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#1 Just Browny

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 07:59 PM

Excellent read this. I especially liked:

'I know that's a huge generalisation but it applies a lot to blokes from Yorkshire. They're very forthright and opinionated – quite often without any foundation or substance.'


http://www.guardian....os-donald-mcrae

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.


#2 Dave T

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:04 PM

Enjoyed that. Really nice seeing some of the coverage the game is getting at the moment with features like this.

#3 South Wakefield Sharks

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:21 PM

Excellent read this. I especially liked:

'I know that's a huge generalisation but it applies a lot to blokes from Yorkshire. They're very forthright and opinionated – quite often without any foundation or substance.'

http://www.guardian....os-donald-mcrae


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#4 hindle xiii

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:24 PM

Excellent read, even from his time at Bradford he was such an interesting chap. Does anyone know if it made it into print? Barring a couple of f-words it should have been. Nice to see a "new" writer as well, someone who has covered a widespread of sports it seems.

Good find.

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#5 Wiltshire Rhino

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 12:31 AM

Really nice seeing some of the coverage the game is getting at the moment with features like this.


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#6 flyingking

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 01:09 AM

Excellent article, gives good insight into his motivations and his style of coaching.
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#7 Blotto

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:19 AM

He's done it tough cause he is tough, but so much much more!
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#8 Futtocks

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:45 AM

"I'm also mad on Al Green. He's a big tooler. You've only got to listen to his songs. They're all shagging songs." :D

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#9 Futtocks

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:47 AM

Excellent read this. I especially liked:



http://www.guardian....os-donald-mcrae


That's one of the best RL interviews I've ever seen in the mainstream press.

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open. Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)


#10 Cumbrian Fanatic

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 12:07 PM

That's one of the best RL interviews I've ever seen in the mainstream press.

Couldn't agree more.

Comes across as a tough, honest and fair bloke who'll put in as much as he demands - exactly as I have been told he is by a player he coached
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