IT took 103 minutes and featured 13 missed field goal attempts but the Wentworthville Magpies have eventually claimed the 2008 NSW Cup title with a gritty 12-8 win over the Newtown Jets at ANZ Stadium.
THE Melbourne Storm will live to fight another week in 2008 after producing a miracle come-from-behind victory, stunning the Brisbane Broncos with a last minute 16-14 win in front of 50,000 fans at Suncorp Stadium.
THE St George Illawarra Dragons have become the first team eliminated from the 2008 finals after a 38-6 pasting at the hands of the Manly Sea Eagles in front of 19,000 fans at Brookvale Oval.
THE Cronulla Sharks have produced a dominant attacking performance to post a 36-10 victory over a disappointing Canberra Raiders team at Toyota Park, leaving the Raiders hanging on to their 2008 season by a thread.
THE New Zealand Warriors have secured a finals berth with a gritty 28-6 victory over a disappointing Parramatta Eels side at Parramatta Stadium.