Canberra Raiders right-edge duo Jordan Rapana and Joey Leilua have been hard to separate this season.
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.
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.
The North Queensland Cowboys were the victims of a Sharks feeding frenzy that put an end to their spirited NRL Telstra Premiership title defence.
Sharks skipper Paul Gallen could have been excused for walking into Friday night's press conference with a big smile on his face.
The Australian Prime Minister's XIII got their first look at the National Football Stadium in Port Moresby in their only training session.
The Sharks ended reigning champions North Queensland's hopes of winning back-to-back premierships in emphatic fashion to book a place in the Grand Final.
The Cronulla Sharks have booked their place in the 2016 Grand Final with an absolutely dominant performance over the Cowboys at Allianz Stadium.
The Cronulla Sharks and North Queensland Cowboys have named their final teams ahead of Friday night's Preliminary Final at Allianz Stadium.
The Roosters have progressed to the Holden Cup grand final for the first time in the club's history with a come-from-behind win over the Dragons.