Johnathan Thurston stands on the verge of history and this is not the first time he has entered a massive game under an injury cloud.
The North Queensland Cowboys have advised the NRL that its players will not be able to attend the Dally M Awards in Sydney on Monday night.
The Ipswich Jets have won their maiden Intrust Super Cup title after an upset victory over minor premiers Townsville Blackhawks at Suncorp Stadium.
The Newcastle Knights have won the NSW Cup and booked a place against Ipswich Jets in the NRL State Championship by defeating Wyong Roos.
A handful of famous footballing families have helped the Australian Schoolboys deliver a crushing victory over NZ under 18s in their two match series.
Marika Koroibete's sinbinning for punching didn't cost the Storm victory in their preliminary final loss to North Queensland, coach Craig Bellamy says.
The NRL is set to light up Grand Final week with a huge range of historic firsts, activities and events, including the inaugural launch of NRL Nation.
Storm coach Craig Bellamy says he is proud of Melbourne's season despite falling one game short of the NRL grand final.
Ben Hunt's first kick was a wobbly one that bobbled down just past the Roosters' 30-metre line but not even Hunt could have predicted what would happen next.
He's represented his state and country, but Neville Costigan is content on continuing to ply his trade in the Intrust Super Cup with Townsville.