Raiders Rumble 2017: Raiders v Bulldogs Round 9 Preview

  BY ROB Last week I opened the Rumble with the question “When does a winning streak begin?” The answer, apparently, is not now. The Raiders entered their round 8 clash with the Sea-Eagles powered by the confidence of three straight wins, confidence in turn gilded by Manly’s woeful opening against the Storm the previous round. … More Raiders Rumble 2017: Raiders v Bulldogs Round 9 Preview

Raiders Rumble 2017 – Rd 8 Raiders v Sea Eagles Preview

  BY ROB When does a winning streak begin? It’s something of a grey question, but one that the Raiders have been trying to answer over the last few rounds. The (1st half) Warriors have been the toughest beatable side they faced thus far, and it was their effort and lift in intensity during the … More Raiders Rumble 2017 – Rd 8 Raiders v Sea Eagles Preview

GET IN THE BIN

BY ROB To say that the sin bin has been applied erratically across the opening three rounds of the 2017 NRL Premiership is an understatement. Round 1: Bulldogs vs Storm Will Chambers and Sam Kasiano are sinbinned for 10 minutes each. Offence: Striking Did it warrant the Bin? Yes. After the NRL decided to crack down on on-field … More GET IN THE BIN