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#2991948 Sky Sports forced to apologise to St Helens and their fans

Posted by koli on 10 September 2014 - 02:52 AM

I'm a keen Saints fan n laughed out loud as they showed it.It was completely appropriate given our woeful performance on a night when at they very least we needed to make sure the points difference wasn't eroded too much.

#2900468 Sam Tomkins tempted by rugby union switch

Posted by koli on 17 March 2014 - 06:21 AM

It would be refreshing if a journalist got to ask Owen Farrell or George Ford about whether they'd one day want to take up the challenge of becoming dual code internationals. 

#2856443 Leigh end Partnership with Wigan

Posted by koli on 25 December 2013 - 01:04 PM

In memorary of Christmasses past and talking of the 1950s ,Saints used to play Leigh on Christmas day infront of 20,000 type crowds.
The more succesful SL sides have pulled attendances back to early 60s type numbers.on that basis a sucessful Leigh side might be expected to be able to get in to to the 8-10k average bracket.

#2845550 30/11/13 - The World Cup Final: Australia v New Zealand (merged threads)

Posted by koli on 01 December 2013 - 12:00 PM

Boring is in the eye of the beholder but I'm amazed that anyone who knows their RL wasn't enthralled by that Aus performance.
Devasting defence,pinpoint kicking and some sublime attacking play.

#2801081 Scrums and penalty goals detract from the quality of the game.

Posted by koli on 02 October 2013 - 08:48 AM

Stockport were early members of the Northern Union as were Runcorn and Tydsley.By the time the Northern Union broke away many of the major urban centres in Lancashire and Chesire had already gone over to soccer (if they had ever  had much top class rugby played there)-Preston,Chorley,Southport,Blackpool,Bolton,Bury,Burnley ,Blackburn,Accrington,Macclesfield,Crewe,Chester,Northwich.