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#1 philipw

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 12:13 PM

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That Brian Moore publicised RL!

Wonders never cease :-)

#2 ckn

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 12:48 PM

The RFL have today announced a scheme to import positive speakers from other sports following the mass failure of RL fans and media to actually say something positive about the forthcoming world cup.

 

In other news:  A rugby league fan was taken to hospital today after biting off his own tongue following an incident when he accidentally said to his friend that he was looking forward to the world cup.


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#3 Griff9of13

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 12:53 PM

The RFL have today announced a scheme to import positive speakers from other sports following the mass failure of RL fans and media to actually say something positive about the forthcoming world cup.

 

In other news:  A rugby league fan was taken to hospital today after biting off his own tongue following an incident when he accidentally said to his friend that he was looking forward to the world cup.

:lol:


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#4 gingerjon

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 01:13 PM

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That Brian Moore publicised RL!

Wonders never cease :-)

 

He's done a bit about the RLWC before - including exchanging some comments with our very own M Sadler.


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#5 Stick to the Fax

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 01:19 PM

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That Brian Moore publicised RL!

Wonders never cease :-)

 

 

He likes RL !

Always has done, I think.

 

I always read his column in the  S. Times and the sport he 'slags off'' every week is in fact, Rugby Union, but there we go. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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#6 philipw

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 02:01 PM

He likes RL !
Always has done, I think.
 
I always read his column in the  S. Times and the sport he 'slags off'' every week is in fact, Rugby Union, but there we go. 
 
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That'll be why I don't know.....I refuse to pay through the paywall ;-)

#7 Futtocks

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 02:11 PM

Just had a quick search, and the Wooden Spoon charity have been Tweeting quite a lot of RU players today.


Edited by Futtocks, 21 October 2013 - 02:12 PM.

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#8 Griff

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 02:44 PM

Brian Moore is a big fan of Rugby League - though admits he'd never have been good enough to play it at the heights he achieved in RU.


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#9 a.n Other

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 03:56 PM

Moore is going to the game at Halifax as a guest of RLWC Calderdale.

#10 philipw

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 04:58 PM

Moore is going to the game at Halifax as a guest of RLWC Calderdale.


Good on both parties! Isn't he from round that way?

#11 a.n Other

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 05:01 PM

Good on both parties! Isn't he from round that way?

He is. Raised in Illingworth.

#12 Bomballey

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 06:03 PM

He is. Raised in Illingworth.


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#13 Saintslass

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 06:39 PM

The RFL have today announced a scheme to import positive speakers from other sports following the mass failure of RL fans and media to actually say something positive about the forthcoming world cup.

 

In other news:  A rugby league fan was taken to hospital today after biting off his own tongue following an incident when he accidentally said to his friend that he was looking forward to the world cup.

:D



#14 Li0nhead

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 07:50 PM

To be fair to the guy I have heard him on several occasions mention about the respect the players of the sport have for each other etc and the animosity comes from others.



#15 longboard

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 08:25 PM

He likes RL !

Always has done, I think.

 

I always read his column in the  S. Times and the sport he 'slags off'' every week is in fact, Rugby Union, but there we go. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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It's not a surprise to me that B Moore would publicise something RL related.

 

His columns in the Torygraph are regularly critical of aspects of RU, in a constructive way he'd no doubt say.



#16 philipw

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 10:43 AM

Cheers mods :-)

#17 Larry the Leit

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 11:01 AM

Why people fall over themselves and doff their caps to the union lot when they say something remotely positive about our fantastic game astounds me.  


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#18 Tonka

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 11:18 AM

Why people fall over themselves and doff their caps to the union lot when they say something remotely positive about our fantastic game astounds me.  

I don't regard it as cap-doffing.

 

There is an obvious rivalry between two similar games and some animosity between them (fans more than players I suspect) and so a public display of mutual respect, or even acknowledgment, is surprising and worthy of comment.  Your comment suggests an inferiorty complex if anything.

 

Incidentally, when did a RL journalist last say something positive about RU?  I prefer RL but happily agree that you can get some very good games of union.



#19 RS

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 01:45 PM

States he is a Republican - Liking him more and more



#20 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 02:52 PM

Get this in the Cross Code forum so Larry can reminisce about 10 greatest push over tries in peace.
As for CKN's dig at our own, we keep the flame alive mate.




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