CONFIRMED: Finals Week One - how it works

We're going to try to take the guesswork out of the 2011 Finals Series across the four major grades going into week one next weekend! Read on for who plays who, when and where.





2011 NRL Telstra Premiership :: Finals Series
Week One :: September 9, 10, 11


First Qualifying Final - 4th v 5th
Wests Tigers v St George Illawarra Dragons
Where: ANZ Stadium
When: Friday 9 September, kickoff 7:45pm

Second Qualifying Final - 3rd v 6th
Brisbane Broncos v Warriors
Where: Suncorp Stadium
When: Saturday 10 September, kickoff 6:30pm

Third Qualifying Final - 2nd v 7th
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles v North Queensland Cowboys
Where: Sydney Football Stadium
When: Saturday 10 September, kickoff 8:30pm

Fourth Qualifying Final - 1st v 8th
Melbourne Storm v Newcastle Knights
Where: AAMI Park
When: Sunday 11 September, kickoff 4:00pm

2011 NYC Toyota Cup :: Finals Series
Week One :: September 9, 10, 11


Third Qualifying Final - 2nd v 7th

North Queensland Cowboys v Wests Tigers

Where: ANZ Stadium

When: Friday 9 September, kickoff 5:15pm

Fourth Qualifying Final - 1st v 8th
Warriors v Newcastle Knights

Where: Suncorp Stadium
When: Saturday 10 September, kickoff 4:00pm

Second Qualifying Final - 3rd v 6th

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

Where: Sydney Football Stadium

When: Saturday 10 September, kickoff 6:00pm

First Qualifying Final - 4th v 5th
Melbourne Storm v Sydney Roosters
Where: AAMI Park, Melbourne
When: Sunday 11 September, kickoff 1:30pm

Note:
- The Toyota Cup Grand Final is played at 2:00pm on Grand Final Day at ANZ Stadium.


2011 NSW Cup :: Finals Series
Week One :: September 10, 11


First Qualifying Final - 4th v 5th

Newtown Jets (Roosters) v Wentworthville Magpies (Eels)

Where: Henson Park, Marrickville

When: Saturday 10 September, kickoff 3:00pm

Fourth Qualifying Final - 1st v 8th
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Balmain Ryde-Eastwood Tigers (W Tigers)

Where: Belmore Sports Ground

When: Saturday 10 September, kickoff 3:00pm


Third Qualifying Final - 2nd v 7th

Auckland Vulcans (Warriors) v Central Coast Centurions (Knights)

Where: Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland

When: Sunday 11 September, kickoff 11:00am (1pm NZ time)


Second Qualifying Final - 3rd v 6th
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks (Sharks & Storm) v North Sydney Bears (Rabbitohs)

Where: Toyota Stadium, Woolooware

When: Sunday 11 September, kickoff 3:00pm

Notes:
- All NSW Cup Finals matches have been confirmed by the NSWRL.
- Subsequent finals matches (Weeks 2 & 3) will be held at Leichhardt Oval.
- The NSW Cup Grand Final is played at midday on Grand Final Day at ANZ Stadium.


2011 QRL Intrust Super Cup :: Finals Series
Week One :: September 10, 11


Third Semi Final - 3rd v 4th
Souths Logan Magpies v Redcliffe Dolphins (Broncos)

Where: Brandon Park, Acacia Ridge

When: Saturday 10 September, kickoff 2:00pm

First Semi Final - 1st v 6th

Tweed Heads Seagulls (Titans) v Wynnum Manly Seagulls (Broncos)

Where: Piggabeen Sports Complex

When: Saturday 10 September, kickoff 3:00pm

Second Semi Final - 2nd v 5th
Northern Pride (Cowboys) v Ipswich Jets (Titans)

Where: Barlow Park, Cairns

When: Saturday 10 September, kickoff 5:30pm

Notes:
- The QRL Intrust Super Finals Series is a six-team, three-week format. It rewards the best-placed winners and highest-placed losers with preliminary final berths in week two, before the Grand Final in the third week.


Note: The NSWRL Bundaberg Red Cup GRAND FINAL was played today - Sunday 3 September - a St Mary's Stadium between Cabramatta and Mounties. Cabramatta are the 2011 Premiers, with a 28-20 victory.

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