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Although the NRL grand final is won on the first Sunday in October, a season’s worth of hard work, form, luck and injuries all play their part in a team getting there.

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The Melbourne Storm have marched into their first grand final since 2012, recording a clinical two-point victory over the Canberra Raiders in an excellent game of rugby league.

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Greg Inglis, Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson have warmed up for Australia’s Four Nations rugby league campaign, each scoring try doubles in the PM XIII’s 58-0 defeat of Papua New Guinea.

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Cronulla halfback Chad Townsend claims his confidence never suffered after his NRL qualifying-finals sacking, despite disagreeing with coach Shane Flanagan’s decision to hook him during the win over Canberra.

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Playing his 300th NRL game, Melbourne’s Cooper Cronk didn’t want the spotlight in the preliminary final against Canberra to be on him.

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Todd Greenberg wants to see Kieran Foran return to rugby league, but the NRL boss says there is no guarantee that will happen.

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The Melbourne Storm have advanced to another grand final, with Cameron Smith and Cooper Cronk guiding them over a gallant Canberra Raiders outfit by two points in what was an excellent game of football.

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The Melbourne Storm will play off against the Cronulla Sharks for the 2016 NRL premiership after those two sides won through to the decider on preliminary final weekend.

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Match result: The Melbourne Storm are through to the 2016 NRL Grand Final where they will play the Cronulla Sharks after beating the Canberra Raiders by two points on Saturday night.

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The Cronulla Sharks are through to the NRL grand-final after a thumping 12-point win over the North Queensland Cowboys in the first NRL preliminary final.

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As Andrew Voss observed last night, sometimes it’s harder to defend a premiership than to win a premiership.

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Coach Paul Green believes North Queensland dealt well with the pressure of being NRL premiers.

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What was thought to be an unlikely spot in the grand final is at stake for the Canberra Raiders as they travel to AAMI Park to take on the Melbourne Storm in the penultimate game of the 2016 season.

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The Cronulla Sharks are through to their first NRL Grand Final in almost two decades after they defeated the North Queensland Cowboys in a dominating display at Allianz Stadium by 12 points.

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This match sees the side with clearly the best defence in 2016 up against the side with clearly the best attack. Which will prevail?

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Will the Cronulla Sharks make the most of their week off, or can the North Queensland Cowboys recover from their brutal match and go one step closer to back-to-back premierships? Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the NRL preliminary finals from 7:55pm (AEST).

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The second NRL preliminary final will pit minor premiers the Melbourne Storm against the Canberra Raiders, the match being played in Melbourne at AAMI Park on Saturday, September 24 with kick-off scheduled for 7:40pm (AEST).

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As we head into the third week of the finals, the experts have been giving us their opinion on who will win and why.

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The ‘honest toiler’ is a term synonymous with rugby league. They’re the players who were perhaps not blessed with the skills of future immortal Johnathan Thurston but none-the-less tried their guts out and made the grade.

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And so it comes down to this: the plucky, brave, people’s champion – Canberra Raiders – versus the dark and malignant Forces of Evil, Melbourne Storm.

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