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#1 Allan Marsden

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 07:02 PM

Would it be fair to say that after recent years when Yorkshire cluubs like Bradford and Leeds have enjoyed great success that the tide has turned with Lancashire (Yes I know the boundary argument blah blah) with Wigan, Saints and Wire are now going to dominate SL?

#2 hindle xiii

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 07:03 PM

Not really.

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#3 MidlandsRugbyLeague

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 07:06 PM

Hardly Lancashire dominating Rugby League is it??!! Two teams are better than two others.

#4 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 07:49 PM

York, Halifax.....
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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The real Mick Gledhill is what you see on here, a Bradford fan ........, but deep down knows that Bradford are just not good enough to challenge the likes of Leeds & St Helens.


#5 Wendall

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 07:57 PM

Leeds have had a poor year but they are still Yorkshire's best team. Next year will be interesting to see if their decline continues, if so then I can't see further than Wigan, Saints and Wire for top 3 again.



#6 Fully

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 08:00 PM

Not really Lancashire dominating considering Warrington is in Cheshire and St Helens is in Merseyside.

#7 Leeds Wire

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 08:11 PM

QUOTE (Fully @ Sep 26 2010, 09:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not really Lancashire dominating considering Warrington is in Cheshire and St Helens is in Merseyside.


Not true. Warrington is a unitary authority which is split roughly in half by the river Mersey in terms of the old county boundaries. The town centre and anything north is technically in Lancashire and anything to the south of the Mersey is in Cheshire.



#8 Trojan

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 09:40 PM

QUOTE (Leeds Wire @ Sep 26 2010, 09:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not true. Warrington is a unitary authority which is split roughly in half by the river Mersey in terms of the old county boundaries. The town centre and anything north is technically in Lancashire and anything to the south of the Mersey is in Cheshire.



If it's not in Cheshire why were the Cheshire police at the HJ today then?
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#9 Allan Marsden

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Posted 26 September 2010 - 10:02 PM

QUOTE (Trojan @ Sep 26 2010, 10:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If it's not in Cheshire why were the Cheshire police at the HJ today then?


Every organisation for anything / everything has it's own geographical boundaries.

#10 MidlandsRugbyLeague

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 07:30 AM

The RFL Competition Trophies Up For Grabs This Year:

World Club Challenge - Melbourne

Blackpool 9s - Halifax

Northern Rail Cup - Batley

RLC Premier - St Albans

RLC Regional - Northampton

RLC National - Warrington

Championship 1 - York

Championship - Halifax

Super League - Wigan / Saints


Looks like a fairly even split.....






#11 distantdog

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 07:36 AM

QUOTE (MidlandsRugbyLeague @ Sep 27 2010, 08:30 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The RFL Competition Trophies Up For Grabs This Year:

World Club Challenge - Melbourne

Blackpool 9s - Halifax

Northern Rail Cup - Batley

RLC Premier - St Albans

RLC Regional - Northampton

RLC National - Warrington

Championship 1 Winners - Hunslet

Championship 1 Play off - York


Championship - Halifax

Super League - Wigan / Saints


Looks like a fairly even split.....



#12 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 07:38 AM

Halifax and Batley not in Yorkshire then?
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#13 thirteenthman

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 07:50 AM

QUOTE (Trojan @ Sep 26 2010, 10:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If it's not in Cheshire why were the Cheshire police at the HJ today then?

Police forces are not based on county boundaries. For example in the midlands West Mercia police force covers 3 counties. I believe there is still a Humberside police even though Humberside ceased to exist a long time ago.



#14 distantdog

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 09:12 AM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Sep 27 2010, 08:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Halifax and Batley not in Yorkshire then?



Of course, just editing the original post of winners as Hunslet were missed off.

#15 dallymessenger

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 09:19 AM

QUOTE (Allan Marsden @ Sep 26 2010, 08:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Would it be fair to say that after recent years when Yorkshire cluubs like Bradford and Leeds have enjoyed great success that the tide has turned with Lancashire (Yes I know the boundary argument blah blah) with Wigan, Saints and Wire are now going to dominate SL?


they certainly have the best grounds.

hudds have a good ground but no chance of filling it any time soon

be interesting to see what crowds saints get in the new stadium, and if wigan can grow their crowds with the good form over the next few years



#16 Trojan

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 09:51 AM

QUOTE (thirteenthman @ Sep 27 2010, 08:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Police forces are not based on county boundaries. For example in the midlands West Mercia police force covers 3 counties. I believe there is still a Humberside police even though Humberside ceased to exist a long time ago.



Warrington is a large town, borough and unitary authority area of Cheshire, England
http://en.wikipedia....wiki/Warrington
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#17 davo99

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 10:08 AM

Don't care what the bowler hats from the boundaries commision say, I still put St Helens, Lancs as my address and always will

#18 Old Frightful

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 10:12 AM

I reckon Allan is trying to get Saints (and some Wigan) posters back on his side after recent fall outs!

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#19 the punt

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 10:12 AM

QUOTE (Trojan @ Sep 27 2010, 10:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>


Key phrase there is "authority area of Cheshire". All that these areas represent are areas of local government or administration. They are not counties in the traditional sense.

Check this website out: Friends of Real Lancashire

#20 Trojan

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Posted 27 September 2010 - 10:30 AM

QUOTE (the punt @ Sep 27 2010, 11:12 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Key phrase there is "authority area of Cheshire". All that these areas represent are areas of local government or administration. They are not counties in the traditional sense.

Check this website out: Friends of Real Lancashire



But administrative areas is exactly what counties are. If we're going to start claiming, then we (the West Riding of Yorkshire) will have Saddleworth, the Trough of Bowland and Sedberg back for starters.
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