The Storm and Sharks have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 26 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at AAMI Park on Saturday night.
A win this week would give Cronulla their first minor premiership in 17 years, but Sharks players say finishing on top of the ladder isn't their biggest focus.
Melbourne Storm's Cameron Munster and Cronulla Sharks' Ben Barba go head-to-head in Round 26 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
After a poor string of results over the past four weeks, Storm coach Craig Bellamy believes the Sharks are back to playing their best football.
Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has admitted prop Andrew Fifita's consorting warning has been a distraction ahead of the top of the table showdown with the Storm.
This is it. After 184 NRL games across 25 rounds, the minor premiership will be decided on the final weekend of the season. But which team has the most to lose?
Father's Day takes place on the Sunday of Round 26 and we've asked some NRL players what they will be getting for their dads this week.
The NRL minor premiership goes up for grabs in a Saturday night blockbuster when the Storm host the Sharks just one week before the NRL Finals.
Sharks centre Jack Bird admits he was surprised to learn a trip to the nation's capital might be on the cards for his side in the first week of the finals.
Storm forward Nelson Asofa-Solomona and Warriors centre Solomone Kata will both miss the final round of the NRL Telstra Premiership season.