2010 NRL Telstra Premiership Season Preview

February 22nd, 2010

The 2010 NRL Telstra Premiership is shaping up to be one of the most competitive and compelling series to date with a plethora of exciting and lucrative betting opportunities already opening up with Australian bookmakers in anticipation of the series kick off on Friday March 12.

The season commences on March 12 – 15 with an action-packed first round that includes a Sunshine State showdown between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys.

Highlights during the 2010 National Rugby League series include Heritage Round (Round 10) and the Rivalry Round (Round 19).

As always the annual three-match State of Origin will be the biggest interstate rivalry of the year as New South Wales fight to regain some control of the recently Maroon dominated event – Queensland having won the past four years.

The State of Origin provides some of the best Rugby League betting with passion and loyalty rife amongst punters. This year the three State of Origin matches will be held at ANZ Stadium on May 26, Suncorp on June 16 and the final match will be held on July 7 in Sydney.

Qualifying Finals will run from September 10 – 12, followed by the intensity and excitement of the Semi-Finals held on September 17 & 18. The Preliminary Finals will then play out on September 24 -25 before the match of the year, the one everyone waits for and bets on arrives, the Grand Final on October 3.

And although it seems an age away, you can already jump in and make your selections for who will be this year’s premiers. Ladbrokes.com.au have a comprehensive and competitive range of wagering options already open on the 2010 NRL including some great exotic bets and generous futures odds.

Which team will be the Minor Premiers, Make the Top 8 or fall as the unwanted Wooden Spoon team of the season? The Parramatta Eels are sitting strong in the betting markets at the moment, the $5.50 favourites for taking out the NRL 2010 Premiership.

So get in early to secure the best odds and set yourself up for the end of summer and the start of an incredible season of Rugby League betting with the NRL Telstra Premiership.