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#1 Just Browny

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 03:59 PM

Gateshead 52 - 55 London Skolars this afternoon. Sounds like a defensive masterclass!

Is 52 points a record for points scored by a losing team in an RL game?

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#2 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 04:05 PM

I was going to ask the same!

You've got to ask questions when you score 50+ points and still can't win!
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#3 Old Frightful

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 04:13 PM

I await Lobby's contribution with interest.


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#4 Harrigan

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 04:21 PM

And I walked away from Headingley on Friday thinking the same thing! This is ridiculous though!!

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#5 Saintslass

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 04:44 PM

Poor old Gateshead.  They score over 50 but still can't win!  Their fans must be in despair!



#6 Griff9of13

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 05:55 PM

I have no sympathy for them; if you can score 50 points and still contrive to lose you deserve everything you get.
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#7 Northern Sol

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 05:57 PM

I see that new 20-tackle law didn't quite work out as the RFL hoped.


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#8 keighley

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 06:10 PM

Did the scoreboard short out ?



#9 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 06:29 PM

I saw Leigh beat Batley 48-44 a few yrs ago, but this tops that

#10 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 06:32 PM

I saw Leigh beat Batley 48-44 a few yrs ago, but this tops that

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#11 Padge

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 08:47 PM

At least neither team folded as the points mounted up against.



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#12 Chris Taylor

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 08:56 PM

Chris, do you remember the Fev Vs Gateshead score that ended up 64 - 44?

I bet the game today was a belter though!
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#13 ThunderArmy

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 09:02 PM

I have no sympathy for them; if you can score 50 points and still contrive to lose you deserve everything you get.

well thankyou for that comment, try supporting a team like us, most of the seasons we've had we've been hammered most games and I mean hammered I was at blackpool when we got hammered and had 100 put past us I could go on with scores that we've been hammered by its been so hard watching us get hammered over the years now we score 52 though still lose, to get beat by just 3points is a big improvement for us, not many of us though we love our club! and always will love them! so unlucky today gutted though roll on next game v Rochdale, were still alive as a club and that means so much to our small band of loyal fans!  onwards and upwards! come on thunder! come on thunder!!



#14 Viking Warrior

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 09:03 PM

I await Lobby's contribution with interest.

most probably along the lines of "it wouldn't have happened if we still had promotion and relegation"
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#15 Gav Wilson

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 09:10 PM

Glad I wasn't tweeting live updates from that game...


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#16 Manx RL

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 09:27 PM

most probably along the lines of "it wouldn't have happened if we still had promotion and relegation"


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#17 flyingking

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 09:39 PM

Glad I wasn't tweeting live updates from that game...

I tweeted the London game yesterday, like the Broncos it was a struggle to keep up with play.


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#18 Viking Warrior

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 09:40 PM

just quoting lobby's stock answer to everything.......
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#19 Saintslass

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 10:48 PM

well thankyou for that comment, try supporting a team like us, most of the seasons we've had we've been hammered most games and I mean hammered I was at blackpool when we got hammered and had 100 put past us I could go on with scores that we've been hammered by its been so hard watching us get hammered over the years now we score 52 though still lose, to get beat by just 3points is a big improvement for us, not many of us though we love our club! and always will love them! so unlucky today gutted though roll on next game v Rochdale, were still alive as a club and that means so much to our small band of loyal fans!  onwards and upwards! come on thunder! come on thunder!!

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#20 Johnoco

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 11:37 PM

well thankyou for that comment, try supporting a team like us, most of the seasons we've had we've been hammered most games and I mean hammered I was at blackpool when we got hammered and had 100 put past us I could go on with scores that we've been hammered by its been so hard watching us get hammered over the years now we score 52 though still lose, to get beat by just 3points is a big improvement for us, not many of us though we love our club! and always will love them! so unlucky today gutted though roll on next game v Rochdale, were still alive as a club and that means so much to our small band of loyal fans!  onwards and upwards! come on thunder! come on thunder!!

Well said mate. I sometimes get depressed watching the Bulls lose a lot but in reality am just moaning for the sake of it. Like many I have a soft spot for Gateshead...and also Skolars (patronising alert!!)

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