Johnathan Thurston says "I'll pack my boots" for Sunday's grand final, but North Queensland's best chance of a miracle injury comeback resides with teammate Matt Scott.
Andrew Webster There's a million ways and maybe more into the magical bedtime story that is the Cowboys' tilt at this year's premiership ??? but it's hard to go past Te Maire Martin.
Chris Barrett The Melbourne forward will become one of only eight players in the NRL to have played in four or more grand finals.
Chris Barrett Driven by the success of the Storm the city is ready to stage the competition's showpiece event.
Steve Mascord Melbourne Storm official Robbie Kearns says picking Matt Scott for the grand final would be "an injustice".
Adam Pengilly Michael Morgan has revealed a candid heart-to-heart with Cooper Cronk has been the catalyst for his stunning late season form which threatens to crash the Melbourne halfback's potential NRL grand final farewell.
Andrew Wu Retiring star Steve Johnson says Greater Western Sydney remain on the right track to premiership glory after the Giants' latest preliminary final heartache.
Adrian Proszenko More than 100 players with first-grade experience are yet to find a club for next year, raising fears the majority could be squeezed out of the NRL.
Adrian Proszenko And you thought North Queensland's last grand final appearance was a fairytale story.
James Buckley Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga is facing a major selection headache after Tom Trbojevic and James Tedesco starred in Saturday's PM's XIII win.
Young man found unresponsive at Tamworth jail.