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Thursday, 6 August 2015

#NRL Round 22 Tips | Stay on target... #NRLBroncosBulldogs #NRLManlySouths

Round 22... Stay on target.

2015 National Rugby League Premiership
By W D Nicolson - August 6, 2015

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

The run of good tipping continued - 6/8 in what seemed like a tougher week than Round 20 (when we doubled-up and got 5/8) - and we finally get back past the 60% success mark.

So with 5 rounds left - we want to finish with a run of better than average tipping - so let's see what we can do.


Game of NRL Round 22 is Saturday night at The Tip - Sharks v Cowboys.

Are the Cowboys really the best team in the comp right now? The Broncos showed themselves as a good side who got pumped by Manly last weekend... but the Cowboys came back from 18-0 down at home and took the Raiders apart in the 2nd Half. Cows win at Cronulla and they join the Chooks as my clear premiership favourites.

ROUND 22 TIPS
Broncos over Bulldogs - Over to you Broncos - show me (and people that actually matter) that last week's impression of a speed bump v Manly wasn't the real Broncos... I think Brisbane are a good side but they aren't a great one. Lucky for them I'm not even sure the Dogs are a good side as it is.
Souths over Manly - Look I want Manly in 7th or 8th spot but can't pick their pack v South Sydney's pack. So Bunnies 18-16 here.
Warriors over Dragons - Winner looks a lot better placed for a Top 8 spot - but these 2 points are just delaying the inevitable of missing the Finals. Dragons fired kind of last weekend while the Warriors should have done better against the Sharks... good to see a game in Wellington if you are looking for a positive element to this game.
Cowboys over Sharks - Bring this game on... if Fifita was around I'd seriously lean Sharks... but it's Robson v JT kids... go JT.
Panthers over Eels - Parra get Norman back which really really improves their attack but Penrith have the edge up front for mine and I just don't want to be that guy who picks Parra and then watch them get pumped... actual Parra fans no doubt know what I'm talking about - and no, I don't support Parra.
Storm over Titans - Storm by 20 and it could be double that if Melbourne start fast.
Roosters over Knights - Chook try-fest on the way Newcastle.
Raiders over Tigers - Actually like the Tigers in this contest but have to stop short of tipping them because if the Raiders want anyone to take their 2015 season as a genuine rebuilding year for the future - they need to win this and stay in the Top 8 race.

Last week 6/8: Missed Tigers and Manly.

2015 SEASON TIPS: 92/152 at 60.5%
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 | 6/8

Agree with my Round 22 Tips?
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