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Get ready - NRL 2018 is here!
NRL kicks off in just a short few days - check out our plans for coverage this season, previews of each club and top eight picks from our team of writers.
LeagueUnlimited.com moves into another year of unrivalled coverage of rugby league in Australia - but in truth our coverage has been running for weeks!
Already underway are:
- NSWRL U18 UNE SG Ball Cup
- NSWRL U16 UNE Harold Matthews Cup
- NSWRL U18 Harvey Norman Tarsha Gale Cup (girls)
- Betfred Super League (UK)
Kicking off this weekend, we'll cover a whole bunch more too:
- NRL Telstra Premiership (Thursday)
- NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership (Friday)
- QRL Intrust Super Cup (Saturday)
- NSWRL U20 Jersey Flegg Cup (Saturday)
- QRL U20 Hastings Deering Colts (Saturday)
- QRL U18 Mal Meninga Cup (Saturday)
Then, still to kick off in the weeks that follow:
- BRL A Grade In Safe Hands Cup (March 17)
- NSWRL Harvey Norman Women's Premiership (March 24)
- NSWRL Ron Massey Cup (April 7)
- NSWRL Sydney Shield (April 7)
That's without even mentioning State of Origin, Pacific Tests, New Zealand and England in the USA and a raft of post-season internationals! Links to draws and ladders for all the above can be found here.
Now let's focus in on the big one - the NRL season kicking off! It's all underway from Thursday.
We'll bring you Teamlist Tuesday with lineups and officials from each grade, then live update each and every NRL clash each weekend, plus bring you scoring details from around all grades as well.
The best place to keep updated with what we're doing? Twitter.
Over the last month, our team of writers has been scribbling away previewing the chances of each team - telling us why each of the 16 clubs can win the Provan-Summons trophy in September - and why they can't. Picking best lineups. The players to watch. Boom rookies.
Check out each club preview by clicking the buttons below.
Top 8 predictions
The same team of writers have put their necks out and picked top eights too:
1 Storm 2 Roosters 3 Cowboys 4 Eels 5 Broncos 6 Panthers 7 Rabbitohs 8 Wests Tigers
1 Storm 2 Roosters 3 Sharks 4 Cowboys 5 Eels 6 Rabbitohs 7 Dragons 8 Knights
1 Roosters 2 Sharks 3 Cowboys 4 Storm 5 Broncos 6 Eels 7 Dragons 8 Raiders
1 Roosters 2 Storm 3 Cowboys 4 Eels 5 Knights 6 Broncos 7 Dragons 8 Rabbitohs
1 Cowboys 2 Storm 3 Roosters 4 Eels 5 Broncos 6 Sea Eagles 7 Dragons 8 Bulldogs
1 Storm 2 Roosters 3 Cowboys 4 Broncos 5 Panthers 6 Manly 7 Dragons 8 Raiders
1 Roosters 2 Cowboys 3 Storm 4 Eels 5 Broncos 6 Dragons 7 Bulldogs 8 Titans
1 Cowboys 2 Roosters 3 Eels 4 Storm 5 Panthers 6 Sharks 7 Bulldogs 8 Dragons
1 Cowboys 2 Storm 3 Roosters 4 Eels 5 Broncos 6 Panthers 7 Dragons 8 Sharks
1 Cowboys 2 Roosters 3 Eels 4 Storm 5 Warriors 6 Panthers 7 Dragons 8 Sharks
1 Cowboys 2 Storm 3 Roosters 4 Sharks 5 Eels 6 Dragons 7 Broncos 8 Bulldogs
1 Cowboys 2 Roosters 3 Broncos 4 Storm 5 Panthers 6 Sharks 7 Eels 8 Knights
1 Cowboys 2 Roosters 3 Broncos 4 Eels 5 Storm 6 Bulldogs 7 Sharks 8 Dragons
1 Roosters 2 Storm 3 Eels 4 Broncos 5 Cowboys 6 Sharks 7 Raiders 8 Dragons
Other fun stuff
During the off-season while other places were speculating about 2019 contracts and Origin bolters, we kept tracking of a few different things.
ALSO -get tipping with Superbru!