THE New Zealand Warriors have won their 10th match in twelve weeks to send the Sydney Roosters packing from the 2008 NRL Premiership, earning a 30-13 victory in front of 25,585 fans tonight at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.
THE St George Illawarra Dragons have become the first team eliminated from the 2008 finals after a 38-6 pasting at the hands of the Manly Sea Eagles in front of 19,000 fans at Brookvale Oval.
THE Cronulla Sharks have produced a dominant attacking performance to post a 36-10 victory over a disappointing Canberra Raiders team at Toyota Park, leaving the Raiders hanging on to their 2008 season by a thread.
THE Brisbane Broncos have come from behind to defeat the Sydney Roosters 24-16 in the first NRL Qualifying Final at the Sydney Football Stadium tonight.
THE Melbourne Storm have convincingly defeated South Sydney 42-4 to clinch the minor premiership from Manly-Warringah, in front of almost 14,000 fans at Olympic Park tonight.
A try fest in Canberra today by both sides, with 16 tries in total, will see the Canberra Raiders finishing the 2008 season in 6th position, just ahead of the Dragons, while the Canterbury Bulldogs will take away the 2008 Wooden Spoon.
THE New Zealand Warriors have secured a finals berth with a gritty 28-6 victory over a disappointing Parramatta Eels side at Parramatta Stadium.
THE Cronulla Sharks have withstood a late comeback from the North Queensland Cowboys to run out 28-22 winners at a cold and wet Toyoya Stadium tonight.
THE Brisbane Broncos have consigned the Newcastle Knights to a nervous wait with a 24-2 victory in front of 37,500 fans at Suncorp Stadium tonight.
THE Manly Sea Eagles have surged to top spot on the premiership ladder with a 28-10 victory over the Gold Coast Titans at Brookvale Oval.