Jump to content


Rugby League World Issue 402

Try our Fantastic 5-Issue Bundle Offer! For just £18, a saving of 10% on the regular cover price, you’ll get:
The Play-offs Issue - pictured (out 12 Sept) – Covering the climax of the Super League & Championship seasons
The Grand Finals Issue (out 17 Oct) – Grand Final excitement from both sides of the world plus Four Nations preview
The Four Nations Issue (out 21 Nov) – Fantastic coverage of the Four Nations tournament down under
The Golden Boot Issue (out 19 Dec) – A look back at the 2014 season plus the big reveal of the winner of the Golden Boot
The 2015 Season Preview Issue (out 23 Jan) – How will your team perform in 2015? We preview every club.


League Express

Podcast

a.n Other

Member Since 13 Jul 2006
Offline Last Active Aug 17 2014 08:20 AM
-----

Posts I've Made

In Topic: Catalans Rumour

05 August 2014 - 02:15 PM

but that spending was aimed at building an SL squad not a championship winning one.


How many of the players signed by Widnes in the Championship were given SL contracts? 2 maybe 3?

In Topic: Catalans Rumour

05 August 2014 - 12:30 PM

Widnes stability came from them having 1 aim and being able to set themselves up to achieve that. Their stability is from being able set themselves up as an SL club in the championship so that promotion wasnt a choatic destructive time, but a planned and prepared movement.

They were stable at that level because they werent having to throw everything in to winning the GF for promotion, but could throw everything at their infrastructure and invest in themselves rather than the squad.

Widnes stability came from having a great owner. They spent up to the cap every year in the lower divisions. They couldn't have spent more on their squad even if they wanted to.