The Cronulla Sharks ended their 49-year premiership drought last night by grinding out a hard-fought win over the Melbourne Storm.Details
The Newsroom wraps up the weekend’s preliminary finals action in which the Sharks and Storm booked places in the 2016 NRL Grand Final.Details
The Newsroom reviews the weekends action in the NRL semi-final stage, which saw the Cowboys and the Raiders get through to the preliminary finals, where they will meet the Sharks and the Storm to decide the Grand Final contenders.Details
Well, 26 rounds have passed, whittling the contenders down to eight teams that will fight for premiership glory.
This is the line-up for the first weekend. After this two winners get a bye and skip through to a “preliminary final” (which in most sports would be considered a semi-final). The teams they defeated get a second chance next week against the winners of the matches between the teams that placed fifth to eighth on the ladder.
No need for confusion. The Newsroom explains the process and previews this weekend’s action:Details