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RLDave

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#3184663 Championship Shield Match Thread

Posted by RLDave on Today, 10:34 AM

Haven got about 7 players missing today. Wonder which muppet at the RFL thought it would be a good idea to play games on a CC weekend?

What has the CC got to do with it?


#3181995 29/8/2015 RL Challenge Cup Final Hull Kingston Rovers v Leeds Rhinos, Wembley...

Posted by RLDave on 24 August 2015 - 06:45 PM

Whilst we're on the subject of the challenge cup, did you know Sheffield once beat Wigan.
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#3181717 So little use of the sin bin

Posted by RLDave on 24 August 2015 - 10:42 AM

I asked a current super league ref while on my recent match officials course "why do we never see players marched 10m for dissent anymore, is it still in the rule book?"
His reply "yes its still in the rules"
"So why not use it and the sin bin more?"
"What you need to realise is that rugby is more than a sport now, its a business and decisions like that can cost teams games"
That response totally pee'd me off. It is a sport and if players break the rules they should be punished, if the team suffers its not the refs fault.

That's a pathetic reason not to use the bin. It's the decision of the player and his actions that (should) result in a sin binning, so the ref would be blame free. If it affects the clubs business then they should take it up with the player. The amount of head high tackles I see go unpunished these days is beyond a joke and if that's again to do with business, then that's very alarming that player welfare takes a back seat.


#3174884 distance to target

Posted by RLDave on 12 August 2015 - 12:51 PM

I'm just surprised it took so long for a thread about it to appear.


#3174255 Just when you thought it could'nt any worse.

Posted by RLDave on 11 August 2015 - 08:39 AM

i have said for the past few years that brian mcdermott should be the national coach with darryll powell as his assistant

Dream team!


#3174254 Super 8s - a joke

Posted by RLDave on 11 August 2015 - 08:38 AM

I did once have a kit kat and a break though so it's hard to know where to draw the line sometimes.


#3151530 2 Jul: Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors KO 8pm (TV)

Posted by RLDave on 02 July 2015 - 08:56 PM

You are Marwan Koukash and I claim my five pounds.

That's you getting sued.


#3150533 And Saints Latest Full Back is...

Posted by RLDave on 01 July 2015 - 12:36 PM

Great to see KC putting his faith in the St Helens youth system.

How's Bowen coming on? :ph34r:


#3147555 Danny Maguire

Posted by RLDave on 26 June 2015 - 08:01 AM

I think the Rugby gods decided to shine favourably upon Danny Mcguire on this occasion.


#3146198 Tony Smith

Posted by RLDave on 23 June 2015 - 09:20 PM

His last 3 overseas signings Asotasi,Simms and Gidley to come have been poor
Add to that Clarke being way off form has'nt helped

I take it you must've been back to the future to see Gidley playing poorly next year?


#3145748 Koukash plans more signings and says 'Will reveal all next Tuesday'

Posted by RLDave on 23 June 2015 - 10:49 AM

Tim Sheens confirmed as Director of Rugby.


#3145555 Time to bring back Great Britain....yaaaaawwwwn!

Posted by RLDave on 22 June 2015 - 09:29 PM

I'd personally love to see Australia v Great Britain and Danny Brough in the halves with Widdop, Also wouldn't mind seeing Daryl Powell coaching that side but that's not really my business is it.

Now that I've mentioned him I think a halves combo of Tomkins and Widdop with Hardaker at full back would be erection-worthy so perhaps home nations will have to be the way.


#3145496 Time to bring back Great Britain....yaaaaawwwwn!

Posted by RLDave on 22 June 2015 - 07:57 PM

Danny Brough tho


#3144262 20 Jun: Catalans Dragons v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats KO 6pm (TV)

Posted by RLDave on 20 June 2015 - 07:26 PM

What was it?

They're bringing back the margin meter starting this Thursday.


#3131155 Sky Commentary Team

Posted by RLDave on 29 May 2015 - 09:09 AM

Full team from Australia

SKY aren't Hull KR :ph34r: