NRL Grand Final Preview: Rabbitohs v Bulldogs

NRL Grand Final Preview: Rabbitohs v Bulldogs

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canterbury Bulldogs
7.15pm, Sunday, October 5
ANZ Stadium

The 2014 season draws to a thrilling conclusion on Sunday evening when fairytale team South Sydney and the resurgent Canterbury square off at what will be a rocking ANZ Stadium.… Continue Reading »

The Baron UCL Preview (Matchday 2 – Wed)

Football lover will be glad to hear that Champions League football is on again this week. Wednesday morning features some must see clashes including PSG v Barcelona and Man City v Roma. The Baron has again previewed all the games for punters.… Continue Reading »

Super League for the Busy Man: Finals Week 3

Super League for the Busy Man: Finals Week 3

Friday, 5am
St Helens v Catalans: St Helens -10.5 ($2.00)

Saturday, 5am
Wigan v Warrington: Wigan -6.5 ($1.90)

Best: Wigan -6.5 ($1.90)Continue Reading »

The Baron’s College Guide for the Busy Man: Week 6

The Baron’s College Guide for the Busy Man: Week 6

The Baron’s college guide went 83-60-1 in 2013 and has opened 2014 28-22 after going 6-4 for Baron followers last week.

Friday, 9am
Florida Atlantic @ Florida International: Florida International +7 ($1.91)

Saturday, 12.15pm
Ball State @ Army: Ball State +3 ($1.91)

Sunday, 3.30am
Virginia Tech @ North Carolina: North Carolina +2 ($1.91)

Sunday, 4.30am
North Texas @ Indiana: North Texas +13 ($1.91)

Sunday, 5am
Tulsa @ Colorado State: Colorado State -14.5 ($1.91)

Sunday, 5.30am
Alabama @ Ole Miss: Ole Miss +5.5 ($1.91)

Buffalo @ Bowling Green: Bowling Green -5.5 ($1.91)

Sunday, 9am
Hawaii @ Rice: Hawaii +6.5 ($1.91)

Sunday, 9.30am
Pittsburgh @ Virginia: Virginia -5 ($1.91)

Sunday, 12.30pm
Boise State @ Nevada: Nevada +3 ($1.91)

Best: Florida International +7 ($1.91)

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The Baron’s Daily Tips – Sale, Redcliffe, Cranbourne & Soccer 01/10/14

Canterbury and Sale are The Baron’s racing targets today and he hopes to have found plenty of winners. The best of them though is Savage Coup (Race 3) at Sale.

The midweek action sees balls flying out of the park and into the back of the net with MLB Playoffs and UEFA Champions League soccer.… Continue Reading »

The Clive Churchill Medal By The Numbers

The Clive Churchill Medal By The Numbers

The Clive Churchill Medal is awarded to the man-of-the-match of the NRL Grand Final. It is awarded by the Australian selectors and has been given out since 1986.

Winners By Position
Fullback: 4 (Darius Boyd, 2010)
Wing: 0
Centre: 0
Five-Eighth: 2 (Greg Inglis, 2007)
Halfback: 9 (Daly Cherry-Evans, 2013)
Lock: 5 (Glenn Stewart, 2011)
Second Row: 3 (Craig Fitzgibbon, 2002)
Prop: 3 (Brent Kite, 2008)
Hooker: 2 (Shaun Berrigan, 2006)
Bench: 0

Last win in brackets

Latest Clive Churchill Medal Winner Odds

Internationals Before Win
22 – Only Cliff Lyons, Ricky Stuart, David Furner, Jim Dymock, Craig Fitzgibbon and Scott Prince have won before representing Australia.… Continue Reading »

The Baron’s Midweek Racing Guide – Sale & Canterbury

Baron’s Best Bet
Sale Race 3, No.11 Savage Coup
Savage Coup was scratched as The Baron’s best at her last start and he is tipping her again.Was very unlucky over 1400m last start, being held up at a critical point in the straight.… Continue Reading »

The Baron’s Daily Tips – Mornington, Pinjarra, Warragul & NFL 30/09/14

Racing today is from Albury, Queanbeyan and Kilmore, which is where The Baron heads to back very smart colt Shaf (Race 5).

It’s a thin day in sport, but The Baron is a big time performer and loves the spotlights of Monday Night Football in the States.… Continue Reading »

The Baron’s 2014 Dally M Medal Forecast

The Baron’s 2014 Dally M Medal Forecast

The Baron makes his picks on who he thinks will win the awards at tonight’s Dally M Medal.

Dally M Medal: Johnathan Thurston (North Queensland)
Captain of the Year: Anthony Minichiello (Sydney Roosters)
Coach of the Year: Ivan Cleary (Penrith)
Provan-Summons Medal: Jarryd Hayne (Parramatta)
Rep Player of the Year: Jarryd Hayne (Parramatta)
Best Fullback: Jarryd Hayne (Parramatta)
Best Winger: Josh Mansour (Penrith)
Best Centre: Dean Whare (Penrith)
Best Five-Eighth: Johnathan Thurston (North Queensland)
Best Halfback: Ben Hunt (Brisbane)
Best Lock: Trent Merrin (St George Illawarra)
Best Second-Rower: Sam Burgess (South Sydney)
Best Prop: James Graham (Canterbury)
Best Hooker: Cameron Smith (Melbourne)

2014 NRL Grand Final OddsContinue Reading »

The Baron’s Team of the Year

The Baron’s Team of the Year

The Baron has watched every game. He has broken down the numbers. He has made historical comparisons. He has lived and breathed Rugby League. Here is The Baron’s 2014 Team of the Year.

  1. 1.       Jarryd Hayne (Parramatta)
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