These sides were the two best teams after 26 Rounds this season, but only one will be playing for the chance to lift the Provan-Summons trophy next Sunday.
Melbourne Storm fullback Cameron Munster took time out from 2016 Telstra Premiership finals preparations to chat with fans on @NRL Twitter.
This week on The Breakdown, NRL.com analyst Matt Elliott assesses all four preliminary finals sides ahead of this weekend's grand final qualifiers.
He didn't want the fanfare but Cooper Cronk is going to get it anyway when he becomes the 25th NRL player to bring up 300 games this weekend.
NRL.com's Lone Scout takes a closer look at who you should be including in your NRL Fantasy Finals Match Day sides for both preliminary finals.
Andrew Voss on the premiership favourites, the greatness of Johnathan Thurston, the changes to the Kangaroos and the Super League's try-scoring freak.
Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith sits down with Cooper Cronk to go one on one with the halfback ahead of his 300th NRL game.
Storm centre Cheyse Blair on the challenges early in his Melbourne career as he prepares to face the Raiders' dynamic duo of Jordan Rapana and Joey Leilua.
Melbourne Storm forward Nelson Asofa-Solomona has been ruled out for remainder of the season due to injury.
After his team earned a week off with a 16-10 qualifying final win over Cowboys last Saturday, Storm coach Craig Bellamy is now deciding what to do with it.