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Featherstone V Leigh.Sun8thSept.3pm K.O.

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Poll: Match Prediction (35 member(s) have cast votes)

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  1. Voted Featherstone To Win (31 votes [88.57%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 88.57%

  2. Leigh To Win (4 votes [11.43%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 11.43%

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#21 pont rover

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 08:13 PM

Very small match report from the Pont and Fev Express.

http://www.pontefrac...clash-1-6028304

#22 Steve Slater

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 09:40 PM

After the game Sean said he thought the way Rovers eased off in the second half, then picked themselves up again, will stand them in good stead for the semi and/or final, a bit like the away match at Keighley, when they came back at us in the 2nd half also. We are now less likely to do the same again!

#23 budgiezilla

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 10:22 PM

You'll be playing Batley in 2 weeks time.....we are playing like a championship one side at the moment. 4 defeats in last 5 games, slowest backs in the entire division.



#24 Steve Slater

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 10:45 PM

You'll be playing Batley in 2 weeks time.....we are playing like a championship one side at the moment. 4 defeats in last 5 games, slowest backs in the entire division.

Competed against Sheffield, competed against Fev.....What more can you ask?

#25 frankb

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 10:54 AM

Exactly. We are so bad we finished 4th in the league and in all honestly if we had got within one score in that second half who knows ?

 

Our season is not over yet. We have 3 games left. :sleep:  :sleep:



#26 Robin Evans

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 11:09 AM

Exactly. We are so bad we finished 4th in the league and in all honestly if we had got within one score in that second half who knows ?
Nah.... I'm fancying batley to beat leigh this weekend frank and maintain leigh's end of season play ogf form of recent yrs
Our season is not over yet. We have 3 games left. :sleep: :sleep:


Edited by Robin Evans, 09 September 2013 - 11:09 AM.

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#27 Bob Crowther

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 01:06 PM

After the game Sean said he thought the way Rovers eased off in the second half, then picked themselves up again, will stand them in good stead for the semi and/or final, a bit like the away match at Keighley, when they came back at us in the 2nd half also. We are now less likely to do the same again!

Steve, this easing off during a game has become an unfortunate trait over the past couple of seasons. We are not ruthless enough IMO. When you have someone on the ropes, you move in and finish the job. Makes it a lot easier for yourself. In such games, our line speed appears to drop off, our chase for the kicks appears sluggish and we develop a flat attacking line. As silly as it may appear, maybe we have a psychological problem.



#28 dydo

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 02:05 PM

Perfection over 80 mins is all we need now then ,simple

#29 frankb

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 05:17 PM

 

Exactly. We are so bad we finished 4th in the league and in all honestly if we had got within one score in that second half who knows ?
Nah.... I'm fancying batley to beat leigh this weekend frank and maintain leigh's end of season play ogf form of recent yrs
Our season is not over yet. We have 3 games left. :sleep: :sleep:

 

See you a week on Sunday. Will you be in the Posh box again ? Btw are you still coming to the Final ?  :bye:



#30 Robin Evans

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 07:34 PM

Of course. We're playing Sheffield again! :lol:
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#31 Steve Slater

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 09:14 PM

Steve, this easing off during a game has become an unfortunate trait over the past couple of seasons. We are not ruthless enough IMO. When you have someone on the ropes, you move in and finish the job. Makes it a lot easier for yourself. In such games, our line speed appears to drop off, our chase for the kicks appears sluggish and we develop a flat attacking line. As silly as it may appear, maybe we have a psychological problem.

I think it's one that Sean has identified, Bob. After the Keighley game he admired the way they raised their game after the Cougars came back at them, and he said he was delighted after the Leigh win, feeling that the experience would stand them in good stead for the next game, and hopefully the final. It was a problem that Daryl couldn't fix, excellent coach though he was, but in Sean I feel we have the man for every eventuality.





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