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by morley pie eater
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Web Warriors
Topic: Kangaroos to confirm schedule - will they face Wigan Warriors?
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Re: Kangaroos to confirm schedule - will they face Wigan Warriors?

Not sure that Lancashire would attract as good a crowd as Wigan-Saints. Plus Yorkshire would belly ache about it. 1 Hardaker 2 Makinson 3 Gildart 4 Percival 5 Marshall 6 Lomax 7 Hastings 8 Burgess 9 Roby 10 Walmsley 11 Taia 12 Farrell 13 Smithies 14 Thompson 15 Partington 16 Fages 17 French 18 Powel...
by morley pie eater
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Web Warriors
Topic: Kangaroos to confirm schedule - will they face Wigan Warriors?
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Re: Kangaroos to confirm schedule - will they face Wigan Warriors?

What about a combined Wigan-Saints team to play the Aussies?

There'll be limited slots available, and it might beat a Leeds bid.
by morley pie eater
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: Is ex-Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane in the England frame?
Replies: 16
Views: 697

Re: Is ex-Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane in the England frame?

Good to have a Wane thread. It gives the moaners a chance to warm up for the new season. Before long we'll be reminded of Powell's and Isa's weaknesses, which should take us into March. Surely by then we'll have a replacement for Matty Smith and George Williams as the new whipping boy. My money is o...
by morley pie eater
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: Rob Burrow
Replies: 33
Views: 1915

Re: Rob Burrow

Strangely, and unintentionally, JJB may well have benefited from his noble sacrifice.

I understand there were 20,000 there. How many would there have been for a JJB testimonial? 5000 at best, I'd reckon.

"Do the math" as the Yanks say.
by morley pie eater
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Web Warriors
Topic: Salary Cap Question
Replies: 19
Views: 1666

Re: Salary Cap Question

Many years ago, I read Fred Trueman's autobiography. If I remember it right, one story went like this: On a tour of Aus, Trueman was "popular" with the Aussie fans (ie they liked to hate him). He was offered an advertising deal, but had to ask your management for permission. This consisted of captai...
by morley pie eater
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Web Warriors
Topic: Where will Wigan finish in the table?
Replies: 22
Views: 1614

Re: Where will Wigan finish in the table?

Read yesterday that we're joint favourites to finish top, and same to win GF.

I'd settle for 2nd and win GF :D
by morley pie eater
Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: Matty Smith Joins Widnes
Replies: 13
Views: 977

Re: Matty Smith Joins Widnes

Saints and Cats knew what he'd done at Wigan when they signed him.

Go figure.
by morley pie eater
Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: Brian Carney: Should Super League salary cap be cut to £1m?
Replies: 18
Views: 942

Re: Brian Carney: Should Super League salary cap be cut to £1m?

ar L This translates to me as SKy want to cut our funding and trying to get their mouthpiece to normalise the idea Exactly. Carney would be more honest if he said "I'm paid £xxxx* by Sky and what I'm saying suits their agenda." Then give us a rundown of how his career switchef between SL, NRL and R...
by morley pie eater
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: General Rugby League
Topic: Brian Carney: Should Super League salary cap be cut to £1m?
Replies: 18
Views: 942

Re: Brian Carney: Should Super League salary cap be cut to £1m?

ar L This translates to me as SKy want to cut our funding and trying to get their mouthpiece to normalise the idea Exactly. Carney would be more honest if he said "I'm paid £xxxx* by Sky and what I'm saying suits their agenda." Then give us a rundown of how his career switchef between SL, NRL and R...