RHINOS v. BULLS|
The big West Yorkshire derby gets its first installment of the season on
Thursday and I for one can't wait.
McBanana rolls into town with his Manly led team looking to reinforce the
Dulls in the top 8 and add to the Champs current troubles.
For the Rhinos the squad should be reinforced by the return of 1 or 2
quality players and heartened by a gutsy display at the pie-dome just in
time to show the men from the crater of dreams who's boss in this part of
All huff and no puff from the visitors as the ascent up the league begins
for the Champs.
Rhinos by 10.
|rhinoms tips||Rhinos by 10|
|Number 2 tips||Bulls by 8|
|SouthStander.com tips||Rhinos by 6|
|Average||Rhinos by 8|
CRUSADERS v. QUINS
An intriguing match up in Wrexham where the improving "refreshers" are the
The hosts are doing much better than many predicted whilst the Quins seem
to be improving after their hiding at HQ a couple of weeks ago.
If you believe the press the Welshman could be reinforced by the arrival of
Schifcofske and Jarrod Sammut which will improve their squad.
A valiant effort by Brian Mc's rainbows but the Welsh will just be too
Crusaders by 8.
|rhinoms tips||Crusaders by 8|
|Number 2 tips||Crusaders by 12|
|SouthStander.com tips||Crusaders by 18|
|Average||Crusaders by 12|
GIANTS v. DRAGONS
Very much a revenge mission for the Galpharm men after the Dragons
dispatched them from last years play-offs.
The home team will also be hoping to prove that their bubble hasn't burst
after last weeks defeat to Saints.
A much needed morale boosting win for the Catalans last week but I don't
think they'll repeat last years victory.
Giants by 14.
|rhinoms tips||Giants by 14|
|Number 2 tips||Giants by 8|
|SouthStander.com tips||Giants by 18|
|Average||Giants by 13|
ROVERS v. FC
The Captain Birdseye derby at Caravan Park with both teams coming off away defeats
they'd expect to win.
For the Red half of the City they have to prove letting their "problem
child" leave wasn't a mistake whilst Stig will be hoping that their efforts
at Salford were just a blip.
Plenty of fire in this one with both teams getting battered but the Robins to
scrap to a win.
KR by 7.
|rhinoms tips||Rovers by 7|
|Number 2 tips||FC by 4|
|SouthStander.com tips||Rovers by 8|
|Average||Rovers by 4|
WILDCATS v. TIGERS
The "Deliverance" derby at the hearwell this week sees the home team coming
off the back of an away beating at Wire and the visitors scraping an home
win against the welsh.
Wakey will be keen to get back on the winning trail in front of their home
fans whilst the visitors will be desperate to win at the place they were
relegated a few seasons ago.
A tough battle is promised but I expect the home team to be bopping to
Cotton Eye Joe at FT.
Wakey by 8.
|rhinoms tips||Wildcats by 18|
|Number 2 tips||Wildcats by 20|
|SouthStander.com tips||Wildcats by 14|
|Average||Wildcats by 17|
WOLVES v. REDS
A confidence boosting win last time out put McRae's call to job center plus
Whilst the Reds were getting a very important win against the trawler men
the Wire were dispatching Wakey with relative ease as they build on their
good start to the season.
A tough afternoon ahead for the Reds.
Wire by 22.
|rhinoms tips||Wolves by 22|
|Number 2 tips||Wolves by 40|
|SouthStander.com tips||Wolves by 36|
|Average||Wolves by 32|
SAINTS V. WARRIORS
Another derby to look forward to and the Saints are building some momentum
despite some injuries.
They went to the Giants last week without Usain Wellens and marquee signing
McVities Soliola and put on a good win to keep themselves in touch at top of
This is a big test for the pies they were made to work very hard for the win
against a depleted Leeds last week and looked like they picked up some
knocks of their own.
Despite what Clarke and Hemmings think the SL is far from decided in March
and the pies will be reminded of that in this one.
Saints by 6.
|rhinoms tips||Saints by 6|
|Number 2 tips||Saints by 8|
|SouthStander.com tips||Saints by 6|
|Average||Saints by 7|
Thanks for reading and enjoy the games.
Don't forget the Paras v Marines as the curtain raiser at HQ KO at 5pm there
will be collections held for Help the Heroes so if you can get down there
give a donation and show yer support for the lads..
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