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  1. BadlyOverdrawnBoy


    How many people on here have actually been to a 9s event? I used to go to the one at Leeds, which was almost unadvertised, but I thought it was brilliant afternoon/ evening's entertainment.
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    Disciplinary - Jackson Hastings

    Well, you can rule out all the vegetarians.
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    Vive la France

    Too true. The main heresy of the Cathars was Rugby League, whereas the establishment was Union. Who did they send to sort them out? De Montfort - you can bet he was related to De Lallyo and De Glanville etc. And where did he come from? Leicester!
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    New kids on the block buying their way to success. Old clubs of yesteryear whinging. Looks like football has similar problems.
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    It does exactly what it says on the tin

    I can see a lot of shellackings happening.
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    the way parents behave at youngsters games

    I disagree. What we need is less pedant's.
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    Kallum Watkins out for rest of season.

    There seemed to be at least one knee injury in every match. Also a few players heads bounced when they hit the ground. Could there be a problem with the surface at SJP?
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    Cliff Watson RIP

    I spoke to a few ex-pros who played against him and he really was the most feared man in RL. Not particularly big for a prop in the days of contested scrums, but he was fast, strong and hard as nails. He never started trouble but often finished it. RIP
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    Darcy Lussick

    In the early 70s I gave lifts to Leeds to several US and a few Canadian travelers. This was because of the great popularity of the album " The Who - Live at Leeds". Some of them were under the impression that the Who actually lived there.
  10. Anyone else remember "Bernard the Boot", who featured in a comic in the 1950's (I think it was the Hotspur or the Lion or the Wizard)? He was an Alf Tupper-like guy who played for Dredgford Northern, and worked in the pit. His speciality was sticking the ball under his chin while handing off several opponents.
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    how things have changed for fans since the 70s

    I remember the season adult admission went up to 3 Bob (15p) at Swinton.
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    Whatever happened to Mushy Peas?

    Mushy peas aka Salford caviar.
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    After the visa episode, nobody can say that they play without conviction.
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    murdoch sells Sky share to Disney

    Rugby League should have nothing to do with Disney. They're a Mickey Mouse organisation.
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    Ken Gowers

    Also an accomplished league cricketer. His grandson must have inherited something from him, he's John Simpson, the Middlesex wicketkeeper.