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by PJC
Sun Jan 16, 2022 11:07 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: And you think RL is struggling . . . ?
Replies: 32
Views: 1413

Re: And you think RL is struggling . . . ?

Successful coaching is down to knowledge but just as important are communication and motivational skills. Two ex Wigan greats who have this in abundance are Farrell and Edwards. Take a look at some of Farrell’s speeches on YouTube . A pity that they are coaching in Union.
by PJC
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:42 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: And you think RL is struggling . . . ?
Replies: 32
Views: 1413

Re: And you think RL is struggling . . . ?

Perhaps I am naive about Wells. I am blinded by science. It’s like my understanding of today’s game.
by PJC
Sat Jan 15, 2022 1:33 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: And you think RL is struggling . . . ?
Replies: 32
Views: 1413

Re: And you think RL is struggling . . . ?

Tv analysis. Wells has a lot of knowledge. He knows his stuff. However I get bored with such detail. I think that today’s game is overthought, over prepared. I would prefer the discussion to be showing clips of long distanced tries. A centre feeding his winger . A move long gone a stand off breaking...
by PJC
Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:51 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: And you think RL is struggling . . . ?
Replies: 32
Views: 1413

Re: And you think RL is struggling . . . ?

I d be interested to know how solvent clubs were pre full time contracts. Wigan’s crowds were often low before the teams of the mid 80s onwards. But was the club struggling financially?
by PJC
Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:13 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: And you think RL is struggling . . . ?
Replies: 32
Views: 1413

Re: And you think RL is struggling . . . ?

I read the above article and cannot see grassroots disappearing. Struggling at present maybe. There are too many older ex players in either code to allow this to happen. However all sport has changed with the advent of full time professionalism. In my opinion the large amounts of money coming into a...
by PJC
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:44 am
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: Publicity
Replies: 17
Views: 1018

Re: Publicity

Sounds a trivial ,petty question but why in the BBC sport listings does Rugby Union always appear above League. That’s not in my alphabet .
by PJC
Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:12 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: Publicity
Replies: 17
Views: 1018

Re: Publicity

Re morley pie eaters comment “ a small regional sport....”. Going back to my initial thread. If the BBC had given the game its deserved coverage we might have moved on.
by PJC
Sun Jan 02, 2022 2:30 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: Publicity
Replies: 17
Views: 1018

Re: Publicity

Women’s rugby , especially in Union, has taken off. Helped tremendously by the push by the BBC. It shows the power of publicity. It is annoying to think how RL could have grown if they were given the same news time that it deserves.
by PJC
Sun Jan 02, 2022 2:17 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: Publicity
Replies: 17
Views: 1018

Re: Publicity

Let’s have some bell 🔔 🔔 🔔 then
by PJC
Sun Jan 02, 2022 8:29 am
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: Publicity
Replies: 17
Views: 1018

Publicity

It could appear to the casual observer that nothing is happening in Rugby League if you look at the BBC website. The last post covering scrums went up 10 days ago. Previous topics to that went up 17 days ago. Whatever the reason it needs to change. Rugby Union is much more up to date. Admittedly it ...