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#21 Harrigan

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 11:05 AM

I think someone needs a calendar...


January, February... It's all the same thing ;)

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#22 Ullman

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:21 PM

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

Some people just don't know how to have a good time.

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#23 Gav Wilson

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:23 PM

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


They're there to indicate the wind direction.
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#24 T-Dub

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:46 PM

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


I thought it was a nice piece of trivia, hadnt realized that at the stroke of the new season kick off this forum turned into Newsnight

Ill put it down to Warrington Post Envy Syndrome

#25 Old Frightful

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:47 PM

January, February... It's all the same thing ;)

You are Barbara Dickson and I claim you've lost your "Memory"...

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#26 Old Frightful

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:49 PM

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.


I was thinking more of Galpharm references but hey, ho.

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#27 Old Frightful

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:51 PM

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?

Bejeezus. :blink:

They must have used some impressive explosives.

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#28 Ullman

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:57 PM

Bejeezus. :blink:

They must have used some impressive explosives.

:lol:

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#29 JohnM

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:59 PM

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?


As a Swinton fan of may years standing (we were poor and I could only just afford the 5/- to get in the ground) I can assure you that having the tallest posts was for many years the best thing about Station Road. :o .

#30 M j M

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 01:47 PM

They're there to indicate the wind direction.

Yeah I guessed. Still, annoying and pointless though. Annoying because they look ######. Pointless because the only benefit might be to kickers and Kevin Sinfield does not need little flaggy things to assist him on that score B)

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#31 southstand loiner

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 02:23 PM

Yeah I guessed. Still, annoying and pointless though. Annoying because they look ######. Pointless because the only benefit might be to kickers and Kevin Sinfield does not need little flaggy things to assist him on that score B)


there give the kickers of other clubs a bit of a chance .
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#32 Red Willow

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:37 PM

As a Swinton fan of may years standing (we were poor and I could only just afford the 5/- to get in the ground) I can assure you that having the tallest posts was for many years the best thing about Station Road. :o .

Think the posts were donated to Eccles but seem to remember them being damaged by vandals

#33 St Domingos

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:40 PM

I am sure I was told/read the Headingley posts were donated to Drighlington rugby club.

I still remember when we were all amateurs, working together for the good of the game - for no pay!!!


#34 Viking Warrior

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:02 PM

it seems to be a rah rah thing, the posts at the stoop have those little flags on top as well.
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#35 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:22 PM

I am sure I was told/read the Headingley posts were donated to Drighlington rugby club.

yes they were.

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#36 hindle xiii

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:39 PM

Bejeezus. :blink:

They must have used some impressive explosives.

:D

Best post facto post about posts, post, post.

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