The Penrith Panthers and Melbourne Storm will face off on Friday night with the winner booking a spot in next weekend’s NRL grand final.
With so much on the line, both sides have been boosted by the return of their star playmakers.
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Melbourne’s Jahrome Hughes is back from a calf injury, while Penrith’s Jarome Luai is a confirmed starter after missing the last two games with a shoulder injury.
The Panthers also welcome back young gun Izack Tago in the centres.
The two clubs have produced some thrilling clashes over the last few years. They came up against each other in the 2020 grand final with the Storm breaking the Panthers’ hearts, only for Penrith to get…