all time favourite teams

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Re: all time favourite teams

Post by pedro » Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:43 pm

morley pie eater wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:10 pm
pedro wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:22 am
9. Before fame
He made his debut in 1991 as a member of the Hunslet club and played only one year for them before playing for Wigan.


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Hi Pedro. I appreciate what you've found here, but don't find your tone helpful the way I read it, though I accept it's difficult to "read" someone's attitude.

I want to find the truth. Jason Robinson's autobiography clearly indicates that he went from Hunslet Parkside to Wigan. Furthermore it quotes at length from Eric Hawley who says he watched JR for Hunslet Parkside at Featherstone Sports Centre, then one more game, then took him to meet Maurice as Wigan were playing at Wakefield.

The book also has a picture of JR in the triumphant Wigan Academy team in May 1991, having beaten Hull in the final. He was 16.

I don't see any real evidence that he played for Hunslet. The RL Project is a major source of data on RL (it's cited on Wikipedia for JR's international stats, but not for the Hunslet ones).

The piece you've quoted above could well have been written by someone who looked on Wikipedia for their info.

Do your homework, produce some real evidence, maybe a Yorkshire Evening Post picture of him scoring for Hunslet, and I'll alter the Wiki entry. Or go on Wiki and do it yourself.

Good luck. It can be time-consuming. Have fun.
so he played for Wigan in 91? Your source says he started at Wigan in 92.....so your source isnt the best, check on a player I know played for Wigan and he wasnt on there so its poor.
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Re: all time favourite teams

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Re: all time favourite teams

Post by No straw damn us » Wed Apr 29, 2020 7:18 pm

But that can't be right as Hunslet Hawks only cane into existence in 1995, unless of course they were an amatuer team in 1991?

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Re: all time favourite teams

Post by pedro » Wed Apr 29, 2020 7:33 pm

No straw damn us wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 7:18 pm
But that can't be right as Hunslet Hawks only cane into existence in 1995, unless of course they were an amatuer team in 1991?
they were renamed in 1995 and moved stadiums
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Re: all time favourite teams

Post by Firestarter » Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:35 am

That was easily the worst RL autobiography ive ever read..... basically talks about all the good stuff and none of the bad........ boring imo
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Re: all time favourite teams

Post by pedro » Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:19 am

Loved Rads biography some great insight into the Millward era
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Re: all time favourite teams

Post by Firestarter » Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:24 am

Andy gregory was my favourite wigan autobiography
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Re: all time favourite teams

Post by pedro » Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:25 am

Ive not read that, Ill try and source it, cheers
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Re: all time favourite teams

Post by Firestarter » Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:28 pm

pedro wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:25 am
Ive not read that, Ill try and source it, cheers
Ive read quite a few.....
Sean long,malcolm alker, barry mac and tez newton are my british favourites......funny how newton,morley and longeys stories( of long getting sent home from aus)differ slightly..... also the bust up between newton and mac differ......if you wanna read my favourite ever autobiography, its easily roy chubby brown by a mile........ sorry for going off subject
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Re: all time favourite teams

Post by pedro » Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:49 pm

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