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21/06/13 - Castleford Tigers v Hull FC - KO 20:00 (Sky Sports)


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Poll: Who will win? (10 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Voted Castleford Tigers (3 votes [30.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 30.00%

  2. Hull FC (7 votes [70.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 70.00%

  3. Draw (0 votes [0.00%])

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#61 Ullman

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 11:06 PM

10 minute spell on second half killed us, well played Cas cannot argue with there commitment tonight. It was an excellent atmosphere in the ground, Crooks went well again with four tries and I thought Miller looked promising.

Well done to Castleford. They were always going to step it up tonight given that it was their first home game under their new coach. It was up to us to handle that and we didn't. I had a feeling we wouldn't. Missed conversions aside, a complete lack of composure cost us that game. Westerman going for the glory play instead of keeping the pressure on was the turning point for me.

 

Still plenty of reasons for us to be cheerful though. 


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#62 Emosi Koloto

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 12:21 AM

Great win for Cas, Powell will be one of the best coaches in SL over the next few seasons.


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#63 Old Frightful

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 07:21 AM

Well done to Castleford. They were always going to step it up tonight given that it was their first home game under their new coach. It was up to us to handle that and we didn't. I had a feeling we wouldn't. Missed conversions aside, a complete lack of composure cost us that game. Westerman going for the glory play instead of keeping the pressure on was the turning point for me.

 

Still plenty of reasons for us to be cheerful though. 

Indeed. You called it rather better than I did before the game.

 

Dukey suggested it was one of our dumbest performances in years but I don't think that's giving enough credit to Cas's spirit.

 

Sure, we should have won but the Cas performance probably meant they deserved the spoils.

 

Once again Ben Crooks showed what a talent he is and I saw enough to suggest Jacob Miller will hopefully be a key player for us whilst at the club.

 

Nice to see Kenny Tiger before the game, and I managed to avoid buying him a beer as well, so not all doom and gloom for me.


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#64 deluded pom?

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 07:25 AM

 
Nice to see Kenny Tiger before the game, and I managed to avoid buying him a beer as well, so not all doom and gloom for me.

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#65 amh

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 07:32 AM

cracking game, error strewn yes but a right good old tussle and what a close finish, well done Cas


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#66 GeordieSaint

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 08:22 AM

Cracking game. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

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#67 Ullman

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 10:25 AM

Indeed. You called it rather better than I did before the game.

 

Dukey suggested it was one of our dumbest performances in years but I don't think that's giving enough credit to Cas's spirit.

 

Sure, we should have won but the Cas performance probably meant they deserved the spoils.

 

Once again Ben Crooks showed what a talent he is and I saw enough to suggest Jacob Miller will hopefully be a key player for us whilst at the club.

 

Nice to see Kenny Tiger before the game, and I managed to avoid buying him a beer as well, so not all doom and gloom for me.

Good man, good to know at least one of us was on their game last night.

 

Agree with you about giving Castleford credit for their spirit. Some of their desperation in defence was outstanding especially when we threatened to nick it at the death. It's nice to see them show their collective backsides to a lot of people who've wanted to write them off as a club.

 

Crooks is so good it's almost scary and I agree about Miller. Saw enough from him to show he's got it what it takes. As for the team overall, Briscoe and Yeaman will walk back in when fit. Goal kicking remains a worry when Tickle is out. Holdsworth looked frightened to death to me when he was lining up the kicks. We can talk all we like about performance and who deserved what (and I agree with what you're saying on that) but the simple fact is that we scored enough tries to win the game and the missed conversions cost us it.


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#68 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 10:36 AM

Just got home after a long journey!

Loved it last night, absoluteley brilliant night and massive credit to the Hull following - best I've sen in a while
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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#69 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 11:10 AM

Little over 6,000 there last night. Usually this gets about 8,000 doesn't it?
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#70 Old Frightful

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 11:16 AM

Little over 6,000 there last night. Usually this gets about 8,000 doesn't it?

On a Sunday it may well have done.


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#71 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 12:01 PM

On a Sunday it may well have done.

Think the rain earlier in the day may have out a few off as well, although it was lovely by late afternoon!
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#72 hindle xiii

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 09:02 AM


If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

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