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The Voodooguru

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#2954894 Alex Szostak

Posted by The Voodooguru on 05 July 2014 - 05:15 AM

I think some of the comments are harsh on Kayle. While he hasn't been a stand out performer this season I think he has been a valuable squad player especially given the size of our squad. Do we know for certain he hadn't been carrying any injuries while playing ? Players go in and out of form and confidence.
It wasn't that long ago Forber was getting the same sort of comments and would anyone say that now?
He's one of our lads so let's not give him a kicking in public, I hope he comes back from injury and proves his worth.
We are starting to sound like them lot down the road having a go at our own lads.


#2921184 Impetus!

Posted by The Voodooguru on 25 April 2014 - 09:24 PM

Seymour a has been.If I were you I would wait and see how he goes on the field before making statements based on bitter and twisted jealousy.

Davo, I think Seymour has to be a wait and see. He might still have some of the magic or maybe not. I wonder why a bigger club hasn't given him a try if all his demons are behind him, lets face it a couple of SL clubs could seriously use him if he is sorted out.

Ainscough and The big PNG prop were all gonna be big things (in terms of playing not just size of shirt) in recent seasons but never lived up to the hype. 




#2901520 thread on haven forum regarding KT

Posted by The Voodooguru on 18 March 2014 - 07:41 PM

Hopefully the game will make you feel better KT. Hope you get better soon marra.


#2894624 Finals day

Posted by The Voodooguru on 07 March 2014 - 02:48 PM

Not when it's full of Townies cheering their team to glory it won't marra!!   ;)




#2891785 Team and predictions for Swinton

Posted by The Voodooguru on 02 March 2014 - 08:41 PM

Well considering the conditions I find it hard to have a go at any player. We played into a driving wind and rain in the first half that dropped considerably by the second half. We did what we had to in the second and while we maybe could have denied them a BP it was a hard game to play in.

Swinton looked like they were set up to play expansive rugby which wasn't gonna happen today at DP, Penny & Bridge etc were never gonna make a huge difference. I thought we defended superbly. Anyone can say that we could have done more offensively but it ended up a war in the mud and on the whole I thought our lads were fantastic. Callum, Jarred, Liam McAvoy were superb and nobody let the team down.

Give Butch and the lads some credit please, it was a great effort. You have gotta give Swinton credit for keeping at it for the full 80 mins even down to 12 men. Our defensive effort was awesome.




#2872477 New players

Posted by The Voodooguru on 31 January 2014 - 08:20 AM

I'm one of the "ass lickers" who said not to panic.

I agree the communication coming out of the club is nothing short of shocking and I'm sure it will affect the gates at the beginning of the season. But because they haven't told you who they have signed there is no need to have a tantrum.
I don't believe for one minute that there isn't anyone in the bag which for whatever reason hasn't yet been announced.
If you feel that strongly about it contact the club, instead of blubbering on here how disgusted you are be man enough to speak to one of the board.

I don't agree with how the communication links work at the club and there is huge room for improvement, but I haven't got the time to put in and help updating the website or whatever. There are folk who post on this forum who surely have the time to do a few updates. But as I haven't I don't think it's my place to offer criticism when I don't know the full facts.
I have no idea who you are TF10, you may be a jameater or you maybe somebody that was once close to the club and have an axe to grind. Either way your glass in life is either half empty, or you are trolling. You can call me what you want, but if you don't have the nads to either speak to the BOD or stand up and be counted no amount of bleating on here will make any difference at all.


#2865966 New players

Posted by The Voodooguru on 18 January 2014 - 01:56 PM

The salary cap was brought in firstly to try and stop clubs from overspending and getting them into financial trouble which has failed, and secondly to try and even up the competition which again has failed. So now the top clubs can't afford the Slaters or Thurstons without breaching the cap and the result is SL is now much inferior to the NRL with most of the Aussies coming over not being the superstars of the game, and our home bred stars all going to play in the NRL.
It would be an easier product to market with an Inglis etc playing here.


#2845603 Pre-Season training

Posted by The Voodooguru on 01 December 2013 - 12:58 PM

TF10 does have some valid points even if he is rubbing a few folk up IMO.
On the back of the RLWC I expected a bit more news from the club to try and keep interest going. Soon after we had the replica shirts info which was spot on and since then it's all been a bit quiet.
I know dealings with players can take time and I know the club will be doing all it can to get the best ones available for the budget but it has all gone a bit flat.
Fingers crossed this week it will all change.


#2802185 Lee Haney

Posted by The Voodooguru on 03 October 2013 - 07:05 PM

LIke quite a few posters over there BKM is constantly having digs at Town.... Fact not a dig

 

He is just upset all the Barrow players who the deluded ones thought were going to sign for Haven have all chosen not to.

 

Interesting to see how Haven are busy spending the NMP £50K sponsorship money like there is no tomorrow....... but then again what do you expect from that morally bankrupt club.....

If what is being said at work by the haven fans themselves is true that 50k won't even pay 2 of their top players wages for the season!!

Haven't seen that much of Lee play but he is well thought of in Barrow and that will do for me.

Welcome to Cumbria's premier Rugby League team Lee.




#2765042 Team for hunslet

Posted by The Voodooguru on 10 August 2013 - 01:45 PM

Come on lads TF10 may have different views from yourselves, this is a forum after all. But calling him a jameater - REALLY!?!? Poor lad doesn't deserve to be called that without any proof. Why don't you just say he hangs round schools in a Jimmy Saville track suit with a bag full of sweets and his cigar hanging out? It's only marginally more offensive!! The lad will be chucking himself in the derwent saying stuff like that!!


#2738400 Dewsbury rams at home. team and predictions

Posted by The Voodooguru on 04 July 2013 - 07:06 AM

How many DR we have? I doubt that will affect the game, considering we really don't get any Dual-Registration players from Bradford ever 'Adam O'Brain', we just get one hooker all the time and thats to fill in for a injured player of the SAME ability, 'Ryan Wright' :rtfm:  So I seriously doubt DR will affect this game, unless you're Swinton

Or Whitehaven.................................