We’re up and running in earnest.
NRL went relatively well. New Zealand seem to have proved they won’t win an away game this year. Canterbury seem jealous of the fact that Wests managed to get their coach sacked after only three games.
AFL had a few unexpected results. Both the South Australian teams surprised. Gold Coast demonstrated they’ve wasted every advantage given them in their establishment. Hawthorn may be a precursor to a wider display that they, Sydney and Geelong can’t defy history and remain top eight (or four) competitive indefinitely.
NRL (last round 6/8; season tally 20/32)
Canberra (really need to prove they’ve not pretenders)
Gold Coast (New Zealand will probably win, but at least Gold Coast will be trying)
Saint George (see previous tip comment)
AFL (last round 5/9; season tally 5/9)
Sydney (No slight on the ‘dogs intended.)
Greater Western Sydney