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#21 Father Ted

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 07:28 PM

The show can be good and Rod Studd does get some suitable contributors.
Trouble is Mike Stevenson is on too much. Whatever subject is brought up Stevenson will give an answer we fully expect, this is always dull despite his bluster to try and make it lively.
I do like Studd, he's quick and was far quicker when the show was internet only. He's had to slow it down to quite an extent.
As far as Dr K is concerned I'm a fan of his. He has saved a great Rugby League club and wants to invest even more £ms in RL than he already is. I like his marquee signing idea.
We used to have star signings at a few clubs every year. Now when someone is signed it's usually from the SL player go round or an NRL man who can't get a first team shirt. Lockwood and Smith do seemed to be tarred with the same boring and unadventurous brush.

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 08:11 PM

can't believe the way they ridiculed koucash tonight, fair enough if you don't agree with him say so but don't try to make him look like some rich fool who dosen't know what to do with his money.

the bloke is worth three billion he must have some nous, i get the impression the folk who have a go at him are scared of him.

 

I don't know where this 3 billion is from - the most I heard was 900 million. The Aussie press reported him as a billionaire. But in AUD he is, if he is worth 900 million GBP. Still a pretty penny mind!



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Posted 23 July 2014 - 09:02 PM

whatever he is worth we should let him spend whatever he wants, when he packs up and leaves and salford go bust al these having a go now will change there tune as usual.


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#24 Gav Wilson

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 09:18 PM

whatever he is worth we should let him spend whatever he wants, when he packs up and leaves and salford go bust al these having a go now will change there tune as usual.

 

Salford were minutes from going bust before he came along, so whats the difference?


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Posted 23 July 2014 - 09:32 PM

I am saddened by the dinosaurs on Back Chat.  The Doctor has so far invested £2 million into Rugby League.   Whether the comments of his wealth or indeed `only` owning 50% of Salford the fact is that he has put hard cash into the game.  Cas, Wakey have certainly benefitted by his input.   The sniping has to stop or I fear we will lose him.   He saved my club and sadly if he goes then we will die.



#26 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 09:44 PM

I am saddened by the dinosaurs on Back Chat.  The Doctor has so far invested £2 million into Rugby League.   Whether the comments of his wealth or indeed `only` owning 50% of Salford the fact is that he has put hard cash into the game.  Cas, Wakey have certainly benefitted by his input.   The sniping has to stop or I fear we will lose him.   He saved my club and sadly if he goes then we will die.


How have Cas benefitted?
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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#27 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 09:45 PM

How have Cas benefitted?

Sneyd?


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#28 The Daddy_merged

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 10:36 PM

How have Cas benefitted?


Transfer fees well above the standard rates

#29 Railway End

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 06:40 AM

How have Cas benefitted?


Taking Rangi off your hands therefore allowing Cas to become a team.

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#30 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:47 AM

Sneyd?

 

 

Transfer fees well above the standard rates

 

Both these are "in hindsight"

 

At the time he came along and destabilised our club by offering silly money to our star player

 

Cas have benefited from Daryl Powell not Marwan pootash (just to go along with the silly surnames)


Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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#31 Railway End

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 08:11 AM

Both these are "in hindsight"

At the time he came along and destabilised our club by offering silly money to our star player

Cas have benefited from Daryl Powell not Marwan pootash (just to go along with the silly surnames)


It is highly likely that Powell wanted rid of Chase though. At Fev he always played with 3 or 4 ball players rather than one key man. He looks to be doing the same at Cas.

Salford wanting Chase made life easy for Cas, gave them a transfer fee and released a big chunk of salary cap.

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#32 Viking Warrior

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 10:55 AM

it is absolutely no different to the featherstone fans having a go at steve o'connor for making widnes a viable and settled club, remember the taunts lads?? "widnes bought promotion"


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#33 Swansea Jack

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 12:33 PM

I notice that the football and cricket equivalent seem to get a 90-minute staged show with sensible reasoned discussion. We get a rushed 25-minute bar squabble with everyone trying to talk over each other. All the useful discussion just gets drowned out. Sums it up really.

I watch Backchat every week but I am becoming disillusioned. Whilst he may have a passion for the game Mike Stephenson is becoming an embarrassment. He tries to drown out all reasonable argument and he and Rod Studd spend the time scoring points off each other, I much prefer Terry O;Connor in the Stephenson chair.Come on Sky make improvements.



#34 Red John

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 01:57 PM

How have Cas benefitted?

His Twitter accounts gives their fans something to do during the long school holidays.



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Posted 27 July 2014 - 10:46 AM

 Backchat is up there with the Super League Show as being something that is unwatchable. Utterly lifeless. They have formats that would be more akin to the discussion of world Scrabble competitions. The thing about Backchat, which I think reveals a lack of good RL care from SKY is the way  that some contributors represent organisation that don't highlight or even respect RL. Guardian, Times and Telegraph journalists all appear on the show all introduced with the names of their papers the Telegraph in particular has all but completely removed RL from it's copy. It is a production with very little care involved.



#36 Scubby

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 01:33 PM

 Backchat is up there with the Super League Show as being something that is unwatchable. Utterly lifeless. They have formats that would be more akin to the discussion of world Scrabble competitions. The thing about Backchat, which I think reveals a lack of good RL care from SKY is the way  that some contributors represent organisation that don't highlight or even respect RL. Guardian, Times and Telegraph journalists all appear on the show all introduced with the names of their papers the Telegraph in particular has all but completely removed RL from it's copy. It is a production with very little care involved.

 

This is a very good point. I think that we could move away from this traditional broadsheet approach and have representatives from modern media - web editors, club media managers, recently retired players, other freelance broadcasters (i.e. Dave Woods, George Riley, JD at Radio Leeds etc.), trade publications



#37 C H Calthrop

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 05:37 PM

This is a very good point. I think that we could move away from this traditional broadsheet approach and have representatives from modern media - web editors, club media managers, recently retired players, other freelance broadcasters (i.e. Dave Woods, George Riley, JD at Radio Leeds etc.), trade publications

I don't think the producers have any ambition to improve the programmes, ultimately they are only fillers. Cheaply done and cobbled together.