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Stobart sponsorship deal & truck spotting

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I was hoping this would count as the Bradford lorry...

stobart_truck@large.jpg

But then I finally saw one on my way home last night, a Widnes lorry. It was heading westbound as I was heading east on the M62 just on the Pennine border.

So I was satisfied with my one cherry popping spot.

Until this morning, when going to work, probably around junction 18-19 I saw a St Helens lorry on the M62 heading the opposite way to me.

Yay, you wait ages for one and two come along within 24 hours.

But there's more, barely had I time to make the mental tick when a Bradford lorry followed barely 2 or 3 minutes later.

Even in morning motorway light they are easy to spot.

:smile:

That'll do pig, that'll do.

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I was hoping this would count as the Bradford lorry...

stobart_truck@large.jpg

But then I finally saw one on my way home last night, a Widnes lorry. It was heading westbound as I was heading east on the M62 just on the Pennine border.

So I was satisfied with my one cherry popping spot.

Until this morning, when going to work, probably around junction 18-19 I saw a St Helens lorry on the M62 heading the opposite way to me.

Yay, you wait ages for one and two come along within 24 hours.

But there's more, barely had I time to make the mental tick when a Bradford lorry followed barely 2 or 3 minutes later.

Even in morning motorway light they are easy to spot.

:smile:

That'll do pig, that'll do.

What's renewable in Bradford Andrew??

Stobart Biomass don't collect grass cuttings sad.gif

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Am sat on a National Express coach from London to Leeds - currently at Leicestershire and have passed 3 Stobart trucks, none of which bear the slightest mention of rugby league.

Well done everybody.

Surely the RFL should of insited that all the trucks should either display full super league images or at the very least partial images of super league I.e on the back doors or the cabs.

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Am sat on a National Express coach from London to Leeds - currently at Leicestershire and have passed 3 Stobart trucks, none of which bear the slightest mention of rugby league.

Well done everybody.

Well then, if you haven`t seen any in a 3 hour journey away from the RFL heartlands then its obviously massively failed. Might as well paint over them all with adverts for Hula Hoops.

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Stobart have 3500 plus trailers out on the road..... Remember not all have been done yet with the sponsorship deal

So 1 in 350 is your chance of seeing one wink.gif

Also, it's only on the chilled trailers....some people want everything.

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I've just seen a picture of a Stobart lorry from last year and the RFL have totally screwed up by not Photoshopping every picture of every lorry ever made! Heads must roll!!! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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Just seen a Leeds and Wigan one on the M62 on the way over to Castleford.

The Leeds lorry was leading until it didn't quite grasp the sliding lanes maneuver, thus allowing the Wigan lorry to exert full speed and pass by on the outside :biggrin:

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Just seen a Leeds and Wigan one on the M62 on the way over to Castleford.

The Leeds lorry was leading until it didn't quite grasp the sliding lanes maneuver, thus allowing the Wigan lorry to exert full speed and pass by on the outside :biggrin:

Don't worry Mick . VOSA have got the Bulls one!! The RFL are in due diligence checks to ensure nothing untoward ohmy.gif Well they own the ground they don't want to look any dafter !

[bull fans] tongue and cheek with Mick [bull fans]

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Surely the RFL should of insited that all the trucks should either display full super league images or at the very least partial images of super league I.e on the back doors or the cabs.

Yes. They should also have 'insisted' that Stobart paid them £4m.

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Saw one from a distance in the Stobart yard at Newark. Player seemed to be in all-white, but couldn't make him out.

'Rugby Eddies' have been accredited ten regular Eddies and up to 100 yellow cars.

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Travelled the M62 corridor from Leeds to warrington yesterday saw THREE stobarts lorries NONE advertising Rugby League.

Indeed one was advertising Tesco. Still waiting to see ES supporting promoting RL!!!!

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Saw one from a distance in the Stobart yard at Newark. Player seemed to be in all-white, but couldn't make him out.

[Wellsy mode] :angry: :angry: :angry: :angry: :angry: [/Wellsy mode]

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I saw a Catalans one today in the Midlands - it was southbound on the M1 between Junction 28 and Junction 27 at about 4pm.

I believe it had hull FC fans in wink.gif

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Saw my first one today driving through Old Town, Swindon. I think it was a Widnes one. I was so excited I want to shout from my car "Look! A Rugby League lorry! In Swindon!" to all the other drivers and pedestrians.

It would of driven past my house too.

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