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Top 8

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by clontaago, Jan 11, 2006.

  1. clontaago

    clontaago Well-Known Member

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    OK guys, most of us failed miserably last year when we put in our top 8 predictions, lets see if we can get it right this year:

    My Top 8:

    Parramatta
    Tigers
    Dogs
    Dragons
    Eagles
    Broncos
    Cowboys
    Knights
     
  2. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

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    Dogs
    Roosters
    Dragons
    Cowboys
    Eels
    Manly
    Tigers
    Warriors

    (Not in order.)
     
  3. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Jeez - I got in trouble for doing this a few months ago, and my loyalty was questionned, but here goes:-

    01. Parramatta
    02. St George
    03. Wests Tigers
    04. North Queensland
    05. Brisbane
    06. Roosters
    07. Bulldogs
    08. Newcastle

    (This is me being the ultimate pesemist)
    Manly 9th???
     
  4. clontaago

    clontaago Well-Known Member

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    No Broncos Byso, big call.
     
  5. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    PS: What I wish for is:-

    01. Manly
    02. Parramatta
    03. St George
    04. Wests Tigers
    05. North Queensland
    06. Brisbane
    07. Roosters
    08. Bulldogs
     
  6. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

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    They still have Bennet.
     
  7. robbiea

    robbiea Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    manly
    parra
    dragons
    tigers
    cowboys
    broncos
    roosters
    souths (the suprise packet)..
     
  8. clontaago

    clontaago Well-Known Member

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    Do you really think we will go backwards from last year Ryan? I can only see us improving if not equalling last year.
     
  9. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Not at all dude...I see us improving BIG time.

    I just can't see the team I have above us being worse either. Reasons:-

    Bulldogs:- Sonny Bill / Willie Tonga / Reni Matua / Willie Mason etc all back on deck
    Tigers:- Ryan O'Hara / Sam Harris / Jammal Lolesi / Ryan Mcgoldrick etc etc added to their ranks
    Newcastle:- Look at their win loss ratio when Johns is on the park.
    Brisbane:- Retained all players / upgraded contracts / Picked up Ennis etc / Salary Cap here guys?


    etc etc...

    Plus I am a shocking pesemist, and love to look wrong, and shown the error of my ways. That way I can only be surprised, and not dissapointed...LoL

    GO MANLY !!
     
  10. Nutzcraw

    Nutzcraw Active Member

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    Manly
    Souths
    Canberra
    Melbourne
    NZ
    Newcastle
    Penrith

    :drunk:

    nah don't care as long as manly make it

    i agree that the bronc's won't make it next year.... and i don't reckon the tigers will back it up
     
  11. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    I reckon Canberra, Storm, Sharks, Souths definately won't make.

    Knights, Broncos, warriors may struggle but also could deliver. They have class players but injury and age may catch up with them.

    Can Tigers avoid the premiership hangover, Penrith & Canterbury couldn't and can the bulldogs bounce back without Anasta and a strong leader like Price.

    Parramatta will either fold due to the Smith drama or give him a good send off.

    Mnaly should improve but by how much

    Easts may have solved their 5/8 issue but have they lost too many forwards

    Cowboys have kept improving but their sails might have lost some wind with doubts over Webb's discpline and Rahihi goign to UK

    Dragons should be there and abouts but if they were going to win they would have over the last 3 seasons.

    Penrith are the darkhorse to be the big improvers, they looked good late in the year but may have lost enough players to other clubs to keep them in the cellar.

    Too many questions & not enough answers. One thing for sure they will be a few surpises by September
     
  12. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    in no particular order

    Manly
    Roosters
    Cowboys
    Brisbane
    Bulldogs
    Parra
    Tigers
    Dragons
     
  13. The Fonz

    The Fonz Member

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    Who gives a **** who is in the top 8 as long as Manly are
     
  14. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    Souths
    Penrith
    Parra
    Rorters
    Knights
    Brisbane
    saints
    Manly

    If its anything like last year canberra will be right up there
     
  15. PJ

    PJ Well-Known Member

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    1.Roosters
    2.Parra
    3.Dogs
    4.Eagles (I'm an optimist)
    5.Broncos
    6.Cowboys
    7.Saints
    8.Storm

    Warriors fight it out with Storm for the final spot and narrowly loose out

    Newcastle start on fire and fall in a heap after Johns gets injured mid season


    Penrith, Raiders, Cronulla and Souths to fight it out for the spoon with Souths taking it out again
     
  16. PJ

    PJ Well-Known Member

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    and the Tigers in the same position as Newcastle after Marshall gets injured
     
  17. PJ

    PJ Well-Known Member

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    and I still hate the Roosters and would love to be proved wrong
     
  18. Utility Player

    Utility Player Well-Known Member

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    Dragons
    Eels
    Cowboys
    Bulldogs
    Broncs
    Tigers
    Eagles
    Bunnies
     
  19. gomanly

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    this is going to be the top eight, i had a dream........
    1. roosters
    2. dragons
    3. parra
    4. manly
    5. bulldogs
    6. cowboys
    7. newcastle
    8. panthers
    i would love to see three out of the top four crash and burn! and yep no broncos, they're ****. wooden spoon iwll go to canberra or souths, sharks will be mediocre at best and no stcey jones no warriors, all they'll do is cause a few upsets along the way to a dead end season, beaver and bk will sign a new one year deal and manly will win the comp in 2007 sending those legends out on the sweet note they deserve.
     
  20. Downie

    Downie Active Member

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    Booyah!

    A couple of people requested it, and I assume this was the only one started at the beginning of the year.

    Manly exceeding most people's expectations I see :p
     

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