Melbourne star Cooper Cronk says James Maloney can take plenty of credit for helping the Sharks to the grand final in his first year at the NRL club.
The Melbourne Storm's big-game experience will see them win the 2016 NRL premiership, according to Maroons legend Brent Tate.
One Shark who will be entering his third decider in six years says he will be able to share learnings from both winning and losing experiences with his team.
A moment of brilliance from Johnny Tuivasa-Sheck and Joseph Manu helped seal a remarkable victory for the NYC Roosters who had the support of an NRL champion.
Re-live the best moments from the third week of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series, as the Sharks and Storm progressed to the grand final.
The key talking points, injuries and judiciary news from the third weekend of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series.
Sharks halfback Chad Townsend will continue to cut himself off from the outside world as he looks to lead his beloved Cronulla outfit to NRL glory.
They said all week they expected halfback Chad Townsend to bounce back with a big game and on Friday night Cronulla players were proved correct.
Selfless Sharks hooker Michael Ennis won't be using his impending retirement to fire up his teammates ahead of the NRL Telstra Premiership grand final.
James Maloney is preparing for his third Grand Final in six years, at three different clubs, in a spell that has seen him claim three minor premierships.