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09/02/13 - Catalan Dragons v Salford City Reds - KO 6pm (CET)


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Poll: Who will win? (6 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Catalan Dragons (5 votes [83.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 83.33%

  2. Salford City Reds (1 votes [16.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.67%

  3. Draw (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 John Drake

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:51 AM

Discuss the game here.

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#2 hindle xiii

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:06 AM

Catalan, by 30.

On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#3 Viking Warrior

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:52 AM

you'd have to be certifiably insane to see any thing else but a dragons win................by 40
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#4 hindle xiii

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:06 PM

Catalan squad: Brent Webb, Damien Blanch, Leon Pryce, Zeb Taia, Thomas Bosc, Olivier Elima, Ian Henderson, Rémi Casty, Steve Menzies, Louis Anderson, Greg Mounis, Eloi Pelissier, Kevin Larroyer, Daryl Millard, Mathias Pala, Julian Bousquet, Jamal Fakir, Jason Baitieri, Vincent Duport.

On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#5 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:59 PM

dragons by 28
but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
The hour is getting late
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#6 hindle xiii

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:10 PM

Salford squad: Jack Murphy, Jodie Broughton, Ashley Gibson, Rhys Williams, Niall Evalds, Ryan McGoldrick, Theo Fages, Lee Jewitt, Wayne Godwin, Shannon McPherson, Matty Ashurst, Andrew Dixon, Stephen Wild, Chris Nero, Ben Gledhill, Ryan Boyle, Jordan James, Adam Neal, Gareth Owen.

On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#7 MikeTommo

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 06:23 PM

Dragons by a lot. Hopefully with a full week together with some of the new players we might look a bit more threatening going forward. Catalans is a tough trip for a team on a roll at the top of the table let alone one thrown together in a few weeks and missing any real quality.

Give us a month or so and I think we'll be more competitive but at the moment teams will very much be taking advantage and running up some big scores. Easy match at Leeds to follow this trip as well!

#8 Red Willow

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:52 PM

In a way I'm glad we have these really difficult games to start. This will be a comprehensive win for the Cats.

#9 TwoBlues

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:43 PM

On the evidence of what Salford fans witnessed last week then a comprehensive victory for Catalan would seem a certainty.However,last Friday night 3 signings played despite,in all probablilty, not training with the rest of the squad and one of those players had one of the worst debuts he could have posssibly played. Alongside those players were a group who had endured the worst possible 6 months and a disastrous Christmas/New Year.That,and playing in front of the new owner and an expectant crowd was always going to be a huge ask.
Will the pressure of a new coach and performing in front of the home crowd impact on the French club?
Will the opportunity for the Salford players to bond on the trip and play without any burden of expectancy release SCR to perform at their expansive,carefree,best ?
Huge test,and then playing Leeds a week before the World Club Championship at Headingley may mean the SCR season starts with their next home game.

Home win.

#10 Chronicler of Chiswick

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:03 AM

Cats by 40+.

#11 Wilderspoolmemories

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 02:46 PM

Catalan by 30.
2009 Warrington 25 Hudderfield 16
2010 Warrington 30 Leeds 6
2011 League Leaders Shield Winners
2012 Warrington 35 Leeds 18

Challenge cups and league leaders shields everywhere! We need more silver polish!

#12 Cherry and White

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 05:11 PM

Julian Bousquet - red card
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#13 Saintslass

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 05:12 PM

C'mon Salford. Give the French a pasting!

#14 Old Frightful

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 07:04 PM

Finished 40-6.

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#15 shun

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 07:20 PM

ouch! 40-6 to Catalan, and Catalan playing with 12 men for 77 mins not good for salford :(

#16 Ullman

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 07:59 PM

Blimey, how many men would they have had to have sent off to make it a contest?

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#17 ArmchairRhino

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:13 PM

Julian Bousquet - red card


A Bousquet case at Red Hall then?



Can we expect extended highlights of Catalan games on Sky this year? French telly coverage of all their games ain't there?
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#18 Saintslass

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:33 PM

I think it's going to be a long season for Salford fans. I hope they have lots of loyalty to give. But at least Salford managed to score this time.

I got the impression from reports after their game against Wigan last week that it isn't for lack of trying. They just don't have halfbacks or forwards capable of competing at this level and so are at a disadvantage straight away. Hopefully they will be in a position to fix that so that as the season progresses they can pick up a win here and there.

#19 Bearman

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:39 PM

It's not all bad. I predicted that score on the Barrow Raiders tipping contest AND made it my joker and so got double points as well. Happy days!

That said, Salford will come good and I shall be made up when they do.

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#20 Chronicler of Chiswick

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:24 AM

Apparently the gate was only 6872. I know that Salford aren't the biggest draw in the world, but I thought it'd be better than that - 8158 last year.