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Poll: Bradford Bulls v Hull FC (5 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Bradford (2 votes [40.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 40.00%

  2. Hull (3 votes [60.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 60.00%

  3. Draw (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#61 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 05 July 2010 - 10:13 AM

QUOTE (Amber Avenger @ Jul 5 2010, 10:30 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I've never seen a team have to do so little to get a win as Hull did yesterday. Seriously, I mean talk about gifting someone the win. The first FC try, the Bulls players were tackling themselves FFS! Apart from the last try (which was spectacular by the way) they never properly threatened and the Bulls just utterlly collapsed from the start.

The team did superbly to get back to a draw IMO - it was a completely different Bulls side who came out in the second half but the last try for Hull really was the gamebreaker - which was strange as there was plenty of time left to get the win, but it took all the wind out of the Bradford sails. Gutting - yesterday sums up the past two years for me.

Also - what a lot of bizzare decisions by the ref and his assitants yesterday (for both sides before anyone starts). From Hull getting the tap on the 20, despite Tansey apparrently touching the ball before it went out in the opening sets - to the Touch Judge apparently overrulling a decision the in goal ref had made despite the touchy being about 40 meters away and the in goal fella 2 meters. Then the decision out of the blue to give the Bulls a penalty for Hull not playing the ball properly in the first half! You can't tell me every other PTB was correct in that game, so why blow for that? I'm not saying these decisions affected the outcome of the game at all - but it needs to be pointed out - the decisions weren't wrong because they were going against us or anything - they were just downright mad a lot of the time!


That had me close to boiling point I must say.



#62 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 05 July 2010 - 10:18 AM

From the replay I've seen the Kopzcak no try should of stood as Sheriffe knocks the ball backwards and in the freeze frame you clearly see Kopzcak with sufficient downward pressure.

But it's history as the referee didn't give it, just expect McNamara to bring this up midweek on the back of the T&A.

#63 hindle xiii

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Posted 05 July 2010 - 12:05 PM

QUOTE (Tommy The C5t @ Jul 5 2010, 11:18 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
...just expect McNamara to bring this up midweek on the back of the T&A.

And expect you to make a thread out of it! rolleyes.gif wink.gif

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#64 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 05 July 2010 - 12:13 PM

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And expect you to make a thread out of it! rolleyes.gif wink.gif


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#65 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 05 July 2010 - 12:14 PM

QUOTE (hindle xiii @ Jul 5 2010, 01:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And expect you to make a thread out of it! rolleyes.gif wink.gif


Oh yes, well Kopzcak swears he got the ball down and Mr Murphy says it was a try, I've seen the replay and it was a try.

But I won't say we were robbed because of that first half performance.

#66 Mumby Magic

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 07:02 AM

So does this mean after Southernwood and Halley were dropped after the Cas game, we can assume that Sykes will be "rested" Two soppy tackles allowing for tries and the interception pass well inside his own half? 18 points there dry.gif

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#67 Bulliac

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 12:33 PM

QUOTE (Mumby Magic @ Jul 6 2010, 08:02 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So does this mean after Southernwood and Halley were dropped after the Cas game, we can assume that Sykes will be "rested" Two soppy tackles allowing for tries and the interception pass well inside his own half? 18 points there dry.gif

As the only goal kicker on the field for eighty minutes, and a major 'go to ' man for in field kicks, I'd say Sykesy was pretty fireproof, tbh.

To take it a bit wider than just the last match, I'm not sure it's really fair to blame someone like Sykes. For sure he's not the answer to all our problems, but after Orford was crocked and Kearney was put back to fullback (where, to be fair, in a free ranging role he's probably more effective than at no. 6) he did stick his hand up and take over as playmaker in the halves and, for my money, he plays his heart out for the club.

He's a centre/full back, utility back if you like, but not a half and certainly not really a main playmaker. To be honest in our current situation I'm happy with anybody who tries hard and does their best.

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