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#1 Viking Warrior

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:38 PM

like many widnes fans i was extremely skeptical when we gave phil joseph a contract, i remember him most as a stock championship hooker or loose forward and really thought denis had lost the plot by signing him. but i have now watched him play 4 times or widnes after re-inventing himself as a powerhouse prop forward and have to say hand on heart he has been excellent for us. he has never taken a bckward step and has made many good metres, apparently the commentators at yesterdays game were giving him big raps and he thoroughly deserved them. if phil was some aussie journeyman who was making an impact at his new club then people would be raving about him.................
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#2 Johnoco

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:02 PM

Thought he was unlucky with the timing of his stay at the Bulls and never got a good run together. Good luck to the guy.

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#3 Viking Warrior

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:04 PM

i was talking to mick gledhill about him and mick was gushing in his praise for phil.
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#4 eclecticsheep

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:07 PM

He was mighty at Oldham a few years ago, and if an opposition player gets his dander up....Carnage!

#5 Just Browny

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:26 PM

Didn't Gledhill tip him for Man of Steel about this time last year?

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#6 hindle xiii

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:32 PM

Didn't Gledhill tip him for Man of Steel about this time last year?

I was just thinking exactly the same thing.

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#7 hindle xiii

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:33 PM

First Patrick Ah Van, now Phil Joseph as the new world beater.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:39 PM

I enjoyed reading Mick Gledhill's posts and miss his maniacal love and passion for the game of rugby league. Does he not wish to post on here any longer or is he simply not allowed to? And if it's the latter, what is it that he is supposed to have said that was deemed to be so unconscionable?

#9 Bulliac

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:42 PM

I enjoyed reading Mick Gledhill's posts and miss his maniacal love and passion for the game of rugby league. Does he not wish to post on here any longer or is he simply not allowed to? And if it's the latter, what is it that he is supposed to have said that was deemed to be so unconscionable?

Look, he's a responsible journalist these days and only comes on here when he's looking for scandal..... <_<
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#10 Amber Avenger

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:43 PM

He's become a bit of a media "personality" - doing radio commentaries and I believe he mans the Bulls twitter account (which I wish someone would tell him to tone down) and writes some stuff for the website. I think he has - rightly - decided posting on here could put some of this work in jeopardy.

Can't knock the guy's passion, but on a purely selfish level it is much easier to be a Bulls fan on here these days.
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#11 hindle xiii

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:52 PM

He's become a bit of a media "personality" - doing radio commentaries and I believe he mans the Bulls twitter account (which I wish someone would tell him to tone down) and writes some stuff for the website. I think he has - rightly - decided posting on here could put some of this work in jeopardy.

Can't knock the guy's passion, but on a purely selfish level it is much easier to be a Bulls fan on here these days.

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#12 trakl

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:54 PM

Can't knock the guy's passion, but on a purely selfish level it is much easier to be a Bulls fan on here these days.


I remember he used to start threads on referees rather too frequently... but, other than that, he wrote with such love for the game that, for me at any rate, he made this forum much more vibrant and enjoyable.

I really don't see why he couldn't reconcile his new responsibilities with posting on here again - unless, of course, he's been banned...

#13 guess who

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:54 PM

It makes you wonder how many more there are out there waiting for the chance.

#14 chuffer

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:55 PM

It makes you wonder how many more there are out there waiting for the chance.


bulls fans? ;)

#15 Amber Avenger

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:57 PM

I really don't see why he couldn't reconcile his new responsibilities with posting on here again - unless, of course, he's been banned...


I can, it's because he was incredibly easy to wind up and he probably doesn't trust himself.
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#16 duffymoon

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:59 PM

Top player,top bloke gave his all in his two spells at Swinton.

#17 hindle xiii

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:01 PM

I remember he used to start threads on referees rather too frequently... but, other than that, he wrote with such love for the game that, for me at any rate, he made this forum much more vibrant and enjoyable.

I really don't see why he couldn't reconcile his new responsibilities with posting on here again - unless, of course, he's been banned...

I'm beginning to think maybe he has signed up again...!

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:19 PM

Always gave 110% whenever I watched him play for the Lions
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#19 trakl

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:40 PM

I'm beginning to think maybe he has signed up again...!


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#20 hindle xiii

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:42 PM

He's not me!

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