Thats what Kearney said
Didn't see that coming!
27/07/14 - Bradford Bulls v Wigan Warriors KO 3pm
Posted 27 July 2014 - 07:53 PM
Wigan were poorly served by their halfbacks and didn't do anywhere near enough to bring Charnley into the game for a one-on-one attack..
We got some confidence in our ability to defend and played like we should have all season. We coped with a blustery wind better than they did.
Fair play to the ref, he was incompetent for both teams.
One interesting point; Lee Gaskell was calling the plays at least as often as Luke Gale.
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Posted 27 July 2014 - 08:47 PM
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Posted 27 July 2014 - 09:26 PM
Make no mistake, Wigan were awful, as pants as I've ever seen them. But Bradford played like it was a Cup final or a play off game. The lads were pretty solid but it took me until the 78th minute to allow myself to think we were going to win, however terrible Wigan were I kept thinking they had enough to at least sneak a wholly undeserved victory. It's certainly up there with the few victories as highlight of the season, and while Charnley bombed a chance to score in the corner there were 3 near as dammit clear cut chances for Bradford to score too - including what is without doubt the tackle of the season by Charnley on Gaskell, I hope that makes a highlight vid somewhere. I didn't get that same buzz today I did when we fluked a win against Wire but it was refreshing to see a genuinely hardworking and true character building win. The cynic in me says a lot of players must have inked new SL deals elsewhere and were putting on a show *cough* Manase Manuokafoa...
On Odsal Top baht 'at.
Posted 27 July 2014 - 09:28 PM
Oh and Hicks did his best to get Wigan back in the game!
(No report is complete without a dig at the ref)
On Odsal Top baht 'at.
Posted 28 July 2014 - 12:24 PM
Great win for the Bulls, despite my pessimism. Just shows you can never tell and RL is full of surprises. Attitude spot on from the Bulls but I wouldfn't want to be facing Waney if I were a Wigan player....I guess we'll be repainting the away changing room.
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