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Wednesday, 27 May 2020

NRL Round 3 Tips from The Postman | 2020 NRL Season

The Postman's Tips for Round 3, 2020.
Published May 27, 2020


Yuck yuck yuck yuck and one more for good measure - yuck... back to back 4/8 weeks and maybe resuming tipping wasn't such a good idea for The Postman in 2020.

At least he's had the best part of three months to consider just how badly 8/16 looks on the tipping chart and proceeded to pick Parramatta to re-open the season.

20 rounds is going to feel like a long long time if the tipping stays this good...

Round 3 Tips:
Thursday
Eels over Broncos
Nathan Brown is a loss for Parra but Mahoney is fit and that's a huge in considering they were looking at having to play half the season without him and he didn't miss a game. Otherwise Parra are fit. Brisbane don't have Pangai Jr or Fifita and Lodge is a question mark coming back from a knee concern. Parra it is - the road factor shouldn't be one given no one has played footy in nearly three months.

Friday

Cowboys over Titans
Actually think the Titans are a show in this... no Michael Morgan or Gavin Cooper for the Cowboys so a lot rests on Val Holmes and Scott Drinkwater to pick up the slack in Morgan's absence. You can't pick the Gold Coast of course because they have shown nothing to suggest they have the makings of an improved footy team but if you wanted a flyer in Round 3...
Roosters over Rabbitohs
Easts get their first win of the season... surely? No Walker or Roberts limits the attacking options for Souths and the Chooks look closer to full strength this week vs the opening two rounds. Cook and Reynolds to play well but the Roosters get off the goose egg on Friday night as they should win the battle up front.

Saturday

Dragons over Warriors
Saints... if you have to choose one of these two train-wrecks. Yeah, Saints cos McInnes is fit. Don't touch the Warriors.
Tigers over Sharks
Back and forth all week on this one... Cronulla won't have Xerri and Moylan and Townsend could both miss. Tigers have their best looking team of the year and Maguire will have them primed to explode off the training park (because they will have been hating it) so Tigers it is.
Raiders over Storm
Toss a coin and see if Cam Smith's job as the second referee plays a factor. Melbourne were ok to start the season and Canberra were just as solid (although Canberra had two easier matchups). Home factor not a factor... going with the Green Machine here.

Sunday

Panthers over Knights
Again... how do you favour either side with Penrith missing Cleary and Newcastle missing Ponga? Penrith's pack looks very good playing of Koroisau and Newcastle just lost their starting nine in Brailey... so Penny Panthers even though Pearce at 7 inspires more confidence than Luai at 7 for Penrith.
Sea Eagles over Bulldogs
Manly. Canterbury looked rudderless in attack and may stay that way until Kieran Foran is healthy... which itself may never happen. Manly it is.

2020 Tipping Record: 8/16 @ 50%
Round 01: 4/8
Round 02: 4/8
Round 03: TBD


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Sunday, 24 May 2020

NOT The Footy Show Episode 212: Launching the HMAS PVL NRL | Podcast

Episode 212: The launch of the HMAS PVL NRL
Released May 24, 2020


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Join Robb Cox and Warrick Nicolson as they analyse how Peter V'landys got the NRL back in business after a myriad of obstacles. We dissect the new 'Six again' rule, try and understand the hush hush nature of the TV rights situation and how the amended NRL draw serves just one master. Plus the loyalty of the founding members of the John Bateman Appreciation Society is tested with fresh news John wants more mulah... but not a release.

All this and our reaction to the un-retirement of Greg Inglis on the latest episode of NOT The Footy Show.

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Sunday, 3 May 2020

90s Rugby League Book Club - Opening the box

Published May 3, 2020


NOT The Footy Show's Book Club begins.
Opening the box...


NOT The Footy Show's Warrick Nicolson is embarking on a new YouTube series where he will read 15 Rugby League Books from the 1990s era (that he purchased from ebay), and during the process he will present short videos recapping some of the great stories from within them.

Hope you enjoy the ride and learn something along the way.

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Thursday, 30 April 2020

NOT The Footy Show Episode 211: Tik Tok Camping Extravaganza! | NRL Podcast

Released April 30, 2020


It's a Tik Tok Camping Extravaganza on Episode 211

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Join Robb Cox and Warrick Nicolson as they explore Josh Addo-Carr and Latrell Mitchell's camping trip and Nathan Cleary's Tik Tok house-party... all of which broke social distancing laws and avoiding indiscretions like these now looms as the NRL's biggest challenge to getting back on the field on May 28.

Plus we discuss the 20 round NRL schedule for 2020 and Coxsmith's Jailbird 13 gets a run - all on the latest episode of NOT The Footy Show.

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Thursday, 23 April 2020

NOT The Footy Show Episode 210: Our reaction to Todd Greenberg's NRL departure

Released April 23, 2020


Our reaction to Todd Greenberg's departure...

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Join Robb Cox and Warrick Nicolson as they give an honest 17 minute appraisal of Todd Greenberg's tenure as NRL CEO after he stepped down from the role earlier this week. This segment was originally recorded as part of Episode 209 - The Best Rugby Union to League Converts since 1982 - but was cut out and made into its own Episode, otherwise it would've been buried at the end of 209.

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Wednesday, 22 April 2020

NOT The Footy Show Episode 209: The Best Union to League Converts since 1982

Released April 22, 2020


The Best Union to League Converts since 1982...

Join Robb Cox and Warrick Nicolson as they pick the Best Union to League Converts since 1982 on the latest episode of our 'Best Since 1982' Podcast Series.

Eion Crossan somehow gets another mention on the show but the Top 5 list is a who's who of quality Rugby players who truly made it in the Greatest Game of All.


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