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Real or Not? If anyone can stop the Panthers, it's the Broncos

This week we work out whether the Broncos can spring a grand final upset, consider whether Brad Fittler should have been given another chance with the Blues and take the steam out of the Dally M Medal debate.

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NRL Grand Final teams: Broncos, Panthers unchanged

Grand Final week is here and the top two teams have made it through to the big dance. Can the Panthers complete their hattrick of titles, or can the Broncos break their premiership drought?



Sliding door decisions see Reynolds and Walsh carry the hopes of Brisbane

Adam Reynolds was a Rabbitoh to the core, Reece Walsh always wanted to be a Bronco, but was playing for the Warriors, now they lead the Broncos into the 2023 grand final.

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Brisbane's double strike unites codes and dreams

Rugby League and AFL have enjoyed a fortnight long cuddle in Brisbane, on account of the Broncos and Lions ascending in near parallel fashion in season 2023.

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NRLW, what a weekend of finals football we had

The semi-finals in the NRL may have gone as scripted, but there were two exceptional games in the NRLW which went right down to the wire.

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Gold Coast to face Newcastle in NRLW grand final

Gold Coast have stunned the Sydney Roosters 12-0 to reach the NRLW decider against Newcastle and lock in the city's first major grand final appearance in any code.



Rampant Broncos whip Warriors to reach NRL grand final

Brisbane are through to their first NRL grand final in eight years after fullback Reece Walsh starred in a 42-12 thrashing of the Warriors in the preliminary final at Suncorp Stadium.

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On their day nobody can touch the Panthers

With Melbourne Storm's season lying in rubble on the Accor Stadium turf, the question remains, can anyone stop the Penrith juggernaut?

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NRLW Round 9 review: And then there were four

With the regular rounds of the National Women's Rugby League Premiership complete, we now move into the finals where the Newcastle Knights, Sydney Roosters, Gold Coast Titans and Brisbane Broncos battle it out for the title.

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Titans seal finals spot, Cronulla post record NRLW win


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