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#21 thirteenthman

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:58 PM

I'd agree with the Wigan team of the early nineties. Some indelible memories from my first trips travelling up to watch RL in person with the sight of Tuigamala running over the top of the defenders, and the speed and agility of the likes of Offiah and Robinson. Amazing stuff.



#22 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 02:03 PM

I Agree with you both .Trinity from 1959 to 1964.

Wakefield Trinity team of the 60s end of

 

 

The Wakefield trinity team of the late fifties early to mid sixties


but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
The hour is getting late
FROM 2004,TO DO WHAT THIS CLUB HAS DONE,IF THATS NOT GREATNESSTHEN i DONT KNOW WHAT IS.

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#23 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 02:10 PM

A few years ago  was chatting to an old Bramley director and ex player. He told me the two best club teams he saw were the 30s Leeds team and the Huddersfield side of 40s 50s


but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
The hour is getting late
FROM 2004,TO DO WHAT THIS CLUB HAS DONE,IF THATS NOT GREATNESSTHEN i DONT KNOW WHAT IS.

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#24 oldrover

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 02:10 PM

st George side of the early 60s that we used to see on tv, dick huddart etc.


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#25 Scubby

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 02:14 PM

I've seen?

 

It would be the Widnes team of 1989/90 era. To watch the way they played was fantastic. All the forwards seemed to be ball players (Sorensen, Grima, Pyke, Koloto etc. ) and the backs were so unpredictable. Having Davies, Offiah and Myler in the same team was unbelievable. They weren't as consistent as Wigan but it was a fearless brand of play. And I was brought up east of the Pennines :ph34r:



#26 Futtocks

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 02:22 PM

You can get the whole of the 1989 WCC match on YouTube. Here's the line-up - some superb players there. That Widnes team was great to watch.

 

1. Alan Tait
2. Andy Currier
3. Jonathan Davies
4. Darren Wright
5. Martin Offiah
6. Tony Myler
7. David Hulme
8. Joe Grima
9. Phil McKenzie
10. Derek Pyke
11. Kurt Sorensen
12. Paul Hulme
13. Richie Eyres

14. Barry Dowd
15. Paul Moriarty
16. Brimah Kebbie
17. David Smith


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#27 Wolford6

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 03:11 PM

Bradford Bulls.

2014

 

 

:D


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Posted 20 June 2013 - 03:27 PM

This really pains me to say it, but the Salford side of the mid-70's was filled with GB Internationals and could have more Championships if only they weren't supposed to upwards of 50 games a season.

The Wigan side of the 1980's were another immense side.

From a Swinton POV, the 1980's yo-yo side were enough to worry the 2nd div, and give the 1st Div enough scares.
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#29 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 03:31 PM

what about Tamati?

You can get the whole of the 1989 WCC match on YouTube. Here's the line-up - some superb players there. That Widnes team was great to watch.

 

1. Alan Tait
2. Andy Currier
3. Jonathan Davies
4. Darren Wright
5. Martin Offiah
6. Tony Myler
7. David Hulme
8. Joe Grima
9. Phil McKenzie
10. Derek Pyke
11. Kurt Sorensen
12. Paul Hulme
13. Richie Eyres

14. Barry Dowd
15. Paul Moriarty
16. Brimah Kebbie
17. David Smith

 

You can get the whole of the 1989 WCC match on YouTube. Here's the line-up - some superb players there. That Widnes team was great to watch.

 

1. Alan Tait
2. Andy Currier
3. Jonathan Davies
4. Darren Wright
5. Martin Offiah
6. Tony Myler
7. David Hulme
8. Joe Grima
9. Phil McKenzie
10. Derek Pyke
11. Kurt Sorensen
12. Paul Hulme
13. Richie Eyres

14. Barry Dowd
15. Paul Moriarty
16. Brimah Kebbie
17. David Smith


but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
The hour is getting late
FROM 2004,TO DO WHAT THIS CLUB HAS DONE,IF THATS NOT GREATNESSTHEN i DONT KNOW WHAT IS.

JAMIE PEACOCK

#30 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 03:32 PM

you've not seen em yet

Bradford Bulls.

2014

 

 

:D


but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
The hour is getting late
FROM 2004,TO DO WHAT THIS CLUB HAS DONE,IF THATS NOT GREATNESSTHEN i DONT KNOW WHAT IS.

JAMIE PEACOCK

#31 Viking Warrior

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 03:57 PM

You can get the whole of the 1989 WCC match on YouTube. Here's the line-up - some superb players there. That Widnes team was great to watch.
 
