The Road to Glory: Finals Guide

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Each week as we embark on the finals series' across all grades, we'll bring you our exclusive roadmaps with a full guide to each grade!

Keep checking back as we update information, times, dates and venues as it comes to hand.

All times listed are in AEST and subject to change.


NRL Telstra Premiership

Season Fixtures & Results | Ladder

Week 1 (Qualifying & Elimination Finals) - September 7-9

Second Qualifying Final - 2 v 3
Friday 7 September, 7:55pm (CH 9 & FOX League)
Melbourne Storm 29 def South Sydney Rabbitohs 28
AAMI Park
Storm proceed to Week 3. South Sydney play Week 2.

First Elimination Final - 5 v 8
Saturday 8 September, 5:30pm (CH 9 & FOX League)
Penrith Panthers 27 def Warriors 12
ANZ Stadium
Panthers proceed to Week 2. Warriors eliminated.

First Qualifying Final - 1 v 4
Saturday 8 September, 7:45pm (CH 9 & FOX League)
Sydney Roosters 21 def Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12
Allianz Stadium
Roosters proceed to Week 3. Cronulla play Week 2.

Second Elimination Final - 6 v 7
Sunday 9 September, 4:10pm (CH 9 & FOX League)
Brisbane Broncos 18 lost to St George Illawarra Dragons 48
Suncorp Stadium
Dragons proceed to Week 2. Broncos eliminated

Week 2 (Semi Finals) - September 14-15

First Semi Final - Loser QF1 v Winner EF1
Friday 14 September, 7:40pm (CH 9 & FOX League)
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 21 def Penrith Panthers 20
Allianz Stadium
Penrith eliminated, Sharks proceed to Week 3

Second Semi Final - Loser QF2 v Winner EF2
Saturday 15 September, 7:40pm (CH 9 & FOX League)
South Sydney Rabbitohs 13 def St George Illawarra Dragons 12
ANZ Stadium
Dragons eliminated, Rabbitohs proceed to Week 3

Week 3 (Preliminary Finals) - September 21-22

Second Preliminary Final - Winner QF2 v Winner SF1
Friday 21 September, 7:40pm
Melbourne Storm 22 def Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 6
AAMI Park
Sharks eliminated. Storm qualify for NRL Grand Final

First Preliminary Final - Winner QF1 v Winner SF2
Saturday 22 September, 7:40pm
Sydney Roosters 12 def South Sydney Rabbitohs 4
Allianz Stadium
Rabbitohs eliminated. Roosters qualify for NRL Grand Final

2018 Telstra Premiership NRL Grand Final

Sunday 30 September, 7:15pm
Sydney Roosters v Melbourne Storm
ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park


NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership

Season Fixtures & Results | Ladder

Week 1 (Qualifying & Elimination Finals) - September 1-2

First Qualifying Final - 1 v 4
Saturday 1 September, 1:10pm (Ch 9 NSW)
Penrith Panthers 28 def Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 18
Panthers Stadium
Panthers proceed to Week 3, Bulldogs to Week 2

Second Elimination Final - 6 v 7
Saturday 1 September, 5:15pm (NSWRL Live Stream)
Mounties 21 def Warriors 20
Panthers Stadium
Warriors eliminated. Mounties proceed to Week 2

First Elimination Final - 5 v 8
Sunday 2 September, 11:45am (FOX League)
Western Suburbs Magpies 14 lost to Wyong Roos 18
Panthers Stadium
Western Suburbs eliminated. Wyong proceed to Week 2

Second Qualifying Final - 2 v 3
Sunday 2 September, 1:45pm (FOX League)
St George Illawarra Dragons 28 def Newtown Jets 26
Panthers Stadium
St George Illawarra proceed to Week 3, Newtown to Week 2

Week 2 (Semi Finals) - September 8-9

Second Semi Final - Loser QF2 v Winner EF2
Saturday 8 September, 1:10pm (CH 9 NSW)
Newtown Jets 34 def Mounties 16
Jubilee Oval, Kogarah
Mounties eliminated. Newtown play Penrith in Week 3.

