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First week of AFL and NRL finals have really tested the punters

Here are TAB's biggest bets from the weekend of sport:

Winners are grinners

$50,000 at $2.15 [placed during the first half] on Tottenham to defeat Everton (EPL Round 4 - Tottenham won 3-0).

$40,000 at $1.60 on Sydney Roosters to beat Brisbane (NRL Qualifying Final - Sydney Roosters won 24-22).

$22,900 at $1.20 on Sydney to defeat Essendon (AFL Elimination Final - Sydney won by 65 points).

$20,000 at $1.40 [placed during the first half] on Burnley to beat Crystal Palace (EPL Round 4 - Burnley won 1-0).

$17,200 at $1.20 on Sydney to defeat Essendon (AFL Elimination Final - Sydney won by 65 points).

Better luck next time

$50,000 at $1.95 on Port Adelaide -15.5 vs West Coast (AFL Elimination Final - West Coast won by 2 points in extra-time).

$40,000 Multi at $2.85 on Essendon +34.5 vs Sydney (AFL Elimination Final - Sydney won by 65 points) and Port Adelaide to defeat West Coast (AFL Elimination Final - West Coast won by 2 points in extra-time).

$24,000 at $1.36 on Cronulla to beat North Queensland (NRL Elimination Final - North Queensland won 15-14 in extra-time).

$21,875 at $2.35 on Sydney Roosters -8.5 vs Brisbane (NRL Qualifying Final - Sydney Roosters won 24-22).

$21,000 at $1.35 on Cronulla to defeat North Queensland (NRL Elimination Final - North Queensland won 15-14 in extra-time).

Fingers crossed

$29,375 Multi at $1.96 on Sydney to defeat Geelong and GWS to beat West Coast in the AFL semi-finals.

Here are TAB's notes of interest from the weekend's sports betting:

Punters pounced

Sydney were extremely popular between $1.18 to $1.22 in their elimination final thrashing of Essendon.

For those who like backing the draw at the end of normal time, $41 was available for the AFL elimination final between Port Adelaide and West Coast and $21 for the NRL elimination final between Cronulla and North Queensland.

Left Lamenting

One punter placed $10,000 at $1.87 on Port Adelaide at three-quarter time in their elimination final over West Coast.

Cronulla received almost 85 percent of the money before kick-off in their extra-time elimination final defeat to North Queensland.