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Leeds Rhinos v St Helens

Who will make it to Wembley   34 members have voted

  1. 1. Who will make it to Wembley

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Biggest game of the season for mine as these two Rugby League heavyweights clash for the Third time this year.

With the results so far being:

Saturday 24th April 2010, St Helens 41-20 Leeds Rhinos, Attendance: 11,048, Referee: Richard Silverwood

Saturday 3rd July 2010, Leeds Rhinos 28-24 St Helens, Attendance: 17,200, Referee: Richard Silverwood

So one win apiece and in two totally contrasting games so the comparing of the two doesn't really give us any idea as to what to expect on Saturday at a packed Galpharm stadium in Huddersfield or does it?

I'll be cheering for *cough St Helens on the day but I really do think Leeds will make it to Wembley where they will face the Catalans Dragons.

So then for mine it's Leeds Rhinos 22-20 St Helens with 19,000 in attendance.

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I can't see there being anymore than six points in this game to be honest.

Shouldn't you be cheering for Leeds instead of your arch rivals?

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Saints are gonna win this. I just know they will. And remember they've only lost one Challenge Cup match in five years!

St Helens 36-8 Leeds Rhinos

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Tough one to call. Think Saints will just edge a Leeds side without the mercurial Ablett.

Leeds 18 Saints 20.

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Underestimate Leeds at your peril - no matter what they have said in the press, it's blindingly obvious this is the comp they really want to win this year.

Regardless of my blatent anti-Leeds bias, I'd still rather Saints won as a Wire/Saints final would be a belter for mine and hopefully the best cup final (on paper) in half a decade.

Still, I think we have an amazing semi in this fixture, but regardless of what I want to happen, I can see Leeds taking this by a score or two.

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A glamour win for the new Chesire club (next season they are anyway)

Leeds 18 Saints 38

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Saints will have my support on Saturday, and I think they will be grinning afterwards. Leeds need to be on top in the forwards to win this, and with Ablett rightly doing a 3 stretch and injuries elsewhere they won't even have parity. Saints are not the side they were and cannot perform every week like they used to, but have shown enough for mine to win this comfortably. An all Cheshire final looks a likely outcome.

I thought that the semis last year were both excellent games and hope that this year's will equally be a treat.

It would be good to have a classic final, as it has been a long time since we had one (any since Radlinski's foot final?).

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It would be good to have a classic final, as it has been a long time since we had one (any since Radlinski's foot final?).

2005 - Hull vs Leeds was a pretty good one IIRC. Was Radlinski's 2004?

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Think its all on for a dream final Saints v Wire.

Saints to edge this 22-20.

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Think its all on for a dream final Saints v Wire.

Saints to edge this 22-20.

You certainly are dreaming, Leeds v Dragons all the way

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Saints 26 Leeds 14 Attendance: 14100.

16,000 tickets already sold ;)

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Can see this being decided by the video ref in the dying seconds.

Cant choose between them, BUT if I had to bet 5p id go for for Leeds by 2

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Full team maybe, even two or three injuries, but not with half our pack missing.

We are struggling so much in the back row that Senior is going to have to move into the pack at some stage if not the whole game.

Lee Smith at centre? He'll be destroyed by Gidley.

Sinfield back in the pack with Burrow and McGuire partnering up again for the first time in a while, they will be rusty.

We are lacking beef and it will show towards the end of each half.

Saints by 16.

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Just found out kirke is back, hopefully he'll be fit enough to make an impact!

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Just found out kirke is back, hopefully he'll be fit enough to make an impact!

Kirkes only in the 19, may not play.

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Kirkes only in the 19, may not play.

Possibly Diskin as well! Hope so, we need all the experience we have for this game. If those two are fit and play then hopefully it will be a closer encounter than I first thought.

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Possibly Diskin as well! Hope so, we need all the experience we have for this game. If those two are fit and play then hopefully it will be a closer encounter than I first thought.

Really hope so but we have a few players who are only just getting back to fitness and some look as if they are struggling with injuries, it could end up as a real embarrassment for us.

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Underestimate Leeds at your peril - no matter what they have said in the press, it's blindingly obvious this is the comp they really want to win this year.

Regardless of my blatent anti-Leeds bias, I'd still rather Saints won as a Wire/Saints final would be a belter for mine and hopefully the best cup final (on paper) in half a decade.

Still, I think we have an amazing semi in this fixture, but regardless of what I want to happen, I can see Leeds taking this by a score or two.

Agree on both counts. They'll never admit it publicy, but I believe they've targetted the Challenge Cup this year.

Despite their absentees and poor form in Super League, I'm sticking with Leeds to win this one.

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Agree on both counts. They'll never admit it publicy, but I believe they've targetted the Challenge Cup this year.

Despite their absentees and poor form in Super League, I'm sticking with Leeds to win this one.

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/rugby-leagu...ield.6461072.jp

Makes a good read.

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As a born and bred Bradford lad (well, apart from a short time in Morley as a very young child), I shall be cheering Saints on. Well, I would but I'll be on the ferry to France at the time the match is on. :D

Go Saints!

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Well, I would but I'll be on the ferry to France at the time the match is on. :D

You do realise, despite Lobbygobbler's insistence, the other semi is not in France, don't you?

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