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Melbourne Storm's Kenny Bromwich and Cameron Smith after their preliminary final win over Canberra.

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

Sharks v Cowboys 

A brutal 80 minutes from a fresh Sharks outfit bundled the 2015 premiers out of this year's title race to book a place into a grand final 20 years after their last decider. The Cowboys simply had no answers for Cronulla's first half ambush.

Injuries: No major injuries.

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Sharks smash Cowboys
Sharks v Cowboys: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights


Storm v Raiders 

A brain explosion from Canberra Raiders fullback Jack Wighton midway through the second half has helped the Melbourne Storm to a 14-12 win to qualify for the 2016 decider. It ended two tries apiece, but the Storm controlled the bigger moments to enter another grand final. 

Injuries: Jarrod Croker (knee), Joseph Leilua (hamstring), Josh Papalii (ankle).

Judiciary: No charges.

Match report: Storm hang on to beat Raiders
Storm v Raiders: Five key points
WATCH: Match highlights

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