Manly has always been the Sydney Roosters‘ bogey team, dominating them over the years to the tune of 78 wins to 39 – exactly two to one. They look a bit vulnerable though, while the Roosters hit form last week, so The Baron is backing the Roosters with the 4.5-point start, at $1.86.… Continue Reading »
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Nth Qld $1.86 v Brisbane $1.96
The Cowboys won 28-26 in Brisbane in Round 2 but before that lost eight of the last nine. Brisbane has won 14 of 17 in Townsville and leads the head-to-head overall battle 24-6 (2 draws).… Continue Reading »
The Manly Sea Eagles are building nicely into the season and even though they lose a few stars to Origin they should still be too good for the Sydney Roosters this afternoon.
Manly has won eight of its past 10 games against the Roosters, a club the Sea Eagles have traditionally owned (77-39 overall).… Continue Reading »
Manly has struggled this year, losing four of its past five games, including losses to Parramatta and Gold Coast (at home) that it was expected to win. Canterbury leads the Sea Eagles in a number of key statistical areas and The Baron is backing Des Hasler’s new team to beat his old one by 1-12 points.… Continue Reading »
Online bookmaker tomwaterhouse.com has installed Manly as the $1.80 favourite for Friday’s 2012 World Club Challenge match between the National Rugby League and Super League champions.
“The Rhinos aren’t the best team in Yorkshire, let alone England,” said Tom Waterhouse, Managing Director of tomwaterhouse.com.… Continue Reading »