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#1 thepimp007

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 04:44 PM

http://www.skysports...6409739,00.html

fairly strong looking side, nice to see lynchy getting a bit of recognition deserves to go down under in my eyes, cant believe sykes is at 6 though! would have preferred murrell to start there looking at the team

#2 thirteenthman

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 04:58 PM

I'm going to the game on Sunday - my first trip to Whitehaven in fact. It's an interesting side, but I don't imagine too many of them will be heading down under for the 4 Nations.

When I was looking at the squad on teletext, my 12 year old son looked at the TV and the first thing he said was "Why does Paul Sykes always get picked? He's ######." Despite much thought I still can't give him an answer.




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Posted 30 September 2010 - 05:07 PM

QUOTE (thirteenthman @ Sep 30 2010, 05:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm going to the game on Sunday - my first trip to Whitehaven in fact. It's an interesting side, but I don't imagine too many of them will be heading down under for the 4 Nations.

When I was looking at the squad on teletext, my 12 year old son looked at the TV and the first thing he said was "Why does Paul Sykes always get picked? He's ######." Despite much thought I still can't give him an answer.


i too wouldnt be able to answer the question! why not give someone like stefan ratchford a chance, kids like him are the future and i think with the right coaching could be our answer to the halves, surprised in all the threads ive read he hasnt been mentioned.

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 05:10 PM

laughed my socks off when i saw the team and then remember who the coach is.

April 1st has nothing on stevie mac.

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:13 PM

England team for Garry Purdham Memorial Match at Whitehaven:
C Riley (Warrington); P Fox (Hull KR), M Shenton (Castleford), T Clubb (Harlequins), T Briscoe (Hull); P Sykes (Bradford), R Myler (Warrington); A Lynch (Bradford, capt), M Higham (Warrington), L McCarthy-Scarsbrook (Harlequins), J Westerman (Castleford), B Westwood (Warrington), J Langley (Bradford).
Replacements: N Scruton (Bradford), G Carvell (Warrington), J Broughton (Salford), R Atkins (Warrington), B Harrison (Warrington), S Murrell (Hull KR).

Why play Riley the best winger in the comp this year at fb???

And Sykes at 6!!!

Think the Cumbrians have a chance.



#6 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:15 PM

QUOTE (Wendall @ Sep 30 2010, 07:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
England team for Garry Purdham Memorial Match at Whitehaven:
C Riley (Warrington); P Fox (Hull KR), M Shenton (Castleford), T Clubb (Harlequins), T Briscoe (Hull); P Sykes (Bradford), R Myler (Warrington); A Lynch (Bradford, capt), M Higham (Warrington), L McCarthy-Scarsbrook (Harlequins), J Westerman (Castleford), B Westwood (Warrington), J Langley (Bradford).
Replacements: N Scruton (Bradford), G Carvell (Warrington), J Broughton (Salford), R Atkins (Warrington), B Harrison (Warrington), S Murrell (Hull KR).

Why play Riley the best winger in the comp this year at fb???

And Sykes at 6!!!

Think the Cumbrians have a chance.

Hasn't Riley stated he prefers fullback?
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#7 Wendall

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:23 PM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Sep 30 2010, 07:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hasn't Riley stated he prefers fullback?


He might but Smith doesn't! Riley aint safe under the high ball on the wing at Wire he's protected by King but when hes gone to full back he's not looked at all safe.



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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:23 PM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Sep 30 2010, 07:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hasn't Riley stated he prefers fullback?



Yes he has


Riley is a Full Back certainly not a winger wink.gif

#9 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:24 PM

QUOTE (Wendall @ Sep 30 2010, 07:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
He might but Smith doesn't! Riley aint safe under the high ball on the wing at Wire he's protected by King but when hes gone to full back he's not looked at all safe.

Smith isn't playing Myler but he's still been selected,it is an experiment after all.
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#10 Wendall

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:25 PM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Sep 30 2010, 07:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Smith isn't playing Myler but he's still been selected,it is an experiment after all.


Myler is still a class act but Smith knows that he just didnt think he fitted in for the big games this season. Next year will be different I'm sure.



#11 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:29 PM

QUOTE (Wendall @ Sep 30 2010, 07:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
He might but Smith doesn't! Riley aint safe under the high ball on the wing at Wire he's protected by King but when hes gone to full back he's not looked at all safe.

Just a point Wendy,in a previous post you stated Riley was the best winger in SL yet he needs king to protect him,now I'm no Wigan fan but wasn't Pat Richards the Man of Steel and the highest points scorer this season and (correct me if I'm wrong) he's a winger isn't he?
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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:31 PM

QUOTE (Wendall @ Sep 30 2010, 07:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Riley the best winger in the comp this year
That is mental.

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#13 1976PMJwires

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:33 PM

QUOTE (Wendall @ Sep 30 2010, 07:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
He might but Smith doesn't! Riley aint safe under the high ball on the wing at Wire he's protected by King but when hes gone to full back he's not looked at all safe.




IIRC riley's centre was atkins wink.gif

#14 1976PMJwires

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:34 PM

QUOTE (hindle xiii @ Sep 30 2010, 07:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That is mental.



a stevie mac moment tongue.gif

#15 Wendall

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:36 PM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Sep 30 2010, 07:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just a point Wendy,in a previous post you stated Riley was the best winger in SL yet he needs king to protect him,now I'm no Wigan fan but wasn't Pat Richards the Man of Steel and the highest points scorer this season and (correct me if I'm wrong) he's a winger isn't he?


Should have said best British winger then!

Thats the main problem, if you look at the England second string we have no depth because all the best backs in the comp are imports!



#16 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:38 PM

QUOTE (Wendall @ Sep 30 2010, 07:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Should have said best British winger then!

Thats the main problem, if you look at the England second string we have no depth because all the best backs in the comp are imports!

Good backtracking. wink.gif
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#17 Wendall

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:40 PM

I do like the look of Jodie Broughton, he could be one for the future if he played for a top club.



#18 1976PMJwires

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:40 PM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Sep 30 2010, 07:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Good backtracking. wink.gif


and hopefully some bag packing laugh.gif

#19 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 06:44 PM

QUOTE (Wendall @ Sep 30 2010, 07:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I do like the look of Jodie Broughton, he could be one for the future if he played for a top club.

He started off at Leeds!
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#20 Keith T

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 07:01 PM

QUOTE (Wendall @ Sep 30 2010, 07:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Think the Cumbrians have a chance.


I might agree with you, if only we knew the Cumbria team!!!!!!

I remember when .............................

"It is impossible not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Workington Town, the fall guys this season for the Super League's determination to retain it's European dimension, in the shape of Paris. While the French have had every assistance to survive, the importance of having a flagship in a heartland area like West Cumbria has been conveniently forgotten." - Dave Hadfield - Independent 25th August 1996.





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