Former Bulldogs skipper Andrew Ryan recalls how losing Steve Price a decade ago inspired Canterbury to a grand final upset.
Former skipper Mario Fenech tells NRL.com what it means to him to see South Sydney finally represented again on Grand Final Day.
Through a combination of brutal goal line defence and more guts than you'd find on an abattoir floor, Canterbury are through to the NRL grand final.
The Rabbitohs are headed to their first grand final since 1971 following a 32-22 win over rivals the Roosters at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.
Just a fortnight ago, the chances of the Panthers playing the Bulldogs for a spot in the 2014 decider seemed fairly remote – but a lot can happen in two weeks.
There will be nerves on both sides of Sydney's Anzac Parade this week as the Rabbitohs and Roosters prepare for battle and a place in the grand final.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs are just one win away from the NRL Grand Final after beating Manly 18-17 in an extra-time thriller at Allianz Stadium.
The Roosters have held on for a thrilling 31-30 win over the Cowboys to progress to a preliminary final showdown with rivals the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Both sides have had their share of disruption through judiciary matters recently; the team that adapts best will have the advantage in this do-or-die showdown.
Few are giving the depleted Sea Eagles much of a chance against the rejuvenated Bulldogs this Saturday night, but that's just the way they like it.