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#21 Little Lion Man

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 07:06 PM

Thanks Normyknight. Need all the positives we can get.

I don't mind stealing bread from the mouths of decadence.

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For the tears that you are crying now,
Are just your answered prayers"


#22 LionessTaz

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 07:33 PM

In the Salford Advertiser Luke Menzies was mentioned within the article about the players



#23 mark richardson

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 09:18 AM

You were right sarah according to this morning league express

Edited by mark richardson, 20 January 2014 - 03:59 PM.


#24 marshy1

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 09:45 AM

Yes he signed last week.

#25 OutOfTownRoughyed

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 11:47 AM

We had bowman on loan last season but injury sent him back early to fax, liked what we saw of him though, see you at whitebank in feb

Edited by OutOfTownRoughyed, 20 January 2014 - 11:51 AM.


#26 OutOfTownRoughyed

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 11:49 AM

Bowman and Menzies two good recruits

Edited by OutOfTownRoughyed, 20 January 2014 - 11:50 AM.


#27 dummy scissors

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 01:09 PM

This news has been on the Club website since last Friday I think along with the names of the other players signed so far. 



#28 Little Lion Man

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 08:35 PM

Other forums indicate that Luke Menzies was on trial at Widnes this year, was offered a "full time" contract but had to turn down as due to finances. A good sign for Swinton it seems.

I don't mind stealing bread from the mouths of decadence.

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For the tears that you are crying now,
Are just your answered prayers"


#29 dummy scissors

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:14 PM

There is another interesting posting on the Club site today in which Ian Watson talks about some of the new faces in the squad.  Well worth a read.



#30 mark richardson

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:20 PM

Looking back into Aaron Henry he was a bit of a star at Doncaster back in 2010
Freddie Walker is probably being kept out at Halifax by our nemesis Ryan Fieldhouse.
Interesting times.

#31 wayne_r

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 11:37 AM

Looks like the squad is coming along nicely - shame no Smith or Ainscough in the line up..........:(



#32 Furryenzo

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 12:32 PM

As much as I loved Ainscough as a player in the championship 1 winning season he never seemed to raise his game in the championship. Always lacked that true pace to make it as a Stand off. And no news of Smith what-so-ever to me says hes not made his mind up. I think if he had retired there would have been some sort of announcement... surely?


Im only smiling because `no-one`'s found the bodies yet.

#33 wayne_r

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 02:30 PM

I think the problem last season with Ainscough was he rarely started a game at stand off - was played in centre or switched to stand on occasion - as the DR players were preferred in the stand off role. So still think not having him is a loss to the team.................as is not having Smith there as well.






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