Ben Stanley In years to come, the league almanac will tell the basics: that the Warriors beat Melbourne 30-22 at Mount Smart Stadium.
Mackay Newcastle moves into NRL top eight with a gutsy 18-12 victory over Canterbury
Michael Chammas With the NRL bearing down on the business end of the season, Michael Chammas celebrates a different side of rugby league.
Michael Chammas AT LEAST half of last year's semi-finalists will miss this year's finals, if recent history is anything to go by.
Lee Gaskin Raiders vice-captain Brett White has backed changes to the NRL finals system which make it almost impossible for a team outside the top four to win the competition.
Brett Stewart could join Billy Slater, Paul Gallen and Greg Bird in returning from injury for round 21 of the NRL as teams battling for a top eight finish recall their big names.
Wayne Heming Brisbane's first-up win over the Cowboys last weekend obviously failed to impress one big better who today tossed $100,000 on the Broncos to miss the top eight.
Phil Gould It's the last weekend of the 2013 season. Just two teams remain: the Roosters and the Sea Eagles. That leaves 14 other NRL teams and their fans.
SET OF SIX
Phil Gould Phil Gould runs his eye over the season that was and the finals that will be, offering his expert opinion on who will come out on top in week one of the NRL finals.
MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Paul Suttor With the finals upon us, the Power Rankings are split in half this week
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Michael Carayannis, Michael Chammas The Bulldogs need a slight attitude adjustment if they are to show their premiership worth, five-eighth Josh Reynolds believes.
Michael Carayannis Exuberance and a free-wheeling spirit helped Chris Heighington to his first NRL title but he will rely on the complete opposite if he is going to add another premiership to his tally.
SET OF SEVEN
Phil Gould You would have to be crazy tipping against Melbourne this weekend.
Andrew Webster The hottest rumour in rugby league a few weeks ago was that Wayne Bennett would leave the Knights to become the next coach at North Queensland - not Brisbane.
Andrew Webster Speculation has been rife that Wayne Bennett could be tempted to walk away.
Andrew Webster Newcastle chief executive Matt Gidley has moved to allay fears coach Wayne Bennett and embattled owner Nathan Tinkler will not be at the club next season.
Brett Keeble and Andrew Webster Newcastle coach knocks back chance to reaffirm his commitment to NRL club for last two years of his four-year contract.
Chris Barclay Matt Elliott presented the same perplexed demeanour he displayed after an embarrassing debut as the Warriors coach against Parramatta in March when their NRL season was ended by another chronic...
Daniel Lane Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen paid no credence to the notion - or the importance - of Saturday's opponents North Queensland having the so-called ''momentum'' going into the sudden-death final after...