Written by Mr Puntsource
The Canberra Raiders will host the Brisbane Broncos in game seven, Round Seven National Rugby League Telstra Premiership in 2023; It doesn’t get more competitive in round seven as these two fight it out for another two points; The Raiders coming off a heroic win against the Broncos and ending their undefeated claim, it was the best performance from the Raiders since the beginning of the competition, now can they go back to back against the Dragons who have been disappointing but not as bad as some this season.
Jack Wighton, Joseph Tapine and Nick Cotric return for the Raiders which will boost and relieve some players from last week’s monster clash, the Raiders like to play the Dragons at home, the record speaks for itself, this could be a green machine show!
Since 1998, Canberra Raiders have been winning sixty-one per cent of the head-to-head clashes; Raiders at home have won four from the last five against the Dragons; the last time these two met? the Broncos were victorious winning 16-12.
In Round Six, the Canberra Raiders beat the Broncos 20-14, and the St.George Illawarra Dragons Ill lost to the Titans 20-18.
The Canberra Raiders have averaged seventeen points a match, and the St.George Illawarra Dragons have averaged twenty-three.
On average, the Canberra Raiders have been leaking twenty-five points a match in 2023, while the St.George Illawarra Dragons have been leaking twenty-six points a match.