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#41 1976PMJwires

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 07:18 PM

Leigh
 
John Woods
Alex Murphy
Des Drummond
they're the cream
 
some other personal favs
Mick Hogan
Mick Stacey
David Eckersley
Terry Bilsbury
Joe Walsh
Steve Donlan



Neil rowley not one??

Years ago I'd watch Leigh on Boxing Day, he was a stand out player for me.

#42 amh

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:32 PM

Neil rowley not one??

Years ago I'd watch Leigh on Boxing Day, he was a stand out player for me.

Neil Turley?


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#43 amh

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:33 PM

John Woods is one of my favourite players ever, he was brilliant and very under rated.  Desi was awesome, I one saw him put a NZ forward into the stand at Headingley playing for GB.  I never liked Murphy - still don't.

 

Me neither but what a player


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#44 bobbruce

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:39 PM


Can't believe I left out Mike Gregory. Let's take Alex out and put Mike in. Alex can be in the Saints list.


No need to leave anyone out they'd already named Davies at 6 and briers at 5

#45 1976PMJwires

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:40 PM

Neil Turley?


Thanks Great player, scored many wonderful tries for the red and white.


So now I've demonstrated me being a little thick, did you have a rowley??

Paul springs to mind

#46 amh

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:58 PM

Thanks Great player, scored many wonderful tries for the red and white.


So now I've demonstrated me being a little thick, did you have a rowley??

Paul springs to mind

 

Still like to play silly beggars I see?


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#47 GIANTSTRIDES

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 10:00 PM

Oldie!

 

My Mum's top 5 would probably be

 

Pat Devery

Lionel Cooper

Ted Slevin

Peter Henderson

Dave Valentine

 

I'll ask her tonight to see if I'm right

 

My Grandad's would have had Mills and Markham in.  I'd ask him as well, but he's a pretty quiet chap these days.  Doesn't say much...

 

Completely  forgot about Henderson,  Sounds like i  would get along with your mum :sleep:


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#48 Marauder

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 10:54 PM

Joe Walsh (R.I.P.) was a lovely guy, he played for us at amateur, he came on with 10 minutes to go and scored 4 tries - He started the week after :) He later went on to form Scunthorpe A.R.L.F.C.

Leigh

 

John Woods

Alex Murphy

Des Drummond

they're the cream

 

some other personal favs

Mick Hogan

Mick Stacey

David Eckersley

Terry Bilsbury

Joe Walsh

Steve Donlan


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#49 Bomballey

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 11:03 PM

Top 5 I've seen live....

Mal Reilly
Tony Kemp
Gary Stephens
Lee Crooks
Kevin Ward

.... And just missing out

John Joyner
Bruce Burton
Bob Lidner
Mike Ford
St John Ellis

Oh those were the days my friend, we thought they'd never end......

#50 Trojan

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 07:02 AM

Top 5 I've seen live....

Mal Reilly
Tony Kemp
Gary Stephens
Lee Crooks
Kevin Ward

.... And just missing out

John Joyner
Bruce Burton
Bob Lidner
Mike Ford
St John Ellis

Oh those were the days my friend, we thought they'd never end......

 

Kevin Ward is probably the greatest prop I've ever seen - certainly from the competitive scrums era.  Bear in mind I write this as a Fev fan.


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#51 Saint Toppy

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 07:25 AM

For Saints, really struggling to narrow down the list. I've only been watching since the early 80's so i'd probably have to go with:

 

Sculthorpe

Cunningham

Long

Meninga

Lyon

 

just missing out would be: Kevin Ward, Paul Newlove, Chris Arkwrigh, Andy Platt & David Fairleigh.

 

If I ask my dad i'm sure the likes of Murphy, Karalius & Vollanhovan would be in there.



#52 Derwent

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 08:46 AM

Top 5 I've seen in a Town shirt....

James Pickering
Boxer Walker
Paul Charlton
Phil McKenzie
Les Gorley

Workington Town. Then. Now. Always.


#53 Robin Evans

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 09:57 AM

Steve nash
Pete smith
Brendan tuuta
Deryck fox
Steady
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#54 1976PMJwires

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 06:11 PM

Still like to play silly beggars I see?



If getting a name wrong is playing silly beggars, I apologies for being thick and uneducated ..... It was a simple mistake.


No wonder I hardly ever post on here these days!!!

#55 amh

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 06:53 PM

I apologise if I misinterpreted .... it's just that Turley had records for Goals and Paul Rowley is the coach now, which I apparently mistakenly believed everybody would know . Unfortunately, it appears from what you are saying that I let previous history colour my judgement


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#56 1976PMJwires

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 07:31 PM

I apologise if I misinterpreted .... it's just that Turley had records for Goals and Paul Rowley is the coach now, which I apparently mistakenly believed everybody would know . Unfortunately, it appears from what you are saying that I let previous history colour my judgement


Cheers amh, a sincere and nicely put post ... Good evening to you and thanks again.... No apology required from you, I've been a tool too many times on here!!

#57 jacksy

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 07:52 PM

Knocker Norton

Peter Sterling

Gary Schoefield

Gary Kemble

Lee Crooks

 

in my era


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#58 dkw

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 07:59 PM

Gus Risman
Ike Southward
Brian Edgar
Boxer Walker
Billy Ivison

You old sod.
Mine are in no order:
Ken kerr
Jimmy pickering
Phil mckenzie
Mark mulligan
Ian thompson.....nah not really.
Howard Burns.

#59 Trojan

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 08:44 PM

Steve nash
Pete smith
Brendan tuuta
Deryck fox
Steady

 

I saw Nash play for Fev in their 1973 cup run including Wembley- but I wasn't a Fev fan in those days. I wish I'd included Pete Smith in my list, he was fantastic for Fev.   There was Jimmy Thompson too - awesome for Fev and Bradford.


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#60 Robin Evans

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 09:06 PM

Nashy was my first "hero" as a lad! I'm so glad I got to see him playing for fev
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