Will the Brisbane Broncos or Sydney Roosters take out the inaugural NRL Holden Women's Premiership? Our experts have their say.
Alicia Newton (NRL.com reporter)
Given the craziness of results in the regular season I'm tipping the Roosters in a tight one. The move to halfback has worked wonders for Zahara Temara who will come up against a lot of Queensland teammates. Both sides played each other in the second round and the Roosters blew chances in a 14-4 loss. It would be some feat to see them turn it around.
Brad Walter (NRL.com senior reporter)
Brisbane Broncos: The Roosters finally found form against the Dragons to qualify for the inaugural Holden NRL Women's premiership grand final but the Broncos have been impressive in all three games and should repeat their 14-4 win of two weeks ago.
Mary Konstantopoulos (Ladies Who League)
It has to be the Brisbane Broncos, who have been the standouts in the competition. The Broncos have gone through the tournament undefeated and with Ali Brigginshaw controlling the game as a half, with Brittany Breayley in support, the Broncos will claim the inaugural premiership. Prediction for this game – Chelsea Baker will score at least one try.
Chris Kennedy (NRL.com reporter)
I can't go past the Broncos. The Roosters were much improved last week with their new halves combination but Brittany Breayley and Ali Brigginshaw have been the players of the series and the Brisbane spine has just looked a cut above the other teams.
Match: Broncos v Roosters
Grand Final -
Venue: ANZ Stadium
Margie McDonald (NRL.com senior reporter)
Roosters. Who doesn't love an underdog? Think the Cowboys in NRL 2015, or Sharks in 2016? Expectation may weigh too heavily on the Broncos' shoulders and ANZ Stadium isn't that cosy compared with a Suncorp or AAMI Park.
Zac Bailey (NRL.com reporter)
Brisbane. They went through the three rounds unbeaten and the likes of Ali Brigginshaw, Chelsea Baker and Brittany Breaylay will once again prove the difference against the resurgent Roosters.
Tanisha Stanton (NRL.com reporter)
The Brisbane Broncos have dominated over the last three games and it will be hard to stop the high they are riding heading into this match. The halves combination between Ali Brigginshaw and Kimiora Nati has come together nicely, while their forwards have been very dominant in defence and getting them up the field in attacked – although I would like to it all come together for the Roosters on Sunday afternoon.
Craig Wing (former NSW & Australia star)
I'll go for the Roosters there again with the new halves combination that had good success last week and brimming with confidence after dismantling the Dragons, whereas the Broncos might be a bit battered and bruised after the Warriors game last week.
Paul Suttor (NRL.com editor)
Brisbane have been dominant across the park in all three games while the Roosters only scraped into the decider. Ali Brigginshaw has been the standout performer in the competition and has the experience to guide the Broncos to victory in the big dance.
Scott Hazlewood (NRL.com reporter)
Brisbane has set standard in the first year of the competition and they should have enough class to finish off the job on Sunday. Watch out for Brittany Breayley to have a huge impact on the game.
Michael Chammas (NRL.com chief reporter)
Brisbane. Ali Brigginshaw has been the best player of the competition and will lead the Broncos to the first women's premiership.
Zahara Temara loving halves switch up
Katie Brown (NRL.com reporter)
Roosters. Yes, they were shocking in the opening two rounds, but we saw what can happen when the Roosters 'click'. I think they have the playing roster, not to mention skill – to upset an undefeated Brisbane Broncos.
Andrew Marmont (NRL.com reporter)
Brisbane Broncos: They scorched the Warriors last week and their free-flowing attack should be too good. Skipper Ali Brigginshaw has been the standout and will be the calm organiser her team needs in the decider.
Dan Walsh (NRL.com reporter)
Brisbane. The competition's stand-out and boasting three individuals in Ali Briggingshaw, Chelsea Baker and Brittany Breayley that stand a class above.
Jamie Soward (Former Blues five-eighth)
Broncos: Al Brigginshaw is in a class of her own and is by far the most professional player in this competition. It's early days in terms of the make-up of the competition, but the Broncos have been a class above everyone else in the way they've played and the professionalism they've displayed. They play with speed, they look faster and fitter, and Brigginshaw has been the main catalyst for that.
Joel Gould (NRL.com reporter)
The Broncos have dominated the inaugural NRLW and the combination of Ali Brigginshaw, Brittany Breayley and Chelsea Baker in the spine, behind a pack of willing forwards, should prove too much for the Roosters. Broncos by 10.
Peter Jolly (NRL.com reporter)
Brisbane: they have been more consistent and while it won't be as lopsided as when they last met, the Broncos should have too much lady power.
Hayley Byrnes (NRL.com reporter)
Brisbane Broncos: They have been as close to perfection as you could expect. They hit hard in the forwards, their halves are clever and they've got plenty of speed out wide. What's not to like?
Dylan Morris (NRL.com reporter)
The dominant Broncos will continue their run and take out the women's grand final, their form has been a step above throughout the competition, and the confidence that brings will be the difference.