1. Alan Tait
2. Andy Currier
3. Jonathan Davies
4. Darren Wright
5. Martin Offiah
6. Tony Myler
7. David Hulme
8. Joe Grima
9. Phil McKenzie
10. Derek Pyke
11. Kurt Sorensen
12. Paul Hulme
13. Richie Eyres
14. Barry Dowd
15. Paul Moriarty
16. Brimah Kebbie
17. David Smith

that team is the best we have ever had at naughton park, they would match any of todays teams as well for fitness and skill......brings a tear to my eyes.
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#32 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 04:01 PM

that team is the best we have ever had at naughton park, they would match any of todays teams as well for fitness and skill......brings a tear to my eyes.

Some of those forwards brought tears to opposition eyes too,not to mention broken jaws,etc. ;)


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#33 Middleman

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 04:30 PM

 Again as a Salford Fan , another vote for Widnes  

Definately Doug Laughton's late 80's Widnes Side,  just about the perfect mix of speed, skill & a front row that took no prisoners.

shame the money ran out


Edited by Middleman, 20 June 2013 - 04:30 PM.


#34 bedlam breakout

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 06:11 PM

You can get the whole of the 1989 WCC match on YouTube. Here's the line-up - some superb players there. That Widnes team was great to watch.

 

1. Alan Tait
2. Andy Currier
3. Jonathan Davies
4. Darren Wright
5. Martin Offiah
6. Tony Myler
7. David Hulme
8. Joe Grima
9. Phil McKenzie
10. Derek Pyke
11. Kurt Sorensen
12. Paul Hulme
13. Richie Eyres

14. Barry Dowd
15. Paul Moriarty
16. Brimah Kebbie
17. David Smith

great team- do you have a link to the game?


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#35 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 06:40 PM

great team- do you have a link to the game?

Highlights

 

Full game;

part 1  

 

part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RL0XWFXZYdQ

 

part 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1YAYMnwjEQ

part 4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Y-fg0Y8XIQ

 

part 5http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhR0xaAyJJA

 

part 6http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xds07UdMHgg

part 7 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnWAbE0Kluc&noredirect=1

part 8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKnONig-K1Q

 

part 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HOXJ0Vx_Gg

part 10 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7CAo5RXH_8

part 11 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCnyp3ft_mM


Edited by terrywebbisgod, 20 June 2013 - 06:45 PM.

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#36 GeordieSaint

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 07:19 PM

The Wigan sides in the early 90s were excellent but for mine, the Saints team in 2006 were something special.


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Posted 20 June 2013 - 07:23 PM

Barrow Raiders 2009 Championship winning team:

 

1.    Gary Broadbent

2.    Andy Ballard

3.    Andreas Bauer / Chris Larkin

4.    Liam Harrison

5.    James Nixon

6.    Jamie Rooney / Liam Finch

7.    James Coyle / Liam Campbell

8.    Andy Bracek / Chris Young

9.    Andy Ellis 

10.  Bret McDermott / Rob Roberts

11.  Ned Catic / Paul Noone

12.  Martin Ostler / Dave Allen

13.  Zeb Luisi

 

Bankrolled by Mr Des Johnstone or was it BRLFC?

 

The best team I've seen at Craven Park apart from the touring Aussie and Kiwis in the eighties.


Edited by topchef, 20 June 2013 - 07:25 PM.

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 07:54 PM

Barrow Raiders 2009 Championship winning team:
 
1.    Gary Broadbent
2.    Andy Ballard
3.    Andreas Bauer / Chris Larkin
4.    Liam Harrison
5.    James Nixon
6.    Jamie Rooney / Liam Finch
7.    James Coyle / Liam Campbell
8.    Andy Bracek / Chris Young
9.    Andy Ellis 
10.  Bret McDermott / Rob Roberts
11.  Ned Catic / Paul Noone
12.  Martin Ostler / Dave Allen
13.  Zeb Luisi
 
Bankrolled by Mr Des Johnstone or was it BRLFC?
 
The best team I've seen at Craven Park apart from the touring Aussie and Kiwis in the eighties.

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#39 topchef

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:02 PM

you forgot the real force behind the team.........................dessies brown envelopes/

Bless ya!

 

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#40 Trojan

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:16 PM

Wakefield Trinity team of the 60s end of

 

Can't argue with that, they were awesome in every department.  Just a pity they couldn't clinch the "All four cups" feat at Odsal in 1962.


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