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Calm down, calm down, it is not the end of the world losing at Donny although no doubt the manner of defeat is hard to take.

If you look around the teams that have dual reg players they are using either all the allocation they are allowed or they are using older players despite protestations from other clubs about becoming reserve teams for SL.

Up to now we have only used young lads to cover for certain positions due to injuries but we have been crying out for half-backs for two seasons now and I cannot see any reason why we can't ask Widnes to help us out in those positions. They have some good young half-backs at Widnes who are not getting game time, so why not.

I'm sure widnesrlfc who posts on here will agree that young Gilmore and mellor could do with a bit more game time. The old saying is "if you don't ask, you won't get".

Mate we have Kev Brown and Danny Craven out injured who are good halfbacks.Hanbury and Mellor are the halfbacks the last few games.Young Gilmore has been playing u19s and is a real talent.How has Gore been playing as he maybe ok at halfback.

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Well I say sign a good little half back that takes on the lines creates tries to play 7 and Forber 6

sounds like C Phillips to me.

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There is lots of talk on here about our half backs but i think at this time it is in the centre where we are weak. I just think morris has not got the pace for a centre.we are sadly missing rooney and mossop and miller and of course matty. But has i have said i think its in the centre we lack strength and pace????

Morris might lack a bit of pace but certainly doesn't lack for strength and what he is good at is holding off the tackle and slipping the ball to the winger as he did yesterday. Calders made good ground and the final inside potentially scoring pass missed the 4 supporting Town players to fall into the hands of their other covering winger. Good defence maybe but should have been a score, another day and it would have been. Someone earlier talked about Carter always trying to beat the defence; second half he went right through the amazing Donny defence to their 20 and on being tackled got the ball away to the supporting Stacky who once in his life knocks on with the line begging, should have been a score and another day would have been. It wasn't to be yesterday but I haven't lost the faith, we're not far off the running.

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stack was holding his shoulder after the first five minutes and I think Lupton went off with a hand injury . Also not sure if hes injured or just peed off but Thacks left after getting subbed with 20mins left ??

Strange, cos he was going backwards over the line with 10 minutes left, unless it was a stunt double??

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That is right oneday morris as got strength but we do need pace in our back line with no miller. Maybe we should try to get a fullback and put Carter at stand of?.

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Morris might lack a bit of pace but certainly doesn't lack for strength and what he is good at is holding off the tackle and slipping the ball to the winger as he did yesterday. Calders made good ground and the final inside potentially scoring pass missed the 4 supporting Town players to fall into the hands of their other covering winger. Good defence maybe but should have been a score, another day and it would have been. Someone earlier talked about Carter always trying to beat the defence; second half he went right through the amazing Donny defence to their 20 and on being tackled got the ball away to the supporting Stacky who once in his life knocks on with the line begging, should have been a score and another day would have been. It wasn't to be yesterday but I haven't lost the faith, we're not far off the running.

morris is a little too static when receiving the ball IMO. he's a big lad and would be difficult to stop bursting onto the ball

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i think big andy should probably be playing in the pack, possibly even as a loose forward. its not so much him standing static but were not getting the ball to him quick enough, and by the time we get it wide to the backs the whole attacking line is a bit flat

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If you have been to the games so far this year it seems to me that it is brett or stacky going for the line when the ball is moved I just think our centres should be more attacking minded near the line.

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It's an old chestnut with us ,this thing of not getting the ball out sharp enough and letting us see what our backs can do . How often do we see them getting time n space of quick shifts ? Chicken and egg isn't it ... Backs can't flourish if halves don't provide quality .

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Strange, cos he was going backwards over the line with 10 minutes left, unless it was a stunt double??

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Robert, just to calm our friends from Whitehaven down can you confirm that this photo, taken by you, was 10 minutes from the end of the match and therefore Thackray couldn't have left the ground 20 minutes from the end of the match. They have a full thread about this matter on their forum!!!!

Oh, and clarify that you have no connection with Town.

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Robert, just to calm our friends from Whitehaven down can you confirm that this photo, taken by you, was 10 minutes from the end of the match and therefore Thackray couldn't have left the ground 20 minutes from the end of the match. They have a full thread about this matter on their forum!!!!

Oh, and clarify that you have no connection with Town.

Dont know what time in the game it was but Robt is the official photographer for the Dons

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Robert, just to calm our friends from Whitehaven down can you confirm that this photo, taken by you, was 10 minutes from the end of the match and therefore Thackray couldn't have left the ground 20 minutes from the end of the match. They have a full thread about this matter on their forum!!!!

Oh, and clarify that you have no connection with Town.

They love us really Keith, thats why they are so interested. Our friend BKM/H4E has also stated that we will all change our minds about the dual reg when we get 5 Widnes DR this week. This is comes after he states on here about how wrong it all is for older players to be used, then states on the jam forum that he would love Gardner and the other guy back. Not even a hint of irony!!

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Looking at the JOHN WALSH report in the news@ star keith that try was scored on the 69th minute and he will be right.

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Robert, just to calm our friends from Whitehaven down can you confirm that this photo, taken by you, was 10 minutes from the end of the match and therefore Thackray couldn't have left the ground 20 minutes from the end of the match. They have a full thread about this matter on their forum!!!!

Oh, and clarify that you have no connection with Town.

According to the timecode on the DVD, it was 69 minutes played.

More for you happy people...

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Sorry guys if I was wrong about the timing and if its caused a storm on the jameaters forum. I thought Thacks must have been injured with going early obviously 20mins left was a exageration looking at the clock.

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Well wonderofwood you can put this right by putting the dvd on the jameaters site?

I would do If I knew how ??? Where is there forum anyway ???

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Sorry guys if I was wrong about the timing and if its caused a storm on the jameaters forum. I thought Thacks must have been injured with going early obviously 20mins left was a exageration looking at the clock.

Oh well atleast it kept the jampots occupied on deludedfans.com lol

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I would do If I knew how ??? Where is there forum anyway ???

Don't do it, you will slide into a severe bout of depression. :(

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Watching that video our defence was poor, quite a few missed tackles.

I agree Voodooguru, what happened to our defence? Some very half hearted tackles attempted in that game.

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How did Gore and Hulme play?I would get Tom Gilmore if short in the halfbacks.

I would say Gore looked the sharpest of our half backs, he seemed to be filling in at hooker. Can't recall Hulme getting too many opportunities but he's a good player. What do you think to the suggestion of playing him at stand-off ?

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