The first leg of ‘The Scope’ cup is being contested today.
So Skip thought it was a great opportunity to come in and weigh in one of Rugby Leagues greatest rivalries.
You can tell this cup means the world to both teams. Last years fixtures a clear indication of that.
Neither game was won by more than a meatie.
Birdgang securing the 2020 cup by an accumulative of just a single point.
This years first contest looks to be just as close.
Parra have started the season on fire dropping only one game when fellow housemate of the kennel ‘Mudders’ showed the Dragons the blueprint.
Manly’s start wasn’t so hot.
Dropping their first four games before news broke Turbo‘s ‘Phillip Sami’ was close to fully recovered the week DCE clutched them home against Jacko’s ‘Gosford Warriors’.
Two players to watch for on this occasion are a couple of ball playing back rowers that remind me a lot of yours truly.
Josh Schuster has well and truly announced himself in the NRL.
The news of me mate Fozzy succumbing to a broken hand at Magic Round means even more responsibility for the 20 year old on the left edge.
Bryce Cartwright has also been a shining light and potential buy of the season for the Eels. Impacting nearly every game on the scoreboard once inserted off the pine covering multiple positions.
Not matter what the result is at Bankwest, Scope’s grateful for the respect both sets of clubs have shown to him since hanging the boots up.
Skippers taking the birdgang by a Daly ‘Clutch Evans’ field goal.