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Experts Predictions: Manly to Miss the 8

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by COMMANDER, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. COMMANDER

    COMMANDER IF YOU DO NOT TRY YOU CAN NOT FAIL 2016 Tipping Competitor

    Always amusing, here's the list of predictions. Need Laurie Daley tipping us to not make the 8, which would surely mean a top 4 finish:

    OUR EXPERTS’ 2015 LADDER

    1 Roosters

    2 Rabbitohs

    3 Cowboys

    4 Bulldogs

    5 Panthers

    6 Broncos

    7 Warriors

    8 Sea Eagles

    9 Storm

    10 Sharks

    11 Knights

    12 Tigers

    13 Eels

    14 Dragons

    15 Raiders

    16 Titans





    PHIL ROTHFIELD

    1 Roosters

    2 Bulldogs

    3 Panthers

    4 Cowboys

    5 Rabbitohs

    6 Warriors

    7 Broncos

    8 Sharks

    Dally M: Johnathan Thurston



    PAUL CRAWLEY

    1 Bulldogs

    2 Roosters

    3 Rabbitohs

    4 Cowboys

    5 Panthers

    6 Broncos

    7 Sea Eagles

    8 Storm

    Dally M: Johnathan Thurston



    PAUL KENT

    1 Rabbitohs

    2 Roosters

    3 Bulldogs

    4 Panthers

    5 Cowboys

    6 Broncos

    7 Storm

    8 Sharks

    Dally M: Billy Slater



    JAMES HOOPER

    1 Panthers

    2 Roosters

    3 Cowboys

    4 Rabbitohs

    5 Storm

    6 Bulldogs

    7 Warriors

    8 Eels

    Dally M: Shaun Johnson



    CHRISTIAN NICOLUSSI

    1 Roosters

    2 Bulldogs

    3 Rabbitohs

    4 Cowboys

    5 Panthers

    6 Tigers

    7 Sea Eagles

    8 Dragons

    Dally M: Mitchell Pearce



    JAMES PHELPS

    1 Rabbitohs

    2 Bulldogs

    3 Cowboys

    4 Roosters

    5 Broncos

    6 Storm

    7 Warriors

    8 Panthers

    Dally M: Greg Inglis



    DAVID RICCIO

    1 Roosters

    2 Broncos

    3 Rabbitohs

    4 Cowboys

    5 Sharks

    6 Bulldogs

    7 Panthers

    8 Knights

    Dally M: Mitchell Pearce



    DEAN RITCHIE

    1 Bulldogs

    2 Rabbitohs

    3 Cowboys

    4 Roosters

    5 Warriors

    6 Sea Eagles

    7 Eels

    8 Panthers

    Dally M: Greg Inglis



    BARRY TOOHEY

    1 Cowboys

    2 Rabbitohs

    3 Broncos

    4 Roosters

    5 Panthers

    6 Sharks

    7 Knights

    8 Bulldogs

    Dally M: Adam Reynolds



    NICK WALSHAW

    1 Roosters

    2 Rabbitohs

    3 Cowboys

    4 Bulldogs

    5 Sea Eagles

    6 Warriors

    7 Broncos

    8 Panthers

    Dally M: Mitchell Pearce
     
  2. Ralphie

    Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I'm confused, the headline says their experts tip us to miss the 8, then they say we will come 8th.
     
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    • COMMANDER

      COMMANDER IF YOU DO NOT TRY YOU CAN NOT FAIL 2016 Tipping Competitor

    • Loobs

      Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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      Yeah it's the Tele...
       
    • MadMarcus

      MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      I don't get it. The headline says "experts" but then the story looks at the opinions of people like Phil "this is the Sharks' year" Rothfield, Paul "I know league because I do a TV show with Wayne Bennett's son in law" Kent and (with some exceptions) a bunch of people I've never heard of... Not one real expert amongst them.
       
    • Fluffy

      Fluffy Well-Known Member

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      Closer to accurate than most of their stories
       
    • mjb136

      mjb136 MWSE fanatic Premium Member

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      I wouldn't call one of these twats an expert. These are the experts that had us missing last year's 8 and we come equal first and knocked out in preliminary final.

      Yes, their expert knowledge seems to be spot on....
       
    • SeaEagle21

      SeaEagle21 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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      LOL anyone that has the Eels in their Top 8 in 2015 is delusional. Hayne gone and the best they got with him was 10th last season.

      At least one thing to get excited about... Manly being written off which is a good Omen :)
       
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      • Dan

        Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        Sharks and broncos won't get within a dwarf toss of the 8
         
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        • Mark from Brisbane

          Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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          I agree with Roosters, Rabbits, Cowboys and Bulldogs to be in the top 4, I think somewhere in the 5-8 bracket for us.

          I don't have much confidence that this is going to be a stellar year, but I might be like Slothfield "always wrong"
           
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          • Shoe1

            Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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            2011, most of these clowns had us out of the 8 too.
             
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            • mozgrame

              mozgrame Well-Known Member

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              Well, they are experts in their own ways. These are lists, that's for sure. There's no doubt in my mind that these are indeed predictions.
               
            • Moondog

              Moondog Amazing Blue Footed Boobie Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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              How do you become an expert? Do you go to expert school? Do you do an expert apprenticeship? Do you get nominated by other experts? Or do you get a job at a crap newspaper and call yourself an expert?.......I just want to make sure I don't become an expert unintentionally, because it seems once you become an expert you know f**k all.
               
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            • Jimmy Jazz

              Jimmy Jazz Well-Known Member

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              Pin it up in the dressing room boys.
               
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              • Hamster Huey

                Hamster Huey Space Invader Premium Member

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                Across the 'expert' League spectrum we've been consigned to bottom of the 8, if we even make finals.

                Brilliant and exactly what the staff and players will want to prove wrong...again.
                 
              • Mark from Brisbane

                Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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                I agree it's good motivation.
                 
              • lsz

                lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                Phil Gould has as top 4 if we can sort ourselves out
                 
              • Mavin

                Mavin Well-Known Member

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                Yep I agree we are top 4 material but have we got our minds on the job?
                 
              • Frank

                Frank Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                I look at our team. I look at the draw. I look at our club.

                No matter which way I look at it I can't see us losing a game this year.
                 
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                • Mark from Brisbane

                  Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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                  Now THAT is confidence!!

                  Hope you are right, or even 85% right would be good enough
                   

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