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.

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

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