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#1 Northern Exposure

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 03:58 PM

On this day, Wigan won their last trophy and its been barren for almost 12 years now.


On the same day, Deep Space 1 was launched: http://en.wikipedia....ki/Deep_Space_1


Is this any co-incidence?

Perhaps its searching the stars for Wigan's next trophy?

Edited by Northern Exposure, 13 July 2010 - 03:58 PM.

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#2 Griff9of13

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 04:06 PM

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#3 hindle xiii

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 04:41 PM

They won the Challenge Cup 2002. huh.gif

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 05:08 PM

QUOTE (hindle xiii @ Jul 13 2010, 05:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They won the Challenge Cup 2002. huh.gif



That's a Mickey Mouse trophy - NE said so years ago.
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#5 Griff9of13

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 05:13 PM

QUOTE (Trojan @ Jul 13 2010, 06:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's a Mickey Mouse trophy - NE said so years ago.

5 years ago to be precise, just ater 5pm on 27th August 2005. laugh.gif
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 05:35 PM

QUOTE (Trojan @ Jul 13 2010, 06:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's a Mickey Mouse trophy - NE said so years ago.



which leeds last won in 99 in front of 73,242.

#7 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 05:36 PM

QUOTE (1976PMJwires @ Jul 13 2010, 06:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
which leeds last won in 99 in front of 73,242.

Happy days!
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#8 1976PMJwires

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 05:44 PM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Jul 13 2010, 06:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Happy days!


Indeed, Just out of interest terrywebbisgod, What is your thought on the CC Final????


i ask as NE thinks its the MM cup.


my opinion on the CC as a neutral for most of my 12 visits (seen Wires twice) Leeds fans have travelled in their thousands for years and would love to see Leeds in a final.

#9 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 06:36 PM

QUOTE (1976PMJwires @ Jul 13 2010, 06:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Indeed, Just out of interest terrywebbisgod, What is your thought on the CC Final????


i ask as NE thinks its the MM cup.


my opinion on the CC as a neutral for most of my 12 visits (seen Wires twice) Leeds fans have travelled in their thousands for years and would love to see Leeds in a final.

Having being a ball boy in the CC final in 1983 I love it, to me it's the pinnacle of achievment in RL having more history than the GF which is a super league invention anyway, long may the CC continue.
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#10 Blind side johnny

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 06:40 PM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Jul 13 2010, 07:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Having being a ball boy in the CC final in 1983 I love it, to me it's the pinnacle of achievment in RL having more history than the GF which is a super league invention anyway, long may the CC continue.



Not quite. Championship play-offs precede SL by a long way and were regarded as just as important as the CC by the clubs. For the players, however, the CC was always the pinnacle.


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#11 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 06:41 PM

QUOTE (Blind side johnny @ Jul 13 2010, 07:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not quite. Championship play-offs precede SL by a long way and were regarded as just as important as the CC by the clubs. For the players, however, the CC was always the pinnacle.

Sorry, I stand corrected.
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#12 Hannibal

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 07:12 PM

QUOTE (Northern Exposure @ Jul 13 2010, 04:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
On this day, Wigan won their last trophy and its been barren for almost 12 years now.


On the same day, Deep Space 1 was launched: http://en.wikipedia....ki/Deep_Space_1


Is this any co-incidence?

Perhaps its searching the stars for Wigan's next trophy?

Jeez.

Is that really the best you got?

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#13 Trojan

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 10:31 PM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Jul 13 2010, 07:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Having being a ball boy in the CC final in 1983 I love it, to me it's the pinnacle of achievment in RL having more history than the GF which is a super league invention anyway, long may the CC continue.



Greatest CC final ever biggrin.gif
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#14 Old Frightful

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 10:32 PM

QUOTE (Trojan @ Jul 13 2010, 11:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Greatest CC final ever biggrin.gif

Bollards! sad.gif

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#15 Robin Evans

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Posted 14 July 2010 - 11:07 AM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Jul 13 2010, 07:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Having being a ball boy in the CC final in 1983 I love it, to me it's the pinnacle of achievment in RL having more history than the GF which is a super league invention anyway, long may the CC continue.

and what a day in 1983 that was!!!! biggrin.gif biggrin.gif
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#16 Viking Warrior

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Posted 14 July 2010 - 12:42 PM

QUOTE (Northern Exposure @ Jul 13 2010, 04:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
On this day, Wigan won their last trophy and its been barren for almost 12 years now.


On the same day, Deep Space 1 was launched: http://en.wikipedia....ki/Deep_Space_1


Is this any co-incidence?

Perhaps its searching the stars for Wigan's next trophy?



8 years to be precise, i was there to watch them beat saints in the CC final, this year they are nailed on for the minors and i wouldn't bet against them lifting the championship either.



just out of interest have leeds managed to match widnes all time trophy haul yet????
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#17 Viking Warrior

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Posted 14 July 2010 - 12:47 PM





look at the first 2 matches NE, spot the difference............................you were behind wigan even then

Edited by Viking Warrior, 14 July 2010 - 12:49 PM.

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#18 Northern Exposure

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Posted 14 July 2010 - 12:50 PM

The Mickey Mouse cup doesn't count. Everyone knows that.
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Posted 14 July 2010 - 01:58 PM

QUOTE (Northern Exposure @ Jul 14 2010, 01:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The Mickey Mouse cup doesn't count. Everyone knows that.

Even if Leeds win this time?

You'll soon change your tune if they do!

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#20 Viking Warrior

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Posted 14 July 2010 - 04:27 PM

QUOTE (hindle xiii @ Jul 14 2010, 02:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Even if Leeds win this time?

You'll soon change your tune if they do!




he doesn't even rate john holmes as an all time leeds great....................god i hope saints batter them in the semi.
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