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1 Feb - Salford City Reds v Wigan Warriors - KO 8pm


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Poll: Who will win? (20 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Salford City Reds (4 votes [20.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.00%

  2. Voted Wigan Warriors (16 votes [80.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 80.00%

  3. Draw (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 John Drake

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:34 PM

Discuss the game here

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#2 Futtocks

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:57 PM

Bit of a new era for both clubs.

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#3 Father Ted

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:15 PM

With all Saford's troubles and the departure of so many players it appears they will struggle until their new signings have played a few games and they become a team.
Difficult to tell with Wigan, quality players leaving and some being replaced. Carmont replaced by either Hughes or Thornley and Hock's departure will be covered by Farrell, Tuson, Hughes or Gelling.
Sam Tomkins, O'Loughlin and Richards have noe featured in the pre season games.
Wigan should win this one.

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#4 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:55 PM

Wigan, in a close game. Neither side to pull up any trees this year, but with better futures ahead.

#5 John Rhino

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:58 PM

Wigan to win, but I expect Salford to make a go of it.

Just hope the fans roll up to please the good Doctor.

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#6 Chronicler of Chiswick

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 03:22 PM

Wigan by 12.

#7 hindle xiii

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 03:31 PM

Wigan, by 12-14.

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#8 1976PMJwires

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 06:15 PM

Wigan to win by 20

Warm up matches mean jack.

#9 chuffer

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 06:46 PM

Emotional home victory.......

#10 back to the future

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:10 PM

Should be an easy Pie victory

#11 Finn

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:24 PM

Salford have rarely troubled Wigan during the SL era.

#12 Mushy

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:16 AM

Both teams will be better come the end if the season, albeit with more room for improvement in Salford I suspect. Pies to win unless they have an absolute shocker and Salford are truly inspired.

#13 Oracle

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:05 AM

Wigan to win easy against a team i see finishing bottom this season after the departure of all their star players. Think this game will be a season highlight for wigan in what could be a very average dissapointing one on the whole

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#14 Bazz

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:09 AM

Why are tickets for this game not on sale?It's only three days away!

I've tried the web site and it's a blank page and the office didn't know yesterday when tickets will be available.

I'm travelling from London on Friday afternoon and I am looking forward to a complete shambles.

#15 RidingPie

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 03:33 PM

I believe Jack Murphy has gone on 1 month loan from Wigan to Salford and is available (for Salford) for this match.

Should add a little more spice.... also shows just how much Hock must have pee'd the management at Wigan off with his ban from playing Wigan.

#16 my missus

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 04:41 PM

i would have thought they would have stopped murphy from playing against us as well, remember what happened last year with stephan marsh. :rolleyes:

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#17 Finn

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:15 PM

Murphy has been sent to get experience, with a probable job vacancy up for grabs in the next few seasons. Great chance to show how he can cope with the high ball on Friday.
Hock has hardly been sent away to prove how good he is.

#18 Bleep1673

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:32 PM

Typically well organised shambles. It's no wonder the RFL is £65m in debt

Turn up and pay on the gate, thats how it used to be, if the ground is full, then your too late.
I remember queues at the Willows where it took you 20 minutes to get in, during the 1972-5 period, as a neutral we used to turn up half an hour before kick off, and create an atmosphere - something lacking from todays ticketed all-seated arenas,
The Salerycap is not a target.
it should be normal business practice. This has been building up for 15 years, as has been HMRC tracking.
SJH has a file on every company (Club).You all have been warned & you ignore it, thinking the RFL will bail you out.
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#19 Red Willow

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:32 PM

Wigan have tickets on sale. Salford are waiting for the takeover. I expect Wigan to score 40+

#20 Saintslass

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:53 PM

While I would love Salford to win this, I can only see a Wigan victory given all the disruption to Salford's off season/pre season and their subsequent inability to replace those players they lost last season. Hopefully Salford's troubles will be finally over this week and the takeover confirmed and so the squad can be built up as the season progresses. Having said all that, Salford could spring a surprise.




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