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  1. Game now available to watch again on i-player http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p04qrpkr/red-button-and-online-2017-leigh-miners-v-wigan-st-patricks
  2. Challenge Cup Round 1 - Leigh Miners v Wigan St Patricks available to view live via this link from 1.00pm Saturday 28th January, will also be available on BBC i-player once the live broadcast has finished. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league
  3. £5,000 on offer as the Ladbrokes Crossbar Challenge returns to Leigh on Saturday for Leigh Miners Rangers v Wigan St Pats #bringyourboots
  4. You can watch in anywhere in the world live as it is being screened globally via their BBC Sport website with no restrictions, it will also be available on i-player later. Its the first time they have ever done this (Stream globally) for an RL game apparently.
  5. http://www.leighminersrangers.club/ladbrokes-choose-pats-cup-game-as-round-one-focus-game/
  6. http://www.leighminersrangers.club/ladbrokes-choose-pats-cup-game-as-round-one-focus-game/
  7. http://www.leighminersrangers.club/miners-add-duo-to-sports-therapy-department/
  8. http://www.leighminersrangers.club/miners-add-duo-to-sports-therapy-department/
  9. I am sure any help would be very much appreciated no matter how big or small. There are some truly despicable individuals in todays society, please see the link below. https://www.gofundme.com/replacing-damaged-club-house?rcid=ab496b8bbd224dd89f9ebfdd886a5a98
  10. Indeed, which is exactly why the "Scouts" get it wrong far more than they get it right! Players are identified off performance now, rather than the prospect of their development potential in relation to future performance. Many factors enter that equation so thorough assessment and understanding of that assessment is required if you want to bring the correct players into a High Performance TDE and progress them in a manner that allows them to fulfil their potential.
  11. Whenever you see a new car in a car showroom its invariably the top model, there is good reason for this. Same principle would be better applied to the Friday night at Magic weekend in my view!
  12. I think a game at St James Park between say Hull FC v St Helens would be far more appealing to far far far far far more people!
  13. Welcome to my world!!!!!!!! Unfortunately the current TID systems and personnel are not up to speed with what they have created and are continuing to create, managing it if they did is a whole other level, which again requires a certain level of knowledge/expertise. So "he's a good lad" or "he will make it pro" type of nonsense that many scouts still to this day spout and consequently underpins the signing of said "Good'un" at 13/14 is just poor, but believe me we are still at it and in a big way, its just awful TBH. Putting bumps in the road so to speak (managed failure) is something some sports are looking at within Elite Talent Development, but you really need to know what your doing for it to achieve the desired outcome. PCDE's (Psychological Characteristics of Developing Excellence) are not something you can just attain. Therefore, building them over a period of time in the correct environment is something that takes a good deal of knowledge to be available within any talent development environment.
  14. Bio-Banding already exists in some sports where players are grouped based on their size and weight, but it is not the answer. If we removed or found a solution to RAE then we may actually produce less Talent. You may find that a strange statement but in reality RAE produces traits in players that without it they would not develop. Problem solving, skill development (Technical & Mental), Resilience, Grit etc etc, all of which are produce as a result of the adversity faced by players who do not yet have the physical attributes of (in general) older players within their cohort. Consequently, when they do mature physically/athletically they out perform many of their earlier more prominent peers as they can now match them physically/athletically but have also built a skill set/set of traits that those earlier maturing players have not had the need to develop as they simply relied on nature in the first instance to give them an advantage. Hence why many players exit the system at 16,17,18..........nature is no longer serving them in the way that it once did and they were deemed talented based on their physical/athletic performance in an unequal environment. Obviously that does not mean Q1 and Q2 players don't make it because they do, but far more don't in comparison to the conversion rates of Q3 and Q4 players, hence the stacking up of Q1 and Q2 players in SL academies.
  15. Quartile 1 (Birthdate: Sept - Nov) Quartile 2 (Birthdate: Dec - Feb) Quartile 3 (Birthdate: Mar - May) Quartile 4 (Birthdate: Jun- Aug) Reference to the relative age effect (RAE), which evidences the maturational differences often seen within an age group cohort as players born on the 1st September can be 364 days older than those born on 31st August yet still play in the same age group. Thus, where we see observational bias align itself to selection of the bigger, faster, stronger players within an age group due to their relative age in comparison with other players, usually late Q3 and Q4 players. Hence the illusion of talent where non actually resides and the perceived talent is little more than a physical/athletic advantage due, very often at point in time, to RAE.