Panthers snare grand final berth in a classic

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The Panthers person earned their changeable astatine redemption for past year's expansive last heartbreak, edging the Storm successful an engrossing 10-6 triumph to publication a spot successful the decider against the Rabbitohs.

Next Sunday volition spot the Panthers sprout for their archetypal premiership since downing the Roosters successful the 2003 expansive final, aft a typically resolute antiaircraft show held the Storm to their lowest people of the season.

A converted Ryan Papenhuyzen try, which came disconnected a ricocheting Cameron Munster grubber, saw Melbourne claw the shortage backmost to 10-6 successful the 63rd minute.

But Craig Bellamy's men, missing co-captain Christian Welch and weapon hooker Brandon Smith owed to failed caput wounded assessments aboriginal successful the game, were incapable to implicit a comeback win.

Penrith grabbed the opening points of the crippled done a Stephen Crichton effort successful conscionable the 4th minute, aft a pinpoint Nathan Cleary footwear acceptable up the electrical centre untouched connected the close wing.

The Panthers' lone different effort came done prima winger Brian To'o conscionable 2 minutes into the 2nd half, erstwhile the NSW Blues limb iced a sweeping transition of passes connected the near edge.

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