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#1 Castleford Hawk

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:47 PM

The wingers are sorted - Muscroft was a shoe in whilst Plange just about gets the nod over Sulipa.

Team (post 73) so far...

2. Muscroft
5. Plange
6. Mannson
7. King
13. Wolford

Now for the no.1 shirt. There's no doubting Gary Kemble went on to be a rugby league great but do his performances in our colours warrant a place in this team?



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#2 Penola

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:53 PM

Andy Kay for me. Others being Paul Briers and Steve Lay

#3 Blackpool Hawk

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:03 PM

Richard Baker for me, one of the all time greats in our recent history with Butch Fatnowna a close second only because he played for one season.

Never forget when Bradford beat us 82-0 at Headingley if it hadn't have been for Baker we would have lost by 120 points that day!

Hawkeye's spell check lol.

Edited by Hawkeye, 25 February 2013 - 09:31 PM.

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#4 Hawkeye

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:29 PM

Richard Baker hands down, followed by Mike Fletcher and honourable mentions for Kay,Lay and Butch.
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#5 The King Of Leon

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:28 PM

Got to be Kemble, most of you wont have seen him but trust me he was special.
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#6 Mycoe For Knighthood

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:46 PM

I'd go for buch fatnowna talent wise, class act! Just a shame we didn't have him for longer, echo what other people are saying, hard to choose really with rich baker, Steve lay & Andy Kay in the mix...

#7 rodleydragons

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 10:20 AM

got to be gary kemble but think richard baker and andy kay must get a mention and steve lay also and he did go on to play for great britain i seem to remember but kemble oozed class.

Edited by rodleydragons, 26 February 2013 - 10:21 AM.


#8 SPARTACUS

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:43 PM

Kemble. No one else comes anywhere near !
May the FORCE be with you.
Top Bombing - Ave it son.
ITS SPITTIN !!
Its not bloody TIDDLEYWINKS ya know !!

#9 pudsey hawk

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:42 PM


Kemble easy.he was special at hunslet before moving to bigger things

#10 georgehadgingerhair

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 08:36 AM

No question got to be Kemble but just does not seem right though having a greatest team without Baker in.

#11 Blackpool Hawk

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 08:59 AM

Even if Kemble was the best ability wise, i still think Baker with his consistent performances over MANY years for the club has to be in front of a one season wonder?

And i agree, dont think we can have a greatest team without him, deffo place on the bench if we go with Kemble.

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#12 Penola

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:44 AM

Still Andy Kay for me. Consistent over many years at Elland Road and part of our Championship winning team and Old Trafford Premiership team. Solid under high ball and had some pace. Any more support for Andy?

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#13 CoventryHawk

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 02:20 PM

I liked Andy Kay but Kemble was simply brilliant for us even if it was only for one season.




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