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2022 NRL Grand Final First Tryscorer Tips - Who will score the opening try?

Last updated: 03 Oct 2022
Gary Emmerson 03 Oct 2022
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  • The First Tryscorer is a popular bet type on the NRL Grand Final
  • Who will kick the opening goal between Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels?
  • Two selections for the first try
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Brian To'o scored the opening try against the Eels in the Qualifying Final (Getty Images)

The 2022 NRL Grand Final first tryscorer is a very popular bet placed on the premiership decider and we have selections for Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels.

Panthers winger Brian To'o heads the betting markets ahead of team-mate Charlie Staines with Eels wing Maika Sivo next in the market. 

Who will get the opening try at Accor Stadium on Sunday?

2022 NRL Grand Final First Tryscorer Betting Odds

Brian To'o$7.50
Charlie Staines$9.75
Maika Sivo$10.50
Izack Tago$12.50
Stephen Crichton$12.50
Dylan Edwards$14
Viliame Kikau$14
Waqa Blake$14
Nathan Cleary $17
Jarome Luai$19
Clint Gutherson$19

Odds provided by Ladbrokes and are correct on 29/09/22.

2022 NRL Grand Final First Tryscorer Tips

Best Bet - Brian To'o

To'o has been in flying form with 11 tries in his last 12 matches, including a try in both finals to get Penrith into the Grand Final.

The Panthers wing signed off his regular season with a double against New Zealand Warriors in Round 24 before sitting out the final match against North Queensland Cowboys.

In the Qualifying Final, To'o scored twice against the Parramatta Eels - including the opening try - and was also among the scorers against South Sydney Rabbitohs in the Preliminary Final win last week.

On his current form, he deserves to be the favourite to get the opening try at Accor Stadium.

Value Bet - Maika Sivo

Maika Sivo scored the match winning try last week as the Eels defeated North Queensland Cowboys 24-20 in the Preliminary Final.

It took the winger's total to 67 tries in 82 NRL games and was his 13th try of the 2022 season. That was a fair effort from a campaign which didn't start until Round 14 following knee reconstruction.

Sivo has been a constant source of tries over the last four seasons and has impressed in a delayed campaign this year. He is the Eels' biggest threat and value for the opening try.

NRL Grand Final First Tryscorer FAQs

What is the NRL Grand Final First Tryscorer?

The NRL Grand Final First Tryscorer is a popular bet type placed on the premiership decider.

Who is favourite to score the first try of the NRL Grand Final?

Brian To'o is the favourite to score the opening try ahead of Charlie Staines and Maika Sivo.



Brian To'o has got tries in both finals for the Panthers, including the opener against the Eels. He is the best bet, while Maiko Sivo is the most likely for the Eels.

Best Bet: Brian To'o First Tryscorer @13/2 at Midasbet - 1 Unit
Value Bet: Maika Sivo First Tryscorer @19/2 at Winnersbet - 1 Unit
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