Melbourne Storm halfback Cooper Cronk will become just the 11th player to play 300 NRL matches for a single club in a momentous Preliminary Final on Saturday.
Greg Inglis will travel to PNG for the first time this weekend and according to his coach, will be worshiped by the local rugby league fanatics.
NRL Grand Final Fan Day will be held at the Sydney Opera House Forecourt on Thursday, September 29.
Strong performances from Melbourne's interchange forwards have been key to their charge to the minor premiership and preliminary finals according to Tim Glasby.
Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga's reluctance to take a second hooker as back-up for Cameron Smith has put Bulldogs half Moses Mbye in line for a shock call-up.
Cowboys interchange forward John Asiata knows he's never guaranteed a place in his side's 17 and used his recent demotion as motivation for the finals.
The season is drawing to a close and the awards season is in full swing so Justin Hodges has named his standout players and moments from the 2016 season.
Raiders winger Edrick Lee on the hardest time of his NRL career and the role Ken Nagas had in helping him find his way in the nation's capital.
With the Raiders one win from a grand final rampaging back-rower Sia Soliola says it is coach Ricky Stuart who deserves all the credit.
He's captained his club, experienced an Origin camp and been picked for the Prime Minister's XIII, but Jake Trbojevic is not satisfied with his 2016 campaign.