First Semi Final - Loser QF1 v Winner EF1
Sunday 9 September, 7:30pm (FOX League)
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 34 def Wyong Roos 24
Jubilee Oval, Kogarah

Week 3 (Preliminary Finals) - September 15-16

First Preliminary Final - Winner QF1 v Winner SF2
Saturday 15 September, 1:10pm (CH 9 NSW)
Penrith Panthers 24 lost to Newtown Jets 28
Leichhardt Oval
Penrith eliminated. Newtown qualify for Grand Final

Second Preliminary Final - Winner QF2 v Winner SF1
Sunday 16 September, 5pm (FOX League)
St George Illawarra Dragons 26 lost to Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 28
Leichhardt Oval
St George Illawarra eliminated. Canterbury-Bankstown qualify for Grand Final

2018 NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership Grand Final

Sunday 23 September, 3:10pm (Channel 9 NSW)
Newtown Jets 12 lost to Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 16
Leichhardt Oval, Lilyfield

2018 INTRUST SUPER PREMIERS - Canterbury-Bankstown

2018 NRL Intrust Super Championship

Sunday 1 October, 3:40pm (Channel 9, FOX League)
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
v Redcliffe Dolphins

ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park


NSWRL U20 Jersey Flegg Cup

Season Fixtures & Results | Ladder

Week 1 (Qualifying & Elimination Finals) - September 1-2

Second Elimination Final - 6 v 7
Saturday 1 September, 11am
Parramatta Eels 18 lost to Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 22
Panthers Stadium
Eels eliminated. Bulldogs proceed to Week 2

First Qualifying Final - 1 v 4
Saturday 1 September, 12:40pm
Newcastle Knights 24 lost to Mounties 25
McDonald Jones Stadium (prior to Knights v Dragons NRL)
Mounties proceed to Week 3. Knights proceed to Week 2.

Second Qualifying Final - 2 v 3
Saturday 1 September, 3:15pm
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 10 lost to Penrith Panthers 18
Panthers Stadium
Penrith proceed to Week 3. Cronulla proceed to Week 2.

First Elimination Final - 5 v 8
Sunday 2 September, 3:45pm
Sydney Roosters 40 def St George Illawarra Dragons 28
Panthers Stadium
Dragons eliminated. Roosters proceed to Week 2

Week 2 (Semi Finals) - September 8-9

First Semi Final - Loser QF1 v Winner EF1
Saturday 8 September, 5:15pm
Newcastle Knights 27 def Sydney Roosters 8
Jubilee Oval, Kogarah
Roosters eliminated. Newcastle proceed to Week 3

Second Semi Final - Loser QF2 v Winner EF2
Sunday 9 September, 5:30pm
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 30 def Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 10
Jubilee Oval, Kogarah
Bulldogs eliminated. Sharks proceed to Week 3

Week 3 (Preliminary Finals) - September 15-16

Second Preliminary Final - Winner QF2 v Winner SF1
Saturday 15 September, 3:15pm
Penrith Panthers 30 def Newcastle Knights 26
Leichhardt Oval
Newcastle eliminated. Penrith qualify for the Grand Final

First Preliminary Final - Winner QF1 v Winner SF2
Sunday 16 September, 3:00pm
Mounties 22 lost to Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 26
Leichhardt Oval

2018 NSWRL U20 Jersey Flegg Cup Grand Final

Sunday 23 September, 12:45pm (NSWRL.com.au Live Stream)
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 22 def Penrith Panthers 12
Leichhardt Oval, Lilyfield

2018 JERSEY FLEGG CUP PREMIERS - Cronulla


Ron Massey Cup

Season Fixtures & Results | Ladder

Week 1 (Qualifying & Elimination Finals) - September 1-2

First Elimination Final - 5 v 8
Saturday 1 September, 1:00pm
Guildford Owls 16 lost to Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles 36
St Mary's Leagues Stadium
Guildford eliminated. BWSE proceed to Week 2

Second Elimination Final - 6 v 7
Saturday 1 September, 5pm
Glebe-Burwood Wolves 38 def Asquith Magpies 14
St Mary's Leagues Stadium
Asquith eliminated. Glebe-Burwood proceed to Week 2

First Qualifying Final - 1 v 4
Sunday 2 September, 1:00pm
Wentworthville Magpies 26 def St Marys 12
St Mary's Leagues Stadium
St Marys to Week 2. Wentworthville proceed to Week 3.

Second Qualifying Final - 2 v 3
Sunday 2 September, 5pm
Mounties 18 lost to Cabramatta Two Blues 24
St Mary's League Stadium
Mounties to Week 2. Cabramatta proceed to Week 3

Week 2 (Semi Finals) - September 8-9

Second Semi Final - Loser QF2 v Winner EF2
Saturday 8 September, 3:15pm
Mounties 14 lost to Glebe-Burwood Wolves 20
Jubilee Oval, Kogarah
Glebe-Burwood to Week 3. Mounties eliminated.

