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#21 unicorn106

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 09:01 PM

One of the best memories of recent games v Town was when we beat them 70 - 10 and Rhodes waving to the Town halfback as he went under the sticks and another was April 1971 we beat them 32- 0 a few hours before I had got wed and I took my new bride to the game, best day of my life, 32 nil.

Yeh that was a nightmare game for us Town fans, we would rather remember the season after when we spoiled your big promotion party. :D

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 09:33 PM

That bollocking was on the tellybox if I remember rightly - same programme feat Lloydy's inspirational speech when he played for the Dragons season after he left York.

#23 Keith T

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 10:37 PM

One of the best memories of recent games v Town was when we beat them 70 - 10 and Rhodes waving to the Town halfback as he went under the sticks and another was April 1971 we beat them 32- 0 a few hours before I had got wed and I took my new bride to the game, best day of my life, 32 nil.


Ah but you had 14 men with Ronnie laughton on your side SK. ;) ;)

Just watch having said that we'll probably get him again on Sunday.

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"It is impossible not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Workington Town, the fall guys this season for the Super League's determination to retain it's European dimension, in the shape of Paris. While the French have had every assistance to survive, the importance of having a flagship in a heartland area like West Cumbria has been conveniently forgotten." - Dave Hadfield - Independent 25th August 1996.


#24 Gav Wilson

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 10:38 PM

Ah but you had 14 men with Ronnie laughton on your side SK. ;) ;)

Just watch having said that we'll probably get him again on Sunday.


I wouldn't complain if so, he was superb against Halifax!
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Posted 04 March 2013 - 11:14 PM

Several years ago this forum and Town's forum was often filled with a lot of friendly banter, even when York stuffed us 70 - 10 in a play-off game it was still good natured and that's how it should be. I think the soccer fan influence has to some extent spoiled that and we now get far too much nastiness in many posts. How is my old sparring partner JohnB doing these days?


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Remember that banter very well, commented about it on your forum last night, looking forward to playing you guys again, will be close game I think, sounds like you have a big pack as usual.


All the best apart from Sunday

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 11:21 PM

Yeh that was a nightmare game for us Town fans, we would rather remember the season after when we spoiled your big promotion party. :D


I also remember that you had JT tearing us up the middle with Jonny Limmer at hooker,,Tane Manihera at 7 and that bl@@dy pain in the ar@@ NZ fullback who's name escapes me, oh and Workys best chavs stood behind us throwing insults all afternoon, cracking afternoons drive to Worky....................NOT.

Hope it's a different game on Sunday
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Posted 05 March 2013 - 12:16 AM

Lusi Sione, bloody class act.

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#28 Spanish Knight

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 07:16 AM

Lusi Sione, bloody class act.


Was that the player who could not play on a Saturday because of his religion?.

#29 shades2

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 08:00 AM

Press today - confimed Jason Golden dislocated his shoulder, depends on how much
damage he has done, but could be out for the season, can only pass on best wishes to Jason.
Really hope we can keep Danny Nicklas this week, looked very good on Friday night.

#30 unicorn106

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 08:03 AM

I also remember that you had JT tearing us up the middle with Jonny Limmer at hooker,,Tane Manihera at 7 and that bl@@dy pain in the ar@@ NZ fullback who's name escapes me, oh and Workys best chavs stood behind us throwing insults all afternoon, cracking afternoons drive to Worky....................NOT.

Hope it's a different game on Sunday

It was at York !!!! Last game of the season.

#31 Spanish Knight

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 08:31 AM

It was at York !!!! Last game of the season.


He knows that, Town brought a bus load of fans and they stood behind us singing stupid songs and insults, after the game we were presented with the trophy.

#32 unicorn106

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 12:11 PM

He knows that, Town brought a bus load of fans and they stood behind us singing stupid songs and insults, after the game we were presented with the trophy.

Probably have a couple of bus loads to contend with at the weekend. They certainly will be singing silly songs, but I would hope they wouldn't insult anybody, they are a nice pleasant bunch of lads and lasses as I hope you will see on Sunday. :)

#33 Spanish Knight

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 02:01 PM

Probably have a couple of bus loads to contend with at the weekend. They certainly will be singing silly songs, but I would hope they wouldn't insult anybody, they are a nice pleasant bunch of lads and lasses as I hope you will see on Sunday. :)


Looking forward to seeing you all, hope you dont have much to sing about. :rolleyes:

#34 Keith T

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 03:28 PM

Looking forward to seeing you all, hope you dont have much to sing about. :rolleyes:


We'll be trying to make it so that you don't get too excited SK. Ha ha.

I remember when .............................

"It is impossible not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Workington Town, the fall guys this season for the Super League's determination to retain it's European dimension, in the shape of Paris. While the French have had every assistance to survive, the importance of having a flagship in a heartland area like West Cumbria has been conveniently forgotten." - Dave Hadfield - Independent 25th August 1996.


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Posted 05 March 2013 - 03:40 PM

Lusi Sione, bloody class act.


Gave one of the most inept performances I've ever seen that day we beat them 70-10 though.

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#36 Keith T

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 03:47 PM

Gave one of the most inept performances I've ever seen that day we beat them 70-10 though.


As I recall Sione made a break from a quick 20 metre tap and was clear when Laughton pulled him up and brought him back because he had taken the tap from the wrong place!!!!

I remember when .............................

"It is impossible not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Workington Town, the fall guys this season for the Super League's determination to retain it's European dimension, in the shape of Paris. While the French have had every assistance to survive, the importance of having a flagship in a heartland area like West Cumbria has been conveniently forgotten." - Dave Hadfield - Independent 25th August 1996.


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Posted 05 March 2013 - 04:04 PM

Just dug 70-10 match report out of Press files. There was a great pic of Rhodes scoring a try that day - it's hard to tell whether he's doing the royal wave or blowing a kiss to Manihera (unfortunately it's not on this link though)
http://www.yorkpress...ington_Town_10/

#38 Gav Wilson

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 04:25 PM

The referee for our home game with @WorkingtonTown this Sunday will be Mr G Hewer. #13Knights #RugbyLeague


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Posted 05 March 2013 - 04:38 PM

Just dug 70-10 match report out of Press files. There was a great pic of Rhodes scoring a try that day - it's hard to tell whether he's doing the royal wave or blowing a kiss to Manihera (unfortunately it's not on this link though)
http://www.yorkpress...ington_Town_10/

Attendance: 2,017.
If only we could get that nowadays!

It's time to park the camels.


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Posted 05 March 2013 - 04:42 PM

Just dug 70-10 match report out of Press files. There was a great pic of Rhodes scoring a try that day - it's hard to tell whether he's doing the royal wave or blowing a kiss to Manihera (unfortunately it's not on this link though)
http://www.yorkpress...ington_Town_10/


Thanks for that Pete.




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