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3 Feb - Warrington Wolves v Castleford Tigers - KO 3pm


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Poll: Who will win? (12 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Voted Warrington Wolves (12 votes [100.00%])

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  2. Castleford Tigers (0 votes [0.00%])

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  3. Draw (0 votes [0.00%])

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#21 thundergaz

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 07:55 PM

Has a game thread been locked before?


There's no ill feeling old frightful just a bit of banter that's all😉

#22 back to the future

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:14 PM

The nearly men to batter the never will be men

#23 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:22 PM

oh I see - clever


Not really. It's a common enough use of language. "they'll score millions at this rate" and so on. As it happens, I would be pleased to see classy Cas going well. They're a great club who have produced sublime players and sublime skill. A player like Reilly had thicker skin than some of their supporters it would appear.

#24 1976PMJwires

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:54 PM

The nearly men to batter the never will be men



3 challenge cups, 1 LLS and a Grand Final in fours years = nearly men

No wonder fans can't be bothered.



#25 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:11 PM

Has a game thread been locked before?


please stay on topic Rob :)
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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#26 back to the future

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:01 PM

3 challenge cups, 1 LLS and a Grand Final in fours years = nearly men

No wonder fans can't be bothered.

Although they are great acheivements the ultimate prize is the SL crown,the previous 2/3 seasons the wire have had the squad capable of winning it but have just fallen short,so yes nearly men

#27 Ponterover

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:25 PM

Just a bit of fuel to the fire....

Wire to rack up a score that Michael Vaughan would have been proud of. End of season ball at the WC already pencilled in for Saturday 9th Feb.

#28 1976PMJwires

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:22 AM

Although they are great acheivements the ultimate prize is the SL crown,the previous 2/3 seasons the wire have had the squad capable of winning it but have just fallen short,so yes nearly men



Appreciate the further comments, Smith is a builder, believes in performance and all round improvements on and off the pitch.


Leeds have been the better team who have the BIG GF experience, Warrington, saints and Wigan have been to GF's recently and I see this year to be a belter.


May the best team win..... Lets enjoy our game and get behind all clubs.

#29 Saintslass

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:56 PM

Although it would be great for Cas to win this, I can't see past Warrington on this occasion. I don't know where Cas are up to with their squad these days, other than Shenny is back in the fold and Gilmour has joined them. Hopefully they will put on a good show to give their fans some hope. But I don't think they will win.

#30 Davc1h

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:06 PM

Did you go to the game? If that had been a competitive match you would of lost to us again


As someone who did go to the game as a neutral, i like to watch Cas and Fev when possible. I am struggling to see where you are coming from. Fev had the better of the first half, helped by the fact Cas dropped the ball in just about every set.
Second half, Cas were by far the better team and that started with the forwards getting on top. This enabled Chase to run the game and Rovers could not cope.

Back on topic, from what i saw in that game, it is going to be a long hard season for Cas. Starting with a daunting trip to the potential grand final winners.

#31 getdownmonkeyman

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:06 PM

wow, they're all out today aren't they


Must be a full moon.

#32 thundergaz

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:42 AM

As someone who did go to the game as a neutral, i like to watch Cas and Fev when possible. I am struggling to see where you are coming from. Fev had the better of the first half, helped by the fact Cas dropped the ball in just about every set.
Second half, Cas were by far the better team and that started with the forwards getting on top. This enabled Chase to run the game and Rovers could not cope.

Back on topic, from what i saw in that game, it is going to be a long hard season for Cas. Starting with a daunting trip to the potential grand final winners.

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They only got on top in the second half because we brought on half a dozen young uns. If we had kept our starting squad on we would have won easily.

#33 Viking Warrior

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:55 AM

you'd have to be brain dead to vote against a wire win.............
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:31 AM

Better teams than Cas will be stuffed at Warrington who are a great team. If Cas can keep their back line fit they will be a handfull for any team, Ellis, Chase, Shenton, Webster, Carney, Dixon, Owen looks very good . Surely Huby, Millington, Mason, Gilmour, Thompson etc can give that backline a good platform, then in Clarke they have a fantastic player who is a match winner. I think Cas and London will be the most improved sides this season.

#35 hindle xiii

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:48 AM

I really hope no team is stuffed at Warrington, or anywhere, this season.

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#36 Leeds Wire

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:34 PM

I really hope no team is stuffed at Warrington, or anywhere, this season.


Not even when Leeds go to Odsal (or anywhere)?

#37 hindle xiii

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:56 PM

Not even when Leeds go to Odsal (or anywhere)?

Nah, I quite like them as a team and the majority of their players, a bit more now Webb's moved on. I'm ok with Leeds winning SL, it's just the same team winning it for x seasons in y. For some reason it's Hull KR I can't warm to, and for the life of me I can't think why, it must be cos I like Hull FC. Anyhoo, boo Wire.

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#38 trakl

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:02 PM

I really hope that Millward is able to bring the very best out of Michael Shenton - a player I like and admire and one who I think is under-rated by too many rugby league fans. I hope that he's able to express himself in attack a little more. He should be coming into his prime and is one of those players capable of flourishing at Test level.

#39 getdownmonkeyman

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:39 PM

I really hope that Millward is able to bring the very best out of Michael Shenton - a player I like and admire and one who I think is under-rated by too many rugby league fans. I hope that he's able to express himself in attack a little more. He should be coming into his prime and is one of those players capable of flourishing at Test level.


Depends if Chase can give him the space to work with. Who is Chsase's partner in the halves?

#40 hindle xiii

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:59 PM

Depends if Chase can give him the space to work with. Who is Chsase's partner in the halves?

Jamie Ellis?

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