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David Wild

Member Since 04 May 2004
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In Topic: 3 Sept: Super 8s - Huddersfield Giants v Castleford Tigers KO 8pm (TV)

03 September 2015 - 07:36 PM

What a fantastic couple of try's they were.  Great entertainment.

In Topic: Lizzie

01 September 2015 - 09:37 PM

The round of applause at the end of the first verse was because Danny's picture came up on the big screen. You can't see that on the BBC clip.

I'm glad you have cleared that up.  Watching on tv it seemed at that point that the crowd were distracted by something else and I felt she was not being respected, which did upset me at the time, but Danny's picture coming up explains everything.

In Topic: 29/8/2015 RL Challenge Cup Final Hull Kingston Rovers v Leeds Rhinos, Wembley...

29 August 2015 - 04:54 PM

Our biggest game on terrestrial TV and it was a one sided affair, not good for neutrals or anyone new tuning in to see what it's all about. It wasn't a good game, it was awful, unless of course your a Leeds fan in which case it is probably the best day ever. A great close game is what was needed, not watching Hull KR constantly make mistakes and Leeds walk the ball in easily.

You've got a point but unfortunately that happens in sport - any sport.  As JohnM alluded to, any new viewers will also have seen some great athletes in their prime showing some wonderful speed, skill and strength and scoring some excellent tries.


All that said, I still feel sorry for Hull KR

In Topic: Rugby League in the New Statesman

29 August 2015 - 10:15 AM

The failure of London's top flight team has SFA to do with the establishment or Union. That is down to the RFL and the clubs various owners. BTW, Rugby League is established in London. There are plenty of teams and various age groups as well as a growing number of schools playing the game.....it's just that we always seem to concentrate on the Super League and forget the grass roots stuff that goes on. Medway Dragons are a perfect example of a community connecting with the game.....

You are right delboy, there has been some great progress at grass roots level.


However, DCs comment, to which I was responding, is something he has been pushing on the Cross Code forum and what he has been saying is that unless we have a national stadium / headquarters in London we are a regional (parochial?) sport.  The main reason I responded as I did though is that I know DC is a union fan and, yet, after reading that article, he chose to ignore all of the references to the atrocities of union in the Sol Mokdad disgrace and simply suggest that RL needs a HQ in London.  As you have pointed out, we already have an established presence in London - not sure why we need our HQ there though.

In Topic: Happy Birthday Rugby League!

29 August 2015 - 10:08 AM

.........................................and she looks younger every year!   Many Happy Returns - what a sport, what a history!