NRL Preview and Tips - Round 22

LeagueUnlimited's Paul Zines gives us his tips and a full preview of Round 22 of the National Rugby League.

Manly Sea Eagles (1st) V Melbourne Storm (2nd) Friday August 8th, Brookvale Oval Match Starts - 7.30pm

Could this be a preview of the Grand Final? The same two teams have not battled for the premiership in consecutive years since the Broncos and Dragons back in 1992 and 1993. If it rains, as it has been forecasted, this would be a big shame in what will be the match of the year. Back-rower Anthony Watmough has not been named but I expect him to be a late inclusion for the home-side as the forward battle is where the game will be won. Dallas Johnson returns for the Storm who will have to do plenty of work in stopping the go forward from the in-form Manly props. Both teams had very comfortable wins last round, hitting form at the right end of the year. Like Melbourne, the Sea Eagles have a fantastic record at home. The Storm haven