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walter sobchak

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#3178850 Manu vatuvei

Posted by walter sobchak on 19 August 2015 - 03:55 AM

So that's Johnson and vatuvei out and potentially whare and skd out also.


#3176270 NRL's international blue future print

Posted by walter sobchak on 14 August 2015 - 03:47 PM

Has the city v country games been killed off? As its bad enough with NSW and Queensland poaching players from png, Fiji and NZ etc but city and country poaching other nations players is ridiculous.


#3176266 NRL's international blue future print

Posted by walter sobchak on 14 August 2015 - 03:41 PM

We have not been competitive enough to demand top billing - we have not beaten them in any competition for nearly 50 years. The Aussie public know how that story ends in a way they don't with SoO.


They did up until last year when NSW finally won a series in 8 years but I get where you are coming from.


#3173614 Kyle Eastmond Back to Rugby.

Posted by walter sobchak on 10 August 2015 - 04:19 AM

Ha I hope you are mockingly copying the telegraph's poor journalism as that is actually Jonathan Joseph pictured there.


lol
I wasn't actually, shows how much I know and care about Union.


#3173452 Kyle Eastmond Back to Rugby.

Posted by walter sobchak on 09 August 2015 - 07:13 PM

He will only be contracted until May 31 2016 which is only 10 months. I reckon this will be announced some time in October and Kyle will join a club in the new year. Unlike some I think Eastmond will become a massive star again in RL. He had tonnes of skill and pace his problem was attitude. He will have matured for sure.


Same here. It still sticks in the throat that we never got to see that promising halfback partnership of Tompkins/eastmond for England, especially after the 2009 four nations game against the Aussies at Wigan. Who knows we could yet still see it with maybe Sam moving into the halves and kyle which I think is dead set on coming back to league.
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#3173265 Just when you thought it could'nt any worse.

Posted by walter sobchak on 09 August 2015 - 01:04 PM

Could be worse.


Yeah. They could've appointed Bobby Goulding.


#3172488 South Trafford Raiders - some food news !

Posted by walter sobchak on 07 August 2015 - 07:34 PM

Does anybody have a list of amateur clubs in the greater Manchester area? I bet it's grew a lot in the last decade or so.


#3171118 South Trafford Raiders - some food news !

Posted by walter sobchak on 04 August 2015 - 09:48 PM

This is excellent news along with the good work being done by Manchester rangers and mancunians. Rugby league in Manchester is on the up and not before time, huge city with a huge sporting culture that needs RL added to it both at grassroots and professional level.


#3170939 Lucas Albert & Fouad Yaha

Posted by walter sobchak on 04 August 2015 - 03:45 PM

At least they're signing up some French talent instead of just signing up overseas players.


#3169886 Makes good reading for me, someone will pick holes in it

Posted by walter sobchak on 02 August 2015 - 06:46 PM

Let me be the first or probably 2nd or 3rd by the time I've finished t┼Ěping this. The population for Wigan you gave was the metropolitan borough of Wigan rather than the town of Wigan which is something like 95,000 I believe.


#3169749 Sam Burgess to Wigan

Posted by walter sobchak on 02 August 2015 - 01:59 PM

If his attitude was right Eastmond would be an absolute star in RL - no doubt about it. He was a special talent who got his head turned and had some niggling injuries. RU, if anything, will have matured him a little.


Had he not left for Union eastmond would have been without doubt challenging Sam Tomkins for being the hottest talent in English RL. Can always remember Kyle and Sam turning it on for England in the second half against the Aussies in 09' at Wigan and thinking with these 2 superstars in the halves for the next 10 years England could really match it with the Aussies.


#3168758 Eorl Crabtree's County of Origin fantasy

Posted by walter sobchak on 31 July 2015 - 08:30 PM

Yorkshire v Lancashire is so last century and belongs in the past with winter rugby and wooden grandstands. I don't even watch NSW v Queensland, state and county matches mean nothing to me.


#3162245 Eagles to go full-time in 2016

Posted by walter sobchak on 22 July 2015 - 03:43 AM

Good luck to the eagles. Sheffield along with Manchester should be top priorities in aggressively expanding RL at grassroots level, 2 huge cities right on our doorstep.


#3153206 French Update

Posted by walter sobchak on 05 July 2015 - 07:45 PM

Unlikely considering there are far better options available who are actually French.


That's good to hear but pelo was born in New Caledonia and Chisholm has a French mother.


#3152503 Ben Currie at centre for England

Posted by walter sobchak on 04 July 2015 - 02:45 PM

England doesn't need to play players out of position like currie and J Tomkins at centre when we've got reed, Watkins, Shenton and sarginson playing there for their respected clubs week in week out. Why not play Ben currie in the second row or have him on the bench?