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#121 funkmaster flex

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:40 PM

I think we all agree it would of been a different score line on a drier pitch.


I dont agree.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:42 PM

Im actually doing a mental health assessment on david tomorrow. I think he is ill! :lol:

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#123 Robin Evans

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:43 PM

I dont agree.

matters not. Dews will get another crack at fev hopefully on a drier pitch. C'est la vie
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#124 thundergaz

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:43 PM

I dont agree.


Hopefully when you come to our place we will find out the answer. As I do think it would of been a different score line on a drier pitch. But I'm taking nothing away from you guys tonight you were very good.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:56 PM

For long periods of the game tonight we were Gaffered. . Dews had a much better kicking game. But jack Bussey's introduction gave us a bit more zip at a time when (to me at least), dews appeared to tire.
Hard on dews.. but hey, ive seen rovers lose games like this in the past. I'll live with the win. No matter how ugly
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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:00 PM

I am not saying later in the season you wont beat us. But to me, it sounds like you give a little and then take it back.

The fact is both teams played in awful conditions; You are the best team in the league and we arent, and the best you could do was a scrape of two points in the last few minutes.
As a Fev fan i wouldnt be dissapointed, I think both teams played out of their skins and there was understandably many errors. But as a Dewsbury fan I saw a team facing an uphil battle and for me, losing by two points under those circumstances and with that performance is irrelevant. Tonight I watched a brilliant game of rugby league, one where the winner doesnt matter, one where you are just glad to have watched such a game.

The rest is just detail.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:02 PM

I am not saying later in the season you wont beat us. But to me, it sounds like you give a little and then take it back.

The fact is both teams played in awful conditions; You are the best team in the league and we arent, and the best you could do was a scrape of two points in the last few minutes.
As a Fev fan i wouldnt be dissapointed, I think both teams played out of their skins and there was understandably many errors. But as a Dewsbury fan I saw a team facing an uphil battle and for me, losing by two points under those circumstances and with that performance is irrelevant. Tonight I watched a brilliant game of rugby league, one where the winner doesnt matter, one where you are just glad to have watched such a game.

The rest is just detail.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:18 PM

I am not saying later in the season you wont beat us. But to me, it sounds like you give a little and then take it back.

The fact is both teams played in awful conditions; You are the best team in the league and we arent, and the best you could do was a scrape of two points in the last few minutes.
As a Fev fan i wouldnt be dissapointed, I think both teams played out of their skins and there was understandably many errors. But as a Dewsbury fan I saw a team facing an uphil battle and for me, losing by two points under those circumstances and with tha

t performance is irrelevant. Tonight I watched a brilliant game of rugby league, one where the winner doesnt matter, one where you are just glad to have watched such a game.


Winning doesn't matter?

The rest is just detail.



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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:20 PM

I am not saying later in the season you wont beat us. But to me, it sounds like you give a little and then take it back.

The fact is both teams played in awful conditions; You are the best team in the league and we arent, and the best you could do was a scrape of two points in the last few minutes.
As a Fev fan i wouldnt be dissapointed, I think both teams played out of their skins and there was understandably many errors. But as a Dewsbury fan I saw a team facing an uphil battle and for me, losing by two points under those circumstances and with that performance is irrelevant. Tonight I watched a brilliant game of rugby league, one where the winner doesnt matter, one where you are just glad to have watched such a game.

The rest is just detail.




Why doesn't winning matter?

#130 thundergaz

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:24 PM

I am not saying later in the season you wont beat us. But to me, it sounds like you give a little and then take it back.

The fact is both teams played in awful conditions; You are the best team in the league and we arent, and the best you could do was a scrape of two points in the last few minutes.
As a Fev fan i wouldnt be dissapointed, I think both teams played out of their skins and there was understandably many errors. But as a Dewsbury fan I saw a team facing an uphil battle and for me, losing by two points under those circumstances and with that performance is irrelevant. Tonight I watched a brilliant game of rugby league, one where the winner doesnt matter, one where you are just glad to have watched such a game.

The rest is just detail.


I agree with all that a very good post. But even the very best teams have off days. But I don't think it was an off day for us if I'm being honest. I think the conditions combined with a very tireless, well coached and enthusiastic dewsbury team surprised us and got in our faces and stopped us doing what we do best.

Edited by thundergaz, 10 February 2013 - 10:25 PM.


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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:28 PM

A thoroughly enjoyable game tonight (given the awful conditions, even a brilliant game), but I think inexperience got the better of us and we lost the match. I think our captain's inexperience showed tonight, with his poor passing and Brown's pass that helped Featherstone (I have to admit I had no idea who made that passed until informed afterwards).

