Malcolm Turnbull Is Footy Tipping Wizard, Correctly Predicted Cowboys Win

Malcolm Turnbull is either some sort of mythical football soothsayer, or he had his Government Goons rig the NRL Grand Final.
Early into his first tilt as Prime Minister, Turnbull had the honour of presiding over one of the biggest sporting weekends in Australian history – with both the AFL and NRL Grand Finals, as well as the Wallabies enormous clash with England in the Rugby World Cup. Being the betting type, apparently, Turners lodged his tips with the rest of the nation.

It’s a big weekend of sport and people have asked me for my tips. In the AFL, I’ll be stressing the importance of…

Posted by Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

His weekend of predictions didn’t start out super well, with the PM (foolishly, as it turns out) picking the West Coast Eagles by 8 points in the AFL Grand Final, which ended up with Hawthorn wiping the floor with a hapless West Coast, securing their third straight Premiership to the tune of 46 points.
But his form took a serious turn for the better, picking the Wallabies to get up over England but “It will require a huge effort,” which is exactly how that shit went down.
And then, even more remarkably, Turnbull gave the nod to the North Queensland Cowboys by a single, solitary point.


At the very least, ‘grats on the Whopper voucher, Malc.
Photo: Mark Kolbe via Getty Images.