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#1 Hornetto

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 11:49 AM

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Very exciting times.

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#2 Ullman

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 01:50 PM

When I read about Rochdale's long tradition of recruiting Fijian players I always think of that great photo of Apesia Toga in the Eddie Waring Book Of Rugby League.

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#3 Futtocks

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 01:54 PM

When I read about Rochdale's long tradition of recruiting Fijian players I always think of that great photo of Apesia Toga in the Eddie Waring Book Of Rugby League.


Rochdale Observer on Apesia Toga. Died tragically young, though. :(

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#4 longboard

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 02:03 PM

Positive words from Rochdale there.

Any word on how Matt Calland is doing with the youth development?

#5 Ullman

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 02:08 PM

Rochdale Observer on Apesia Toga. Died tragically young, though. :(

That's the one!

I knew he was no longer with us. I didn't realise he died so young.

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#6 mmp

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 04:06 PM

extends into the amatuer ranks...great fun being smashed by a Figian in NWC Div 6 when they'd been in the Fiji World Cup training squad a year before!
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#7 Hornetto

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 04:14 PM

Positive words from Rochdale there.

Any word on how Matt Calland is doing with the youth development?


Well, he's not been there very long, but as he has coaching links to Hopwood Hall College and England Students, he's pretty well placed.