Finals to be Live on Channel Nine

For the first time in history, Channel Nine has agreed to show all the finals game live into Sydney and Brisbane.

The Grand Final to be played on October 3 will be on Live in Melbourne as well.

David Gallop said this news would "reward all the fans who have turned out in large numbers this year".

Channel Nine's boss of sport Steve Crawley said "I am excited the NRL has been so open-minded about us being able to deliver the games live," Crawley said.

"Showing these games live will add another dimension to the final series.

Daniel Pettigrew