Errol Stock

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    Rugby League, Photography, Walking the Dales, Food, Drink and Gadgets
  1. Spot on - just spot on I think point 4 is of equal importance to point 5 - and could add a few more descriptors for the RFL - but will leave it there
  2. AND Salford had no subs due to injuries Salford looked out on their feet but could not rotate players. All 13 HKR players thought they had done enough in their first set of extra time and it never occurred to them a drop goal was on. Cue Go'B - loads of time to line it up It was harder to lose that game than win it - but somehow it happened - surreal! What's hacking me right off is the fuss this year because no Championship team was involved and SL relegation was guaranteed.
  3. I assume this line is typed with your tongue firmly in your cheek and teeth gritted tight Adey?
  4. Interesting and astute summary LRL - nothing to argue with there... I remember frequently visiting Piece Hall in the mid 90's which was vibrant and busy. Then suddenly all the units started to close and the place became a ghost... And the reason? Calderdale Council increased the rents, making it none viable for the tennants.. Annoyingly, they get a grant, refurb it and start all over again. No lessons learnt. How do councls become so useless?
  5. It was - wan't it.. But it failed - or rather a wonderful building it was in at the time couldn't sustain its core business. I'm not gloating - I found it sad that a hotel right next to a rail station housed in a fantastic building, could not attract enough customers to keep going.. Still empty today... The advantage of its new home? No matter how useless its occupants are at management - it will never close its doors.
  6. Hey! Now there's no need for that! Terrible thing to say...
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  9. Its in the League Weekly - all over twitter on the day of publication.. I have tried to paste the page image here - but it won't let me...
  10. This is what I thought at the time; "I'm sure there is more to this than meets the eye. I have a heard a couple of (poor behaviour) stories about Ganson - when he was a ref and since he gained control. George Stokes resigned suddenly with no further comment since - wonder why? (Cue comments about his reffing) I have no idea what has supposed to have happened beyond the rumour and speculation. What I do know is - a lot of former players and referees are wishing Richard Silverwood well on his time line and he had gained a lot of respect on the pitch. I have long speculated and still believe the RFL is rotten to the core - and for the forseeable future will stay that way." Amazed to see that the article regards the Referees Dept this weekend hasn't generated a thread - but there you go. Appalling report - and under any other circumstances - there would be a chance that change may follow on the back of it. However, as the RFL constitution states they only answer to themselves - I have no doubt it will continue as is - depressingly.
  11. I think losing with nil and nil spirit was THE hammer blow - and add to that yet another bout of instability - it will have pushed many fans off the map now.. and its damn hard to get people to come back once they go .... Thats lowered my opinion of that pair considerably. Won't be forgetting that one at the next twitter session! This is where I am too - we may well go under just as we are on the brink of turning a corner. The mistakes made to date are stunningly stupid - beyond belief. But apportioning blame won't change anything now. A reduced but more passionate squad will do for me - that is, if we survive to next season...
  12. I'm sure there is more to this than meets the eye. I have a heard a couple of (poor behaviour) stories about Ganson - when he was a ref and since he gained control. George Stokes resigned suddenly with no further comment since - wonder why? (Cue comments about his reffing) I have no idea what has supposed to have happened beyond the rumour and speculation. What I do know is - a lot of former players and referees are wishing Richard Silverwood well on his time line and he had gained a lot of respect on the pitch. I have long speculated and still believe the RFL is rotten to the core - and for the forseeable future will stay that way.
  13. Been going since 2009 and never been disappointed.. No particular memories stand out really - but this weekends performance by Castleford - to me - was outstanding - absolutely fabulous skills on show.... Newcastle is particularly welcoming - there are plenty of locals who go and watch - and near me - they "get it" - and appreciate what's on show. Great city, great ground and superb transport infrastucture makes it an easy weekend. Its definitely gaining momentum - its only day 2 that needs to pick up. Newcastle have reported a 99% hotel occupation rate for the Friday & Saturday nights of the MW.. the RFL has a saleable product on its hands here.
  14. Long over due is this.. Fat Nige only got the job because his predecessor left the post and they never went through a process to fill it! He effectively bided his time and took the job when it became vacant. Total waste of space and always has been. The game is a fantastic sport and whatever successes we have are despite the RFL and not because of them. Inconsistent and bumbling in their approach to every aspect of our game. Go for it Marwan - we need an RFL board consisting of passionate professional people who know how to capitalise on its strengths along with some former/current, eloquent and intelligent player(s), referee(s) etc.. Interesting week or two ahead?
  15. Oh dear Another sleepless night ahead... Wrong assumption Sometimes agree with you Sometimes agree with Adey Never crawl to anyone. But dont let it stop you