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In soccer parlance they’re called “walk ons” so in our game we’ve got Hull FC - Old Faithful, HKR - The Red Red Robin, Hunslet - We’ve ploughed the seas before boys, St Helens - When the Saints go marching in, Leeds - Marching on Together.

Any others current or historical? 

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11 minutes ago, Phil said:

In soccer parlance they’re called “walk ons” so in our game we’ve got Hull FC - Old Faithful, HKR - The Red Red Robin, Hunslet - We’ve ploughed the seas before boys, St Helens - When the Saints go marching in, Leeds - Marching on Together.

Any others current or historical? 

Last time I was there, I seem to think I Hulls walk on was Baba O’Riley by the Who.

Apparently it was based on life around the Whalebone pub.

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1 hour ago, Phil said:

In soccer parlance they’re called “walk ons” so in our game we’ve got Hull FC - Old Faithful, HKR - The Red Red Robin, Hunslet - We’ve ploughed the seas before boys, St Helens - When the Saints go marching in, Leeds - Marching on Together.

Any others current or historical? 

Swept the seas, rather than ploughed.

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Cronulla have adapted Roll out the Barrel for their club song. Always good to work from an out-of-copyright original melody.

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3 minutes ago, Barley Mow said:

Swept the seas, rather than ploughed.

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And what the heck has Hunslet to do with the sea? 

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Catalans Dragons use Els Segadors, the 'national' anthem of Catalonia as their club song.  You cannot get much more stirring than that!

Anthem of Catalonia (CA/EN lyrics) - Himne nacional de Catalunya - YouTube

It's possibly worth remembering that Bernard Guasch's family were, I believe, refugees from Franco's Spain, so no doubt the affinity with all of Catalonia, on both sides of the French-Spanish border, runs strong and deep.

Members of the London Catalan Choir sang it at Wembley before Les Dracs' success against the Wire.

 

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1 hour ago, Lowdesert said:

Last time I was there, I seem to think I Hulls walk on was Baba O’Riley by the Who.

Apparently it was based on life around the Whalebone pub.

An allusion which is completely lost on this Fax lad 

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11 minutes ago, Phil said:

An allusion which is completely lost on this Fax lad 

Probably makes more sense if you know the last line of the lyrics.

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Old Faithful we never lose at Wembley

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They all seem to have them in the NRL.

The best ones are

Easts

Souths

Cronulla

Canberra 

All are pretty corny, even the better ones. 

Have to say Old Faithful is my favourite club song.

Who would have thought a song - which must be about 100 years old - about a man’s love for his dying horse would endure.

Do we know when it was first sung by Hull FC fans?

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2 hours ago, Phil said:

In soccer parlance they’re called “walk ons” so in our game we’ve got Hull FC - Old Faithful, HKR - The Red Red Robin, Hunslet - We’ve ploughed the seas before boys, St Helens - When the Saints go marching in, Leeds - Marching on Together.

Any others current or historical? 

Broncos - London calling the Clash

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11 minutes ago, Man of Kent said:

They all seem to have them in the NRL.

The best ones are

Easts

Souths

Cronulla

Canberra 

All are pretty corny, even the better ones. 

Have to say Old Faithful is my favourite club song.

Who would have thought a song - which must be about 100 years old - about a man’s love for his dying horse would endure.

Do we know when it was first sung by Hull FC fans?

Old Faithful was written by Gene Autry in 1933 and 1st sung by Hull FC about Joe Oliver, who played for them 1928-37 and 1943-45, so must have been between 1933 and 1945.

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2 minutes ago, GUBRATS said:

At Hilton Park it used to be ' send in the gladiators ' which was often referred to as ' the circus clown song ' 

Entry of the Gladiators by Julius Fucik?

 

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"Men will be proud to say 'I am a European'. We hope to see a day when men of every country will think as much of being a European as of being from their native land." (Winston Churchill)

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4 hours ago, Phil said:

In soccer parlance they’re called “walk ons” so in our game we’ve got Hull FC - Old Faithful, HKR - The Red Red Robin, Hunslet - We’ve ploughed the seas before boys, St Helens - When the Saints go marching in, Leeds - Marching on Together.

Any others current or historical? 

Saints isnt that its thunderstruck?

Walk off would be oh when the saints..

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Let's play ball - AC/DC used by London Skolars (occasionally Sirius by Alan Parsons Project it is a long walk out!).

Montpelier Red Devils used to play Highway to Hell by AC/DC as they came out and when they scored a try. This was quite amusing given the average age of their supporters last time I was there.

My wife complains I selfishly stop her fulfilling her true ambition -

she really wants to be a rich widow

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Does get played at Headingley any more? I was looking for the original version, but found a band arrangement by someone I used to work with.

 

"Men will be proud to say 'I am a European'. We hope to see a day when men of every country will think as much of being a European as of being from their native land." (Winston Churchill)

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3 hours ago, Man of Kent said:

They all seem to have them in the NRL.

The best ones are

Easts

Souths

Cronulla

Canberra 

All are pretty corny, even the better ones. 

Have to say Old Faithful is my favourite club song.

Who would have thought a song - which must be about 100 years old - about a man’s love for his dying horse would endure.

Do we know when it was first sung by Hull FC fans?

Those are the “best” ones? Bleedin awful bar the Sydney Roosters one which is decent.

Aussies don’t do singing like here (or in football generally) and have to be prompted to “make some noise” (which you can hear on the PA system during NRL games). The best thing they did by a mile was a rendition of You’ll Never Walk Alone when Liverpool played at the MCG (topped this list).

The best instrumental piece I’ve heard in person is a tie between the Champions League entrance music (which precedes the anthem itself) and Fanfare for Rocky at Old Trafford when I was in the Liverpool away section. The acoustics in a stadium make both sound incredible (need to listen on headphones to get the stadium like effect)

 

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15 hours ago, Phil said:

In soccer parlance they’re called “walk ons” so in our game we’ve got Hull FC - Old Faithful, HKR - The Red Red Robin, Hunslet - We’ve ploughed the seas before boys, St Helens - When the Saints go marching in, Leeds - Marching on Together.

Any others current or historical? 

I'm surprised they're still allowed to sing that, in this day and age 

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16 hours ago, Phil said:

In soccer parlance they’re called “walk ons” so in our game we’ve got Hull FC - Old Faithful, HKR - The Red Red Robin, Hunslet - We’ve ploughed the seas before boys, St Helens - When the Saints go marching in, Leeds - Marching on Together.

Any others current or historical? 

Newcastle Thunder vary what they come out to between:

Thunderstruck - AC/DC

and 

Thunder - Imagine Dragons

Love both.

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