Thursday 30 July 2015

#NRL Round 21 Tips | Still chasing... #NRLRoostersBulldogs #NRLCowboysRaiders #NRLSouthsPanthers

Round 21... Underwhelming returns.

2015 National Rugby League Premiership
By W D Nicolson - July 30, 2015

We love this... so it's staying as our tipping mascot for the rest of 2015

It wasn't the double-up-palooza I was hoping for in Round 20 but to get away with 5/8 isn't all bad...

Still... if you get double your tips in one round a year you do want a minimum of 6 tips but in the comp I can play the double-up I do get a second crack - but anything less than 6 next time puts me out of the running.

Then again, I could've tipped 2 or 3...

Game of NRL Round 21 is Saturday night and it is two games - Cowboys v Raiders and Manly v Broncos.

I think the first game will be 28-24 or something and the other one closer to a 6-16 result... but both should be fairly entertaining in their own way.

Roosters over Bulldogs - Dogs capable, Chooks my pick.
Storm over Tigers - Farah likely back but the Storm need the win more than the Tigers.
Sharks over Warriors - Lolohea could turn this if he believes he can... otherwise even minus Fifita and Lewis - the Sharks look like they believe in themselves far more than the rest of the Warriors.
Cowboys over Raiders - Canberra could spring an upset... but don't think JT lets it happen easy so stick with the Cows.
Broncos over Manly - Up front is where the Broncos should have Manly's measure... but I'm still not 100% sold that Brisbane are a great side but they should win this.
Dragons over Knights - Nothing Saints have done for two months suggest they deserve to be favourites here... but the Knights did get dusted by 50 last week... have to go with the home ground advantage here but Saints do nothing for me and Newcastle might have a real dig for Buderus. Not sold this is my final pick yet but Saints for the time being.
Souths over Panthers - You can expect Souths to win here but Penrith weren't terrible last week and could very well have beaten the Raiders late.
Titans over Eels - Who knows... home team.

Last week 5/8: Missed Warriors, Panthers and Bulldogs.

2015 SEASON TIPS: 86/144 at 59.7%
Round by Round: 5/8 | 5/8 | 6/8 | 4/8 | 5/8 | 3/8 | 1/8 | 4/8 | 7/8 | 3/8 | 2/4 | 3/7 | 5/8 | 1/4 | 4/7 | 7/8 | 3/4 | 5/6 | 7/8 | 5/8

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