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#1 T-Dub

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:55 PM

Headingley always boasted the tallest posts in RL

I got a different view of the ground last night from Carnegie Upper, and unless Ive missed something seemed new (with little plastic pennants on top rather than the golden finnials) and seemed even bigger and wobblier than before. They are virtually as high as the stand roof

Is this the case or have I not been observant? If new, any idea how big?

#2 keighley

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:56 PM

Headingley always boasted the tallest posts in RL

I got a different view of the ground last night from Carnegie Upper, and unless Ive missed something seemed new (with little plastic pennants on top rather than the golden finnials) and seemed even bigger and wobblier than before. They are virtually as high as the stand roof

Is this the case or have I not been observant? If new, any idea how big?


Well, now they play RU there the posts are extraordinarily important.

#3 Ullman

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:00 PM

Well, now they play RU there the posts are extraordinarily important.

Funny you should say that. They're identical to the ones at Hull RUFC's ground, right down to the dinky little plastic pennants on the top,

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#4 Konkrete

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:04 PM

You can't have a million pound RU pitch and short ars ed RL sticks now can you.
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#5 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:25 PM

Flipiing 'eck. The new season has started! Enough with "oo, aren't those posts tall" talk. Talk about important things like what the refs are wearing.

If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

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#6 Harrigan

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:39 PM

The old ones were taken down when the pitch was relaid and new, taller (I believe) posts were put in place.

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#7 keighley

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 10:13 PM

Flipiing 'eck. The new season has started! Enough with "oo, aren't those posts tall" talk. Talk about important things like what the refs are wearing.


You like men dressed in pink with short shorts do you?

#8 southstand loiner

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 10:47 PM

The old ones were taken down when the pitch was relaid and new, taller (I believe) posts were put in place.


thats right unlike the old posts the new ones can be taken down when work needs doing on the pitch
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#9 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:03 PM

You like men dressed in pink with short shorts do you?

Blokes can wear whatever the RFL tell them too.

If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

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#10 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:04 PM

thats right unlike the old posts the new ones can be taken down when work needs doing on the pitch

Every day then.

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#11 Harrigan

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:28 PM

Every day then.


:)

It's January. The weather in Leeds for the last 4 weeks has been horrific. It looked better than Saints pitch anyway.

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#12 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:30 PM

:)

It's January. The weather in Leeds for the last 4 weeks has been horrific. It looked better than Saints pitch anyway.

Hmm, the same, who plays footy on the Saints pitch anyway?

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#13 Harrigan

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:40 PM

Hmm, the same, who plays footy on the Saints pitch anyway?


Everton don't they? TBF I can't see any pitch in the north of England being in top condition for the next month anyway.

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#14 hindle xiii

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:42 PM

Everton don't they? TBF I can't see any pitch in the north of England being in top condition for the next month anyway.

Widnes?

(Before Vikingman pipes up!)

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#15 M j M

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:12 AM

The new posts are satisfactorily huge. But those little flag things are totally naff and pointless.

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#16 Old Frightful

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 01:06 AM

But those little flag things are totally naff and pointless.

I've always thought that about touch judges.

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#17 Old Frightful

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 01:08 AM

thats right unlike the old posts the new ones can be taken down when work needs doing on the pitch

Over two hours since this was posted....

Come on you lot, you're letting me down.

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#18 Just Browny

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 09:32 AM

Over two hours since this was posted....

Come on you lot, you're letting me down.


Indeed, presumably the old ones had to be sawn off or something.

I can't believe preseason is over and we're still getting threads about the new posts at Headingley.

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#19 Chronicler of Chiswick

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 10:05 AM

Seem to remember that the tallest posts in RL used to be at Station Road, Swinton - didn't they end up at Eccles ARL when the ground was demolished?

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 10:06 AM

:)

It's January. The weather in Leeds for the last 4 weeks has been horrific. It looked better than Saints pitch anyway.

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