I was surprised by Pryce's kicking ability and thought he made a useful debut and think there is more to come; I was not surprised by O'Brien's qualitities though.

Why did Alibert disallow the Dewsbury try? Somebody help me please!

If that was inexperience from Dewsbury, it will be really exciting when we come of age. Roll on next week.

Grudgingly, well done to Fev for not giving up, but it was not the correct result.
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#132 elppaxr2i

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:29 PM

Thought dews were a bit negative in the second half - taking the two, going for the dropgoal etc and that cost them the match for me, they did very little of what they did in the first half attacking wise

Like others have said - maybe it was a combination of inexperience and Fev pressure that produced these negative tactics, as although the pitch deteriorated the conditions improved slightly as the wind and sleety conditions seemed to drop

We definately got out of jail tonight for me and this result although early in the campaign could define our season

#133 Eddie_Rombo

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:41 PM

Tonks got dropped for the mistakes he made last week so does that mean captain Spaven will be dropped next week?

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:46 PM

Robin - I was expecting us to lose by 20-30 points. Yes we showed a lot of enthusiasm and effort but not a lot else. Given you ' re spending a fortune on your squad, you really should be wiping the floor with teams like us regardless of the weather, just surprised the players saw a win as some great cause to celebrate. I am sure you will beat us at your place by a significant margin, but for long periods of this game Fev looked very ordinary against a very ordinary Rams team. At key points we were very poor, which sums up our level. I doubt we will beat any team in the top 6.

We are only hoping to make 7/8th, you should win the league with the money you're spending.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:52 PM

Robin - I was expecting us to lose by 20-30 points. Yes we showed a lot of enthusiasm and effort but not a lot else. Given you ' re spending a fortune on your squad, you really should be wiping the floor with teams like us regardless of the weather, just surprised the players saw a win as some great cause to celebrate. I am sure you will beat us at your place by a significant margin, but for long periods of this game Fev looked very ordinary against a very ordinary Rams team. At key points we were very poor, which sums up our level. I doubt we will beat any team in the top 6.

We are only hoping to make 7/8th, you should win the league with the money you're spending.


Why should we? We haven't got any first team SL players in our squad. Every team as an off day and maybe we did or didn't have one today I don't know it's hard to tell with them conditions. We are a slick quick side and can't play any of that in those conditions. The conditions suited your guys a lot more than it did us that's all. We are a summer rugby team as last week showed. You always get a couple of games like that in a season and you just have to get through them and get the win however you can and we did that tonight.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 11:26 PM

Well done Dewsbury. i really thought you were very very unlucky tonight.
Looking forward to two close games this season.
And in my opinion Featherstone will not take all and sundry before them this season.
Should be some great games this season.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 12:58 AM

And in my opinion Featherstone will not take all and sundry before them this season.

I suppose Cas fans could be saying the same about the world champions after today. Impossible conditions to play good RL. Time will tell.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 06:20 AM

My previous comment wasn't having a knock at the boys, merely stating that once again we've come up short against Fev (despite being the better side for the majority of the game)
They managed to keep the intensity for the full 80 minutes and showed real championship qualities.
I'm still delighted with the performance, and have high hopes for the season but i stand by my opinion. (Unless someone wants to tell me that it was Finns lightning pace and unreadable side step that was the difference?)
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Posted 11 February 2013 - 07:43 AM

Robin - I was expecting us to lose by 20-30 points. Yes we showed a lot of enthusiasm and effort but not a lot else. Given you ' re spending a fortune on your squad, you really should be wiping the floor with teams like us regardless of the weather, just surprised the players saw a win as some great cause to celebrate. I am sure you will beat us at your place by a significant margin, but for long periods of this game Fev looked very ordinary against a very ordinary Rams team. At key points we were very poor, which sums up our level. I doubt we will beat any team in the top 6.

We are only hoping to make 7/8th, you should win the league with the money you're spending.


Spend as much as you like you wont wipe the floor with teams every week, especially in weather like that, i was made up with the win it was always a banana skin with the narrow field and terrible weather, with a dry wide pitch at ours you will see a different Rovers side

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 07:57 AM

Sounds to me like Spaven's run over a couple of supporters' dogs this past week. Hardly weather conducive to creative play from the halves was it?

good spot tom, but I think a few if us are wondering why Coleman hasnt had a shot. Glen wasn't here last year, but most of us were and know Scott just hasn't got the craft we need when its tight. That said the lads were unlucky last night and we deserved the draw.