2017 Final Table End Round 26

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  1. Arnold

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    Yeah sure... enough to miss the 8? I don't think so.

    Besides segyaro will look good when he gets in the 9 in feb.
     
  2. umina panther

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    Depends where his head is at. Was amazing in 2014 by 2016 he was shit and old man Pete Wallace was playing better.

    Sharkies will still make the 8 imo
     
  3. Arnold

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    I thought he was still very dangerous when Wallace replaced him. I also thought hook didn't like him. Makes it hard to be bothered.
     
  4. MF88

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    As others have said, their draw is much tougher than in 2016, which was comparatively very, very easy. $9 to win the comp is extremely short imo.
     
  5. Raiderdave

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    the draw is only one aspect for predicting how teams will perform
    albeit a big one
    other factors such as the roster a side has to use are as important & the Raiders will have essentially the same squad as 2016 & wether they have the depth & versatility in their roster to cover any serious injuries . These are the knowns & based on these the raiders are more then capable of winning the 2017 comp.
     
  6. MF88

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    Yeah certainly not saying they're incapable. But I do think it'd be a reasonably big surprise.
     
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  7. TheFrog

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    I think they'll struggle a bit too.

    $1.55 for the 8 is 20/11 on, clearly they are expected to make it. As has been pointed out, they've lost a couple of players who were instrumental in 2016, and have a couple of others who may be playing a season too long. The nucleus of the side ran last in 2014. A heck of a lot went right last year, an awful lot of close victories.

    Their closest loss was 6 points (twice). They won by less than this 8 times. The football gods truly smiled on them.
     
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  8. chigurh

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    1. Broncos
    2. Raiders
    3. Eels
    4. Storm
    5. Sharks
    6. Souths
    7. Cowboys
    8. Roosters

    9. Panthers
    10. Warriors
    11. Titans
    12. Bulldogs
    13. Manly
    14. Tigers
    15. Dragons
    16. Knights
     
  9. TheFrog

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    Dangerous as in throwing wild speculators with the full time hooter sounding when 1 point in front? This would have done nothing whatever to endear him to the coach or club. Nor would his choice of associates off the field at the time.
     
  10. Pete Cash

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    You can never trust the raiders to win when they are supposed to
     
  11. dogz08

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    Storm
    Raiders
    Panthers
    Sharks
    Cowboys
    Broncos
    Eels
    Titans

    Tigers
    Roosters
    Rabbitohs
    Warriors
    Bulldogs
    Eagles
    Knights
    Dragons
     
  12. TheFrog

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    A bit too close to last year (12 sides within one place of their 2016 finish, 13 if you count Eels on wins alone). Don't like to make a list but I think the Sharks and Broncos will struggle and Rabbitohs and Warriors will have better years. Hasler hasn't missed a finals series in 12 years and no reason to suppose he will now.
     
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  13. footy75

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    Roosters
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    Canberra
    Penrith
    Broncos
    Cowboys
    Sharks
    Eels
     
  14. Diesel

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    Predicting in March where teams will finish in September is like picking the trifecta of the Melbourne Cup in June
     
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    Roosters
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    Sharks
    Cowboy's
     
  16. footy75

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    Storm
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    Dragons
    Cowboys
    Raiders
     
  17. Valheru

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    Are we allowed to pick the Raiders to not make the 8 yet or is that still a ridiculous suggestion?

    We are near the halfway point of the season now and history shows there is little change to the top 8 (beyond its order) from this point on. Perhaps the team with the best chance outside the top 8 at this moment is the Titans.
     
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  18. Card Shark

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    Yeh, the Titans will oust the Dogs.
     
  19. footy75

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    I keep thinking they will come good.
     
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