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Season 2006 is here at last. The reigning premiers may have little respect with the bookies and their punters but no one can take away the Wests Tigers 2005 title.
But who will fight tooth and nail for the 2006 premiership?
NSC will release the 2006 Rugby League Players Almanac on the weekend through the League Unlimited Online Shop but here is a look at the predictions for the NRL season.
Top 8 (in order of regular season finish):
Also Rans (in order):
Dally M Winner:
Andrew Johns ? Newcastle
Rookie of the Year:
Sam Perrett ? Sydney
Coach of the Year:
Michael Hagan ? Newcastle
Ty Williams ? North Queensland
Hazem El Masri ? Bulldogs
State of Origin:
* And for the record: Round 1 Tips
And Wests Tigers winger Jamaal Lolesi to score the first try of the season from a Scott Prince cross kick.
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