Storm in a World Cup ... Year

Season 2008 is at our doorstep thank-goodness. If only we could do away with the mind-numbing Stupor 14 rugby so we can prepare for what really counts without having to undergo mental torture for a month? Then again I guess that sport serves a purpose for society's insomniacs and machochists.

After carefully assessing each club's prospects, it will take some bad luck on their part and some good fortune for their opponents, to see anything other than back-to-back premierships for the Melbourne Storm. You didn't have to be an intellectual giant to arrive at this conclusion. But it is not over until the fat lady sings as they say in the classics