'Under-the-radar' star a Clive Churchill bolter

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By Marc Churches and Melanie Dinjaski

The 2021 NRL expansive last volition spot the Penrith Panthers instrumentality connected the South Sydney Rabbitohs for the Provan-Summons Trophy.

The Rabbitohs and Panthers reached the play finale aft defeating Manly and Melbourne respectively successful the preliminary finals.

What clip does the NRL expansive last start?

The NRL expansive last betwixt the Penrith Panthers and South Sydney Rabbitohs volition beryllium connected October 3, 2021 and commencement astatine 7.30pm (AEDT), meaning a 6.30pm kick-off section clip successful Queensland.

Where is the NRL expansive last being played?

The NRL expansive last volition beryllium played astatine Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium, with a assemblage permitted to be amid the existent COVID-19 restrictions. It volition beryllium the archetypal clip the expansive last is held extracurricular of Sydney successful the 114-season past of rugby league successful Australia.

Clive Churchill Medal

Much of the absorption of Sunday's expansive last volition beryllium connected the subordinate who's deemed champion connected ground, earning Clive Churchill Medal honours.

According to Sportsbet, the apical 5 favourites to instrumentality retired the medal are Nathan Cleary ($4.00), Cody Walker ($6.50), Cameron Murray ($11.00), Isaah Yeo ($11.00) and Apisai Koroisau ($13.00).

But successful the eyes of rugby league large Peter Sterling, Penrith back-rower Kurt Capewell, who's bound for the Broncos adjacent season, "has gone under-the-radar" contempt producing a standout show during Penrith's upset implicit the Storm.

Peter Sterling's precocious praise for Kurt Capewell

"I thought Kurt Capewell was the champion subordinate connected the tract [against Melbourne]," helium told Wide World of Sports' Sterlo's Wrap.

"Some of his efforts moving the shot retired from his ain enactment wherever determination weren't galore others lining up to bash so, was conscionable phenomenal.

"Defensively, immoderate of the cardinal tackles helium made were profound. Brisbane bought prime successful Kurt Capewell.

"For immoderate reason, helium doesn't transportation the illustration of immoderate of the different forwards... Kurt Capewell has gone nether the radar a small bit."

Match time schedule

12pm section AEST clip (1pm AEDT): Gates open

12.15pm: Intrust Super Cup preliminary final

2.45pm: Intrust Super Cup preliminary final

4.30pm: Retiring players farewell

5.30pm: Pre-game entertainment

6.30pm (7.30pm AEDT): Panthers vs Rabbitohs expansive final

Injury wipes prima Panthers enlistee from decider

How to ticker the NRL expansive last unrecorded and watercourse escaped online

You tin tune into Channel 9 and 90 to spot the lucifer being broadcast connected television. Nine's expansive last time sum kicks disconnected successful the greeting with Sports Sunday, The Sunday Footy Show, a peculiar expansive last preview show. Grand last programming resumes connected Nine astatine 6.30pm (AEST), instantly pursuing Nine News.

To watercourse online, 9Now provides a escaped unrecorded watercourse of the lucifer broadcast connected Nine. Users volition request to login oregon make a escaped Nine Account to entree the streams.

To ticker you tin either prime the Live TV tab successful the navigation oregon you tin spell to the NRL premiership amusement leafage connected 9Now.

Where to bargain tickets to the NRL expansive final

To acquisition tickets and find retired much astir summons pricing, on-sale dates, and stadium information, sojourn nrl.com/tickets.

How volition each squad line-up?

Panthers squad arsenic named connected Tuesday: 1. Dylan Edwards 2. Stephen Crichton 3. Paul Momirovski 4. Matt Burton 5. Brian To'o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. Moses Leota 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Kurt Capewell 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Tyrone May 15. Scott Sorensen 16. Spencer Leniu 17. Liam Martin 18. Brent Naden 19. Mitch Kenny 20. J'maine Hopgood 21. Charlie Staines

Rabbitohs squad arsenic named connected Tuesday: 1. Blake Taaffe 2. Alex Johnston 3. Dane Gagai 4. Campbell Graham 5. Jaxson Paulo 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Mark Nicholls 9. Damien Cook 10. Tevita Tatola 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jaydn Su'A 13. Cameron Murray 14. Benji Marshall 15. Jacob Host 16. Thomas Burgess 17. Jai Arrow 18. Taane Milne 19. Patrick Mago 20. Braidon Burns 21. Jed Cartwright

The NRL expansive last entertainment

Pre-game amusement astatine Suncorp Stadium volition person a Queensland flavour with Kate Miller-Heidke chosen to sing the Australian nationalist anthem.

Then Miller-Heidke and Cold Chisel icon Ian Moss, DJs The Stafford Brothers, Timmy Trumpet, didgeridoo subordinate and composer William Barton and a 40-piece orchestra volition proceed the NRL expansive last entertainment, implicit with a spectacular airy show.

Betting likelihood (via Sportsbet), close astatine clip of publishing

South Sydney Rabbitohs $2.25

Penrith Panthers $1.68

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