BadlyOverdrawnBoy

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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.
  4. 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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    barrow

    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.
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    Ken Gowers

    Another legend no longer with us. http://www.swintonlionsrlfc.com/news/389
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    Rugby League Where You Least Expect It

    Anyone else come across Lord Bateman's Motorbike by Chumbawamba? https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/chumbawamba/lordbatemansmotorbike.html
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    'Site Going Down

    Pedants like you should be kicked up the ba.
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    Kevin Larroyer Banned

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/40718071 2 Matches Squirrel grip is a new one on me. I'd have called it a Wedding Tackle.
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    You know you're an RL tragic when...

    Bought a bottle of wine today from Morrisons just because it's called Featherstone. Sad. In the early 80s the Co-op in France had a range of wines called Rochdale.
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    You know you're an RL tragic when...

    You sell your Bentley and buy a Dacia.