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Tonka

Member Since 21 Nov 2005
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In Topic: Wigan Warriors to play home games in London (merged)

Today, 01:08 PM

London Wigan RLFC.

 

A new team.

 

Replace the cherry and white hoops with white and cherry hoops, to avoid confusion...


In Topic: Pat Richards to...

30 June 2015 - 10:46 AM

I can actually totally see the function in bringing in a solid defensive winger who may still have a year of ok attack and can score goals.  He can also coach the youngsters.  It's horses for courses and there will be matches where he could be of a lot of use.  Provided the wages are right.


In Topic: Pat Richards to...

30 June 2015 - 08:44 AM

Surely Catalan can do better than signing a player who is going to be 34 before the season starts. I watched Richards for many years at Wigan and have some great memories of him playing but I just don't see how signing a 34 year old winger for a season is going to help Catalan. Surely they should be looking for younger French players!!

Yes but he and his family fancy a year in the south of France so you have to factor that in...


In Topic: Alex Thompson Injury

29 June 2015 - 12:42 PM

...as bad as you've seen????you watched much league????.....also where would you put the sneyd incident against this ????

 The reason I think it is so bad is that there doesn't seem to be an overspill of emotion which I think accounts for a lot of foul play.  It looks very calculated, like an attempt to cause serious ligament or bone damage and could clearly leave Thompson unable to play again or less of a player than he was if he comes back.  So for me it's right up there.

 

The Sneyd one was bad too - I think he was lucky McGuire kept rolling and so limiting the force Sneyd could apply.  The Thompson one looked worse to me.


In Topic: Alex Thompson Injury

26 June 2015 - 11:20 AM

Including Ben Flower, FAOD