Archer awarded Grand Final whistle

The National Rugby League has announced the referee for this Sunday's Grand Final between Manly Warringah and Melbourne will be Tony Archer.

In addition to Archer, officials will include:

Sideline officials - Steve Chiddy and Jeff Younis Video Referees - Bill Harrigan and Steve Clark Standby Referee - Jason Robinson

The Toyota Cup Grand Final between Canberra and Brisbane will be officiated by Shayne Hayne.