The Cronulla Sharks and North Queensland Cowboys have named their final teams ahead of Friday night's Preliminary Final at Allianz Stadium.
The late team changes and injury news heading into the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership preliminary finals.
The Sharks and Cowboys go head-to-head in an NRL Telstra Premiership Preliminary Final. Check out the Schick Hydro stats to see who will come out on top.
He was robbed of a shot at premiership glory when injury ruled him out of the 2014 decider, now Michael Ennis is one game away from a shot at redemption.
Sharks prop Sam Tagataese has the trip of a lifetime awaiting him at the end of 2016 through his work with troubled youths and local Polynesian communities.
Cowboys coach Paul Green has warned the Sharks to target Lachlan Coote at their own peril when the sides meet in Friday night's preliminary final.
Shane Flanagan and Cowboys coach Paul Green had differing views on Ricky Stuart's comments on the Sharks' tactics ahead of Friday night's preliminary final.
Fresh from a week off, the Sharks host a Cowboys side who were pushed all the way by Brisbane in a 90-minute epic last week. Who will progress to the decider?
This week on The Breakdown, NRL.com analyst Matt Elliott assesses all four preliminary finals sides ahead of this weekend's grand final qualifiers.
Sharks captain Paul Gallen has ended months of speculation regarding his future, signing a one-year extension to remain at Cronulla for the 2017 season.