>> Parramatta eels will go very well in the one and only real comp in
>Ha. I think Arthurson might have something to say about that. For once
>Manly might actually win something.
>> The SL is super by no stretch of the imagination.
>That's debatable. If the ARL is so good why hadn't an ARL side won the
>Winfield Cup since Manly in 1987. Both comps have bad teams but at least
>the SL has just about all the class players and *** teams over the
>past 8 years. How much credibility has the ARL got when Paul Harrogan is
>suppoesdly your marquee player?
>> Only Brisbane, Canberra, and Canterbury are any good.
>And only Manly from the ARL is in the same class. The Auckland Warriors
>and Sharks were certainly better than most of the ARL sides last year
>except Manly and Newcastle.