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30/08/13 - Wigan Warriors v Hull FC KO 8pm


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Poll: Who will win? (19 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Voted Wigan Warriors (8 votes [42.11%])

    Percentage of vote: 42.11%

  2. Hull FC (9 votes [47.37%])

    Percentage of vote: 47.37%

  3. Draw (2 votes [10.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.53%

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#1 John Drake

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 09:23 AM

Discuss Wigan Warriors v Hull FC here.


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#2 Futtocks

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 09:47 AM

I've got a feeling Hull will do everything they should have done last Saturday, and Wigan will be suffering the traditional post-Wembley wobble.


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#3 7723

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 09:51 AM

Wigan will be without a few of the Wembley players I would imagine. Lockers wasn't fully fit and Goulding got a head injury. I think Shaun Wane will rest a few ready for the Leeds match before the play offs.



#4 Ullman

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 10:00 AM

This feels like going back to school after the summer holidays - 'aw mam do I have to?'


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#5 brooza

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 10:11 AM

This is the match I want Hull to win to set up the Wigan/Leeds match next week!


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#6 RidingPie

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 11:36 AM

Hull will win this. Wembleyitus along with Wane resting a number of the team will probably make sure of that.

I think Wane resting players is the wrong approach here as the team has lacked momentum and consistency over the last month or so. We should be trying to build form.

Regardless though, if we keep playing like we did on Saturday we won't trouble anyone in the playoffs.

#7 silverback

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 11:48 AM

i think wigan will want to carry on were they left off and make a statement,i hope hull make  it a close game but it will be hard to bounce back from the last game with nerves a plenty. should be a cracking game but i think wigan will win 32-14. i did have a chunk a change on hull to win last week by mind 10. :pickeat:  so what do i know.



#8 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 12:05 PM

I think both teams will try to make an impression.Wigan by 10
but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
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#9 7723

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 02:08 PM

Wigan 19 man squad. Resting nearly the full Wembley team.

 

Joe Burgess, Dom Crosby, Gil Dudson, Ben Flower, Anthony Gelling, James Greenwood, Jack Hughes, Ryan Hampshire, Rhodri Lloyd, Dominic Manfredi, Andy Powell, Sam Powell, Scott Taylor, Iain Thornley, Lewis Tierney, Logan Tomkins, Chris Tuson, Tom Spencer, George Williams.



#10 Griff9of13

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 02:15 PM

Wigan 19 man squad. Resting nearly the full Wembley team.

 

Joe Burgess, Dom Crosby, Gil Dudson, Ben Flower, Anthony Gelling, James Greenwood, Jack Hughes, Ryan Hampshire, Rhodri Lloyd, Dominic Manfredi, Andy Powell, Sam Powell, Scott Taylor, Iain Thornley, Lewis Tierney, Logan Tomkins, Chris Tuson, Tom Spencer, George Williams.

 

Can I change my vote now please? :(


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#11 Chronicler of Chiswick

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 02:22 PM

I'm old enough to remember the days when teams were fined for playing weakened sides.



#12 7723

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 02:29 PM

It's disappointing as a fan because I want to go and see the first choice players play, however I do understand why coaches do this. Wigan have finished in the top half of the table already, so to a coach this is a meaningless match and he can rest players before the playoff matches. I do expect Wigan to play a full strength team against Leeds next Thursday as a warm up match for the playoffs.



#13 JohnM

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 05:21 PM

I'm old enough to remember the days when teams were fined for playing weakened sides.

 

yes. ...but this Sandy Powell?  That's taking things a bit far!



#14 nec

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 05:50 PM

Wigan 19 man squad. Resting nearly the full Wembley team.

Joe Burgess, Dom Crosby, Gil Dudson, Ben Flower, Anthony Gelling, James Greenwood, Jack Hughes, Ryan Hampshire, Rhodri Lloyd, Dominic Manfredi, Andy Powell, Sam Powell, Scott Taylor, Iain Thornley, Lewis Tierney, Logan Tomkins, Chris Tuson, Tom Spencer, George Williams.

Weren't Saints a disgrace for doing this?
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#15 chuffer

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 06:19 PM

Wigan 19 man squad. Resting nearly the full Wembley team.

Joe Burgess, Dom Crosby, Gil Dudson, Ben Flower, Anthony Gelling, James Greenwood, Jack Hughes, Ryan Hampshire, Rhodri Lloyd, Dominic Manfredi, Andy Powell, Sam Powell, Scott Taylor, Iain Thornley, Lewis Tierney, Logan Tomkins, Chris Tuson, Tom Spencer, George Williams.


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#16 Larry the Leit

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 06:39 PM

Wane shows his complete lack I respect for te competition AGAIN.
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#17 gingerjon

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 06:42 PM

Good move by Wigan.
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#18 The Big Gun

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 08:28 PM

Wigan 19 man squad. Resting nearly the full Wembley team.

 

Joe Burgess, Dom Crosby, Gil Dudson, Ben Flower, Anthony Gelling, James Greenwood, Jack Hughes, Ryan Hampshire, Rhodri Lloyd, Dominic Manfredi, Andy Powell, Sam Powell, Scott Taylor, Iain Thornley, Lewis Tierney, Logan Tomkins, Chris Tuson, Tom Spencer, George Williams.

They'll still probably do Hull.



#19 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 03:53 AM

Weren't Saints a disgrace for doing this?

I think Saints were a disgrace because people thought they were putting out a strong squad when really they put out a bunch of kids on game day. That's what lead to the squad announcement system, which seems pointless now if teams are just going to announce they're putting out a bunch of kids!
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#20 Old Frightful

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 05:41 AM

They'll still probably do Hull.

You may be correct. Hull have a fair few players out also, due to injuries and suspension from their Wembley "effort".

 

I think it will be fairly close but Hull will be fielding their most competitive side as they can't really afford to do anything else so, having seen the Wigan team, I'll be disappointed* if we don't pinch the points here.

 

(*Prepares for the usual post match sensation.  :( )


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