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27/07/14 - Bradford Bulls v Wigan Warriors KO 3pm


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Poll: Who will win? (7 member(s) have cast votes)

Who will win?

  1. Bradford Bulls (2 votes [28.57%])

    Percentage of vote: 28.57%

  2. Draw (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  3. Wigan Warriors (5 votes [71.43%])

    Percentage of vote: 71.43%

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#21 back to the future

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 07:25 PM

Didn't see that coming!

Thats what Kearney said

#22 Wolford6

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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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#23 Amber Avenger

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 08:47 PM

Just got back from holiday and thought my phone was broken when I checked the result. Should have known one of our best performances of the year would happen when I was away - usually does! No need to thank me everyone.
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#24 hindle xiii

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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...


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#25 hindle xiii

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 09:28 PM

Oh and Hicks did his best to get Wigan back in the game! :angry:

 

(No report is complete without a dig at the ref)


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#26 Northern Sol

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 09:59 PM

Talk about playing for pride. Fantastic result.



#27 Viking Warrior

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Posted 28 July 2014 - 08:27 AM

well done bulls a great win hope manase played well for you 


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#28 Bulliac

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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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