The Dragons have set up a grand final clash with the Cowboys after victory over the Eels.
The Red V rested Tyson Frizell, while Parra chose to sit out Maika Sivo.
But Parramatta’s decision backfired.
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The Dragons only got to the semi-final after the most controversial of circumstances, with a clear no try seeing them past Penrith in the dying moments.
The Cowboysmeanwhile, had to work hard for their victory over their Queensland rivals the Gold Coast Titans, claiming a 19-8 victory.
ENNIS THE MENACE: Mick back to his old tricks… by trying to trip Gagai
BEST NAME IN THE WEST: Eel Haze Dunster explains his name’s origins
NINES DAY 1 WRAP: Legends roll back years as young guns fire
WHAT WE LEARNED: Penrith ooze class, Bulldogs show grit
DAY 2 DRAW AND RESULTS
Full time: Roosters (W) 0 v Broncos (W) 16 (Upton, Maddick bonus tries; Upton try; Ward goal)
Full time: Warriors (W) 7 (Nicholls bonus try; Kani goal) v Dragons (W) 29 (Davis, Bremner, Vette-Welsh bonus tries; Kelly, Breayley tries; Studdon 3 goals)
Full time: Knights 16 (Sasagi, J Saifiti, Hoy tries; Lino 2 goals) v Panthers 4 (Martin try)
Full time: Roosters 14 (Baker 3 tries; Davis goal) v Warriors 8 (Turner, Berry tries)
Full time: Sharks 25 (Tracey bonus try; Mulitalo, Morris 3 tries; Johnson 2 goals) v Bulldogs 4 (Averillo try)
Full time: Eels 15 (Smith bonus try; Dunster, Gutherson tries; Gutherson goal) v Dragons 7 (Ramsey bonus try; Sullivan goal)
Full time: Rabbitohs 29 (J Cook bonus try; Taaffe, Ilias, Graham, Gagai, Goodwin tries; Taaffe, Gagai goals) v Raiders 8 (Smith-Shields, Spencer tries)
Full time: Titans 14 (Whitbread, Sami, Taylor tries; Peachey goal) v Wests Tigers 13 (Nofoaluma bonus try; Garner try; Mbye, Madden goals)
Full time: Sea Eagles 7 (Metcalf bonus try; Metcalf goal) v Cowboys 10 (Opacic, Taulagi tries; Drinkwater goal)
Full time: Broncos 12 (Isaako, Staggs tries; Isaako 2 goals) v Storm 8 (Faasuamaieaui, Ieremia tries)
Full time: Quarter Final 1 – Knights 7 (Hoy bonus try; Roberts-Davis goal) v Eels 14 (Matterson, Dunster, Ferguson tries; Takairangi goal)
Full time: Quarter Final 2 – Dragons 17 (Ramsey bonus try, 2 tries, Sailor 2 goals) v Panthers 14 (Koroisau 2 tries, Kikau try, Cleary goal)
Full time: Quarter Final 3 -Titans 24 (Arrow try, Pearson try, Rein try, Don try, Sami 2 tries) v Sea Eagles 0
Full time: Quarter Final 4 – Cowboys 18 (Hess bonus try, Tabuai-Fidow try, Drinkwater try, Clifford goal, Feldt 2 goals) v Rabbitohs 6 (Paulo try, Gagai goal)
Full time: Broncos (W) 25 (Fressard 2 tries, Lenarduzzi try, Elliston try, Ward 3 goals) v Warriors (W) 4 (Butler try)
Full time: Dragons (W) 13 (Fasavalu-Fa’amausili try, Davis bonus try, Studdon 2 goals) v Roosters (W) 14 (Southwell try, McGregor try, Temara try, Temara goal)
LIVE (score in blog below): Semi Final 1 – Eels 6 (Salmon try, Gutherson goal) v Dragons 8 (Ravalawa try, Lafai try)
5:45pm, 8.45pm AEDT: Semi Final 1 – Titans 8 (Leleisiuao try, Whitbread try) v Cowboys 19 (K Feldt try and four goals, Tabuai-Fidow try, Wright try, Drinkwater try)
6:25pm, 9.25pm AEDT: Women’s Final
7:00pm, 10pm AEDT: Men’s Final
Follow all the action from day two in the blog below. If you can’t see it, click here.