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John Drake

23/03/13 - Wigan Warriors v Widnes Vikings - KO 5.45pm (Sky Sports)

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  1. 1. Who will win?

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Lobby will be as happy as VW

Well, they do say that ignorance is bliss. ;)

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That pass has to be up there with the Leigh player who played the ball the wrong way in the NFP Final in 2002 and the Oxford (I think) player who ran past the dead ball line!

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That pass has to be up there with the Leigh player who played the ball the wrong way in the NFP Final in 2002 and the Oxford (I think) player who ran past the dead ball line!

ha i think he thought deacon was still playing

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Only just turned this on and already annoyed by the commentary. Why bother having summarisers if Eddie is just going to patronise them and tell they're wrong?

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Very embarrassing we gave them a better game in the CC this is dreadful to watch.Time to go through the TV guide mi thinks.

Because you can compare one isolated game with another...

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At 44-0 after over 40 minutes I doubt there were many people watching on TV or in the stands who thought that Rod Studd's mad idea of declaring at 50 was a bad idea.

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Because you can compare one isolated game with another...

Nah. It must still be embarrassing for a Widnes fan, regardless of anything at all.

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Nah. It must still be embarrassing for a Widnes fan, regardless of anything at all.

It's embarrassing and gutting a really spineless performance that kills any anticipation we would have had for the derby on Friday. I've little doubt that we'll compete better but there'll be under 8k there and most of those will be Wire fans.

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Because you can compare one isolated game with another...

I agree but I still bet we would of given them a better game than Widnes have done tonight.

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I agree but I still bet we would of given them a better game than Widnes have done tonight.

Nor do I but I think our big problem is still that we can't hack it week to week in Super League. We've played well in games that we've had time to prepare for this year but as soon as we've had to back it up the week later we've been spanked.

Doesn't augur well for the Easter period.

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It's embarrassing and gutting a really spineless performance that kills any anticipation we would have had for the derby on Friday. I've little doubt that we'll compete better but there'll be under 8k there and most of those will be Wire fans.

Yet looking at the stats presented on Sky in the after match chat, the two teams were very close on all indicators given except breaks. Widnes were as you say spineless because they didn't turn up to work hard in defence. As a team they should feel very embarrassed by themselves as fulltime professionals and it is such a shame that they chose to revert to their 2012 performance as based upon the majority of their games this year so far they have been good value. I expected them to give Wigan a run for their money and I'm sure Widnes fans were anticipating something similar too based on this season's showing.

I was concerned that at one point Denis Betts said that Widnes had 'defended ok'. I wondered at first whether I had heard him correctly! Perhaps I didn't; perhaps he was just referring to the first three minutes of the match because from my spec they didn't turn up to defend at all and that was all that let them down, but it was a very costly piece of utter laziness.

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Saintslass is right.....far too much like Widnes of last year......trouble is, it was the same last week.....everyone needs a rocket up their ###### otherwise it's going to be a long hard season

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I liked the way Wigan have worked out a new propless game plan.

Widnes will have far better days than this before the year is out. The FC game shows what they can do on their day. Nothing like a home derby to fire the belly.

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It's a classic example of modern RL

One team was simply too strong and too fast for the other and points racked up quickly

In the old days a mud bath would keep things more even

Widnes tried but were just outclassed at all points by potential champions, whereas Widnes hope not to take the Wooden spoon.

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Yeah we tried and you can't knock the effort.....it's just the ineptitude in defence, an absolute horror show.....almost school boy like errors in positional play.....in fact west bank bears under 9's could have shown them a thing or two about man to man marking

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Nah. It must still be embarrassing for a Widnes fan, regardless of anything at all.

Yes it was embarassing but then again it is probably embarassing when it takes a team with 13 players 9 minutes to score a try against a team with 11 players to win a game but then probably some embarassment was saved because it wasn't televised.

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Yeah we tried and you can't knock the effort.....it's just the ineptitude in defence, an absolute horror show.....almost school boy like errors in positional play.....in fact west bank bears under 9's could have shown them a thing or two about man to man marking

You can knock the effort, was none shown at all

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willie isa is arguably the worst signing we have made since kyle white................

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