Time to look ahead to Sunday's decider! Rob Crosby has a full look at both teams and what to expect ...
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Saturday 17th May 2003
ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA v BULLDOGS at WIN Stadium at 5.35pm
DRAGONS: Ben Hornby, Amos Roberts, Mark Gasnier, Matt Cooper, Hassan Saleh, Trent Barrett (c), Brett Firman, Ian Donnelly, Mark Riddell, Jason Ryles, Brent Kite, Lance Thompson, Shaun Timmins. Interchange: Chris Leikvoll, John Cross, Dean Young, Damien Bower, Ashton Sims (one to be omitted)
BULLDOGS: Luke Patten, Hazem El Masri, Nigel Vagana, Ben Harris, Matt Utai, Braith Anasta, Brent Sherwin, Willie Mason, Adam Perry, Steve Price (c), Glen Hughes, Andrew Ryan, Travis Norton. Interchange: Corey Hughes, Johnathan Thurston, Dennis Scott, Jamie Feeney.
Referee: Paul Simpkins
CANBERRA v PENRITH at Canberra Stadium at 7.35pm
RAIDERS: Clinton Schifcofske, Joel Monaghan, Phil Graham, Jason Bulgarelli, Jamaal Lolesi, Mark McLinden, Brad Drew, Ryan O'Hara, Simon Woolford (c), Luke Davico, Ruben Wiki, Ian Hindmarsh, Jason Croker. Interchange: Troy Thompson, Tyran Smith, Michael Hodgson, Sean Rutgerson, Michael Weyman (one to be omitted).
PANTHERS: Rhys Wesser, Brett Howland, Luke Lewis, Paul Whatuira, Luke Rooney, Preston Campbell, Craig Gower (c), Joel Clinton, Luke Priddis, Ben Ross, Joe Galuvao, Tony Puletua, Scott Sattler. Interchange: Trent Waterhouse, Ben Roarty, Luke Swain, Shane Rodney.
Referee: Sean Hampstead
NORTH QUEENSLAND v WESTS TIGERS at Dairy Farmers Stadium at 7.35pm
COWBOYS: Ty Williams, Neil Sweeney, Josh Hannay, Paul Bowman (c), Matt Sing, David Myles, Matt Bowen, Paul Rauhihi, Leigh McWilliams, Jaiman Lowe, Kevin Campion, Chris Muckert, Glenn Morrison. Interchange: Shane Muspratt, Jamie McDonald, Daniel Strickland, Paul McNicholas.
TIGERS: Robert Miles, Mark O' Halloran, Daniel Fitzhenry, Terry Hill, Luke Covell, Ben Galea, Lincoln Withers, Corey Pearson, Darren Senter (c), John Skandalis, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark O'Neill, John Wilson. Interchange: Joel Caine, Chris Paterson, Troy Wozniak, Willie Manu, Gray Viane (one to be omitted).
Referee: Steve Clark
Sunday 18th May 2003
SYDNEY ROOSTERS v NEWCASTLE at Aussie Stadium at 3.05pm
ROOSTERS: Anthony Minichiello, Todd Byrne, Ryan Cross, Justin Hodges, Shannon Hegarty, Brad Fittler (c), Brett Finch, Jason Cayless, Craig Wing, Peter Cusack, Adrian Morley, Craig Fitzgibbon, Luke Ricketson. Interchange: Todd Payten, Chris Flannery, Chad Robinson, Stuart Webb.
KNIGHTS: Mark Hughes, Anthony Quinn, Matthew Gidley, Timana Tahu, Craig Hall, Sean Rudder, Andrew Johns (c), Josh Perry, Danny Buderus, Matthew Jobson, Steve Simpson, Daniel Abraham, Ben Kennedy. Interchange: Andrew Price, Clint Newton, Luke Quigley, Reegan Tanner.
Referee: Shayne Hayne
BRISBANE v MELBOURNE at ANZ Stadium at 2.35pm
BRONCOS: Darren Lockyer, Scott Minto, Brent Tate, Michael DeVere, Stuart Kelly, Ben Ikin, Shaun Berrigan, Shane Webcke, Richard Swain, Petero Civoniceva, Gorden Tallis (c), Dane Carlaw, Tonie Carroll. Interchange: Corey Parker, Andrew Gee, Brad Meyers, Casey McGuire.
STORM: Billy Slater, Semi Tadulala, Steven Bell, Junior Langi, Marcus Bai, Matt Geyer, Matt Orford, Robbie Kearns, Cameron Smith, Mitchell Sargent, Peter Robinson, Stephen Kearney (c), David Kidwell. Interchange: Danny Williams, Dallas Johnson, Kirk Reynoldson, Glen Turner.
Referee: Tim Mander
CRONULLA v SOUTH SYDNEY at Toyota Park at 3.05pm
SHARKS: David Peachey, Laloa Milford, Andrew Emelio, Phil Bailey, Matthew Rieck, Jye Mullane, Brett Kimmorley (c), Jason Stevens, Pat Gibson, Danny Nutley, Paul Gallen, Matt Bickerstaff, Greg Bird. Interchange: Nathan Vagg, Dean Bosnich, Michael Sullivan, Matt Hilder.
RABBITOHS: Wade McKinnon, Wise Kativerata, Lee Hookey, Chris Walker, Damon Alley-Tovio, Owen Craigie, Brett Kearney, Bryan Fletcher (c), Shane Walker, Paul Stringer, Luke Stuart, Justin Smith, Jamie Russo. Interchange: Mark Minichiello, Frank Puletua, Willie Peters, Duncan MacGillivray.
Referee: Matt Cecchin
MANLY v PARRAMATTA at Brookvale Oval at 3.05pm
SEA EAGLES: Brendon Reeves, Scott Donald, Kevin McGuinness, Ben MacDougall, John Hopoate, Ben Walker, Jason Ferris, Jason King, Chad Randall, Danny Lima, Solomon Haumono, Anthony Watmough, Steve Menzies (c). Interchange: Aaron Cannings, Luke Williamson, Tony Jensen, Luke Dorn, Sam Harris (one to be omitted).
EELS: Ashley Graham, Pat Richards, Jamie Lyon, Willie Tonga, Matt Petersen, Lee Hopkins, Michael Witt, Alex Chan, John Morris, Chris Armit, Darren Treacy, Dean Widders, Daniel Wagon (c). Interchange: Shayne Dunley, Nathan McMillan, Steve Crouch, David Solomona.
Referee: Steve Lyons
BYE: NZ WARRIORS