There’s a unique rivalry in the NRL this weekend with Grand Final rematches of 1989, 92, 93, 95 and 2001 all taking place involving the Tigers v Raiders (1989), Bulldogs v Sea Eagles (1995), Broncos v Dragons (1992/93), and Knights v Eels (2001).
Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au is offering enhanced odds of $16 for history to repeat. For that to happen, the Tigers, Bulldogs, Broncos and Knights would all need to win in Round 7.
The Bulldogs ($1.80), Broncos ($1.67) and Knights ($1.50) will all start favourites in their respective Grand Final rematches, while the Raiders are $2.95 outsiders against Wests Tigers .
“Local rivalries are celebrated in the NRL but it’s the former Grand Final clashes that really stir the emotions for fans. Even more than a quarter of a century on, Tigers and Raiders fans talk about the greatest decider in history, or the one that got away depending on what colours you wear,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Christian Jantzen.
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au: Join Sportsbet.com.au Here.
History Repeating – 1989, 92, 93, 95 and 2001 Premiers to win in Round 7
Bulldogs v Sea Eagles
$1.80 Bulldogs (1995 Premiers)
$2.00 Sea Eagles
Dragons v Broncos
$1.67 Broncos (1992/93 Premiers)
Tigers v Raiders
$2.95 Raiders (1989 Premiers)
Knights v Eels
$1.50 Knights (2001 Premiers)