The Broncos celebrate their win over the Titans in the opening week of the finals series.

NRL Snapshot: Finals Week 1

The key talking points, injuries and judiciary news from the opening weekend of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series.

Broncos v Titans

The Gold Coast Titans' impressive 2016 campaign has come to an end at the hands of the Broncos at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night.

Injuries: Zeb Taia (quad, pre-game), Ashley Taylor (hip)

Judiciary: James Roberts (contrary conduct).

Match report: Titans bow out as Broncos advance
Broncos v Titans: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

 


Raiders v Sharks

The Raiders went down to the Sharks with James Maloney kicking a decisive penalty goal, with the home side earlier losing star hooker Josh Hodgson to injury and Cronulla earning a week off and a preliminary finals berth.

Injuries: Paul Gallen (back, pre-game), Wade Graham (concussion), Josh Hodgson (ankle).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Sharks edge Raiders in Canberra
Broncos v Titans: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

 


Storm v Cowboys

Melbourne were too strong for North Queensland in a game that featured plenty of determined defence at AAMI Park on Saturday night, with the Storm earning the right to host a preliminary final in two weeks' time.

Injuries: Kane Linnett (calf), Dale Finucane (ankle).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Storm power into preliminary finals
Broncos v Titans: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

 


Panthers v Bulldogs

The Penrith Panthers were at their attacking best on Sunday afternoon, ending the Canterbury Bulldogs' season with a 28-12 win at Allianz Stadium. 

Injuries: Michael Lichaa (concussion), Josh Reynolds (concussion), Brett Morris (knee), Waqa Blake (shoulder)

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Stylish Panthers send Dogs packing
Broncos v Titans: Five key points
Watch: Match highlights

 

 

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