This week we reach Round 21 of the SuperLeague and it's still all to play for in the race
for the top eight.|
Here are this weeks previews.
WOLVES v. RHINOS
On paper this looks like mission impossible as the injury hit Champs travel
to the in form and near full strength Wire.
Whilst the Blue 'n' Amber have shown they still carry an attacking threat
their defence has looked weak and disorganised on regular occasions.
TS will have his side fired up and whilst the hosts are contending top spot
they'll be determined to put the visitors away early on.
It could be a long night and a tough lesson for the young Rhinos but if they
can have a good start and remain in the contest at the 50 minute mark I
think the confidence will grow.
Unsettling the hosts and a strong opening defensive effort is key here and
in true "Blinkered" fashion i think the young Rhinos are capable of an upset
ala Cas at Wigan last week so i'm going for the shock of the season.
Rhinos by 2.
|rhinoms tips||Rhinos by 2|
|SouthStander.com tips||Wolves by 22|
|Average||Wolves by 10|
WARRIORS v. BULLS
After a couple of losses the home side will be in a mood to give someone a
pasting and the out of form visitors are the perfect victims.
It's just not happening for the Bulls and although mathematically they are
not out of the top 8 race they lack momentum and creativity.
This is another game where the score could get heavy but I think the
visitors will battle it out and keep the score respectable for them.
Pies by 16.
|rhinoms tips||Warriors by 16|
|SouthStander.com tips||Warriors by 24|
|Average||Warriors by 20|
DRAGONS v. BRONCOS
After a poor surrender at the Giants last week the hosts have the perfect
sacrificial lamb or Nag this week when SL's pub team visit the south of
Whilst the visitors will be boosted by the arrival of Soward they lack depth
and quality in all other areas and that again will show this week.
A morale boosting win for the hosts and for the visitors a desperation for
2013 to end so they can plan for next year.
Dragons by 22.
|rhinoms tips||Dragons by 22|
|SouthStander.com tips||Dragons by 14|
|Average||Dragons by 18|
TIGERS v. SAINTS
The hosts will believe they can still make the top eight after last weeks shock
win at the Pie-Dome.
The visitors form and poor year has caused their owner to lay down the law
and remind the Coach and his players their efforts are unacceptable.
I wouldn't be surprised to see the Wagon train continue their good form but
ST's are due to give someone a pasting or at least dig out a win.
Under Powell the Tiggers have more about them across the park with and
without the ball so a tough game in prospect but I think the fired up
visitors will get the win in a close one.
ST's by 8.
|rhinoms tips||Saints by 8|
|SouthStander.com tips||Tigers by 6|
|Average||Saints by 1|
FC v. GIANTS
This is has a feel of a must win game for the hosts after recent losses if
they are to be contenders.
The feel good factor keeps on going for the visitors they remain firmly in
the race for top spot and the blips of seasons past are yet to occur if at
The Cods will get stuck in and give it a go but they aren't the contenders
their owner declared they'd be this year and they certainly aren't good
enough to win this one.
It has the promise of an entertaining game but the hosts don't have enough
mussle to win this one.
Giants by 14.
|rhinoms tips||Giants by 14|
|SouthStander.com tips||Giants by 22|
|Average||Giants by 18|
KR v. REDS
Whilst Nobbys misfits enjoyed a rare win last week they'll be back to losing
ways when they travel East to the Red mullets.
Whingercock has his team on form and oozing confidence which makes it a
shame to hear the team will be dismantled next year.
With Dobson leading the way the visitors are in for a long afternoon and the
best they can hope for is keeping the score respectable which will be seen
as a moral win.
Robins by 20.
|rhinoms tips||KR by 20|
|SouthStander.com tips||KR by 8|
|Average||KR by 14|
WILDCATS v. VIKINGS
The hosts are starting their end of year charge towards the top eight and after
last mondays win at FC they will see this as another great chance to
continue that momentum.
The visitors will be desperate to replicate their last 25 minutes efforts
from last week when they scored 4 tries and looked like a strong attacking
However I can't see the hosts taking their foot off the gas and the visitors
don't look good enough defensively to grind an away win in this one.
It could be a point fest but for me the hosts will maintain that winning
Wakey by 10.
|rhinoms tips||Wildcats by 10|
|SouthStander.com tips||Vikings by 10|
If you are travelling to a game have safe journey and enjoy the action.
Thanks for reading.