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Sir Jekyll Stocking

Member Since 28 Aug 2007
Offline Last Active May 23 2015 08:43 AM
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In Topic: Widnes away challenge cup

14 May 2015 - 04:34 PM

I've heard some talk (on Twitter actually) about Widnes fans boycotting this match. Does anyone know what this is all about?


Possibly still smarting after Blackpool 2010.
I'm afraid I won't have helped matters by blasting Queen's "We are the champions" out of the car stereo (all windows down) as we passed a number of Widnes fans trudging their way back to the car park.

In Topic: Joe Bedford

10 May 2015 - 07:53 PM

Wasn't the great Henry Oulton signed from Sandal RUFC?


In Topic: Sawyer hails record attendance

25 April 2015 - 12:52 PM

The stadium was capacity was increased for the day by Kirklees Council. This enabling a bigger attendance. It is correct that the ground holds short of 4000, as the new terrace can't be included unless it is covered.


Thanks for the confirmation, NR. Always good to know middle age hasn't killed too many memory cells.
Out of interest, what was the basis of the temporary increase in capacity?
I would assume the application would have had to be submitted well in advance of the good weather forecast. Were any contingency plans (for wet weather) required?

In Topic: Ladbrokes Challenge Cup: Dewsbury 10 Warrington 52

21 April 2015 - 08:18 PM

It won't be a full house and they do attract some dodgy fans...

The massive bonus for us all is that I will be able to attend this time - relief all round.

 

Well, that's at least one dodgy fan attending! :tongue:


In Topic: Challenge Cup

19 April 2015 - 11:28 AM

Did KN say that the special voucher one in the season ticket could be used today for a free beer or did I dream it?

You're not having another of your funny turns, PM.

Free pint for ST holders today. Also on website.