A look at how each of the finals contenders played their way into the top eight and the NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series.
Convincingly beaten 28-8 in the opening game of their title defence, the Roosters have gone full circle to secure their second consecutive minor premiership.
A look at the pivotal moments in the Sea Eagles' march to playing late-September football, and their oh-so-close tilt at the Minor Premiership.
Souths weathered the disappointment of Sam Burgess' decision to exit the NRL at the end of 2014, powering to third after Round 26.
Heroics from young gun Matt Moylan, star signing Jamie Soward and a host of talented depth players made for a hugely successful season for the men in black.
NRL.com looks at how North Queensland stormed home to finish in fifth spot on the NRL Telstra Premiership ladder heading into Week 1 of the Finals.
Melbourne's rock-solid defence of the past few years showed unusual vulnerability in 2014 but they still managed to finish with a full head of steam.
The highs, lows, and nailbiting finishes that led to Canterbury's seventh-place finish in the NRL regular season.
There were nervous moments for Broncos fans right down to the last game of the NRL's scheduled 26 rounds of the 2014 season.