MELBOURNE has thrashed Brisbane 40-10 at Etihad Stadium to advance to their fourth straight NRL Grand Final.
PARRAMATTA has set up a mouth-watering showdown with arch-rivals the Bulldogs for a spot in the NRL Grand Final with a 27-2 victory over the thus-eliminated Gold Coast Titans at the Sydney Football Stadium.
THE Melbourne Storm have made an emphatic statement of their premiership credentials to open the 2009 NRL finals series, thrashing Manly 40-12 at Etihad Stadium.
THE North Queensland Cowboys have rallied from a 16-0 first-half deficit to defeat the Sydney Roosters 32-16 at the Sydney Football Stadium.
THE Gold Coast Titans have put a huge dent in Wests Tigers
THE Warriors have defeated the Canberra Raiders 34-14 in a battle of NRL strugglers at Mt Smart Stadium in front of a small crowd of just under 9,000.
THE Newcastle Knights have jumped back into the top eight with a memorable 26-14 victory over the Melbourne Storm in Newcastle.
BRISBANE have picked up a much-needed win with a comfortable 30-10 triumph over Cronulla at Suncorp Stadium.
WESTS Tigers have won their fourth consecutive game and brought themselves to the edge of the top eight with an exciting 19-18 triumph over Manly at the Sydney Football Stadium.
THE Gold Coast Titans have come away victors after a dour struggle with the Parramatta Eels at Skilled Park tonight, triumphant 18-12 in front of 14,840 spectators.