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2018 ladder predictions

Discussion in 'NRL' started by I Bleed Maroon, Sep 30, 2017.

  1. Shorty

    Shorty Moderator Staff Member

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    But those teams are still there abouts, Dogs were in a GF not that long ago, same with Saints.

    Well run teams from top down will make finals.
    Think Broncs might freefall once Bennett retires though.
     
  2. Griffoshark66

    Griffoshark66 First Grade

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    If the cows hold their current team, they'll be hard to beat. Storm as always. Broncos will drop out of 4. Eels will do well. The good guys will be there or thereabouts. Tigers will make the 8.
     
  3. Spade

    Spade Juniors

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    1. Melbourne Storm
    2. Canberra Raiders
    3. Sydney Roosters
    4. NQ Cowboys
    5. St George Dragons
    6. Penrith Panthers
    7. Cronulla Sharks
    8. Parramatta Eels

    Biggest Mover - Canberra Raiders

    Biggest Drop - Brisbane Broncos

    Premiers - Canberra Raiders
     
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  4. Red Bear

    Red Bear Referee

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    Raiders
    Penrith
    Cowboys
    Roosters
    Dragons
    Storm
    Brisbane
    Tigers
    Cronulla
    Souths
    Parra
    Manly
    Knights
    Bulldogs
    Titans
    Warriors

    Honestly don't trust any of this, but the bottom few looked awful this year without a heap of redmptive qualities next year. Brisbane lacks a kicking game and size and the strom are losing Cronk, McClean, Harris and could lose Slater. I like the Dragons squad, a good run of injuries and they could be quite good I think. Raiders and Penrith could both finish 10th and 11th just as easily but hey, it's 12 months before I get to be embarassed by this list so what the hell.
     
  5. Pedge1971

    Pedge1971 First Grade

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    I think the freefall will cause his retirement tbh.

    Still gets the best out of what he has as this year shows but his recruitment has to be questioned

    If the Broncos still had the mortgage on Qld or even Brisbane talent it would be fine but those days are long gone....
     
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  6. Danoz Direct

    Danoz Direct Juniors

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    I agree a lot of people aren't of objective, but are you forgetting about the Broncos boatload of injuries?
     
  7. This Year?

    This Year? Coach

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    Fair point.. When we see clubs ran better the top 8 will change more.
     
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  8. thorson1987

    thorson1987 Coach

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    That's not a nice thing to say about Reynolds.
     
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  9. Rabbit toes

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    Think he meant Graham
     
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  10. TheDMC

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    Lol
     
  11. Marlins

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    Top 4/8
    Parramatta
    North Queensland
    Brisbane
    Sydney
    Melbourne
    Manly

    Top 6/12
    St.Geroge
    Canterbury
    Gold Coast
    Penrith
    Cronulla
    Canberra

    Bottom 4
    South Sydney
    Wests
    Newcastle
    Auckland
     
  12. thorson1987

    thorson1987 Coach

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    Does it count when they have replaced him by another fraud in Woods?
     
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  13. Rhyno

    Rhyno First Grade

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    1.Eels
    2. Roosters
    3.Cowboys
    4.Manly
    5.Storm
    6.Raiders
    7.Souths
    8.Broncos
     
  14. Vic Mackey

    Vic Mackey Referee

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    So exact same as this year
     
  15. gregstar

    gregstar Referee

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    Unless the drongos address their forward deficiencies, they could seriously slide.

    Purchasing bird will be a complete waste of coin.
     
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  16. Rabbit toes

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    Nah Dessie will get woods firing, oh wait...
     
  17. thorson1987

    thorson1987 Coach

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    and Foran.
     
  18. Puntoue

    Puntoue Juniors

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    Don't think I've ever even come close to getting one of these right, but here goes.

    1. North Queensland Cowboys
    2. Sydney Roosters
    3. Penrith Panthers
    4. Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
    5. New Zealand Warriors
    6. Parramatta Eels
    7. St George Illawarra Dragons
    8. Brisbane Broncos

    9. Melbourne Storm
    10. Newcastle Knights
    12. Canberra Raiders
    13. Wests Tigers
    14. Gold Coast Titans
    15. South Sydney
    16. Canturbry Bankstown Bulldogs
     
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  19. WaznTheGreat

    WaznTheGreat Referee

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    Greg Leleisuao is better than Semi Radradra

    Parra top 4 next season
     
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  20. KeepingTheFaith

    KeepingTheFaith Referee

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    Better than Semi...

    Will believe it when I see it at NRL level.
     

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