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#1 havenhater

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 09:55 PM

We see these many hundred posts regarding new signings and such.
People said this,
Someone's post man said that!
Fact of the matter is Charlton said last I read 4 or 5 signings were being talked too etc etc....
Since then following the gutting fact we had wigan postponed due to an awful act of god! May well have lost of a large sum of money!!
However as the league starts a week on Sunday I am really worried we don't have what it takes to survive in the league where as others do,
Our neighbours are taking trialists on playing them,
Were as we have one match to play potential trialists and then what we take a chance on dual reg Swinton 2013 style?
Well that's me finished with my concerns, please feel free to air yours and hopefully the board will speak out or charlo or the players (mossop did and it was a good read)

#2 town4me

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 10:23 PM

Hopefully some news this week. I am sure its not through lack if trying that there hasn't been more additions. As things stand its going to be a tough season. The backs should be ok its in the forwards that we need a few new recruits IMO and them we'd be fine.

#3 GeordieTownie

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 10:31 PM

I'm sure they will when there's something concrete to say. If you look at some of the trialists Whitehaven have had they're either stupid or looking to bolster numbers because some of the lads they've played aren't even good amateurs.

#4 Aubrey Boyce

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 09:55 AM

On serious note watching the trialists on Sunday only 2 out of the 6 will make it the others are out of there depth at this level.

#5 wonky

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 10:16 AM

I'm sure they will when there's something concrete to say. If you look at some of the trialists Whitehaven have had they're either stupid or looking to bolster numbers because some of the lads they've played aren't even good amateurs.

some top amateurs cant make it in the pro game, where some who dont stand out thrive in the better environment. Lets hope im right because rowlandson was far from a top amateur when he played league but hopefully takes to the pro game like a duck to water. Nothing wrong with giving lads trials, you might just unearth a diamond in the rough
the futures bright,the futures blue and white

#6 DavidM

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 10:58 AM

I think ' taking a chance ' is the right phrase . If we're putting all our eggs in the DR basket - still to be seen of course - then those names could play a huge part in determining our season ... If they're low down first team squad members great, but if they're juniors then it's an unknown how they'll take the huge step up . It is a risky strategy- I don't know the details , but I'm just putting the point that it all depends on what you get when you place your plans in the hands of other people . I'll be really interested to see what transpires . We've played high stakes poker this offseason , fingers crossed we collect come September .

Edited by DavidM, 04 February 2014 - 11:03 AM.





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