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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Round 24 Tips

2014 National Rugby League Premiership
By W D Nicolson - August 20, 2014


5 from 8 last week - missing badly on Rabbitohs (hey the Broncos did lead!), the Dragons (how could you tip against the hoodoo?) and then Penrith on Monday. Good, but not great - pretty much the story of our tipping year (61.3%).

Quick quick tips for Round 24 - no time on our side with Thursday night footy back for the rest of the season.

The Postman's Late Mail is now - sadly - officially finished for 2014... it's out of my control, but better to be safe than sorry everyone. That's as much as I can say.

The NRL Tweet Player of the Year Voting Leaderboard is now up to date through Round 19 - the last public update until the end of Round 26.
ROUND 24 TIPS
|-| Bulldogs v Tigers - Bulldogs by 10 points.
Dogs score first and Tigers have issues.
|-| Eels v Sea Eagles - Sea Eagles by 7 points.
Hayne can win this... but Manly probably do.
|-| Broncos v Knights - Broncos by 4 points.
Brisbane lose this and they are likely toast... Knights more than capable.
|-| Rabbitohs v Cowboys - Rabbitohs by 6 points.
Rabbitohs go in as favourites but Cowboys will not go quietly.
|-| Warriors v Roosters - Roosters by 2 points (Friday CHANGE).
Warriors... as of Wednesday, that's how I was feeling. Friend and SBW are now potentially huge INs for Roosters - so now have changed again - Chooks it is.
|-| Sharks v Raiders - Raiders by 1 points (Thursday CHANGE).
Yikes... Cronulla may rally after this week's events... but Canberra are finally embracing some youth... changed to Canberra - if only because Cronulla's headspace cannot be good even if the 'named' play.
|-| Dragons v Titans - Dragons by 2 points.
Titans are out of the Top 8 race but if Saints lose on Sunday - they'll join them.
|-| Panthers v Storm - Storm by 4 points.
Sorry Panthers... I just can't do it. Melbourne please.

The Postman's Late Mail is now on hiatus for 2014... apologies but it is out of my control.


Leaderboard after Round 19
You can track each week's @NRLTweet Player of the Year Award Votes on Twitter via this link: #NRLTweetPOTY

The 'Special Fried Rice' picks have returned but given it is me v me, every week - I'll just be listing my 'SFR' of the week with the FootyTab Starts as the variation aspect to keep things interesting vs just saying 'this team will win this week - guaranteed'.

*www.wdnicolson.com makes no guarantees of decent picks every week - but we hope they are.
ROUND 24 PICK SUMMARY
Warrick D. Nicolson, The NRL Tweet
@NRLTweet
TIPPING:
Bulldogs by 10, Sea Eagles by 7, Broncos by 4, Rabbitohs by 6, Roosters by 2, Raiders by 1, Dragons by 2, Storm by 4.
LW: 5/8 | SEASON: 103/168 @ 61.3%
FOOTYTAB:
WST +12.5, PAR +6.5, NEW +8.5, NQL +6.5, WAR +2.5, CAN +2.5, GLD +6.5, MEL -4.5.
LW: 3/8 | SEASON: 79/168 @ 47.0%
Special Fried Rice: CAN +2.5. | Season SFR: 9/23 @ 39.1%
NQL -10.5, SYD -14.5, SOU -14.5, SOU -8.5, MEL -12.5, MAN -6.5, CBY +3.5, NEW +5.5, SYD -9.5, CAN +4.5, SYD +1.5, NQL -2.5, CBY +4.5, NEW +12.5, SGI +4.5, PEN +2.5, SYD -16.5, CAN +4.5, CAN +12.5, PEN -8.5, SYD -8.5, PAR -8.5, MAN -8.5, CAN +2.5.

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| J Davies @DragonPunk12 |
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| N Wilbow @parramatters |
| G Delaney @AussieGreg84 |
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| M Duncan @MrPeninsula |
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