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Spoon predictions???

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by PONTIAN SEA EAGLE, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. PONTIAN SEA EAGLE

    PONTIAN SEA EAGLE Well-Known Member

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    Need to put a few wagers any views.
     
  2. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Dragons, Roosters or Raiders
     
  3. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    - Panthers (they are going to be lucky to do much at all this year, it will take a while until Gus gets any players over there, and even then, a dictatorship won't help)

    - Rabbitohs: Without Sandow, they may be more consistent, but probably consistently bad. Isaac Luke will slowly get the squeeze put on him about his tackles and I can see him sulking for a good part of the year. They still have some talent, but not in key positions.

    - Parramatta: not just because I hate them, but even with Sandow, they seem a rag-tag bunch of footballers with a bit of talent sprinkled here and there, but certainly no-one that I would look at and say "yes that guy can win you matches"

    - Sharks: Carney will have an early impact but they won't have the talent to go far.

    A smokey is Newcastle. It's going to take Bennett a few years to build a team here. When he went to the Dragons they already had a pretty good team, they just needed a bit of advice on how to win. It's a different story at Newcastle. I don't think they have enough to go even close this year and the cleanout that will surely be happening and the buy for 2013 will probably see a morale drop from a lot of players
     
  4. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    - Raiders too. Though if they get Campese back, I think they should be safe from the spoon
     
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  5. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    The Rabbits. I think they will struggle for direction. Sandows individual brilliance/ass is all that won them a few games last year, now that's gone.
     
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  6. Fluffy

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    Table and Tea are my favourites
     
  7. Phoenix

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    Bulldogs and that's just not because of Des. Signed well with coach and coaching staff but lost a fair bit of talent ie Jamal Idris, Ryan and Roberts to name a few.

    They did not sign anybody for 2012 so considering they missed the top 8 with these boys I am sure they will be moving further down the ladder.
     
  8. 1947

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    Would love to see the Dogs get the spoon but speaking honestly it will be Parramatta - have nothing Parramatta.

    Others I would like to see with the spoon, Souths or Storm.:(
     
  9. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Storm? You are kidding right? They will be in the mix AGAIN this year
     
  10. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    Don' know why people rate Idris defence is ordinary, lazy in attack. Roberts is league's greatest enigma (the talent is there no doubt but it comes and goes - looked for that video of Wally claiming he should play Origin despite the fact he's a kiwi)

    They signed James Graham - pride of ranga scousers everywhere
     
  11. mozgrame

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    There is a bloke up here who made the paper ( The Morning Bulletin ) last Saturday. He's driving around town in a builders truck with a Manly football and a wooden spoon hanging off the back of it.
    I imagine he'd be able to hammer nails all day long with such a well developed grip and wrist strength.
     
  12. Clay

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    My money is on parramatta but if I got to choose out of any team would be the bulldogs
     
  13. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Probably a motor sport fan
     
  14. 1947

    1947 Active Member

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    Daniel you misread my sentence.
    Storm and Souths I would like to see get the spoon - never said they will get it.
    I think the Storm will be competitive as always unforunately.
     
  15. mozgrame

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    HAHA, truck racing! Is doesn't get any more exciting than that mate!!:sleepy:
     
  16. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Ah, I did too. Yeah fair point, I wouldn't mind seeing an end to the Storm dominance over the past few years, i just totally dislike them.


    I can think of many things more exciting that truck racing, for one, checking the colour of the lint within my belly button
     
  17. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Anyone for the titans?
     
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  19. Stevo

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    I'm with lsz. Titans or Sharks
     
  20. MK Eagle

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    Penrith for mine but if Canberra lose injury prone Dugan/Campese for extended periods will go very close.
    The beauty of the Seaeagles team in 2012 is the massive depth - not that we want injuries but the backup & depth is top shelf in MOST positions. ;)
     

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