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#1 Viking Warrior

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 10:05 PM

the shortlist is:

morgan escare
kieran dixon
ben crooks


......................where the ###### is joe mellor.

Edited by Viking Warrior, 18 September 2013 - 10:15 PM.

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#2 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 10:16 PM

Maybe he's not as good as you think he is...
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#3 Viking Warrior

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 10:20 PM

behave yiurself............joey uis the best young half back in the league bar none........
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#4 RSN

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 10:44 PM

I'd probably rather have Theo Fages and Liam Sutcliffe than Mellor.

The three choices are fair. I'd go Ben Crooks.

#5 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:09 AM

behave yiurself............joey uis the best young half back in the league bar none........

Shame it's not the "Best Young Half Back of the Year" then.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:29 AM

Morgan Escare or Crooks for me.



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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:36 AM

the shortlist is:

morgan escare
kieran dixon
ben crooks


......................where the ###### is joe mellor.

 

I think Joe Mellor is too old. I thought you had to be 21 or under when the season started to qualify for young player.



#8 Viking Warrior

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 01:16 PM

I'd probably rather have Theo Fages and Liam Sutcliffe than Mellor.

The three choices are fair. I'd go Ben Crooks.



mellor tore fages apart three times this season and as sutcliffe was playing stand off then to compare him with a scrum half is a bit wierd..................but don't let that get in the way of your pathological hatred of widnes..................
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#9 Viking Warrior

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 01:18 PM

no doubt next season the likes of jack owens alex gerrard and adam lawton will get overlooked unless we make the top 8.....
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Posted 19 September 2013 - 02:29 PM

Ben crooks for me despite his wembley nightmare, big fan of Tom lineham's as well.

#11 Bearman

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 03:20 PM

I suppose Jamie Shaul came on the scene a bit late?
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#12 RSN

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:21 PM

mellor tore fages apart three times this season and as sutcliffe was playing stand off then to compare him with a scrum half is a bit wierd..................but don't let that get in the way of your pathological hatred of widnes..................


Mellor tore Salford apart, that's not an achievement.

The best players can play stand off and scrum half and a times they are pretty much the same position. If you look one sides scrum half can play the same role as the opposition's stand off.

I do not hate Widnes, in fact I rate a few of Widnes' players including Mellor. Although I think Sutcliffe and Fages are better players.

By the way, end your sentences with one full stop rather than 3, it makes your posts across much better than they currently do.

#13 Larry the Leit

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 06:39 PM

Congratulations to Kieron Dixon's agent. It's some achievement getting him short listed.
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#14 Viking Warrior

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 09:17 PM

Mellor tore Salford apart, that's not an achievement.

The best players can play stand off and scrum half and a times they are pretty much the same position. If you look one sides scrum half can play the same role as the opposition's stand off.

I do not hate Widnes, in fact I rate a few of Widnes' players including Mellor. Although I think Sutcliffe and Fages are better players.

By the way, end your sentences with one full stop rather than 3, it makes your posts across much better than they currently do.


no mellor tore fages apart and sutcliffes played stand off opposite kevin brown, but if you watched our game at headingley, mellor outplayed both sutcliffe and burrow.get the facts right lad, i never mentioned salford................but what do you know we never cheated our way into super league like barrow tried to.........how are your floodlights coming along???????

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#15 RSN

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 09:53 PM

Fages plays for Salford, it's easy to tear a half back apart who is playing for a side being dominated.

You don't see the point do you. Chase plays stand off for Cas and is usually first receiver. Gareth Widdop plays stand off for Melbourne yet Cooper Cronk is first receiver. Stand offs and Scrums halves are pretty much the same. They both are similar but play different roles in different sides.

If Mellor has outclassed so many sides why have Widnes finished 8th. I'm not saying he's bad but I'd rather have the other two.

How does what my club did have any bearing on my opinion? I didn't break the salary cap. That's like me saying you don't know anything because your club went into administration, its completely irrelevant. How your club side acts has no bearing on your opinion on RL.

We're doing alright thanks. Got 40ish thousand of the 100 thousand required. Paid off a huge chunk of our debt and have signed our best 6 players from last season on contract, four of which are local players. Looking forward
to next season as always.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 09:58 PM

no mellor tore fages apart and sutcliffes played stand off opposite kevin brown, but if you watched our game at headingley, mellor outplayed both sutcliffe and burrow.get the facts right lad, i never mentioned salford................but what do you know we never cheated our way into super league like barrow tried to.........how are your floodlights coming along???????

 

Oh my. That really is quite something. 

 

Are you like this in real life? 


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#17 Old Frightful

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 07:29 AM

And the winner is.......Ben Crooks.

 

Well done Ben, terrific impact this season.

 

(Who played in his shirt at Wembley, btw?  :huh: )


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#18 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 07:40 AM

Crooks and Lineham haave been one of the highlights of the year for me. They're excitement machines.

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 08:19 AM

Crooks and Lineham haave been one of the highlights of the year for me. They're excitement machines.

 

Have to agree, I thought Lineham would have had a shout at this award too.






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