Barry Badrinath

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  1. Nice of the widnes fans in the ground to be lobbing pints of beer at Kevin brown after he scored and lined up for kick off. Some of them need to get over it and calm down. It's a sport. Not worth getting yourselves arrested over.
  2. He might as well have said, I'm happy being a big fish in a small pond. Scoring hat tricks every other game against part timers and getting pats on the back for that is better and more important than playing at the top level. Fair play to him for accepting that though.
  3. I'm sure I'm remembering correctly that wire played the bulls in the cup in 2010 and he did a knee in, out for the season, he then came back and we were playing them in the league the next season and he did anotherseason ending injury to a knee.
  4. Question, didn't the super league u23s used to play the team Of The year way back, northern Ford premier select? Have I imagined that?
  5. He was moaning like mad on the pitch, I'm usually very hesitant when watching to proclaim successful DGs but that would be one I was more sure over than any.
  6. Bateman isn't overrated, he's a horrible scrote of a player but plays above his size, he'll probably end up being a wigan great. As long as he doesn't go to the nrl or union as most decent wigan players do.
  7. No I'm not being obtuse or making anything up, I was doing my weekly shop on the day in question and as usual had a look and they didn't have any sl branded ones in my local asda, still. And I've been making a point to look for it, as I have always tried to support SL based promotions because I'm a fan of rugby league. Eg short lived super league milk, And the Peter's Pies from a few years ago that were quite good actually.
  8. Exactly. Just to say as well, go back to 1995 and the super league war, sky threw fat stacks of cash at the time to us, and since then we haven't moved. Compare to other sports,cricket, Formula One and ran rah have all moved around broad casters. Premier league/football rights have shifted around, BBC,C5, itv digital, setanta by sports, even motd ended once or twice iirc due to someone else getting the highlights rights. What's the only sport that has stayed in one place and not dared to look elsewhere?
  9. I don't think they hate us, I think they take us for granted cos they know we're a soft touch. See the last TV deal.
  10. Those are the exceptions that prove the rule Dave, yes they have started pushing done ads out for the final few weeks,and today's ad is in a great and probably highly sought after spot. But each year repeatedly Sky exclude us from their big super important portfolio adverts, this year's big summer for example, we're THE ###### summer sport for god's sake. Just going back to what was said about someone at the Rfl refusing to pay to get us on the side if sky vans, it totally is believable with the ppl up there, but it's OK since they're making deals with household brands like bachelor's mushy peas, has anyone actually seen any Co promotion by them on their products after nearly 8 months or so? No. Around the time of the "Dacia magic weekend" there was ads all over for their slightly odd looking 4x4s, I don't recall any mention of being a sponsor of Superleague on them. The guy above is right, we're small time, and we're getting smaller, no one wants to think big never mind big, they don't want to follow current standard practice in other sports. Really, when you think about it, we've got the corporate equivalent of the salary cap, stagnant, restrictive, for "our own good"
  11. Widnes tried it last night, it was a bit ######
  12. Wire tried English halfbacks the last couple of years, it didn't work, we've given up for now
  13. Just been awarded player of the month. Been a lot of talk in the local press about how he's changed his approach this year,he went all in on pre season which has led to his pretty good form. It also happens to be contract season, which I'm sure has nothing to do with it