First Semi Final - Loser QF1 v Winner EF1
Sunday 9 September, 3:30pm
St Marys 28 def Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles 16
Jubilee Oval, Kogarah
St Marys to Week 3. BWSE eliminated

Week 3 (Preliminary Finals) - September 15-16

Second Preliminary Final - Winner QF2 v Winner SF1
Saturday 15 September, 5:15pm
Cabramatta Two Blues 20 lost to St Marys 34
Leichhardt Oval
Cabramatta eliminated. St Marys qualify for Grand Final

First Preliminary Final - Winner QF1 v Winner SF2
Sunday 16 Sepember, 1:00pm
Wentworthville Magpies 24 def Glebe-Burwood Wolves 22
Leichhardt Oval

2018 NSWRL Ron Massey Cup Grand Final

Saturday 22 September, 3:10pm (NSWRL.com.au Live Stream)
Wentworthville Magpies 38 def St Marys 4
Leichhardt Oval, Lilyfield

2018 RON MASSEY CUP PREMIERS - Wentworthville


Sydney Shield

Season Fixtures & Results | Ladder

Week 1 (Qualifying & Elimination Finals) - September 1-2

Second Elimination Final - 6 v 7
Saturday 1 September, 11:00am
Cabramatta Two Blues 4 lost to Guildford Owls 30
St Mary's Leagues Stadium
Cabramatta eliminated. Guildford proceed to Week 2.

First Elimination Final - 5 v 8
Saturday 1 September, 3:00pm
Asquith Magpies 54 def Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles 14
St Mary's Leagues Stadium
BWSE eliminated. Asquith proceed to Week 2.

Second Qualifying Final - 2 v 3
Sunday 2 September, 11:00am
St Mary's 8 lost to Moorebank Rams 36
St Mary's Leagues Stadium
St Marys go to Week 2. Moorebank proceed to Week 3

First Qualifying Final - 1 v 4
Sunday 2 September, 3:00pm
East Campbelltown Eagles 10 lost to Wentworthville United 28
St Mary's Leagues Stadium
East Campbelltown go to Week 2. Wentworthville proceed to Week 3

Week 2 (Semi Finals) - September 8-9

First Semi Final - Loser QF1 v Winner EF1
Saturday 8 September, 11:00am
East Campbelltown Eagles 38 def Asquith Magpies 4
Jubilee Oval, Kogarah
East Campbelltown proceed to Week 3. Asquith eliminated.

Second Semi Final - Loser QF2 v Winner EF2
Sunday 9 September, 1:30pm
St Marys 26 lost to Guildford Owls 34
Jubilee Oval, Kogarah
Guildford proceed to Week 3. St Marys eliminated

Week 3 (Preliminary Finals) - September 15-16

Second Preliminary Final - Winner QF2 v Winner SF1
Saturday 15 Sepember, 10:50am
Moorebank Rams 20 lost to East Campbelltown Eagles 24
Leichhardt Oval
Moorebank eliminated. East Campbelltown qualify for Grand Final

First Preliminary Final - Winner QF1 v Winner SF2
Sunday 16 September, 11:00am
Wentworthville United 22 lost to Guildford Owls 24
Leichhardt Oval
Wentworthville eliminated. Guildford qualify for Grand Final

2018 NSWRL Sydney Shield Grand Final

Saturday 22 September, 1pm (NSWRL.com.au Live Stream)
Guildford Owls 22 lost to East Campbelltown Eagles 32
Leichhardt Oval, Lilyfield

2018 SYDNEY SHIELD PREMIERS - East Campbelltown


QRL Intrust Super Cup

Season Fixtures & Results | Ladder

Week 1 (Elimination Finals) - September 1

First Elimination Final - 3 v 6
Saturday 1 September, 1:10pm (Ch 9 QLD)
Townsville Blackhawks 12 lost to Ipswich Jets 32
Jack Manski Oval
Townsville eliminated. Ipswich proceed to Week 2

Second Elimination Final - 4 v 5
Saturday 1 September, 3:00pm
Northern Pride 0 lost to Easts Tigers 32
Stan Williams Park, Cairns
Pride eliminated. Easts proceed to Week 2

Team 1 and Team 2 have the bye

Week 2 (Semi Finals) - September 8

Minor Semi Final - Winner EF1 v Winner EF2
Saturday 8 September, 1:10pm (Ch 9 QLD)
Easts Tigers 50 def Ipswich Jets 20
Suzuki Stadium Langlands Park
Easts proceed to Preliminary Final. Ipswich eliminated.

