Twenty-six rounds have been played and we’ve reached the finals, my pre-season Grand Final prediction of a Raiders v Cowboys battle was way off, although the boys from the North could still make the big one, though its unlikely as they’ll have to come from 8th spot. Continue reading NRL Finals Preview 2017
Its time to raid the wardrobe and break out your footy jersey, the NRL season kicks off on Thursday night with reigning premiers Cronulla taking on the Brisbane Broncos at Shark Park. Its been five months since the Sharks won their maiden Premiership over the Melbourne Storm when in the dying minutes prop Andrew Fifita crashed over for a barnstorming try, then as the clock ticked down the Sharks defense survived for a 14-12 victory. Continue reading NRL Season Preview 2017
With the lasting memory of perhaps the best Grand Final in NRL history last season when the North Queensland Cowboys defeated the Brisbane Broncos 17-16 in overtime on a Johnathan Thurston field goal, the 2016 season kicks off tonight when the Parramatta Eels play at home against last seasons’ Grand Finalists, the Brisbane Broncos.