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14/04/13 - Bradford Bulls v Wigan Warriors - KO 3pm


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Poll: Who will win? (22 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Bradford Bulls (7 votes [31.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 31.82%

  2. Voted Wigan Warriors (14 votes [63.64%])

    Percentage of vote: 63.64%

  3. Draw (1 votes [4.55%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.55%

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#1 hindle xiii

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 12:48 PM

Discuss the game here.


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#2 hindle xiii

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 12:55 PM

Referee: T Roby

Touch Judge: C Kendall

Touch Judge: M Kidd

Reserve: A Bentham

Match Commissioner: I McGregor

In Goal: N Walker

In Goal: G Towey

Time Keeper: L Fairbank


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#3 RidingPie

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 05:14 PM

As long as Charnley and Richards, and possibly O'loughlin  are back, and we manage to keep up the intensity in the forwards I think Wigan should win this. That said I do think our young pack will run out of steam at some point this season. 

 

Also Sam seems to have really risen to the challenge of being captain.



#4 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 06:44 PM

This should be an excellent game. 2 strong teams defying expectations this year. Some great young players especially in the forwards. And 2 British coaches who are showing real potential.

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 08:38 PM

I voted before I read that Tim Roby was reffing.

 

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Posted 11 April 2013 - 08:11 AM

this game will be very hard bradford are a decent outfit this year. if we keep hold of the ball use it well cut out alot of mistakes we should go on and win. but dont count the bulls out very capable of a upset 32.18 wigan i predict. with mossop and hannsen back its a huge bonus kids have done fantastic for us over easter etc and due to the injuries were looking good now they are slowly comming back.



#7 hindle xiii

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 12:19 PM

Bradford squad: James Donaldson, Adam Sidlow, Jamie Langley, Manase Manuokafoa, Luke Gale, Brett Kearney, Nick Scruton, Heath L'Estrange, Adrian Purtell, Keith Lulia, Elliott Whitehead, Elliot Kear, Jarrod Sammut, Danny Addy, Tom Olbison, Chev Walker, Ben Evans, Michael Platt, Matt Diskin.


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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:12 PM

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


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#9 hindle xiii

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:17 PM

Bradford, by 2.


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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:22 PM

Who knows with this Bradford side. The biggest of all the big tests so far, perform here and I think a marker is set for the season. I was really disappointed when I saw Roby had been put in charge, and I fear a similar thumping like we received at home to St Helens with this referee (10-36), I really hope not but Wigan are the masters of the slow ruck. However, they are not invincible and after seeing some of the good rugby and belief in this squad then even though I go to the game more in slim hope than expectation, a performance would do for me.


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#11 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:52 PM

That is pretty much a full Wigan team. Only Prescott unfit. Our backs have gelled superbly and will be hard to stop. I hope this gets the big crowd it deserves.

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 02:24 PM

Who knows with this Bradford side. The biggest of all the big tests so far, perform here and I think a marker is set for the season. I was really disappointed when I saw Roby had been put in charge, and I fear a similar thumping like we received at home to St Helens with this referee (10-36), I really hope not but Wigan are the masters of the slow ruck. However, they are not invincible and after seeing some of the good rugby and belief in this squad then even though I go to the game more in slim hope than expectation, a performance would do for me.

 

Hard to disagree with any of this really. I certainly agree with the fact I wouldn’t be surprised if we came away having been thumped or getting the win!

 

In terms of the league this is the start of a pretty tough run with Warrington, Leeds and Huddersfield making up three of the following four fixtures so keeping it close here should be a confidence boost even if it doesn’t result in a win.


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#13 Ant

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 03:23 PM

Great game in potential
Shame it's not on Sky

#14 Konkrete

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 08:03 PM

Good run of games from here now gradually building towards the Rhinos game in a few weeks.

Tough ask the Warriors at the moment, top and at full strength. Still, we're playing we'll and scoring points and Wigan's defence last week wasn't exactly good.

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#15 Griff9of13

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 02:18 PM

12 - 0 


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Posted 14 April 2013 - 02:33 PM

18 - 0


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#17 Griff9of13

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 02:41 PM

24 - 0. Farrell's second of the day.


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Posted 14 April 2013 - 02:46 PM

30 - 0 hat trick for 'The Ginger Pearl'. HT, all Wigan by the sounds of it.


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#19 RidingPie

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 03:03 PM

36-0 tomkins collects a kick from Green

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 03:14 PM

Samut scores for Bradford.

36-6