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wonky

Member Since 22 Jul 2008
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#3046489 Happy 70th Birthday Town....and big news announced....

Posted by wonky on 17 December 2014 - 08:08 PM

Kain would have been ideal for us. In my opinion he is the kind of player we are lacking and would be one of the final pieces of the jigsaw.

our halfbacks already sorted will be here in the new year.


#3037014 New signing

Posted by wonky on 24 November 2014 - 08:22 PM

I've heard he's the one whos visa was accepted. Great signing, we definitely needed a big man to dominate up the middle


#3036108 Club announcement @10:30 Monday morning

Posted by wonky on 22 November 2014 - 05:58 PM

Probably confirmation that were with wigan again next year for definate. Can't see it being a signing and it's definitely not sam obst or josh vievers. Surely we don't need anymore outside backs signed on, we already have Forrester,murphy,Carter,Miller,aikhurst,Mossop,whitely,ritson and rossi.


#3031999 Signings news

Posted by wonky on 13 November 2014 - 11:03 AM

People do realise it's only the middle of November. Why on earth are people panicking? We actually have a squad capable of competing already, now we just need to add the quality.


#3031069 Signings news

Posted by wonky on 11 November 2014 - 08:53 AM

Haven have signed Dave Allen. Excellent signing for them.


#3027288 Signings news

Posted by wonky on 04 November 2014 - 09:08 PM

Why is anyone considering who should play loose for town. If his head is in it there's no better around than karl olstrum.


#3026615 Signings news

Posted by wonky on 03 November 2014 - 07:25 PM

Nothing to do with Town but Brocklebank has signed for Haven tonight just been confirmed.

good signing for them. They've probably got the best amateur from the haven area whereas we've got the best (forrester) from our way. Brockelbanks signing might just be a year or 2 late but we'll see. Good to see both clubs signing local talent.


#3026220 NZ v Samoa-Premier Sports

Posted by wonky on 03 November 2014 - 11:21 AM

Too many mediocre players. Our 2nd row was dominated and neither farrell nor tomkins should be anywhere near international level. Charnley is poor, Watkins does very little and josh hodgson isn't in the top 5 hookers we have. I personally would have
Tomkins
Hall
Hardaker
Sarginson
Burgess
Smith
Widdop
Graham
Clarke
G burgess
Whitehead (how he's not 1st choice is beyond me)
Ferres
O'Laughlin

Hill
Ratchford
T.burgess
Cooper
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#3026064 Signings news

Posted by wonky on 03 November 2014 - 09:14 AM

League express understands that we are about to confirm the signing of 3 oversees signings and an Englishman who has also been playing in Aus

excellant news if true scott.i wonder if the Englishman Is vievers son? Not sure if he was over here or there though.


#3021330 Wish list

Posted by wonky on 27 October 2014 - 04:04 PM

I think the backs are pretty well covered , no real need for a DR fullback unless something drastic happens , Murphy is here , Forrester and Ritson ..all capable of stepping up to the job in hand when called on and also Carter dont forget ...

i wouldn't have tierney or Hampshire to play full back. Someone of there quality,especially hampshires would solve our half back problem out.


#3013735 2015 Championship Squads

Posted by wonky on 14 October 2014 - 11:18 AM

Town have signed Jack murphy from wigan.


#3012182 Signings news

Posted by wonky on 12 October 2014 - 11:12 AM

Nearly the middle of October... And not a signing to be seen ....

This week is THE WEEK ... Come on just announce something... Sign Brian ritson for all I care just sign someone hahaha

i know the seasons been finished a full week now and it's only a mere 4 months until the season kicks off. Hit the panic buttons people, were doomed I tell thee, were doomed.
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#3011105 Signings news

Posted by wonky on 10 October 2014 - 01:29 PM

Why can't they be announced ?

because they know it annoys you.
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#3011074 NRL final

Posted by wonky on 10 October 2014 - 12:29 PM

Just returned from a 3 week trip down under and it was amazing.

First up was Group 7 finals day at Wollongong (Equivalent of Cumbria League but the standard of Championship) saw a crowd of over 4,000 watch three games on the day (under 19 final,reserve final and grade 1 final).

Manly v Canterbury at the Allianz was an awesome game that went to golden point.
Souths v Roosters and Canterbury v Penrith both in the ANZ then of course that superb Grand Final.

GF day also was a triple header with Brisbane coming back from 34-6 down against a massive Warriors under 20's to miss a last minute kick to level the scores and ended up losing 34-32.
This was followed by Sam Obst (ex Jameater wasnt he ??)and Tyrone Mcarthy leading a Northern Pride (Cairns/ Queensland cup winner) to a win over Penrtih Panthers NWS Cup team in the Inter State Final.
All these games where shown live on TV

Also took in the semi final of the Asian Soccer Champions league semi final at Parramatta between West Sydney and FC Seoul and took in the Eels Leagues Club pre game.
NOW THAT IS SOMETHING ELSE ..bars...restaurants..corporate hospitality.and on level three hundreds of "Pokies" (gaming machines)..Millions of pounds turnover a year and a lot of it pumped back into the footy club.

Some of you guys may have been Down under to follow the England or Lions teams BUT to get the TRUE passion the NSW folk have for the game its a must to go and catch the NRL play offs....wall to wall coverage on TV and the press (despite West Sydney in the soccer semi final and Sydney Swans in the AFL final).


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yeah but we all got to try the new hot dogs that Gregg's sell..... Beat that


#3006271 Signings news

Posted by wonky on 02 October 2014 - 03:06 PM

Sam forrester

thats not the big news, although it's big news that a local turned down a far bigger offer from haven