So, what about the AFL this year? Anyone would think they’ve managed to get an even competition. Well, except for North Melbourne who can’t move to Tasmania quick enough. The NRL is much more predictable with its capable teams and basket cases. And Canterbury. What is it with blue and white this year? Brisbane are …

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The long, long Easter weekend of games was largely satisfying. The NRL seems worryingly settled. The AFL is throwing up a few unexpected wrinkles, but it’s early days yet. South Sydney beat up an ordinary team last week, I don’t think Brisbane’s pain is over yet. . (Draws count as correct) NRL (last round 7/8; …

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A very long weekend of games, a little complicated by changes to venues as a result of the lockdown in Brisbane. Doesn’t really change the tips though. (Draws count as correct) NRL (last round 4/8; season tally 16/24) Penrith Souths Melbourne Cronulla Canberra Newcastle Easts Paramatta AFL (last round 7/9; season tally 11/18) Brisbane Western …

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