The Roosters and Broncos have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 21 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at Allianz Stadium on Thursday night.
There are only six rounds to go in the Holden Cup and while the Panthers have all but locked up the Minor Premiership, there is still plenty to play for.
The Sydney Roosters' Sio Siua Taukeiaho and Brisbane Broncos' Corey Parker go head-to-head in Round 21 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
Roosters coach Trent Robinson doesn't want his side to be motivated by ruining other clubs' top-eight chances, rather he wants them to set the tone for 2017.
Two teams aiming to play their way out of a form slump go head-to-head, with the Roosters enjoying home ground advantage and Brisbane with more to play for.
Johnathan Thurston is out but some big names are back as NRL Fantasy coaches look to snap up the big guns for the crucial final few rounds of the season.
The Broncos' slide continues, the Raiders enter the top four and the Tigers' faith in the future is paying off on the field.
Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson believes the difference between his side and those at the top of the table is the ability to make big plays when needed.
The Roosters may have scored first but the Melbourne Storm answered with 26 straight points to rise – temporarily at least – to the top of the ladder.
The Melbourne Storm were at their efficient best on Saturday night, rolling past the Roosters 26-10 to remain in the race for the NRL minor premiership.