My dad used to have a strong St Helens accent, it moderated when he found himself talking to people who found it difficult to understand. Like it or not, a strong northern accent can be seen as less educated.
Reilly right choice, also right move to ask former stars (even if they were pies)
Dont know where that crowd figure was produced from. 600 there at the most.
You really have to hand it to our traditional RL fans, they can turn a positive into a huge great negative with such aplomb. To be fair hunslet fans should be adept at estimating mediocre attendances though