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#1 champions

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 07:14 PM

gateshead last seven games conceded 60+ points, also conceded
132 points against blackpool earlier in season. speaks volumes for
rfl expansion. enough said !

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 07:19 PM

Whats the point in Huddersfield? Taken a mini bus full toWigan tonight

Whats the point in Harlequins? 2,000 fans week in week out.

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 07:20 PM

QUOTE (champions @ Aug 15 2010, 08:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
gateshead last seven games conceded 60+ points, also conceded
132 points against blackpool earlier in season. speaks volumes for
rfl expansion. enough said !


Could say the same about a number of "heartland" clubs who have gone into administration recently. I won't name them all but we know who they are. Management that couldn't run an ice cream stall at the seaside, journeyman players, no development, poor community links, a few hundred fans maximum.

So much for the traditional areas. Enough said!
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Posted 15 August 2010 - 07:22 PM

QUOTE (rickylulham @ Aug 15 2010, 08:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Whats the point in Huddersfield? Taken a mini bus full toWigan tonight

Whats the point in Harlequins? 2,000 fans week in week out.


but huddersfield is the birthplace of rugby league !!!! rolleyes.gif

Edited by champions, 15 August 2010 - 07:24 PM.


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Posted 15 August 2010 - 07:26 PM

QUOTE (tim2 @ Aug 15 2010, 08:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Could say the same about a number of "heartland" clubs who have gone into administration recently. I won't name them all but we know who they are. Management that couldn't run an ice cream stall at the seaside, journeyman players, no development, poor community links, a few hundred fans maximum.

So much for the traditional areas. Enough said!


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Posted 15 August 2010 - 07:33 PM

Whats the point of RL in the great scheme of things? It's just 26 blokes running round a field.

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 07:36 PM

QUOTE (Simon Hall @ Aug 15 2010, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Whats the point of RL in the great scheme of things? It's just 26 blokes running round a field.


only 13 blokes running round a field if your playing against gateshead laugh.gif

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 07:38 PM

QUOTE (champions @ Aug 15 2010, 08:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
gateshead last seven games conceded 60+ points, also conceded
132 points against blackpool earlier in season. speaks volumes for
rfl expansion. enough said !


whats the point in eating to stay alive. we are all going to die someday. enough said.

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 07:54 PM

QUOTE (The Future is League @ Aug 15 2010, 08:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
whats the point in eating to stay alive. we are all going to die someday. enough said.


What's the point of spending thousands year after year going to watch the Bulls when you know the referee is going to spoil the game.

#10 The Future is League

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 07:59 PM

QUOTE (Tommy The C5t @ Aug 15 2010, 08:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What's the point of spending thousands year after year going to watch the Bulls when you know the referee is going to spoil the game.


because like me you love your club and you love the game biggrin.gif
i'm sure that the next time Gateshead play at home people will go to watch then because they love the club and love the game.

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 08:52 PM

Gateshead got dumped on big time 10 yrs ago, and never recovered, but somehow never died.
The fact they are still raising a team is a credit to them, though they need to get more fans, and more backing to become competitors again.
Don't forget, they could have gone up and Leigh gone down last year, but for the (maybe half expected) financial issues.
The point is, there's a small hard core of die hards flying the flag up there, maybe one day they will be rewarded again.
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Posted 15 August 2010 - 08:56 PM

QUOTE (Simon Hall @ Aug 15 2010, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Whats the point of RL in the great scheme of things? It's just 26 blokes running round a field.

Plus Mike Forshaw.

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#13 hindle xiii

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 08:56 PM

Err, hello?! Captain Thunder! rolleyes.gif

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 09:00 PM

QUOTE (The Future is League @ Aug 15 2010, 08:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
because like me you love your club and you love the game biggrin.gif
i'm sure that the next time Gateshead play at home people will go to watch then because they love the club and love the game.


Like I said to a fellow Bulls supporter on Friday at Knowsley Road who was shouting abuse at the players, "I've seen much worse performances then the ones that we've seen this year and you can't expect to win everything in sight and sport is all about the ups and the downs"



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Posted 15 August 2010 - 09:05 PM

QUOTE (goldcard @ Aug 15 2010, 09:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Gateshead got dumped on big time 10 yrs ago, and never recovered, but somehow never died.
The fact they are still raising a team is a credit to them, though they need to get more fans, and more backing to become competitors again.
Don't forget, they could have gone up and Leigh gone down last year, but for the (maybe half expected) financial issues.
The point is, there's a small hard core of die hards flying the flag up there, maybe one day they will be rewarded again.


It's a shame what happend to them over the Hull fiasco.

But like you say Bill, it's good and very heart warming to see 300 loyal supporters still flying the flag for Rugby League in the North East and this where the RFL have missed a trick in not taking the Magic round to Newcastle.



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Posted 15 August 2010 - 09:58 PM

they got promoted a few years ago. that was a massive achievement. its just a bad year



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Posted 15 August 2010 - 10:05 PM

QUOTE (champions @ Aug 15 2010, 08:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
gateshead last seven games conceded 60+ points, also conceded
132 points against blackpool earlier in season. speaks volumes for
rfl expansion. enough said !


Just shows the retarded mentality were going up against. What's the point in anything that isn't immediately successful? Let's just go back to semi-pro and play the Grand Final at Post Office Road.




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Posted 15 August 2010 - 10:10 PM

QUOTE (champions @ Aug 15 2010, 08:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
gateshead last seven games conceded 60+ points, also conceded
132 points against blackpool earlier in season. speaks volumes for
rfl expansion. enough said !



You are Marvin the Paranoid Android and I claim my...oh, what's the point.

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 10:20 PM

Could they not try to get some sort of partnership going on with Newcastle Falcons a little bit like Leeds Rugby Ltd? I think Newcastle Falcolns could help Gateshead Thunder out financially but have Thunder anything to offer the Union club? In an idea situation a few of the Union 3rds or Academy players would be able to play the CC1 season for Thunder a month either side of the Union pre-season/end-of-season. But unfortunately that's not 'allowed' at pro/semi-pro level which seems daft.

Edited by HappyDave, 15 August 2010 - 10:24 PM.

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 06:07 AM

QUOTE (HappyDave @ Aug 15 2010, 11:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Could they not try to get some sort of partnership going on with Newcastle Falcons a little bit like Leeds Rugby Ltd? I think Newcastle Falcolns could help Gateshead Thunder out financially but have Thunder anything to offer the Union club? In an idea situation a few of the Union 3rds or Academy players would be able to play the CC1 season for Thunder a month either side of the Union pre-season/end-of-season. But unfortunately that's not 'allowed' at pro/semi-pro level which seems daft.

It's not daft because the seasons overlap and the last thing we need is pro clubs scratching




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