Sports Round-up: Our trader previews Friday’s action

Callum Shinkwin

Overview of Friday’s action, including NRL,golf and Aussie Rules

With so little live action toenjoy on British shores at the minute, our senior trader Andrew Wildig hascaste his eye further ashore to bring you a round-up of the best action goingon elsewhere…

7:00 St George Illawarra Dragons Vs Penrith Panthers (NRL)

Penrith will be looking to push on from lastweek’s win over reigning premiers Sydney Roosters, while St George will need toput in an improved performance after losing at home to Wests Tigers in theopening round. Matt Dufty returns at full back for St George while MikaeleRavalawa misses out.

8:00 The Shire 2020 (Golf)

This one-day shootout in Hertfordshire sees CallumShinkwin and Steven Brown head a competitive field. The tournament will be tradedlive through the day with five-places on offer at 1/4 odds.

8:50 Western Bulldogs Vs Collingwood (Aussie Rules) – Live on BT Sport ESPN

Western Bulldogs are looking to pick up wherethey left off last season against Collingwood Magpies. The Bulldogs won fourgames in a row to make the finals. Will they be able to build on that behindclosed doors?

Collingwood lost in the preliminary finals toeventual runners-up Greater Western Sydney in a low-scoring game. They’ll wantto make a strong start to the new season.

9:05 Brisbane Broncos VS South Sydney Rabbitohs (NRL) – Live on Sky Sports Action

Both these sides started well last week withthe Broncos beating the Cowboys, a form line that looks better following theCowboys win vs the lacklustre Bulldogs to start round 2, while Souths beatCronulla at the ANZ stadium.

Tevita Pangai Junior misses out for theBroncos but the teams are otherwise unchanged from the squads in round 1.Latrell Mitchell starts at fullback for Souths after a closed season switchfrom premiers Sydney Roosters, he been boosted 5/1 to score a try in the firsthalf. 

Candidates Chess Tournament

There are also four more games from theCandidates Chess tournament – who’ll win the right to take on Magnus Carlsonfor the World Championship?

The 2018 winner Fabio Caruana has made anotherimpressive start. He plays Ian Nepomniachtchi, who won with black againstfellow Russia Alexander Grischuk earlier in the week.

View the latest sports odds here.

All odds and markets correct asof date of publication

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