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23/02/13 - Bradford Bulls v St Helens - KO 2pm


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Poll: Who will win? (20 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Voted Bradford Bulls (14 votes [70.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 70.00%

  2. St Helens (6 votes [30.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 30.00%

  3. Draw (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#21 Konkrete

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:48 PM

Away win. Boring game. Small crowd. Rain.

As it happens I can't make this one. ..
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#22 Johnoco

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:57 PM

Away win. Boring game. Small crowd. Rain.

As it happens I can't make this one. ..

You sound like Chris Irvine on twitter. :)

#23 hindle xiii

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:57 PM

One thing that is apparent is the lack of St Helens fans on TotalRL these days.

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#24 foozler

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 09:18 PM

I think Bulls will win this. Nah, I don't think; I'm almost certain they will! Brown appears to be teaching us some new attacking moves - I watched the Stats Pack on the red button tonight and Clarkey showed how we have been spreading the ball wide rather than going up the middle. That's a distinct change in direction for us and so it is likely that such a change will take most of the season to get used to. Aside from that we also have some right bone idle forwards who love nothing better than to have a little snooze and let a halfback or centre make the tackle for them. Add into that mix the fact that Bradford appear to have a very good spirit, work very hard and have a very unpredictable player in Sammutt and really I don't hold out much hope for a Saints victory.


Do you not think the reason the ball has been going out wide is precisely because of the bone idle forwards who couldn't punch their way out of a wet paper bag?

#25 foozler

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 09:19 PM

One thing that is apparent is the lack of St Helens fans on TotalRL these days.


Well there are two of us on this thread. Not that you would know looking at the poll!

#26 hindle xiii

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 09:22 PM

Well there are two of us on this thread. Not that you would know looking at the poll!

Heh, exactly. I'm a little uneasy with this one-sided voting.

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#27 Blotto

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:09 PM

Another safety rule to be introduced for this game is that both Teams will have to play in Ugg Boots!! Any fighting will have to be done by the respective Coaching Staff to save the Players getting hurt!!
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Posted 20 February 2013 - 11:41 PM

3 games gone so I expect Manu to perform this week!
Think it will be close for 50 - 60 minutes before Saints open up and run away with it.

St Helens by 3 scores....
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#29 hindle xiii

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:39 AM

Roby reffing, seems a little unfair to me. Still, with Wellens unavailable.

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#30 Bulliac

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:33 AM

I think Bulls will win this. Nah, I don't think; I'm almost certain they will! Brown appears to be teaching us some new attacking moves - I watched the Stats Pack on the red button tonight and Clarkey showed how we have been spreading the ball wide rather than going up the middle. That's a distinct change in direction for us and so it is likely that such a change will take most of the season to get used to. Aside from that we also have some right bone idle forwards who love nothing better than to have a little snooze and let a halfback or centre make the tackle for them. Add into that mix the fact that Bradford appear to have a very good spirit, work very hard and have a very unpredictable player in Sammutt and really I don't hold out much hope for a Saints victory.


Nah, not falling for that.

Saints are Saints and are always competitive and in my memory (back to the fifties) may not always be absolutely outstanding but have never ever been less than very good. On that basis, the fact that the Bulls will bust a gut to win, we should be in for a good, entertaining match.
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#31 Viking Warrior

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:50 AM

bulls by 12
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#32 Viking Warrior

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:51 AM

Roby reffing, seems a little unfair to me. Still, with Wellens unavailable.


tim roby was quite good last week at hull kr v widnes, saints are dreadful and sammut will tear their halves apart.
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#33 Bleep1673

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:11 AM

Saints to get their backsides into gear at a very very cold (ie, normal) Odsal

Sts to win though by 12
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#34 Bulliac

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:40 PM

Roby reffing, seems a little unfair to me. Still, with Wellens unavailable.

Is he related? I guess he must be for the comment.

Maybe we'll get the sort of reaction we always got from Russ Smith, who being one of our ex-players, never seemed to give us a fifty-fifty, presumably so as not to be thought 'biased'. If ref Roby works on the same subliminal (I never thought it was deliberate) level we may get a bonus.. :D
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#35 Saint Billinge

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:45 PM

One thing that is apparent is the lack of St Helens fans on TotalRL these days.


I've just come out of the woodwork! :lol:

#36 hindle xiii

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:51 PM

Is he related? I guess he must be for the comment.

Nooooo. Just coincidence. Another one of my classic quips. B)

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#37 hindle xiii

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:06 PM

St Helens squad: Ade Gardner, Jordan Turner, Sia Soliola, Francis Meli, Jonny Lomax, James Roby, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Tony Puletua, Jon Wilkin, Willie Manu, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark Flanagan, Gary Wheeler, Josh Jones, Lee Gaskell, Tommy Makinson, Joe Greenwood, Alex Walmsley, Anthony Walker.

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#38 hindle xiii

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:31 PM

Bradford squad: James Donaldson, Adam Sidlow, Manase Manuokafoa, Jamie Langley, Matt Diskin, Brett Kearney, Nick Scruton, Heath L'Estrange, Matty Blythe, Keith Lulia, Elliott Whitehead, Elliot Kear, Jarrod Sammut, Danny Addy, Tom Olbison, Chev Walker, Jobe Murphy, Jamie Foster, Adam O'Brien.

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#39 Wolford6

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 03:31 PM

Chev must be okay. Strange that Adam O'Brien has got the nod; that makes 3 hookers. Maybe Heathie's playing scrumhalf. Good sense, if so.

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 03:42 PM

Chev must be okay. Strange that Adam O'Brien has got the nod; that makes 3 hookers. Maybe Heathie's playing scrumhalf. Good sense, if so.

Chev was always ok. He tweet such t'other day. T&A dropped a boob.

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