's only going to get bigger.
Penrith's quest for back-to-back Holden Cup premierships is alive after the Panthers survived a second-half scare to eliminate the Cowboys on Friday.
Penrith halfback Nathan Cleary doesn't think he'll be the Dally M Rookie of the Year, but the 18-year-old admitted he recently bought a suit just in case.
The Panthers have secured the services of local juniors Matt Moylan and Bryce Cartwright, with the pair signing on to at least the end of the 2021 season.
For the second year in a row, the Panthers and Cowboys finished the NYC season first and second, but for the first time in NYC history, they meet in a final.
Panthers back-rower Isaah Yeo should know the full extent of the knee injury he suffered during the season-ending defeat against the Raiders in the coming days.