Here’s all you need to know about Week 1 of the NRL Finals; and the final round of the Intrust Super Cup.
Week In The NRL
- September 6: Will Kennedy wins Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks Porter-Gallen Medal for their best player in 2021.
- September 6: Ben Hunt wins St George-Illawarra Dragons Player of the Year in 2021.
- September 6: Intrust Super Cup Grand Final to be played at Moreton Daily Stadium on October 10.
- September 7: NRL Team News for Week 1 Finals announced.
- September 7: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs sign Josh Cook (2023).
- September 7: Brisbane Broncos sign Jordan Pereira (2023).
- September 7: Josh McGuire and Kane Evans will miss the first five games in 2022 after taking early guilty pleas to round 25 NRL Match Review Committee charges.
- September 8: NRL confirm the 2021 Grand Final to be held at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Week 2 of the finals are scheduled for BB Print Stadium, Mackay and Grand Final Qualifiers at Suncorp Stadium.
- September 8: Josh Jackson wins Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Dr George Peponis Medal for their best player in 2021.
- September 8: Brisbane Broncos re-sign Cory Paix (2023).
- September 8: Brisbane Broncos release Ethan Bullemor.
- September 9: New Zealand Warriors announce they are planning to play half of their 2022 home fixtures at Redcliffe’s Moreton Daily Stadium.
- September 9: Tohu Harris wins New Zealand Warriors Simon Mannering Medal for their best player in 2021.
- September 9: Payne Haas wins Brisbane Broncos Paul Morgan Medal for their best player in 2021.
- September 9: Coen Hess wins North Queensland Cowboys Paul Bowman Medal for their best player in 2021.
- September 9: Tino Fa’asuamaleaui wins Gold Coast Titans Paul Broughton Medal for their best player in 2021.
- September 9: Johnathan Thurston inducted into the North Queensland Cowboys Hall of Fame.
- September 10: Melbourne Storm re-sign Jack Johns (2022).
National Rugby League
Melbourne Storm 40 Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12 (Sunshine Coast Stadium – 9,120)
Match Report: https://nothingbutleague.com/2021/09/11/2021-nrl-finals-week-one-storm-40-sea-eagles-12-report/
Sydney Roosters 25 Gold Coast Titans 24 (QLD Country Bank Stadium – 15,237)
Match Report: https://nothingbutleague.com/2021/09/11/2021-nrl-finals-week-one-roosters-25-titans-24-report/
Penrith Panthers 10 South Sydney Rabbitohs 16 (QLD Country Bank Stadium – 18,244)
Match Report: https://nothingbutleague.com/2021/09/11/2021-nrl-finals-panthers-10-rabbitohs-16-report/
Parramatta Eels 28 Newcastle Knights 20 (Browne Park, Rockhampton – tba)
Match Report: https://nothingbutleague.com/2021/09/12/2021-nrl-finals-week-one-eels-28-knights-20-report/
Intrust Super Cup
|PNG Hunters||30 - 18||Tweed Heads Seagulls|
Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, Queensland, 4216, Australia
|Brisbane Tigers||44 - 14||Mackay Cutters|
|Townsville Blackhawks||24 - 30||Wynnum Manly Seagulls|
Jack Manski Oval
14 Golf Links Dr, Kirwan QLD 4817, Australia
|Northern Pride||20 - 24||Burleigh Bears|
Scott St, Parramatta Park QLD 4870, Australia
|Ipswich Jets||30 - 22||Norths Devils|
North Ipswich Reserve
43 The Terrace, North Ipswich QLD 4305, Australia
|Sunshine Coast Falcons||24 - 22||Central Queensland Capras|
Sunshine Coast Stadium
31 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575, Australia
|Souths Logan Magpies||33 - 22||Redcliffe Dolphins|
124 Jane St, West End QLD 4101, Australia