IF you've got a ticket to this year's sold-out NRL Grand Final on Sunday, this is a run-down (to the minute!) of what to expect when the gates are flung open at ANZ Stadium...
WELL folks, this is it, the big one, the one we have all been waiting for. And after a month of electric finals action we are left with the seasons top two teams in the Bulldogs and the Vulcans!
VIC wonders if nice guys really can finish first.
AND then there were two. Paul Mitry previews the big one - the 2011 NRL Telstra Premiership GRAND FINAL between the Sea Eagles and Warriors.
NEW Zealand Rugby League chief executive Jim Doyle today announced the national body had reluctantly decided to call off next week's Test against the Cooks Islands in Rarotonga.
THE ARL Junior Kangaroos will play the New Zealand Junior Kiwis in Newcastle as a preliminary game to the Australia V New Zealand Test Match on Sunday, October 16, at Ausgrid Stadium, Newcastle.
THE top 5 coaches - a fairly predicable outcome...
MANLY Sea Eagles will be putting on a Live Site at Brookvale Oval for those who didn't secure tickets to 2011 Grand Final.
THE Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs will take 738 games worth of NRL experience into Sunday's NSW Cup Grand Final against the Auckland Vulcans at ANZ Stadium.
ACROSS the day we'll have all the team lists for Grand Final Day - from NSW Cup at 12pm, to Toyota Cup at 2pm, and of course the big one - Manly v Warriors in the NRL Grand Final at 5:15pm.
A partnership which began in the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys' inaugural season has been extended for another three years after Southern Cross Austereo renewed its major sponsorship with the NRL club.
DEPARTING Newcastle Knights player Mark Taufua was issued with a Breach Notice from the Club.
NEWCASTLE Knights front rower Dan Tolar has today announced his retirement due to ongoing knee and Achilles tendon injuries.
DARREN Lockyer and seven Broncos teammates have been added to the Australian squad along with four Melbourne players.