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

Today, 07:48 AM

Very disappointing game. I think a lot of posters on this thread miss the point. The essence of sport is competition. That game never saw Leeds out of third gear. The problem with League is it's a great game when played by two teams of similar quality. However when one team gets a jump on the other. It becomes a boring one sided mis-match more so than other sports and not good viewing..

 

The crowd was anounced as 80,140, if you include all of the 16,532 debenture middle tier seats as pre-sold as they are then the number of vast empty spaces in the Upper Tiers can be explained in the announced total. The empty seats were noticed on TV as people told me post game.

 

The number of neutrals is in decline, I remember being with "Dally Messenger" when the stadium reopened for League in 2007 when he was fascinated by the number of different shirts from non-participating teams and I told him. The Challenge Cup final was a celebration of the game. It does not appear to be so these days for anyone other than the participating clubs. Someone needs to focus on why The Peoples Final no longer attracts so many people.

 

Sorry for Keiran Dixon a good lad who had a nightmare 20 mins in the second half. You see from the word go Mac's strategy was to attack the flank The London Phantom was on and it worked.A result like that for KR damages a sporting club's psyche and is in danger of overshadowing a season of promise in East Hull

 

PS Those of us there very early (1.15pm) heard amongst the dedications a shout out from this boards Webmaster.....


In Topic: Eng V NZ Olympic Park tickets

Today, 07:24 AM

Full Details on what happened

 

http://www.independe...m-10478187.html

 

If Photos are accurate I am unimpressed by the view - Bring your Binoculars......


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

Yesterday, 07:48 AM

With a big crowd in the offing it is trul;y the cup that cheers - precisely because teams like Castleford and Hull KR can make it to the final as opposed tpo the boring predicability of the league competitions

 

The Challenge Cuip one tradition that should be cherished. It's the ONLY Thing they envy about Northern Hemisphere league down under.

 

IMO if they are within 6 points of Leeds 60 minutes into the game KR will win as Leeds old Boys tire.


In Topic: Jarryd Hayne in the NFL (merged threads)

Yesterday, 07:43 AM

The Daily Telegraph has a well reasearched article by Simon Briggs on the Hayne Train's progress

http://www.telegraph...L-by-storm.html

Though I would post this before Webby does......


In Topic: Jarryd Hayne in the NFL (merged threads)

24 August 2015 - 06:48 PM

Will he play in the first team in the NFL?
If so will he play in an important position?
Sorry to ask basic questions and if I should simply do more research please ignore this.
Also what does it mean to trend in an area? Does that mean 20 techie nerds "like" someone or something else?

 

If he makes the cut I would imagine he will start out on Special teams as the kick returner. In a sport which has offence, defence and special teams I suppose that would qualify as first grade.

 

As a running back he is similar type to Mark Ingram at New Orleans and Doug Martin at Tampa Bay. Frank Gore the 49ers lead running back for many years has gone so there is opportunity at the club but a lot hinges on how good an offensive line the 49ers have to create the space after the snap for the back to make "the run to daylight"

 

UPDATE

 

Looks like he's making the 49ers roster

http://www.yardbarke..._12680_19405927