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2019 Ladder Predictions

Discussion in 'NRL' started by footy75, Oct 21, 2018.

  1. GongPanther

    GongPanther Referee

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    The issue I meant is between Bennett and the back office. The players seemed to have had a fine season under him when you take in consideration some of the brilliant performances they put in.

    To me,there must be outside pressure building from fans who haven't had a GF win for 12 years,which is a very long time for a club with the which stature they hold.

    But who knows,all this is simple conjecture. The Broncos have the nucleus of a very good side to rip in and tear it apart next season.
     
  2. TheDalek079

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    1 Storm - even losing Billy the Grub, they will be very tough to beat
    2 Broncos - will get even more favorable calls from refs, with it being Bennett's final season
    3 Knights - if they stay fit, they will be contenders
    4 Roosters - injuries will hurt us throughout the season :(
    5 Sea Eagles - the Des Effect will lift them
    6 Sharks - not as good as 2018
    7 Dragons - another good start, another good fade away
    8 Warriors - good team. will do enough to plays finals footy

    9 Raiders - another year of no finals
    10 Rabbitohs - the big sliders. Roosters exposed their gameplan
    11 Panthers - Ciraldo just isnt good enough to be a finals coach
    12 Cowboys - ok team
    13 Titans - meh
    14 Eels - expect some improvement
    15 Bulldogs - nothing to see here
    16 Tigers - too dependent on Robbie and Benji, and will have to deal with the coaching sideshow
     
  3. typicalfan

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    Broncos to improve as their young stars develop. 3rd
    Bulldogs will show the fight to be in the mix but lack talent and will finish last. 16th
    Raiders to be a mixed bag with a weak halves pairing 7th
    Sharks to consolidate with Holmes to be a possible Dally M year approaching. 2nd
    Titans will be stronger and have some good depth enough to get intp the eight. 8th
    Storm will be up and down more than before but will scrape in thanks to Cam 6th
    Sea Eagles Hasler will get the team back to competitive but still too many dramas 13th
    Warriors needed RTS in god mode all year to finish 8th this season 12th
    Knights need a couple more forwards 9th
    Cowboys will take a while to click but come home with a wet sail 4th
    Eels will show just how much of a difference Fergo will make. Squad is unstable 15th
    Panthers will falter down year for them 11th
    Rabbitohs Cook will come back to the field a bit and so will the Rabbitohs, still decent 5th
    Roosters will clinch yet another minor premiership 1st
    Dragons will fall I cant see them improving on this season 10th
    Tigers will be embroiled with drama which unfortunately sees them drop 14th

    Roosters
    Sharks
    Broncos
    Cowboys
    Rabbitohs
    Storm
    Raiders
    Titans

    Knights
    Dragons
    Panthers
    Warriors
    Sea Eagles
    Tigers
    Eels
    Bulldogs
     
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  4. isaiah

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    Just be serious
     
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  5. The Rosco

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    Actually, I'd love to hear from Albert, AND Stevo Stevenson on this topic. Both at the exact same time.
    The same time boy, coz it can't happen. That's a joke son, see Albert and Stevo are the same man. Are you keeping up here boy ?
     
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  6. Differ To The Coifed

    Differ To The Coifed Juniors

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    I am. Watch it happen.
     
  7. titoelcolombiano

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    1 Wigan
    2. Warrington
    3. St Helens
    4. Leeds
    5. Castleford
    6. Catalans
    7. Hull FC
    8. London
    9. Salford
    10. Huddersfield
    11. Hull KR
    12. Wakefield

    Toronto promoted from the Championship to replace Wakefield
     
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  8. Apey

    Apey Moderator Staff Member

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    Doubt Knights will get into the 8. I'd take 9th though, as long as we're crawling upwards and not falling back down. Please no more bottom 4.
     
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  9. Rhino_NQ

    Rhino_NQ Immortal

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    Don’t forget the adversity


    So much adversity
     
  10. footy75

    footy75 Juniors

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    Reakon these teams make it:

    Roosters
    Storm
    Panthers
    Broncos
    Sharks
    Cowboys

    not sure about:

    Warriors
    Raiders
    Dragons
    Knights

    But Cowboys and Knights to be improvers
     
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  11. I Bleed Maroon

    I Bleed Maroon Referee

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    9. Newcastle
    10. Cowboys
    11. Penrith
    12. Canberra
    13. Titans
    14. Bulldogs
    15. Parra/Manly
    16. Manly/Parra

    Almost entirely convinced Parra and Manly will play the Spoonbowl Round 25. I don't think you'll be able to separate them until then. They're both equally trash.
     
  12. KeepingTheFaith

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    1. Storm
    2. Dragons
    3. Cowboys
    4. Roosters
    5. Warriors
    6. Souths
    7. Raiders
    8. Tigers
    9. Broncos
    10. Sharks
    11. Knights
    12. Panthers
    13. Eels
    14. Bulldogs
    15. Sea Eagles
    16. Titans
     
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  13. chiefy1

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    Dragons spooners
     
  14. TheDalek079

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    If Madge goes to the Tigers then they move into the eight. I'll drop Dragons out of my eight
     
  15. Rhyno

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    1. Rabbitohs
    2. Roosters
    3. Warriors
    4. Eels
    5. Panthers
    6. Storm
    7. Raiders
    8. Knights

    9. Manly
    10. Dragons
    11. Broncos
    12. Sharks
    13. Tigers
    14. Cowboys
    15. Titans
    16. Bulldogs
     
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  16. Fire

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    Ta Rhyno.

    Good to know Saints will make the top eight!
     
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  17. Pedge1971

    Pedge1971 First Grade

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    Surprised so many tipping us Knights for big improvers. Without at least 2 big metre eater middle signings we will prob land about where we did in 2018 or worse.
     
  18. mozza91

    mozza91 First Grade

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    There’s no way we’ll be worse unless Pearce, Ponga and Watson all miss large chunks of the season again.

    You’re right about the tight forwards though. We won’t be able to beat the top sides without a quality signing or 2.

    I’d say 7th-9th is a fairly realistic prediction at this stage.
     
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  19. firechild

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    Phew. I had some concerns but I can now take solace in the fact we won't be competing for the spoon in 2019.
     
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  20. Griffoshark66

    Griffoshark66 First Grade

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    I think we will be 10th.
     

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