Superleague 2012 - any interest? - Page 2 - boards.ie
Boards.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more x
Post Reply  
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
20-02-2012, 10:52   #16
Lockster
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Sallins
Posts: 215
Dreadful result and performance again from Widnes. With injuries and self inflicted suspensions the season seems to be falling apart already. Any good vibes from the start of the season have definately gone.
Lockster is offline  
Advertisement
24-02-2012, 21:59   #17
MoscowFlyer
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Here and There
Posts: 1,820
Catalans last play was AMAZING and they kicked the conversion for the win!
MoscowFlyer is offline  
24-02-2012, 22:20   #18
WakeyTyke
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: West Clare
Posts: 523
Quote:
Originally Posted by MoscowFlyer View Post
Catalans last play was AMAZING and they kicked the conversion for the win!
In over 40 years of watching RL I can't remember a final play that was as dramatic as that one! Nearly every single Catalan player touched the ball.

The Saints must be gutted to lose like that.
WakeyTyke is offline  
25-02-2012, 13:30   #19
MoscowFlyer
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Here and There
Posts: 1,820
Yeah it's probably the craziest I've seen in about 10-12 years of watching. Phil Clarke was right tho, it's usually the Saints that are doing that to other teams. Forget the final play for a second, that was a fantastic 2nd half display, great win.

OK back to that play

MoscowFlyer is offline  
Thanks from:
25-02-2012, 22:07   #20
Craig Dowling
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 96
saints went to sleep
disgusting defence in the second half
not good enough
Craig Dowling is offline  
Advertisement
27-02-2012, 00:41   #21
Dozen Wicked Words
Moderator
 
Dozen Wicked Words's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 6,780
Another week, another heavyish defeat for the Broncos. The early part of the season is traditionally where they pick up most points, so it doesn't bode well.

Taking into account the end of last season, it's an atrocious run. Wooden spoon looking nailed on at this early stage, but things may turn so won't get too despondent just yet!
Dozen Wicked Words is offline  
27-02-2012, 22:39   #22
WakeyTyke
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: West Clare
Posts: 523
Quote:
Originally Posted by dooferoaks View Post
Another week, another heavyish defeat for the Broncos. The early part of the season is traditionally where they pick up most points, so it doesn't bode well.

Taking into account the end of last season, it's an atrocious run. Wooden spoon looking nailed on at this early stage, but things may turn so won't get too despondent just yet!
Really don't think the Bronco's will get the wooden spoon, afraid the Vikings are going to deprive you of that.

Bronco's, Wakey, Cas and Salford might pick up a few splinters from it though
WakeyTyke is offline  
Thanks from:
02-03-2012, 21:22   #23
Dozen Wicked Words
Moderator
 
Dozen Wicked Words's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 6,780
Well Salford absolutely battered the Broncos, new coach needed, they have reverted to type by signing a load of Aussies coming to the end of their career. When they were a predominantly young, english team you could forgive a lot of the crap, but the results are no better now and all the youth development work seems for nought.
Dozen Wicked Words is offline  
11-03-2012, 18:54   #24
Dozen Wicked Words
Moderator
 
Dozen Wicked Words's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 6,780
Great weekend for the clubs who were on nil points.. Broncos had a great win against Can, but what a result, the Vikings beating Wigan by a point. Fantastic fight back.
Dozen Wicked Words is offline  
Thanks from:
Advertisement
11-03-2012, 22:23   #25
WakeyTyke
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: West Clare
Posts: 523
Quote:
Originally Posted by dooferoaks View Post
Great weekend for the clubs who were on nil points.. Broncos had a great win against Can, but what a result, the Vikings beating Wigan by a point. Fantastic fight back.
Really thought Broncos would beat Cas but never imagined they would turn them over by so much

But Vikings beating Wigan Wow, now that really is a shock one.
WakeyTyke is offline  
12-03-2012, 13:00   #26
Lockster
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Sallins
Posts: 215
I'm obviously chuffed with the Vikings win, but a lot of talk about Shaun Wane and the team that he selected. Even some Wigan fans saying that he disrespected Widnes. I really didn't see this one coming!
Lockster is offline  
24-03-2012, 01:59   #27
Diving Board
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 82
Wigan v Warrington

Can someone please explain why Rugby League does not get the level of coverage as Union. RL is the most exciting sport on TV bar none. I watched the England Ireland game last week but fell asleep of boredom. The match tonight was unbelievable entertainment for 80 minutes and as an exiled Warringtonian living in Ireland I can say well done to both teams and like a great champion boxer, Wigan lost nothing in defeat. Brilliant match and up the Wires!!!
Diving Board is offline  
Thanks from:
25-03-2012, 16:44   #28
Dozen Wicked Words
Moderator
 
Dozen Wicked Words's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 6,780
Good win for Widnes, Broncos need to get themselves a new coach, Powell hasn't got it, and have a squad full of ageing Aussies again.
Dozen Wicked Words is offline  
25-03-2012, 20:53   #29
WakeyTyke
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: West Clare
Posts: 523
Quote:
Originally Posted by dooferoaks View Post
Good win for Widnes, Broncos need to get themselves a new coach, Powell hasn't got it, and have a squad full of ageing Aussies again.
I don't think it's going to get any easier next week either

Wakey seem to be ruuning into some good form and are full of confidence after out-playing the dragons.

Some strange results this week - things are a little more unpredictable - which is great for competition - long may it continue
WakeyTyke is offline  
27-03-2012, 21:57   #30
WakeyTyke
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: West Clare
Posts: 523
So the SL is stumbling into another crisis with the Bradford Bulls the next in line of an ever increasing number of clubs going into financial meltdown.

The RFL have to stop put the sticking plaster of the fatally wounded and closely exam what is going wrong.

Clubs were suppose to submit detailed financial business plans in their franchise applications Were some not telling the whole truth or was someone not looking properly?

The salary cap is clearly not working in its current form and urgently needs addressing.

Whether the bumbling, incompetent and inconsistent (I am couching my words carefully) RFL can retrieve the credibility of the game is looking very doubtful.
WakeyTyke is offline  
Thanks from:
Post Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Remove Text Formatting
Bold
Italic
Underline

Insert Image
Wrap [QUOTE] tags around selected text
 
Decrease Size
Increase Size
Please sign up or log in to join the discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Share Tweet