Luke Douglas knows better than most the torment of coming up short of finals football and he's as focused as anyone on getting the Titans there this year.
Thursday night's showdown between the Bulldogs and the Cowboys at Belmore Sports Ground could be the most atmospheric game of the season.
Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt hopes coming up against Australian internationals Cooper Cronk and Cameron Smith will bring out the best in him on Friday night.
The Cronulla Sharks have slumped to a third straight loss after being beaten 12-6 by the South Sydney Rabbitohs at a rain-drenched ANZ Stadium on Monday night.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs and Cronulla Sharks have named their final teams for the Round 24 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at ANZ Stadium.
The NRL match review's Michael Buettner says Sam Kasiano's lashing out at Corey Parker warranted a two-match suspension.
Titans players are promising to turn up the heat on Penrith Panthers wunderkind Nathan Cleary when the teams meet at Cbus Super Stadium on Saturday.
Roosters coach Trent Robinson concedes Blake Ferguson won't play fullback for the club next season, despite his recent success in the role.
Bulldogs prop Sam Kasiano has pleaded guilty to a grade two dangerous contact - head/neck charge and will miss two matches.
Representative back-rower Aidan Guerra has had his future at the Roosters guaranteed by coach Trent Robinson.