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Shaun Briscoe leaves Widnes Vikings


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#1 League Express

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 01:49 PM

Widnes Vikings have confirmed that Shaun Briscoe has left the club with immediate effect by mutual consent.
Vikings CEO James Rule commented: "Shaun has had limited playing opportunities this year and we have therefore agreed to an early release from his existing contract. This will enable him to pursue other options that will provide him with more regular playing opportunities.
"We thank Shaun for his contribution to the Vikings and wish him the best of luck in his future career."

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#2 Viking Warrior

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 01:57 PM

i'm really sad to see shaun leave but he has had terrible luck with injuries which have hampered his time with the vikings, and i wish him well where ever he goes....
"Why is Napoleon crying ?" said one sailor to the other, "poor ###### thinks he's being exiled to st helens" came the reply.



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#3 Marauder

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 02:48 PM

Got told two weeks ago he is going to Donny.

i'm really sad to see shaun leave but he has had terrible luck with injuries which have hampered his time with the vikings, and i wish him well where ever he goes....


Carlsberg don't do Soldiers, but if they did, they would probably be Brits.



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#4 Just to be clear

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 02:57 PM

Just to be clear, that is twice James Rule has become chief executive of a club then in his first year let Briscoe go. It was after he had taken up the same position at Hull they decided not to renew Briscoe's contract.

#5 fester

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 03:00 PM

Were do u think he will go

#6 Bomb Jack

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 03:40 PM

i'm really sad to see shaun leave but he has had terrible luck with injuries which have hampered his time with the vikings, and i wish him well where ever he goes....

 

But he admitted in a local rag that he's been fit all season, just Betts wasn't picking him. There has been rumours of a fall out between the two..........


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#7 Gav Wilson

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 03:52 PM

Got told two weeks ago he is going to Donny.

 

He's signed for Workington.



#8 yanto

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 03:53 PM

Signed for Town tilt end oft season 

 

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#9 hindle xiii

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 04:59 PM

Still only 30, always been a big fan of his and would've taken him at Bradford for cover alone in a heartbeat.


If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

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#10 hindle xiii

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 05:00 PM

I'm also surprised Salford wasn't his immediate destination.


If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

On Odsal Top baht 'at.

 


#11 Viking Warrior

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 05:31 PM

I'm also surprised Salford wasn't his immediate destination.



workington was a more attractive option than salford.............
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#12 Marauder

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 06:05 PM

Signed for Town tilt end oft season 

 

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Must be next season then.


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#13 fester

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 08:46 PM

Go shaun lad UP THE TOWN

#14 Wolford6

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 02:33 AM

Surprised that Leeds or London haven't tabled an offer.

 

Good player.


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#15 1976PMJwires

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 06:25 AM

workington was a more attractive option than salford.............


In your world!!


Salford will be laughing at you guys soon

#16 Old Frightful

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 07:49 AM

Just to be clear, that is twice James Rule has become chief executive of a club then in his first year let Briscoe go. It was after he had taken up the same position at Hull they decided not to renew Briscoe's contract.

Hull didn't let Briscoe go. They offered him a contract that, in Shaun's eyes, wasn't enough. They then allowed him to talk to other clubs. After this he apparently decided he'd rather stay at Hull but Hull had already allocated some of his contract money elsewhere. (Must be summat in the name "Briscoe" here...)

 

So he ended up at Hull KR.

 

Feel for the lad really, one of the bravest and biggest hearted competitors around but his body simply couldn't cope with the batterings he constantly put it through in this sport of ours.

 

Hope things go well for him and his family at Workington and wherever else he goes.


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#17 nec

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 08:03 AM

workington was a more attractive option than salford.............

In the way that Basra is more attractive than Mogadishu
Rugby League is a sport that desperately needs to expand its geographical supporter base and its player base. This imperative means that all other requirements are secondary until this is done.

All power in the game should be with governing bodies, especially international governing bodies.

Without these actions we will remain a minor sport internationally and nationally.

#18 dkw

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 08:29 AM

In the way that Basra is more attractive than Mogadishu


From Carlisle, how can you have the nerve to say that.

#19 Just Browny

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 08:45 AM

A really gutsy player, hope he has better luck at Workington.


I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#20 nec

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 10:49 AM

From Carlisle, how can you have the nerve to say that.

Workington, where you can count half a dozen eggs on the fingers of one hand. I'm from St Helens and live in Stockdalewath (look it up it doesn't resemble siddick)
Rugby League is a sport that desperately needs to expand its geographical supporter base and its player base. This imperative means that all other requirements are secondary until this is done.

All power in the game should be with governing bodies, especially international governing bodies.

Without these actions we will remain a minor sport internationally and nationally.




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