It was the penultimate week of the 2016 NRL season. And what a heartstopper it was.
They are a game away from the grand final. Is your team at full strength?
Michael Chammas Canberra Raiders defeated Penrith Panthers on September 17, to book themselves a spot in the prelim final.
Phil Lutton Cowboys destroyed the Broncos' grand final dreams in an epic defeat on Friday, September 16.
Who's lining up for week one of the 2016 NRL finals series? Check it out here.
ADAM PENGILLY The Raiders earned hosting rights against the Sharks in the first week of the NRL finals.
ROY WARD Melbourne have locked up the minor premiership and a Cowboys rematch.
ADAM PENGILLY A running battle between Sam Burgess and James Graham ended with the Bulldogs captain aiming a kick.
It's the last round before rugby league cranks up finals fever. What does your favourite team look like this weekend?
Benjamin Palmer Adelaide went down to West Coast, 10.11 (71) | 14.16 (100) at Adelaide Oval.
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