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#21 Wigansnapper89

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:32 PM

Cant believe this, only saw him Friday stood outside of his pub. The worst part is if you look on his profile on facebook. Turns your stomach when you read it
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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:32 PM

QUOTE (Hannibal @ Sep 26 2010, 04:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sorry, but that's nonsense.

If the people in charge find the decision on whether or not to honour Terry's memory difficult, then we have the wrong people in charge.

He was a 31 year guy, who made some bad decisions in his life, many of us have done the same, but maybe not you.

I have nothing but sympathy for Terry and condolences for his family and friends, you could tell the genuine regret about some of the decisions he had made recently and also the sadness regarding his sister on the recent Sky interview.

From a sensitivity point of view I was just questioning whether a match against Saints would be appropriate, given the history and also it is a unique situation for obvious reasons aside - if that is inappropriate I apologise as it was not intended to be so.

Personally I hope Wigan wear black armbands for the game, because he was a great servant to our club.



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#23 nec

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:33 PM

Minutes applause please, it avoids the spectacle of late-comers, kids, drunks or worst of all the intentional a-holes breaking a silence. The guy, a GB international lest we forget, deserves a send-off in the biggest game.
Rugby League is a sport that desperately needs to expand its geographical supporter base and its player base. This imperative means that all other requirements are secondary until this is done.

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#24 Old Frightful

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:37 PM

QUOTE (nec @ Sep 26 2010, 04:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Minutes applause please, it avoids the spectacle of late-comers, kids, drunks or worst of all the intentional a-holes breaking a silence. The guy, a GB international lest we forget, deserves a send-off in the biggest game.

Couldn't agree more. Here's hoping.

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#25 Saint Billinge

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:38 PM

In total shock. RIP.

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#26 Hannibal

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:38 PM

QUOTE (Old Frightful @ Sep 26 2010, 04:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Couldn't agree more. Here's hoping.

Here, here.

The guy deserves nothing less, and the game next week would be the perfect opportunity.



#27 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:39 PM

Sad news,served every club he played for with 100% effort ,overstepped the mark sometimes but will be missed.
Another member of the Rugby League family lost
R.I .P Terry.

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#28 Dave T

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:39 PM

sad.gif RIP, very sad news.

#29 iangidds

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:42 PM

RIP terry very sad

#30 Hannibal

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:44 PM

QUOTE (Wigansnapper89 @ Sep 26 2010, 04:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Cant believe this, only saw him Friday stood outside of his pub. The worst part is if you look on his profile on facebook. Turns your stomach when you read it

You got a link to his profile?

I don't use Facebook, and there are hundreds of Terry Newtons.

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:45 PM

QUOTE (Hannibal @ Sep 26 2010, 04:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You got a link to his profile?

I don't use Facebook, and there are hundreds of Terry Newtons.


I think the remark has been removed Steve, I'll pm you

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#32 Hannibal

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:46 PM

QUOTE (amh @ Sep 26 2010, 04:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the remark has been removed Steve, I'll pm you

Thank you.

#33 Amber Avenger

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:52 PM

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#34 Maximus Decimus

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:54 PM

QUOTE (giwildgo @ Sep 26 2010, 04:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have nothing but sympathy for Terry and condolences for his family and friends, you could tell the genuine regret about some of the decisions he had made recently and also the sadness regarding his sister on the recent Sky interview.

From a sensitivity point of view I was just questioning whether a match against Saints would be appropriate, given the history and also it is a unique situation for obvious reasons aside - if that is inappropriate I apologise as it was not intended to be so.

Personally I hope Wigan wear black armbands for the game, because he was a great servant to our club.


I'm certain they will.

This is RL and Saints fans will treat it with the respect it deserves. We all make mistakes and Terry was no different.

RIP.

#35 Wigansnapper89

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 03:56 PM

I dont think you can get on his profile anymore ive just looked
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#36 steef

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 04:00 PM

hard to take in. RIP Terry Newton.
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#37 steef

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 04:00 PM

hard to take in. RIP Terry Newton.
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#38 my missus

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 04:04 PM

gutted, when he was on sky with brian carney you could see how gutted he was about being banned and he spoke about how he wanted to help young players not make the same mistakes.
you could see just how much he was hurting over what he had done.

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I search the skies
I shade my eyes
So nearly blind
And I see signs of half remembered days
I hear bells that chime in strange familiar ways
I recognise...
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#39 ArmchairRhino

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 04:11 PM

Absolutely sickening news. Condolences to Terry's friends and family.

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My favourite rugby memory of Newton is a tackle made on Craig Wing from the full back position in the Tri Nations game at Wigan in 2004. What's he doing there?!

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#40 Maximus Decimus

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 04:13 PM

QUOTE (ArmchairRhino @ Sep 26 2010, 05:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Absolutely sickening news. Condolences to Terry's friends and family.

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My favourite rugby memory of Newton is a tackle made on Craig Wing from the full back position in the Tri Nations game at Wigan in 2004. What's he doing there?!


Virtually won us the game that. Awesome tackle.





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