Here’s all you need to know about the NRL Prelim Finals and Intrust Super Cup semi-finals.
Week In The NRL
- September 19: James Tedesco wins the Jack Gibson Medal for the Sydney Roosters best player in 2021.
- September 20: Anthony Milford charged with three counts of assault after being arrested in Fortitude Valley.
- September 21: Wests Tigers confirm Michael Maguire will continue as head coach in 2022.
- September 21: Penrith Panthers trainer Peter Green banned for the remainder of 2021 and the club fined $25,000 for stopping play incorrectly during their win over Parramatta Eels.
- September 21: NRL announce all general tickets for the Grand Final are sold out. The final allocation for the Grand Final teams will be released on September 27.
- September 21: NRL Preliminary Final team news announced.
- September 22: Parramatta Eels confirm Blake Ferguson, Joey Lussick, Michael Oldfield and Sam Hughes are leaving the club.
- September 22: Isaac Luke retires from rugby league.
- September 22: Melbourne Storm announce goodwill gesture to ticketed Melbourne Storm Victorian Members by announcing a free membership offer to redeem for 2022.
- September 23: Brisbane Broncos sign Ryan James (2022).
- September 23: Sydney Roosters re-sign Naufahu Whyte (2024).
- September 23: Sydney Roosters sign Renouf Atoni (2023).
- September 24: South Sydney Rabbitohs beat Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 36-16 to advance to the Grand Final.
- September 25: Penrith Panthers book their place in the Grand Final winning 10-6 against defending premiers Melbourne Storm at Suncorp Stadium.
- September 26: Reece Walsh arrested for alleged drug and public order offences.
- September 26: Nathan Cleary avoids suspension after being reported in Penrith Panthers win over Melbourne Storm. James Fisher-Harris and Stephen Crichton fined for incidents during the game.
National Rugby League
South Sydney Rabbitohs 36 Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 16 (Suncorp Stadium – 26,249)
Match Report: https://nothingbutleague.com/2021/09/24/2021-nrl-preliminary-finals-rabbitohs-36-sea-eagles-16-report/
Melbourne Storm 6 Penrith Panthers 10 (Suncorp Stadium – 29,011)
Match Report: https://nothingbutleague.com/2021/09/25/2021-nrl-preliminary-final-storm-6-panthers-10-report/
Intrust Super Cup
TWEED-HEADS SEAGULLS 41 (Lamar Manuel-Liolevave, Lee Turner, Braden Robson, John Mackin, Jack Glossop, Brent Woolf, Toby Sexton tries; Toby Sexton 6 goals, field goal) defeated REDCLIFFE DOLPHINS 22 (Will Partridge, Cameron Cullen, Jeremy Hawkins, Preston Riki tries; Will Partridge 3 goals) at Tugun RLFC.
BURLEIGH BEARS 16 (Jeff Lynch, Curtis Dansey-Smaller, Kurtis Rowe tries; Josh Rogers 2 goals) defeated SOUTHS LOGAN MAGPIES 4 (Benaiah Bowie try) at Pizzey Park.