Predictions for next weekend's clashes.

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  1. Albert Rosenfeld

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    Melbourne vs Leeds
    St George-Illawarra vs Hull FC
    South Sydney vs Wigan

    Melbourne have home ground advantage. Leeds were not at their best last weekend in last weekend's Super League match. So Melbourne should win comfortably. The clash of the four wingers will be worth seeing, as will the debut of Brodie Croft. Melbourne by 12 +

    Hull FC have suffered a terrible injury toll in their game against Wigan. Reshuffling players into different positions will make smooth player combinations difficult for Hull against a strong St. George-Illawarra team, in which England internationals Gareth Widdop and James Graham will shine.. St. George-Illawarra by 12+

    Wigan have a quality team, as they showed in the first half against Hull FC. They should be too good for the Rusty Rabbitohs, despite the return of Greg Inglis and the debut of Dane Gagai. Expect the Burgess brothers to try hard for South Sydney, but to no avail. Sam Tomkins and Morgan Escare will shine. Wigan by 7+
     
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    If the Australian teams take it seriously, Dragons/Rabbitohs might use the games to prepare for the Charity Shield in Magic Mudgee and Melbourne play at full strength, the Poms should be happy to just draw a crowd
     
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    Geez last time I saw one of those:
    - Julia Gillard was PM
    - Game of Thrones wasn’t a thing
    - Stephen Dank was sought after for his skills and reputation
    - alien supported the tigers
     
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    Escare to cement himself as the next Milton thaiday
     
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    Game Of Thrones was a popular and critically acclaimed Novel.
     
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    I was going to go to the Wollongong game as WIN is just up the road but I heard on the media that the game was going to be a sell-out. I decided not to go and battle the congestion around WIN and the Ent Cent and still miss out on a ticket. It turns out that the crowd was a little underwhelming.
     
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  8. Albert Rosenfeld

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    Nobody has presented a more precise and informed set of predictions for next weekend than me.... so far.
     
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    A clean sweep for the Brits!
     
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    preseason football doesn't count as real football.
     
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    Well if they were fair dinkum
    The aussies should completely flog the stinking Poms.
    If they don’t it’s because they clearly think playing these games are a waste of time.
     
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    Hearing that Souths are going to be very under strength against Wigan. No Reynolds, No Walker, No Inglis, and a few others missing as well. That gives Wigan a chance
     
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    Especially against the French immortal
     
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    The World Club Challenge is not preseason football. It is a serious international match that has been taken seriously by Australian and British clubs for over a decade.
     
  16. Albert Rosenfeld

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    Where did you hear that? From the drunk guy lying on the footpath outside your favourite pub?
     
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    Pretty sure everyone's focus is on a night with cammy & JT Albert.
     
  19. Albert Rosenfeld

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    What the hell are you talking about?
     
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    It's a trial, hardly anyone gives a toss, except you.
    It's a trial, hardly anyone gives a toss, except you.
    It's a trial, hardly anyone gives a toss, except you.
     
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