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Wigan Warriors v Leeds Rhinos


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Poll: Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors (22 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Wigan Warriors (15 votes [68.18%])

    Percentage of vote: 68.18%

  2. Leeds Rhinos (7 votes [31.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 31.82%

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#21 3owls

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 11:56 AM

Just had a call from the wife in the local sainsburys a bit concerned because Brent Webb is there with the kids doing the weekly shop. She asked him if he was playing today and he replied "Yeah, it's just that the missus has sent me out to do the shopping" with a cheeky grin. Rugby league.....keeping it real.

#22 Ullman

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 12:01 PM

QUOTE (Old Frightful @ Sep 12 2010, 12:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bit disappointed in the bookies on this one. I fancy Wigan by quite a bit but they're not being overgenerous with winning margins. Wigan by 21-30 is only 9/2. Poor odds when you think Leeds are three times GF winners.

Agreed.

Disappointingly stingy odds.

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#23 Simon Templar

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 12:29 PM


I think the pressure is all on Wigan.

Could be a big upset on the cards here. That is if you consider the current GF winners beating Wigan to be an upset.

As Shaun McCrae once said,the previous weekly SL rounds now count for nothing. Wigan only have home advantage and a little tin hubcap to show for their efforts. Home advantage hasn't always benefitted Wigan since the move to the DW stadium.

IMHO the so called 18th man can become a burden when things start going pear- or should that be pie - shaped.

#24 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 04:27 PM

I think that's wishful thinking.
The pressure is off Wigan. We have already won the league and exceeded expectations.
To my mind it is rare for a game to be won or lost for non player/rugby reasons. Wigan have a stronger back 5, ok halves and a pack that can match Leeds. The 3 games have resulted in 2 comfortable wins for Wigan and one tight defeat.
If Leeds win it will be because they have re-found the ability and desire that has made them 3 times champions. At the start of the year I thought it would be Leeds 1st and daylight second. They are a wonderful teams with wonderful players, and if they win that's the first place to look for answers.
Good luck to both teams (not Ablett of course). These are 2 classy clubs and 2 classy teams - they oftne give us a treat. Let's hope they do so again tonight.

#25 snapski

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 05:37 PM

has the m62 been shut from leeds! ###### poor leeds crowd

#26 snapski

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 05:50 PM

wigan 4-0 sam tomkins
6-0 richards converts

#27 Old Frightful

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 05:50 PM

What's happened to Ryan Bailey? Looks like a bad head wound. Seems to affect him holding on to the ball.

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#28 brooza

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 05:52 PM

12-0

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#29 snapski

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 05:52 PM

kevin ( i'm the ref ) sinfield, out on the full.
sam tomkins strolls in from 40 metres.
richards 2/2 - 12-0

#30 snapski

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:04 PM

very harsh pen on buderus
richards 14-0, 17 gone

#31 snapski

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:10 PM

leeds 1st attack, 14-6 buderus.
sinfield adds 2

#32 snapski

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:13 PM

2 attacks, 2 tries to leeds, 14-10 hall

#33 Bedford Roughyed

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:13 PM

14-10

Hall try

Chickens not being counted anymore?
With the best, thats a good bit of PR, though I would say the Bedford team, theres, like, you know, 13 blokes who can get together at the weekend to have a game together, which doesnt point to expansion of the game. Point, yeah go on!

#34 snapski

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:15 PM

sinfield wide right 14-12

#35 Bedford Roughyed

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:26 PM

Lucky lucky tomkins.
With the best, thats a good bit of PR, though I would say the Bedford team, theres, like, you know, 13 blokes who can get together at the weekend to have a game together, which doesnt point to expansion of the game. Point, yeah go on!

#36 snapski

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:29 PM

14-14 sinfield pen.
tomkins should have 10 mins, surprise surprise phil clarke says it was nothing

#37 brooza

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:29 PM

Commentary talking of concern about the fitness of ryan bailey - turns out he's fine to come back on

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#38 Just Browny

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:30 PM

Quite right Phil, nothing wrong with giving someone a good shoeing. This is rugger, after all.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#39 Lee

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:31 PM

QUOTE (snapski @ Sep 12 2010, 07:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
surprise surprise phil clarke says it was nothing



Put it on mute, he's unbearable when Wigan play, id drop him for their games, let him do everyone else


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#40 Simon Templar

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 06:32 PM

QUOTE (Bedford Roughyed @ Sep 12 2010, 06:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Lucky lucky tomkins.


Correction Dirty Dirty Tomkins.




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