Seven talking points from NRL Round 5

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More blowouts, a couple of upsets and one premiership candidate moving their name further ahead of the pack headlined Round 5. Let’s get into my NRL talking points for the weekend that was.
When do we start taking the Dragons seriously?Four weeks ago the Dragons were one of the popular choices for the wooden spoon. If not that, then they were certainly locked into the bottom four.
Fast-forward to Sunday night and three straight wins became four as they rolled into Bankwest Stadium and beat the Eels.
The Eels, a side supposed to be in contention for a spot in the top four, were unable to go with the Red V, whether in the forwards, the outside backs or the kicking game.
For brief periods they were able to maintain the rage, and…


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