Manfred Mann

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About Manfred Mann

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    Music, photography, history, rugby league.

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  1. Manfred Mann

    Jackson Hastings.

    Jackson Hastings may well be the worst Super League signing in years. Salford looks headed for the Championship.
  2. Manfred Mann

    Hall to Roosters (Merged threads)

    Ryan Hall is sure to improve under the coaching of Trent Robinson.
  3. Who is "summat?" Do you mean Jarrod Sammut, the London Broncos Maltese super star?
  4. Manfred Mann

    Hall to Roosters (Merged threads)

    Is this the mathematician Ryan Hall of whom you speak?
  5. My apologies. The time I went there (the days of Richie Barnett) I took the tube and was forced to take a cab from the tube station. I wish I had known about the train link. But given that fact, all the more reason to explore the possibilities of a return to Charlton by London Broncos. It is a nice little ground, and big enough for Super League.
  6. Manfred Mann

    Catalans to sign Smith?

    Yaha is considering rugby union. Nothing yet confirmed.
  7. Manfred Mann

    Catalans to sign Smith?

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  8. Good idea Mr Hudgell. I wonder if a newly owned London team could play at the Olympic Stadium? Obviously they would need to be attracting more fans for that to work. But Brentford was OK and Charlton is an excellent ground, though not handy to train or tube. Why not go back to one of those grounds? There has to be three elements involved for London to work: wealthy ownership (Super League or News Corp.); a decent 10,000+ seater stadium; and good publicity in the major newspapers. I would propose that if News Corp took over London Broncos, the way they once owned Brisbane Broncos, North Queensland Cowboys and Melbourne Storm in the NRL, and London Broncos was promoted to Super League, then News Corp would be motivated to publicise rugby league more in their newspapers. In particular having a page of The Times and Sunday Times sports sectionsdevoted to rugby league, with a guaranteed third of the page space devoted to an on field successful London Broncos, would boost London attendances massively. I would also propose that News Corp takes over London Skolars and funds them sufficiently so that they can be promoted into the Championship. Over time having two London teams doing well, with the possibility in future days of both being in Super League, would massively boost interest in rugby league in London.
  9. Manfred Mann

    Jackson Hastings.

    Jackson Hastings won't set the A J Bell Stadium on fire -- not unless he is drunk.
  10. Manfred Mann

    Todd Carney to Hull kr?

    He will get around it. Either he or Hull KR will pay the fee.
  11. Manfred Mann

    Catalans to sign Smith?

    Why are they signing Smith when they already have Drinkwater and Tomkins for their halves? Tomkins must be playing in the halves given the great form of Gigot and Mead at full back. It just doesn't make sense to me.
  12. So does this secure Catalans' place in the top 8? I think so. They are equal on competition points with Huddersfield, but well ahead of them on points for and against differential.
  13. Manfred Mann

    BJ Leilua to Wigan

    Original Poster still has not cited a source, despite repeated requests. Leads me to believe that he heard it from a stranger in a pub, who had heard it from another stranger in a pub, who had in turn heard it from his third cousin's aunty in a podcast letter from prison.
  14. Manfred Mann

    BJ Leilua to Wigan

    Why don't you cite a source? Is the reason why you don't that you heard the story from some stranger in a pub?
  15. Manfred Mann

    BJ Leilua to Wigan

    I don't see any reason to believe this, so far, unsourced story. B J Leilua is part of one of the best three quarter lines in the NRL. Ricky Stuart is no fool.