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Closest Competition Ever 2016

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by NickRobbo1998, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. NickRobbo1998

    NickRobbo1998 Generic_Tragic101

    +187 / 20
    Most teams have recruited very well, I keep trying to predict the ladder and I can never finish it, The teams that were great last year should be still competitive next year, and most others teams will/should improve. Most teams look great on paper and should be great. Hard to predict some because of interchange rule. Im gonna run through the 2015 ladder and list pros and cons and some others.

    Sydney Roosters
    -lost maloney, whose better than ****chel pearce
    +Hastings good replacement
    +still rorting salary with amazing team
    premiership contenders

    Brisbane Broncos
    +will be determined to regain premiership they just missed
    + team will be even more cohesive with milford and hunt
    - no hodges
    premiership contenders

    North Queensland Cowboys
    - post premiership syndrome
    -thurston will be tired
    - will loose motivation mid/late season
    premiership contenders

    Melbourne Storm
    -/+generic storm
    +slater back
    +munster 5/8
    -loss of hinchciff
    premiership contenders

    Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
    - fattso oversized team wont cope with less interchange
    -no pritchard or hodko
    +doggy singe
    -mybe overrated wont be motivated
    (not premiership contenders)

    Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
    +same tough preformace with better refined attack
    premiership contenders

    South Sydney Rabbitohs
    +Burgess back
    -lot of pressure on burgess
    -only decent recruit is burgess
    -they are the rabbitohs
    premiership contenders

    St George-Illawarra Dragons
    +further bolstered pack
    -bad backs
    -no rose
    premiership contenders

    Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
    +recruited well
    +new coach
    +younger team
    -no tooves
    -big changes may take time to adjust and be really gelled
    premiership contenders

    Canberra Raiders
    +Sezer and Austin (NSW HALEVES 2016!!!)
    +good forwards
    +good backs
    -croker cannot tackle
    -could struggle with fewer interchanges
    premiership contenders

    Penrith Panthers
    -new bad coach
    -injury curse
    not premiership contenders (Could be tho)

    Parramatta Eels
    not premiership contenders

    New Zealand Warriors
    +good recruitment
    +great on paper
    -questions on 5/8
    -warrior syndrome
    premiership contenders

    Gold Coast Titans
    -Bad recruitment
    not premiership contenders will be better than tigers and knights

    Wests Tigers
    +ballin :(
    -joke team
    -jason taylor
    not premiership contenders

    Newcastle Knights
    -Woeful recruitment
    -no gidley
    -havnt lost any stars, never had any to begin with
    not premiership contenders

    (Tiger and Knights Spooners?)
    Go Manly!!!
  2. Budgewoi Eagle

    Budgewoi Eagle In for the long haul. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    +3,916 / 51
    Sydney Roosters
    -lost maloney, whose better than ****chel pearce
    +Hastings good replacement
    +still rorting salary with amazing team
    premiership contenders
    And lost RTS.
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  3. Boxley

    Boxley Well-Known Member

    +458 / 55
    Tend to agree with most of your accessment of the teams. Although I don't think St George and Canberra are real premiership threats.

    I expect Warriors, Cronulla, Souths,Parramatta and Manly to improve on last year.

    Canterbury, Melbourne, North Queensland, Penrith and Rooster should drop a little.

    It will be a very close competition.

    Manly vs Broncos grand final
  4. NickRobbo1998

    NickRobbo1998 Generic_Tragic101

    +187 / 20
    when i say premiership contender, i mean could make finals, from there who knows, ST Geroge ill agree, bit suspect, dont underestimate the raiders tho with sezer in there team, there forwards are good, there backs are **** with croker and leilua who cant defend.
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  5. Dee Why Eagle

    Dee Why Eagle Well-Known Member

    +317 / 4
    Agree with most of what you said but
    "-no pritchard or hodko"
    "-Woeful recruitment"
    isn't that a contradiction?
  6. NickRobbo1998

    NickRobbo1998 Generic_Tragic101

    +187 / 20
    hodko is all they got, the problems wasnt just their halves its the whole team is flawed, hodko is a loss for the dogs cuz they let him go for mybe who wants more money and different club and neither reynolds and mybe can kick

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