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Grand Final: Wigan Warriors v St. Helens


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Poll: Grand Final: Wigan Warriors v St. Helens (46 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Wigan (27 votes [58.70%])

    Percentage of vote: 58.70%

  2. St Helens (19 votes [41.30%])

    Percentage of vote: 41.30%

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#81 amh

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 05:56 PM

First half seemed to go quick, more one sided than I would have liked for entertainment value, hopefully Saints will come out for the second raring to go and give us a game. All a bit sterile so far IMO, need some fire from somewhere


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#82 sam

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:04 PM

QUOTE (amh @ Oct 2 2010, 07:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
First half seemed to go quick, more one sided than I would have liked for entertainment value, hopefully Saints will come out for the second raring to go and give us a game. All a bit sterile so far IMO, need some fire from somewhere


don't worry, st. cunningham will come to the rescue. well, eddie hopes he will.

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#83 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:11 PM

Da ####? Get Deacon kicking!

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#84 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:24 PM

Dumb truck. Deacon is one of the best place kickers in the competition. Who cares if Riddell does an amusing salute, I'd rather have the 2 points than a laugh.

Meli up to his usual Grand Final standards.

Nice dive from Precious too. dry.gif

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#85 sam

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:25 PM

a wigan game wouldn't be the same without a tompkins dying swan moment....
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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:28 PM

QUOTE (sam @ Oct 2 2010, 06:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
a wigan game wouldn't be the same without a tompkins dying swan moment....


He was smacked round the mouth, fair enough for him to swan it up.
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#87 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:28 PM

Hallelujah, yay, let's justify a 33% completion rate if poor kicking.

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:29 PM

QUOTE (sam @ Oct 2 2010, 08:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
a wigan game wouldn't be the same without a tompkins dying swan moment....


...nor would it be a saints game without a graham colossal dummy spit.
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#89 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:31 PM

QUOTE (sam @ Oct 2 2010, 07:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
...nor would it be a saints game without a graham colossal dummy spit.

We haven't had an Angel of the North impression from Wellens yet.

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:44 PM

QUOTE (hindle xiii @ Oct 2 2010, 07:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We haven't had an Angel of the North impression from Wellens yet.


I'm sure there has been one, just not caught on camera.
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#91 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:47 PM

Ahh, a Saints forward pass.

Even a Leulaui special with the big hit.

Ticking all the boxes so far.

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#92 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:48 PM

Oh and I forgot the usual J Tomkins and O'Loughlin head highs.

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#93 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 06:55 PM

Well done Wigan.

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 07:00 PM

Good God!! How poor was that game? Awful from Saints from beginning to end, says it all when their best ball-player on the night was Graham! Matty Smith will probably be farmed back out to a championship team after that performance. Wigan weren't great either but they didn't have to be to win that one!

#95 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 07:01 PM

Can the RFL please stop putting Saints fans in that end, they keep leaving before the presentation and looks ###### on telly. wink.gif

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 07:03 PM

Saints-4 chokes in a row,what an absolutely pathetic performance.
So much for the so called biggest derby in Rugby League. angry.gif
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#97 bewareshadows

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 07:05 PM

Well done Wigan.

I'm gutted that yet again Saints have come to a final not ready to start. It's as though anything off the cuff has been coached out of the side.

I know there has been alot of talk that Saints where without our half back combination. But those 16 points that Wigan ran in at the start had nothing to do with missing half backs purely Wigan where at a final and knew it. Saints just looked like they where trotting out for yet another game.

The only inventive stuff we did was once the game was already gone. It did not look like the coach had any special plays or combinations lined up.

For Wigan every player went out there not expecting to win but with the understanding that it's a final and you have to play the whole game with intensity if you want to win. Saints for 20 minutes where just trotting around with no intensity in the tackles.

Wigan have been consistently the best all year and are truely worthy champions.

Gutted.


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Even the Chinese and the Cubans gave up on these marxist principles years ago.


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#98 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 07:09 PM

Clearly, every single Saints fan needs to hope and pray that Potter transforms the Bulls into a team capable of reaching the Grand Final, as that's the only way St Helens will win the League again. rolleyes.gif dry.gif

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#99 Emosi Koloto

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 07:12 PM

Based on Chris Flannery's performance again, why are English clubs so obssessed with signing imports ?

And no, Thomas Leuluai was not the best player on the field, Sam Tomkins was by a mile.
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#100 Optimus

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 07:13 PM

Well done Wgan, fully deserved after the whole season.

Enjoy it.
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