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marklaspalmas

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#3060732 This weekend's pre-season games

Posted by marklaspalmas on 25 January 2015 - 06:30 PM

Fev went better than last week by all accounts. Hard not to. I don't think York had much of a team out.

 

Barrow 38-20 Keighley

Batley 68-6 Heavy Woollen XIII

Castleford 20-18 Widnes

Cathares 24-58 Catalans

Doncaster 12-42 Hunslet

Featherstone 62-6 York

Halifax 6-36 Huddersfield

Leeds 34-14 Bradford

Leigh 42-22 NW Crusaders

London Skolars 14-36 London Broncos

Newcastle 36-10 Dewsbury

St Helens 28-12 Wigan

Wakefield 46-10 Hull

Warrington 40-0 Hull KR

Warrington 6-26 Toulouse

Workington 26-0 Whitehaven




#3052503 More news about the Collectors' Fair at Cougar Park

Posted by marklaspalmas on 06 January 2015 - 02:34 PM

Good luck with the fair and with the RLCF. I won't be there, but would like to show my support.

 

It'd be great to have a collectors/historians/stattoes forum hosted by TRL.




#3051724 Hull FC Anniversary

Posted by marklaspalmas on 04 January 2015 - 01:19 PM

All credit to Hull. Let's hope the other old clubs start promoting their pre 1895 history better.




#3049026 Ambitious thunder have the super league in there sights

Posted by marklaspalmas on 26 December 2014 - 10:50 AM

Good luck to Gateshead and their fans, it would be nice to see them off the floor and competing.




#3048179 Joe Anderson

Posted by marklaspalmas on 22 December 2014 - 09:31 PM

He also played for Featherstone v Australia. And we beat 'em.




#3044627 Friendly memories

Posted by marklaspalmas on 13 December 2014 - 05:33 PM

Andy Currier: 150,000. Knee ligaments. Dewsbury.

 

But yeah, injuries in friendlies are not good.




#3044625 verlinden

Posted by marklaspalmas on 13 December 2014 - 05:31 PM

A bit absurd to start judging players' strengths & weaknesses on a v.short youtube clip.

 

Let's see the fella play first, eh?




#3043444 Australia v France 1951

Posted by marklaspalmas on 10 December 2014 - 06:16 PM

Is that Clive Churchill and Puig-Aubert on the cover?

 

Yes. A nice prog.

 

Not as classy as my all-time fave from the 1952 Aussies in France:

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#3042559 The League 1 Cup - first round

Posted by marklaspalmas on 08 December 2014 - 05:17 PM

It was decided made up on the spot afterwards when we realised what we'd done that the #League1 cup draw should mirror @TheChallengeCup and be an open draw throughout the rounds.




#3040878 The longest ever gola line drop out?

Posted by marklaspalmas on 04 December 2014 - 11:58 AM

Gola....

 

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Class!




#3039975 Kevin Sinfield at Buckingham Palace

Posted by marklaspalmas on 01 December 2014 - 10:16 PM

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"Now then Kevin, what about that missed tackle on Shaun Johnson when you came racing up out of the line?"




#3033334 Featherstone Rovers - what's all this?

Posted by marklaspalmas on 15 November 2014 - 06:59 PM

I don't get this, Fev are supposed to have money coming out of their ears, best run club in the country and showing everyone else the way. 

 

What the hell is going on?

 

Have you been asleep since May?




#3031767 2014 Featherstone Rovers Yearbook

Posted by marklaspalmas on 12 November 2014 - 04:42 PM

me too. well done Mark

 

Thank you. Not the easiest season to cover, but hpoefully it will make interesting reading.

 

All profits to the Stadium Volunteers of course.




#3031659 2014 Featherstone Rovers Yearbook

Posted by marklaspalmas on 12 November 2014 - 11:34 AM

The Yearbook'll be in the shops next week I'm told. Looking forward to seeing it!




#3029789 Can we take any more disappointment?

Posted by marklaspalmas on 08 November 2014 - 07:53 PM

First watched GB on TV in 1982, first live test must have been the 1985 kiwis.

 

We'll beat 'em next time/we're getting closer/this side will be great/jam tomorrow

 

is all a bit hard to believe nowadays.