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#2994290 Gateshead Thunder announce Falcons double header (merged threads)

Posted by squith83 on 12 September 2014 - 08:49 PM

well i dont see the problem at all. get there and play the game. they are not complaining that they cannot get there, just that it will be a late night and their players might be tired the next day. well sorry but they aren't the first and they wont be the last. amatuer players do this every week. 

#2994081 Gateshead Thunder announce Falcons double header (merged threads)

Posted by squith83 on 12 September 2014 - 04:44 PM

i cannot believe this is even a issue. people all over the country sacrifice things for the love of there chosen hobby. alot of amatuer players of all kinds of sport play and go straight to work after. i used to finish playing at about 4-4:30 then go into work for 10 hours. we do this because we want to play the game, so i think they need to remember this when moaning about having a late night. 


this game should be the most important game of the year so far yet, many people would love to be in the position they are in. so get over yourselves and bloody man up. 

#2963583 Why shout SET before running forwards/backwards in a line

Posted by squith83 on 22 July 2014 - 02:35 PM

Theres arguments to both using paddings and also with no padding. I think that having the option of having padding will result in a stronger player than a player who has been coached without that option - that doesn't mean that the player will always train with padding on - perhaps it could be used to give them confidence to get the next level in making more confident tackles and having fun.

i totally disagree with this. surely it would be easier to make it non contact if that was the case. in fact there is the option at under 7 level to play touch rugby if the coach thinks it is too dangerous to tackle. but non of the teams we have played have chosen this option as im sure they can see that this would be delaying the inevitable that the kids will find out that sometimes you get hurt playing RL. 


if a child doesn't like the physicality of the sport then they will not play it. so by introducing the knocks at a later age is wasting that childs, their parents and the coaches time until that point. 


also, these suits cost about £40. if you have a team of 10 kids, many teams have more, then thats 400 quid before you start. who is going to pick up this bill??? the parent who have to pay subs, signing on fees, travel to training and matches ect?? or the clubs who are already struggling to keep afloat?? 


keep it as it is. let them play full contact, because this has been happening since the game was invented. think we need to stop been so over protective of our kids and let them decide if they wanna play RL. 

#2959482 Gareth Hock

Posted by squith83 on 15 July 2014 - 02:17 PM

how anyone can say this wasn't deliberate beggars believe. he had plenty of time to change his direction but instead dropped his shoulder into him. he is a halfwit and gets all he deserves. 

#2943034 And just as Zak was getting his act together

Posted by squith83 on 11 June 2014 - 04:46 PM

Nope.  No sanctions.  In fact, they are defending their player, according to this interview with McDermott (who gives the impression that he thinks Hardaker really didn't do anything much wrong):



i think you are struggling with what he said and what you wanna hear. not once does he say that the lad didn't do anything wrong. 

i dont see how you or anyone else can get that impression. what else could he say?? 


im still wondering if you had the same principles as you do now when sean long and his cronnies where causing all sorts of trouble?? 

#2942719 Peacock Escapes Ban

Posted by squith83 on 10 June 2014 - 10:40 PM

he was provoked. no doubt about it. and he has generally got a decent record. but self defence is using minimum force. can you honestly say he did this. i dont think so personally. what if one of them punches had seriously damaged the opponent, or worse??? i know it is unlikely but not impossible. 


and it was the second time he has reacted like this in 2 weeks so maybe he needs to look at his temper issues and address them. 

#2940978 Wigan Warriors v Castleford Tigers RL Cup 1/4 Final 7/6/2014 KO 2.30 BBC 1

Posted by squith83 on 07 June 2014 - 08:36 PM

just WOW. how good were cas today. you cannot buy team spirit, just ask the dr about that. and that is what got cas through. outstanding performance and would love to see them at wembley. 

well done cas, and good luck in semi. 

from a wildcat supporter.