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Aye no sentiment now . Results all that matter . If we can get a better player or two in than what we may have from DR then go for it.

The teams we're up against will be and to the max .Huge stakes here we're playing for .

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What about coward and shacks surely they should be pick over DR

i would like to see callum and Matty starting at 7 & 9 but think one will probably start on the bench

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I think we've gone beyond that stage and argument Scott , we need to win and all help and improvement is gratefully received . I'm not talking of pushing the envelope to their extent , but if the likes of Hunslet and Swinton stay up they'll say ' job done ' ...

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Good to see a few put Lawton in your 17 as he has a bright future.What about Declan Hulme?To keep players fresh for the Challenge cup game I would think of Lawton and Declan Hulme.

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personally declan was becoming too much of a target for the high bomb, and to be honest not secure enough to risk in a must win game where a mistake could cost us the points. this is a far more important game than the cup game so we need our strongest 17.

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I think your being a bit harsh there wonky in the games I've watched swinton,doncaster, barrow, Sheffield I thought young hulme did well however against batley he got peppered twice and on both occasions they where miles offside . Technique wasn't the best though tbf but I can tell you some of the bombs black was unleashing that day where pretty gruesome I think he adds more to the team than Patrick but I suppose that's just personal opinion . Both hulme& Lawton and gore haven't really let wonky down young lads learning their trade eh and I'm sure they will be called upon at some stage of the season

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against whitehaven rooney targetted him all game, and he made a hash of one of them. its probably because hes not a winger but i cant see many opportunities for him at centre with morris,mossop,connor and the soon to be returning rooney. hes probably the best attacking centre behind connor but i would still pick morris and mossop over him. unless a dual reg player offers more than whats already available at town then theres no reason to use them. i cant see gore being back unless of injury, but would hope we keep strng ties with lawton.

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Betts today saying he could be three back rowers short for Sunday . Could that impact Lawton I wonder ? If it does we should ask for someone else who's on the sidelines if we need them for our bench second row cover . Phil Joseph was huge for Swinton ? Maybe our Widnes friend will tell us who's where in the pecking order .

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Yes he looks a different player in field , running with a bit of space than out on the wing . Certainly worth keeping tabs on but no point calling him in to play on the flank . I'd like to see him more central where he's comfy if the chance ever arises as I think he's got good feet and fluid movement in attack and he's less exposed defensively to the kick . A strong player like Rooney or big Red and a fluent mover like Hulme would be a good mix maybe down the line as we look to increase our attacking thrust in the centres.

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Just an impact knock for big Brett so good news.

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I think it's a bit harsh on Hulme as he isn't a winger to start with but look also at mess an experienced winger like Calvert made of one of Connor's bombs that Declan scored off.

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Aye , the reverse of this is having a great bomb kicker and Connor should get that job more often!

Our last tackle attacking kicks are to often innocuous and his bomb was a gem . Haven't seen him do it since . Even as a a centre you can position him on play 5 to bomb it . But Hulme did spill a couple of easy ones for a SL squaddie ,one which cost us a point in the end and he would get targeted . He looks quite potent ball in hand in field and a Rooney / Hulme centre pairing in the future would be worth a look , with big Red looking more like second row cover and Mossop covering for Calders with Connor in the halves . Good to have options , all good crack !

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i thought forber put in 2 superb long field kicks on sunday, i wish we seen it more often from him.

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Yeh splitting full back n winger so important isn't it . I was talking attacking kicks in final third , especially when you see teams we play against getting results .If in doubt bomb it is never a bad scenario . I like his new directness ball in hand to wonky .

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yep totally agree but you can guarantee he'll miss out to coyle when hes fit. as for bombs we should be aiming for stack on every kick, he must have the biggest leap around. the kicks aitken were putting in were almost undefendable at times and the worst you can get is a repeat set so thats the type of game our boys need to be aiming for, or hopefully our board is aiming for russ himself.

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Betts today saying he could be three back rowers short for Sunday . Could that impact Lawton I wonder ? If it does we should ask for someone else who's on the sidelines if we need them for our bench second row cover . Phil Joseph was huge for Swinton ? Maybe our Widnes friend will tell us who's where in the pecking order .

Phil Joseph was 18th man in the last game but we have Cahill,Hock,Allen,and Cross injured in the forwards, with the first 3 injured in the Salford game.Ben Davies has hardly played, but with players injured I think Joseph and Davies maybe called into the 19.With Lawton playing well he could be a possibility for Widnes.As for Declan Hulme he is a centre and never a winger.

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Agreed wonks , and cheers widnesrlfc for the comeback .

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yep totally agree but you can guarantee he'll miss out to coyle when hes fit. as for bombs we should be aiming for stack on every kick, he must have the biggest leap around. the kicks aitken were putting in were almost undefendable at times and the worst you can get is a repeat set so thats the type of game our boys need to be aiming for, or hopefully our board is aiming for russ himself.

I really dont understand why we persist with coyle,we knew we needed a killer half in the off season not a half fit player,we now have a useful looking guy in kayle connor who is fit and raring to go,hopefully he will get a shot in the halves

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Shaun Briscoe is frustrated not to be playing and wanted to go on dual to Workington.But your club did not want him.That is a surprise as he is a quality player.He must be world class your fullback.

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Shaun Briscoe is frustrated not to be playing and wanted to go on dual to Workington.But your club did not want him.That is a surprise as he is a quality player.He must be world class your fullback.

I don't think its that and hats off to the town coach and staff for rejecting him. Town have been playing well of late and I'm guessing the coach doesn't want to drop any of his players who have been working their socks off for the club as that could upset the apple cart so to speak well done town for saying no that's what the DR should be about IMO for cover for injuries and that's it.

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We haven't been playing well really Gaz , just patchily and in phases , but we do have a super full back and stand in fullback of the

highest class who are better than Briscoe .

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We haven't been playing well really Gaz , just patchily and in phases , but we do have a super full back and stand in fullback of the

highest class who are better than Briscoe .

If your fullback is better than Briscoe he should be playing Superleague.May mention to Widnes to sign him but Hanbury has been pure class this year.Carter to Widnes.

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If your fullback is better than Briscoe he should be playing Superleague.May mention to Widnes to sign him but Hanbury has been pure class this year.Carter to Widnes.

brett should be playing super league but the problem is a lot of our players have good full time jobs as well as good wages off town so super league clubs cant afford them. but carter and miller are both better than briscoe who isnt a patch on the player he was at hull

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