Raiders prop Junior Paulo believes the Green Machine is building "something special".
Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith says Andrew Fifita's unpredictability makes him near impossible to plan against, but the Storm are more focused on nullifying his impact than shutting him down altogether.
A pre-season night out in Brisbane that cost eight Queenslanders a chance to play Origin in 2016 has divided two of the NRL's young superstars, who will square off in Sunday's decider.
For the neutrals, think of the weight of history when hitching a ride on the bandwagon this weekend as the AFL and NRL seasons reach their conclusions.
It was the moment Cameron Munster feared he had cost his Melbourne Storm a grand final berth.
The Melbourne Storm have asked the NRL for a please explain after an embarrassing refereeing error that could have had major ramifications on the outcome of Saturday night's preliminary final.
Paul Gallen was labelled disrespectful by the Maroons for turning his back on Cameron Smith while accepting the State of Origin shield this year, but Smith has accepted Gallen's reasons.
Raiders rally around winger Edrick Lee and are confident he will bounce back next season.
Former Canberra fullback Brett Mullins left scratching his head at referees' inconsistencies.
Cooper Cronk says the lead up to his 300th game was like a grand final build up, now he and the Storm have a proper final to prepare for.
Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith expects retiring hooker Michael Ennis to be at his "scheming best" in next Sunday's NRL grand final.
Ricky Stuart says the Raiders laid a platform for the future after bowing out against the Storm.
It was the decision that decided who went into the NRL grand final.
It was tense right until the very end at AAMI Park on Saturday night, but when all was said and done, the Melbourne Storm prevailed to reach yet another grand final.
The Melbourne Storm have done it again, ending Canberra's fairytale run with a 14-12 victory to set up a date with Cronulla on the final weekend of the season.
The Storm are going back to the NRL Grand Final after a preliminary final win over Canberra Raiders.
Here is the first look at the 2016 NRL premiership ring, the most sought-after piece of bling in rugby league.
They're the great mates who will enjoy a beer together after the game.
Raiders legend Alan Tongue predicts big things for Canberra captain Jarrod Croker.
Former Raider Sandor Earl says the "Leipana" highlights reel is getting more and more "ridiculous".