Clubs may have realised this is not a nice place to be, and they all look like they prefer to fight to get in the eight than coast until the middle eights.
Wakefield and Salford have invested hard in better players hand picked by two great coaches, Widnes look a bit cash strapped and not sure of HKR.
Is there any top eight club that doesn't look like they can stay there? Catalans look like they want to overcome their away day blues, and this may just be the year for Hull FC, and Warrington's resurgence
Who are your choices to struggle, and why? and end up in the bottom four this coming season?