BRISBANE Broncos fans have celebrated through the night, after the NRL side locked in their first grand final appearance since 2006.
Spectators were on their feet at a packed Suncorp Stadium in the first minute, when a long pass from Sydney Roosters winger Shaun Kenny-Dowall ended up in the hands of Brisbane fullback Darius Boyd.
The intercept led to the first try of an action-packed game, which saw the Broncos hit a 16-0 lead within 20 minutes before coming away victors 31-12 over the Minor Premiers.
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Returning after a month off with an injured hamstring, Roosters star halfback Mitchell Pearce was taken off the field late in the first half, this time for a knock to his knee.
Queenslanders are now gunning for a Sunshine State decider, with the Cowboys taking on the Storm in Melbourne tonight.