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17/02/13 - Huddersfield Giants v Wigan Warriors - KO 3pm


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Poll: Who will win? (19 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Huddersfield Giants (7 votes [36.84%])

    Percentage of vote: 36.84%

  2. Wigan Warriors (12 votes [63.16%])

    Percentage of vote: 63.16%

  3. Draw (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 John Drake

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 11:53 AM

Discuss the game here.

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#2 longboard

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 11:58 AM

This is now on the Saturday (16th) at 3.00, owing to the Hudds Town FA Cup game vs Wigan being played and televised on Sunday.

#3 hindle xiii

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 12:14 PM

Wigan, by 12.

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#4 RidingPie

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 12:35 PM

I've gone for Huds as I think we'll be coming down from playing Warrington last week (with a bump). I think Huds front row will do well against us and as ever Brough's kicking game will keep us on the back foot.

#5 Konkrete

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 01:14 PM

If the Warriors get to the edges early and often enough then I think they'll take it. For the moment though I can't see past that Giants pack with Danny Brough causing mayhem behind it.
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#6 Ant

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 03:57 PM

Do long as its a tough game I don't mind

Can see Fielden being fired up

#7 Futtocks

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 04:29 PM

A good test of both packs - hoping for an excellent match.

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#8 GezH

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:15 PM

Could be a great one this. Giants to pinch it by one score, and seeing as I can't make it to Headingley friday might go to this one to get my weeks fill.
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#9 Dave T

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 07:05 PM

Pity this one's not on tv - could be a great game.

#10 hindle xiii

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:39 PM

Pity this one's not on tv - could be a great game.

:(

On Odsal Top baht 'at.


#11 chuffer

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:43 PM

Pity this one's not on tv - could be a great game.


What he said......tie of the weekend

#12 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:55 PM

I think Wigan will shade this. Our defence will just be strong enough to grind down the Giants bug lads, while the backs have just enough talent to prevail.

#13 Wilderspoolmemories

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 09:01 PM

Hudds by 10.
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!

#14 amh

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:13 AM

I think Wigan will shade this. Our defence will just be strong enough to grind down the Giants bug lads, while the backs have just enough talent to prevail.


grind down the bugs? is it going to be a bush tucker trial? Hmmm maybe the Giants will beetle around your lot, and swat you away like flies. Gnat that I'm saying it won't be a tough encounter ;)

Edited by amh, 14 February 2013 - 06:14 AM.

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#15 amh

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:15 AM

Pity this one's not on tv - could be a great game.


I was praying when they had to change the day, that Sky wouldn't suddenly change the tv game - always seem to play better when the cameras aren't there

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#16 1976PMJwires

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:39 AM

Some people need to get out, IACGMOOH.


Agree this would've been nice to watch on TV


Before last Friday's game I'd have said Huddersfield, but Wigan really are going to prove the real deal early on in the season, and pinch this game...... Wigan will make top 4 as long as injuries are kept to a minimum



#17 Steve May

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:33 AM

Before last Friday's game I'd have said Huddersfield, but Wigan really are going to prove the real deal early on in the season, and pinch this game...... Wigan will make top 4 as long as injuries are kept to a minimum


I think Wigan are absolutely nailed on for top 4. I can't honestly see how the season can pan out in such a way that they finish outside the top 4.

I think they'll be top come the end of the regular season.

As for this match, I expect a good game, a real arm wrestle broken up by flashes of brilliance from Wigan's backs and they win it by 16.

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#18 Walter Ego

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:50 AM

Good tie. Looking forward to seeing a battle of the packs, and being able to compare Green and Smth to Brough will be as interesting as last week with Briers and Myler. (not that it counts for much over two games but) These two sides have had the best defenses so far and I think that'll be a deciding factor here, if the tackling can hold up to the running power then it'll be interesting to see both sets of backs trying to decide the game.

Still no Prescott but Luaki is a possibility.

Hudds by one score... or maybe Wigan by two.

#19 Ant

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 11:20 AM

Heh

As far as I'm concerned its still a bit amazing to me that people are talking about a Hudds v Wigan game in this way.

FWIW I'd happily see us lose this one by a score so long as we can win the return later in the season

#20 hindle xiii

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 01:56 PM

Wigan squad: Greg Burke, Josh Charnley, Dom Crosby, Gil Dudson, Liam Farrell, Ben Flower, Anthony Gelling, Darrell Goulding, Blake Green, Jack Hughes, Michael McIlorum, Lee Mossop, Sean O'Loughlin, Sam Powell, Pat Richards, Matty Smith, Scott Taylor, Iain Thornley, Sam Tomkins.

On Odsal Top baht 'at.





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