Phil Gould Why the Bulldogs and Roosters are the favourites for this week's final matches.
Phil Lutton One week down, so much goodness/angst/action/drama/JSoward to digest. Here we go...
Michael Chammas He was a rabbit caught in the headlights in last year's finals series, but South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds took centre stage on Friday night to inflict a finals humiliation on Manly.
Chris Boulous Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news for the first week of the finals.
Phil Gould There is no doubt the Roosters are the form team in the competition as we head into week one of the finals.
Michael Carayannis Michael Carayannis looks at the big talking points in this weekend’s NRL finals match-ups.
James MacSmith This time last year Sydney Roosters back-rower Boyd Cordner was wondering whether finals football had heartbreakingly passed him by.
Michael Carayannis South Sydney skipper John Sutton has issued an impassioned plea to his Rabbitohs teammates to ''stay committed'' as his side look to overcome the heartache of back-to-back finals failures.
Michael Carayannis Big name players Brett Stewart (Manly) and Cameron Smith (Melbourne) are expected to overcome ankle injuries in time to play for their teams in the first round of finals action.
Michael Carayannis Johnathan Thurston believes his Cowboys are owed a little bit of luck from the "footy gods" after controversial referee decisions contributed to North Queensland's finals exits in consecutive seasons.
Phil Lutton In the months after North Queensland's controversial exit from the NRL finals last season, a special package arrived at the front desk of Rugby League Central in Sydney.
Roy Ward Storm captain Cameron Smith is battling a high ankle sprain.
Roy Ward Melbourne Storm centre Mahe Fonua scored two tries as Storm beat Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park on Friday night and sealed a place in the finals.
Roy Ward Melbourne Storm's departing stars are focused on keeping the club's finals hopes alive in their final round match on Friday night.
Mark Coyne Former Queensland Origin star Mark Coyne nominates his players to watch in the finals.
Michael Chammas There's plenty to play for as teams with final aspirations go into the last round.
Jon Tuxworth Their season could be on the line, but Parramatta legend Brett Kenny believes Eels players will use a chance to rub more salt into former coach Ricky Stuart's wounds as further motivation against...
Roy Ward Craig Bellamy wants a win over the Broncos to avoid scary weekend wait.
Michael Chammas For the second time in as many years the NRL could be forced into staging a semi-finals double header if the Sydney Swans lose their qualifying final to Fremantle this weekend.
Jon Tuxworth A second half masterclass from Parramatta superstar Jarryd Hayne couldn't prevent the Eels' finals hopes being extinguished with a 33-20 loss to Canberra on Saturday.