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#3200805 Who next?

Posted by Hornetto on 26 September 2015 - 10:54 AM

 Worth a real (extended) go for me...

Until he loses a couple of games or fails to deliver the Challenge Cup - at which point every man and his dog will want him flayed and his skin flown from the town-hall flagpole.


It seems people's patience doesn't really extend to an extended go.


I'd be having a quiet word with Paul Wellens - or give Dave Woods a go. Or both.

#3185979 Wembley statue begins to come to life

Posted by Hornetto on 02 September 2015 - 01:07 PM

oh Billy you are

I was at an RL function about 18 months ago, coming back from the bathroom, Billy Boston was coming the other way down the corridor. I held the door for him and he said 'thanks lad'. I said 'you're welcome Mr Boston - give us a nudge on your way past so I can tell my friends that I couldn't stop Billy Boston'. He did - and as he turned away he said 'good effort lad'.


Brilliant - I was giddy all night!

#3182392 Breaking......Hornets - no change at top?

Posted by Hornetto on 25 August 2015 - 02:01 PM

Found this on RL Meltdown. As you were...

#3182194 New NRL deal to split the league? / Murdoch (merged threads)

Posted by Hornetto on 25 August 2015 - 08:17 AM

The answer is yes. If he can buy. bribe or leverage it he likes it. If he can't he smears its reputation. The bloke's a  tw @t.

#3182167 Salford money issues again (merged threads)

Posted by Hornetto on 25 August 2015 - 07:20 AM

Owner of a business buys time for said business to service an inherited debt more cost effectively.
Nothing to see here.

#3178869 Interesting results

Posted by Hornetto on 19 August 2015 - 06:40 AM

Could do with York beating Crusaders on Thursday night - helps shove them out of the equation.

#3178421 First Professional RL Player Comes Out

Posted by Hornetto on 18 August 2015 - 06:58 AM

Great related article - Ian Roberts and his struggle to define himself.


#3177356 Phew!

Posted by Hornetto on 16 August 2015 - 04:48 PM

Appears that Bloomfield may get one match suspension or none?   RFL =  "NFA - 1. Early Guilty Plea offered and accepted NFA."

However he seems still to be recovering from the incident and may miss Oxford at Hemel.

Our injuries/suspensions could not come at worse time - if there is ever a good one in this tight top section.

Hopefully, we can ride them out to the play-offs and things are then better.

Sending off sufficient - no further action.

#3177351 Wembley statue begins to come to life

Posted by Hornetto on 16 August 2015 - 04:38 PM

It's not quite how I imagined it


#3174457 North South Divide. It's time for RFL North, RFL South.

Posted by Hornetto on 11 August 2015 - 01:51 PM

We had a better average home gate than Sheffield or Batley last year in the championship. Just saying like....

#3173083 All Golds 26 Newcastle Thunder 10

Posted by Hornetto on 08 August 2015 - 08:33 PM

THIS is the League story of the day.

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#3173048 North South Divide. It's time for RFL North, RFL South.

Posted by Hornetto on 08 August 2015 - 06:39 PM

Score from today: All Golds 26 Newcastle 10. Time to lock this thread, then....

#3173041 North South Divide. It's time for RFL North, RFL South.

Posted by Hornetto on 08 August 2015 - 06:18 PM

Because its a "normal" structure with "normal" play offs and a nice little league cup too.....no diagrams or flow charts to explain anything!

As for doing well in this league...we were tipped to finish mid table this year...makes no difference anyway cos we'll lose the grand final anyway if we get there lol

TBF, you do have TWO chances to c*ck up a promotion final this year...

#3171683 North South Divide. It's time for RFL North, RFL South.

Posted by Hornetto on 06 August 2015 - 07:45 AM

My view on this has always been one of logic and logistics. I struggle to see the sense in dragging part-time players the length of the country to play in non-contests in front of 175 people, then dumping the players back at base at 1am when they have to go to work in 5 hours. I doesn't stack up.  In soccer, teams who play in front of similar sized crowds play in the conference North/South to prevent small clubs the cost and hassle of having to drag their - often volunteer -  staff (and their more hardcore fans) seven hours up the motorway. I've done every 'southern' away game this season (and doing Oxford at Hemel in a fortnight) - and sometimes even I wonder why I'm doing it. Not sure I hold with the thought that heartland clubs bring 'more travelling fans' either - home attendances at the development clubs look pretty consistent regardless of who they're playing. I did notice that the All Golds attendances against both us and and Swinton were around the 200 mark, and we took probably 50 to Cheltenham tops (and imagine that Swinton did the same): It's hardly an invading horde that'll get the stewards sweating.


I think the league needs the ability to split into two 8s to give at least half of the division meaningful, competitive games - with the 8s split by geography rather than league position. It's not perfect - but it's the best I've got whilst eating my breakfast.

#3168229 1-2 Aug: The Kingstone Press League 1 Match Thread

Posted by Hornetto on 31 July 2015 - 06:54 AM

Fanblog preview of Hornets v Scorpions - with a bit of other League 1 stuff chucked in