Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinsons has conceded the decision to bring Mitchell Pearce back from injury to face the Broncos was the wrong one.
A twist in the Justin Hodges fairytale, moments of madness, the spine-tingling Broncos combination and the Roosters claim an unwanted slice of history.
The Brisbane Broncos are the first side to qualify for the 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final after defeating the Roosters at Suncorp Stadium on Friday.
Ben Hunt has spent much of the past two weeks working on the impossible: finding a way to take Roosters fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck out of the game.
All the late mail around the four teams trying to make it to the 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final. Who's in and who is in doubt.
Roosters fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck revealed that a talking-to from his father after a loss to the Storm helped him get his game back on track last week.
We take a look at some of the key stats heading into the 2015 NRL Preliminary Final between Brisbane Broncos and Sydney Roosters.
He is not named in any grade but Roosters utility Matt McIlwrick is set to play in either a preliminary final or a grand final by week's end.
Broncos coach Wayne Bennett has thanked Trent Robinson's Roosters for showing his team what it would take to become premiers.
Daniel Tupou and Michael Jennings might not see as much ball as their right edge counterparts, but the Roosters duo aren't complaining too much.