Major Semi Final - 1 v 2
Saturday 8 September, 6pm
Redcliffe Dolphins 13 def Burleigh Bears 6
Dolphin Stadium
Redcliffe proceed to Grand Final, Burleigh to Week 3

Week 3 (Preliminary Final) - September 15-16

Preliminary Final - Loser Major SF v Winner Minor SF
Saturday 15 September, 1:10pm (Ch 9 QLD)
Burleigh Bears 26 lost to Easts Tigers 36
Pizzey Park
Burleigh eliminated, Easts qualify for Grand Final

2018 Intrust Super Cup Grand Final

Sunday 23 September, 3:08pm (Channel 9 QLD)
Redcliffe Dolphins 36 def Easts Tigers 22
Suncorp Stadium

2018 INTRUST SUPER CUP PREMIERS - Redcliffe

2018 NRL Intrust Super Championship

Sunday 30 September, 3:40pm (Channel 9, FOX League)
Redcliffe Dolphins
v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

ANZ Stadium


QRL U20 Hastings Deering Colts

Season Fixtures & Results | Ladder

Week 1 (Elimination Finals) - August 31-September 1

Second Elimination Final - 4 v 5
Friday 31 August, 5:00pm
Victoria Thunderbolts 28 def Wynnum Manly Seagulls 6
AAMI Park, Melbourne (prior to Storm v Panthers NRL)
Wynnum Manly eliminated

First Elimination Final - 3 v 6
Saturday 1 September, 1:00pm
Northern Pride 24 def Souths Logan Magpies 16
Stan Williams Park, Cairns
Souths Logan eliminated

Team 1 and Team 2 have the bye.

Week 2 (Semi Finals) - September 8-9

Major Semi Final - 1 v 2
Saturday 8 September, 1:00pm
Townsville Blackhawks lost to Norths Devils 14-18
Jack Manski Oval, Townsville
Norths proceed to the Grand Final. Townsville proceed to Week 3

Minor Semi Final - Winner EF1 v Winner EF2
Sunday 9 September, 4:00pm
Northern Pride def Victoria Thunderbolts 32-22
Barlow Park, Cairns
Victoria eliminated. Pride proceed to Week 3

Week 3 (Preliminary Final) - September 15-16

Preliminary Final - Loser Major SF v Winner Minor SF
Saturday 15 September, 4:00pm
Townsville Blackhawks 26 def Northern Pride 22
Jack Manski Oval
Pride eliminated. Townsville qualify for Grand Final

2018 QRL U20 Hastings Deering Colts Grand Final

Sunday 23 September, 1:00pm (QRL.com.au Live Stream)
Norths Devils 20 def Townsville Blackhawks 16
Suncorp Stadium

2018 HASTINGS DEERING COLTS PREMIERS - Norths


BRL A Grade In Safe Hands Cup

Season Fixtures & Results | Ladder

Week 1 (Semi Finals) - September 1

Minor Semi Final - 3 v 4
Saturday 1 September, 5:00pm
Wynnum Manly Bayside Seagulls 31 def Easts Tigers 20
BMD Kougari Oval
Easts eliminated. Wynnum Manly proceed to Week 2

Major Semi Final - 1 v 2
Saturday 1 September, 7:00pm
Redcliffe Dolphins 26 def Wests Brisbane Panthers 22
Dolphin Stadium
Redcliffe proceed to Grand Final. Wests Brisbane proceed to Week 2.

Week 2 (Preliminary Final) - September 8

Preliminary Final - Loser Major Semi Final v Winner Minor Semi Final
Saturday 8 September, 3:00pm
Wests Brisbane Panthers 8 lost to Wynnum Manly Bayside Seagulls 28
WJ Scott Park
Wests Brisbane eliminated. Wynnum Manly proceed to Grand Final.

2018 BRL A Grade 'In Safe Hands Cup' Grand Final

Saturday 15 September, 4:00pm
Redcliffe Dolphins 20 lost to Wynnum Manly Bayside Seagulls 28
Bishop Park

2018 BRL PREMIERS: Wynnum Manly