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Bulldogs halfback Trent Hodkinson celebrates a match-winning field goal.'s writers make their predictions for the first week of the NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series.

This weekend's games: Roosters v Cowboys (Allianz Stadium), Sea Eagles v Bulldogs (Allianz Stadium).

Nigel Wall (Editor – success rate 62.8%): Cowboys, Bulldogs

Dominic Brock (Production Editor – 66.5%): Roosters, Bulldogs

Tony Webeck (Chief Queensland Correspondent – 65.2%): Cowboys, Bulldogs

Chris Kennedy (National Correspondent – 62.2%): Cowboys, Bulldogs

Matt Encarnacion (Western Sydney Correspondent –60.9%): 

Dan Walsh (Staff Writer – 60.9%): Roosters, Bulldogs

Jack Brady (Staff Writer – 58.1%): Cowboys, Bulldogs

Adrian McMurray (Producer – 60.7%): Roosters, Bulldogs

Matt Harris (Queensland Correspondent – 62.8%): Roosters, Bulldogs

Corey Rosser (NZ Correspondent – 60.4%): Roosters, Bulldogs

Steven Ross (North Queensland Correspondent – 61.8%): Roosters, Sea Eagles

Will Botoulas (Melbourne Correspondent – 62.8%): Roosters, Bulldogs

Top picks (65.6%): Roosters, Bulldogs

Roosters v Cowboys preview

Sea Eagles v Bulldogs preview

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