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Who should present the world cup ?


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#21 Pie tries

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:16 PM

Barrack Obama, usain bolt, prince Harry or Pippa Middleton !

#22 Pie tries

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:16 PM

Barrack Obama, usain bolt, prince Harry or Pippa Middleton !

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:22 PM

At old trafford who should hand the WC (a trophy which needs a name) to the winning captain ?

I think it should Dame Claire Balding, assuming the queen is busy...

Maybe not the World Cup, but if she's not presenting the televsion programme would love to see her present the Challenge Cup. For the World Cup I think Prince Harry would be a great choice
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#24 keighley

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:25 PM

Not good enough is it, fed up with making finals an nearly winning all what matters is winning.


Funny you should mention that. I watched the 1995 final half and hour ago and we wuz robbed. Neither Australia try was scored and we had one disallowed when they called Offiah in touch and he wasn't. It's a pity the video ref wasn't part of the game that day.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:35 PM

Maybe not the World Cup, but if she's not presenting the televsion programme would love to see her present the Challenge Cup. For the World Cup I think Prince Harry would be a great choice


If it's the parasite prince then I hope the security sweep of the stadium is a very very thorough one.

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#26 South Wakefield Sharks

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:02 PM

Should be the Queen.

#27 Just Browny

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:17 PM

Hullfan and Canetman, together.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#28 Old Frightful

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:19 PM

Keith Harris and Orville.

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#29 Just Browny

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:26 PM

Keith Harris and Orville.


You got there 2 minutes too late, chief.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#30 Old Frightful

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:27 PM

You got there 2 minutes too late, chief.

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#31 Trojan

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:28 PM

Neil Fox or Tom Van Vollenhoven

Edited by Trojan, 27 January 2013 - 07:29 PM.

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#32 Robin Evans

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:33 PM

A member of the royal family or the Prime Minister

It's a World Cup, so it's important it's a figure head....... But I guess that's my opinion

anyone but the prime minister or a member of the royal family!! Same as you, that's just a personal preference/opinion.

Edited by Robin Evans, 27 January 2013 - 07:34 PM.

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#33 Padge

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:40 PM

Help the Heroes should nominate/select an injured soldier for the honour.

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#34 Just Browny

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:46 PM

Seriously though, I'd be delighted to see the fellas who have won the World Cup for GB do it. Billy Boston, Stevo, Alex Murphy, Chris Hesketh etc.. I'm sure it would mean a lot to any of those guys, and it'd be great to see.

It's not something that keeps me up at nice, but I prefer it to some dignitaries who don't give a stuff about RL. Steve Redgrave in 2000, while not an RL fan in the full-on sense of the word, was a good choice because he'd just marked himself down as one of our greatest ever athletes. Wiggins would certainly be in that category.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#35 Pie tries

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:10 PM

Sir cliff Richard...or should we just leave him for half-time!

#36 Futtocks

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:33 AM

Tony Archer... ;)

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:35 AM

I'll go ahead and put my name forward
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#38 roughyedspud

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:44 AM

Neil Fox or Tom Van Vollenhoven



if we can't get royalty then id prefer a old player....id go with billy boston

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#39 Bedford Roughyed

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:16 PM

anyone but the prime minister or a member of the royal family!! Same as you, that's just a personal preference/opinion.

Whilst I am not a royalist and think the PM would get a less than warm welcome, it is the World Cup Final.

Clare Balding, et al are all more deserving of the honour (in my opinion), but does the lack of recognition/acceptance/attendance of the Royals/PM only feed into the chippy regional minor sport image?
With the best, thats a good bit of PR, though I would say the Bedford team, theres, like, you know, 13 blokes who can get together at the weekend to have a game together, which doesnt point to expansion of the game. Point, yeah go on!

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:19 PM

RL isn't afraid to be the first, so my vote is for William and Kate's baby.

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