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Well played Wigan Warriors

Started by: builderboy (2277)

It was good to see The Warriors manage to put on a full 80 minute display of enterprising rugby at long last.

Hopefully we can build on it as we move towards the business end of the season and give ourselves a chance of silverware.

That said, the Saints continue to look ominously good.

Started: 24th Oct 2020 at 10:46

Posted by: peter g (2456) 

Bevan French was brilliant Singleton and Powell did well too A good performance all round

Replied: 24th Oct 2020 at 14:30

Posted by: broady (16251) 

Enjoyed the game. The litmus test is next Friday against the Saints. What was the matter with Manfredi last night?

Replied: 24th Oct 2020 at 17:39

Posted by: kathpressey (5204) 

It was a great result. French outstanding but a good team effort all round I think. Good to see Clubb back too. no Lockers again??

Replied: 25th Oct 2020 at 08:45

Posted by: roylew (3181)

Just hope we can keep French

Replied: 26th Oct 2020 at 23:38

Posted by: broady (16251) 

Just hope Clubb does a runner. Past His sell by date.

Replied: 27th Oct 2020 at 03:57

Posted by: builderboy (2277)

It would appear that Covid 19 has played a further part in determining the fate of the Superleague teams.
Apparently the Wigan v Huddersfield game will be the last of the league season and, if Wigan were to win it, it would see us winning the League Leaders Shield.
This, of course, would see its status enhanced from a useless hub cap often won by Saints to a highly prized and sought after trophy of great distinction.
Seemingly there will then be six clubs fight in the fight to become the Grand Final Winners - the powers that be having determined that Leeds must be in it irrespective of where they finish in the league table.

Replied: 4th Nov 2020 at 09:37
Last edited by builderboy: 4th Nov 2020 at 09:38:24

Posted by: joey (10)

Good win for Wigan, playing well will give saints
A game.

Replied: 21st Nov 2020 at 18:36

Posted by: jarvo (29849) 

It's a fixed farce. All of it.

And totally irrelevant as popular sport goes.

Sorry.

Replied: 22nd Nov 2020 at 12:09

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1625)

You,ll be watching it Friday though won't you ,go on admit it

Replied: 22nd Nov 2020 at 14:46

Posted by: jarvo (29849) 

No I won't. It's pot.

Replied: 22nd Nov 2020 at 20:43

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1625)

We both know you will your addicted

Replied: 22nd Nov 2020 at 21:48

Posted by: kathpressey (5204) 

I will be watching it and proud to support a Wigan team. Good luck Wigan!!

Replied: 23rd Nov 2020 at 08:34

Posted by: jarvo (29849) 

Small potatoes...

Replied: 23rd Nov 2020 at 09:45

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1625)

The excitements getting to him

Replied: 23rd Nov 2020 at 19:01

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1625)

3 more sleeps jarvo

Replied: 24th Nov 2020 at 18:37

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1625)

2 more sleeps jarvo make sure you take your medication

Replied: 25th Nov 2020 at 20:47

Posted by: builderboy (2277)

How can a clash between Wigan and St. Helens be deemed "pot"?

Replied: 26th Nov 2020 at 09:23

Posted by: roylew (3181)

Should have been played at Warrington in front of 2000....can’t understand the venue

Replied: 26th Nov 2020 at 17:55

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1625)

1 more sleep jarvo try not to wet the bed

Replied: 26th Nov 2020 at 18:42

Posted by: broady (16251) 

He said it was pot,
But he watches it a lot.
And when Wiggin win his hands will be covered in sno*.

Replied: 26th Nov 2020 at 23:39

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1625)

Great poem What you wrote Broady best I've seen on this site rhymed n everything,if he gets too excited he can put a video of a wolves match on

Replied: 27th Nov 2020 at 15:40

Posted by: broady (16251) 

It snot to be. Should they have kicked for goal late on? A punt into touch and if it got to the last tackle a drop goal attempt. !!!!!

Replied: 27th Nov 2020 at 23:47

Posted by: fossil (6740)

Sentimental team choice got in the way of reason broady!
No way should Smith have been left out of the team as a little kick over the top which he does well has always unlocked defence that flat.
And four forwards as choices for replacements when Burgess was hurt shows the folly of that.
Good game though ,although I think the broader public would like more running rugby,which is impossible when teams go at each other like that.
The referee was excellent all through the game,and should have a great future.

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 08:05

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1625)

Great game ,bad result shouldn,t of kicked at goal didn't have the range to kick it dead the ref had a belter , hope jarvo,s ok

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 08:25

Posted by: kathpressey (5204) 

It was great game. fast and furious. Just a shame about the ending but there you go! next year eh?

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 08:30

Posted by: builderboy (2277)

The game changed after the award of the penalty against Jackson Hastings' alleged high tackle. It was a poor decision and should have been awarded the other way as Theo Fages punched out at him when he was on the floor.

It then culminated in the strangest of endings to what has been the strangest of seasons.

Roll on the vaccinations then we can all get back to something approaching normality.

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 09:40

Posted by: whups (5057) 

wigan was,nt destined to win that game . hardaker held up over the line , his kick hitting the crossbar & the ball bouncing in saints favour after hitting the post ? .

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 11:13

Posted by: jarvo (29849) 

NO excuses...

Wiggin lost.

Poor Pit mon crying in his ale,
seein' his poor team try and fail.
Beaten at the end by a sheer fluke...
Turn Sky on owd lad and have another look.

Saints are the champs from o'r Billinge Lump.
Give Big Bill a prod from me...
No, hang on,
gey him a thump...


Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 11:15

Posted by: broady (16251) 

Probably your best effort in a long, long time. Rugby over time to concentrate on your “ favourite” team. I do of course wish them all the luck in the world. ( they will need it)

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 11:33

Posted by: jarvo (29849) 

Season ticket holder: Upper Steve Bull.

Been watching the Golden Boys since September 1966.

Followed them since May 1960.

My 'favourite' team indeed.



Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 11:39
Last edited by jarvo: 28th Nov 2020 at 11:40:15

Posted by: broady (16251) 

Does Walshy go with you? He follows you everywhere else. Your own little lap dog.

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 11:47

Posted by: whups (5057) 

and i thought you were a wigan fan broady.

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 11:49

Posted by: broady (16251) 

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 12:05

Posted by: basil brush (15339)

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and i thought you were a wigan fan broady.


He's a foreign Wiganer.

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 12:21

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1625)

Good to hear from you jarvo thought it all might have been too much for the old dicky ticker

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 15:49

Posted by: jarvo (29849) 

Still gooin' Col, no danger.

Started doing my own soup - all natural tackle.

A lot better than all't pies and peys thy eats...

Watch thi step, lad, that Grim Reaper doesn't take many prisoners...

Bi ready though, if he comes for thi....

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 17:54

Posted by: broady (16251) 

Jarvo,
Check out Jim Fixx.

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 18:43

Posted by: tonker (22308) 

At least they've lost to their neighbours. It could've been to a Yorkshire team!

Replied: 28th Nov 2020 at 21:26

Posted by: jarvo (29849) 

Replied: 29th Nov 2020 at 10:45

 

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