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Pie tries

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#3170994 South Trafford Raiders - some food news !

Posted by Pie tries on Yesterday, 05:30 PM

My son plays for South Trafford Raiders and I'm pleased to report the club is goings from strength to strength.

At the start of last season - our first in the NWC league we had 7 training and didn't score in our first four league games.

This season we touched a high point of 70 training one Thursday evening and have added an u13 team to the existing u14 team - which has done well in division three. Last Sunday the u14s won the Blackpool 9s and we've had enquiries from SL clubs about no less than 11 different players.

We're taking 135 parents and children to the Eng v NZ game at Wigan!! Yep most of our players double up and play RU - but believe me - and the parents - love this game !

Thanks to Salford for their ongoing support (be great to see Marwen at our awards night in Sept) with increased parent participation the club will continue to grow (we need parent coaches and more helpers in general). Also thanks to the NW counties for their patience and help - and also to the vast majority of clubs we've played who have treated us with respect for what we are trying to achieve.

Still a long way to go but I thought I'd share some love!


#3117085 Danny Jones

Posted by Pie tries on 04 May 2015 - 08:23 PM

RL family looking after its own. Goodstuff to all involved. We truly have some great people involved in our game

Thoughts with the family.


#3111471 Sol Mokdad / UAE Rugby League (merged threads)

Posted by Pie tries on 24 April 2015 - 11:00 PM

Hmm don't take a backward step...ever....no name change because so this.

Make a stand..grow a pair...we are right they are wrong wrong wrong.

We are Rugby League


#3111234 Sol Mokdad / UAE Rugby League (merged threads)

Posted by Pie tries on 24 April 2015 - 05:57 PM

Just don't call it rugby in UAE then. It's not their sport.
Perfect time for "UAE Leagueball" and "UAE Touch Leagueball" to strike.
We can either b*tch and moan that they have more money than us, or be proactive and with what we've got.


No name change - we are Rugby League. Absolutely nothing to be ashamed of


#3100764 Great Easter for London Rugby League players!

Posted by Pie tries on 04 April 2015 - 10:19 PM

This is a great post - really shows the benefit of spreading the game.

London is a huge pool of untapped talent for RL - if we are to ever beat the convicts we need to increase our player pool - London is the key.

LMS was international class - and that's from a pie eater !


#3098666 looking for 13s and 15s games

Posted by Pie tries on 01 April 2015 - 07:54 PM

Fancy a tour to south Manchester ? Come and play Trafford Raiders new u13 team !


#3096062 South Trafford Raiders rise again!

Posted by Pie tries on 27 March 2015 - 06:32 PM

45 in attendance - we now have enough players to run u12 and u13 teams in addition to the existing u14 team.

Fab fab fab - if Salford provide support they could have a beast on their hands here !


#3093419 South Trafford Raiders rise again!

Posted by Pie tries on 22 March 2015 - 08:52 PM

Thank you MC - will do. Yes we're in the NW u14 - first game next week. RL is now so popular in Altrincham after everything that happended last year that were looking to run and age group below.

I know it's not a heartland for Salford but the potential down here is amazing - and not Salford usual base - small acorn etc


#3092694 South Trafford Raiders rise again!

Posted by Pie tries on 21 March 2015 - 03:14 PM

STR held a pre season launch last Thursday were the 30 odd parents and children were kindly joined by Liam Hood and Alan Hunte from Salford RDs. Many thanks for their time, support and insight into professional rugby.

What started two years ago with c10 children is now looking more promising. Although largely dependent on children coming off season from local RU teams we now have a full u14 squad and enough for a development u13s team who aim to play a number of friendies over the season. We've even managed to get two sponsors for polo shirts and training kit.

Last year we started with five defeats - four where we were nilled - to bouncing six wins from the next seven. Whilst we won't win the league we aim to enjoy ourself this season!

Training 7-8pm BTH school Atrincham! Anyone interested very welcome !


#3091002 Sheffield Eagles chasing Greg Inglis

Posted by Pie tries on 18 March 2015 - 08:11 PM

I'm chasing Claudia Schiffer...


#3079280 RBS loss

Posted by Pie tries on 26 February 2015 - 08:10 PM

Apologies wrong forum - however I'm still verry annoyed !


#3073587 York Council to hold 'vital' meeting with York City Knights fans to d...

Posted by Pie tries on 17 February 2015 - 12:03 PM

Big turnout needed - good luck. York needs RL etc RL needs York etc. make it happen everyone


#3073499 Salford - Tim Sheens to the rescue?

Posted by Pie tries on 17 February 2015 - 09:28 AM

Can Mr.Sheen polish a ######?


No but he can roll it in glitter !


#3048984 Ambitious thunder have the super league in there sights

Posted by Pie tries on 25 December 2014 - 09:50 PM

They like their sport up in the NE, good luck to them - and especially to SG, top top bloke. What a fab ambassador for PNG!


#3030999 Country File- League Hero remembered

Posted by Pie tries on 10 November 2014 - 10:26 PM

Top post - saw it myself.

Jack Harrison -charged and silenced a machine gun nest - died.

Ex-Hull RLFC.

Body not found - he still lies in France.

We wil remember them.