The red-hot Roosters will travel to the nation's capital for the second week in a row to take on the Sharks for a spot in the preliminary final.
The Roosters have stormed into the second week of the Holden Cup finals with a clinical 48-0 win over the Raiders in slippery conditions at GIO Stadium.
In a season that featured so many fresh faces that announced their arrival in the NRL, who made the cut as one of the game's best rookies in 2016?
A fifth-place finish will count for little for the Roosters as they 'host' their elimination final against the Raiders in Canberra without Jackson Hastings.
It was a rapid decline few saw coming, but key exits from the club and injuries led to a season that was perhaps over before it even began.
Roosters rookie Latrell Mitchell promises to come back in even better shape in 2017 - even if he treats himself to a McDonald's feast first.
Roosters coach Trent Robinson insists there have been some great things to come from a tough season after a dramatic fall from grace in 2016.
Vanquished Roosters coach Trent Robinson says the Broncos can win the premiership - but only if they improve on Thursday night's performance.
Parker's farewell not exactly to plan, Broncos await their finals fate, bright spots in Roosters' horror season and the weird and wonderful from James Roberts.
Brisbane were forced to come from behind to head into the finals with a win in Corey Parker's final regular season game at Suncorp Stadium on Thursday night.