Ricky Leutele played three games in six days to keep his dream of an NRL career alive and now he is set to play in the biggest game of his life.
As we edge closer to the 2016 decider, Justin Hodges recalls his grand final memories, having been on both sides of the equation at two different clubs.
The expected team changes heading into the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final between the Melbourne Storm and Cronulla Sharks.
Cameron Smith insists his focus will be on keeping calm even if rival hooker Michael Ennis gets up to his usual on-field niggles during Sunday's grand final.
Four years ago he watched his teammates play a grand final. Now Kenny Bromwich will join brother Jesse when Melbourne take the field for Sunday's NRL decider.
NRL.com staked out on the Dally M awards red carpet on Wednesday night and asked past and present players: Who wins Sunday night's huge decider at ANZ Stadium?
The Storm and Sharks go head-to-head in the NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final. Check out the Schick Hydro stats to see who will come out on top.
Rival coaches Shane Flanagan and Craig Bellamy have refused to reveal the final make-up of their respective squads ahead of Sunday's NRL Grand Final.
The 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final is officially sold out, with more than 83,000 rugby league fans expected to descend on ANZ Stadium on Sunday.
Join Bill Woods, Brad Fittler, Adrian Lam, Renee Gartner and Ruan Sims as they preview and provide their predicitions for the 2016 grand final.