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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Sun Oct 10, 2021 11:59 am

By the way, hope you enjoy George playing for Cas. Not a flare player but you will get 100% every second he is on the pitch. The vast majority of us are sad he decided to leave after 9 years at KR.

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Re: Rugby League

Post by comeondarlo » Sun Oct 10, 2021 12:03 pm

I want Featherstone Rovers to win the Million Pound game, for no other reason that I’ve always liked their name; since I was a kid.
Tbh I don’t like foreign teams joining our league, I hope Cat do join their own French league eventually

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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:32 pm

Well, it has been a long break.
Loving KR's fixture list. Away twice to both Saints and Wigwam and home to Wakey are our "loop" games. Certainly, nothing to fear from Wigwam and we will look forward to Saints as we ran them close last season when we played and they just took the games away in the last 10-15 minutes as injuries and tiredness crept in.
I seem to be amongst a very small minority looking forward to 2 trips to France this year. Sadly the first is on March 18th which is a tad early for the sun. The second is exactly a month later so should be warming up nicely.
Hearing a lot of angst from my city rivals. Such a shame for them !!!!!!
Just 4 weeks to our first friendly. Roll on.

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Re: Rugby League

Post by Darlo_Pete » Thu Dec 09, 2021 9:30 pm

Sorry Ed for missing you at the Magic Weekend, I couldn't read your pm's & I know Rob said you'd be in the old strikers bar, but I didn't know the time you'd be there. Some interesting developments in RL since I was last on here.

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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Fri Dec 10, 2021 4:53 am

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Thu Dec 09, 2021 9:30 pm
Sorry Ed for missing you at the Magic Weekend, I couldn't read your pm's & I know Rob said you'd be in the old strikers bar, but I didn't know the time you'd be there. Some interesting developments in RL since I was last on here.
For this year. I get there early as we always have to park at the Leazes and get round to the Gallowgate which takes me quite a while. I am always there before the bar opens and I leave to get into the ground for the first game. As with the vast majority of KR fans, I go into the Gallowgate both days.
As to the coming season, after last year hopes are high at Craven park, but we have already been hit by our yearly injury list with 5 of our top players going under the knife. The latest, so we only learned last week, is Will Dagger, who will have an operation next week on his knee. He is out until late Feb at best, so missing the main part of pre-season work, so we probably won't see him until late April at best.
As I have mentioned elsewhere, I do hope you have sorted the bet money to a Downs charity.

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Re: Rugby League

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Fri Dec 10, 2021 3:09 pm

Will Dagger goes under the knife :D
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

Tamworth matchday programme 26 Nov 2011

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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Fri Dec 10, 2021 5:03 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Fri Dec 10, 2021 3:09 pm
Will Dagger goes under the knife :D
Believe it or not, I had totally missed that 1. Made me laugh.

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Re: Rugby League

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sat Dec 18, 2021 1:23 pm

It's good to see Wakefield Trinity have been given permission to re-develop their Belle Vue Stadium. What is happening to Castleford's plan for a new stadium?

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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Sat Dec 18, 2021 7:00 pm

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sat Dec 18, 2021 1:23 pm
It's good to see Wakefield Trinity have been given permission to re-develop their Belle Vue Stadium. What is happening to Castleford's plan for a new stadium?
I saw that about Wakey the other day. I will believe it will happen when I see it. Maybe GR has said he will build it for them. If they want to develop any part of Belle View it should be the other side, but hey, like York at Botham, it is away fans so does not matter !!!!
As to Cas, shush, I want a few more trips to the jungle. Bluntly, I hope they never get the new ground, They will lose so much if they do.
Don't know what Rob thinks, but none of my Cas friends wants to leave the jungle. Get yourself there and you will understand.

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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Mon Jan 03, 2022 6:24 pm

Bad news for KR today as Brad Takarangi gets charged with drink driving..
Rumour has it he was going the wrong way at speed on the A63. Hoping that is Dullers crap stirring and not true.
If true that could very well be a prison sentence and in truth, I would have no sympathy.
Easily 1 of our best signings last season.

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Re: Rugby League

Post by Darlo_Pete » Tue Jan 04, 2022 9:48 pm

You don't have much luck do you?

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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Wed Jan 05, 2022 8:18 am

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Tue Jan 04, 2022 9:48 pm
You don't have much luck do you?
We have lots of luck Pete. Sadly it is all bad.

There was a story at the old Craven Park of a gipsy woman cursing the club for some reason. It has been mentioned a lot the last 4-5 seasons.

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Re: Rugby League

Post by Darlo_Pete » Wed Jan 05, 2022 9:28 pm

I see the RFL are taking a strong line against sides postponing games due to covid outbreaks. Any side who can't fulfill a fixture will have a 0-48 score awarded against them. This will hit the smaller teams, as they won't have the squad to make up for players going down with covid. It will mean that sides will be forced to play youth or fringe players and there are going to be some real thumpings.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/59884125

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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Thu Jan 06, 2022 9:00 am

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Wed Jan 05, 2022 9:28 pm
I see the RFL are taking a strong line against sides postponing games due to covid outbreaks. Any side who can't fulfill a fixture will have a 0-48 score awarded against them. This will hit the smaller teams, as they won't have the squad to make up for players going down with covid. It will mean that sides will be forced to play youth or fringe players and there are going to be some real thumpings.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/59884125
This rule was in place last season with a 24 point reversal, but it did not apply to all clubs. Neither Saints, Salford, Hull or Leigh who all should have faced the penalty v us and not 1 was actually hit with it.
Mind you I love your first bit, "The RFL are taking a strong line". They could not take a strong line to the ruddy toilet

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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:34 am

A week to go to our first pre-season at Dewsbury. Can't wait Seems to have been a long old break

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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:05 am

MATCH DAY.
It may only be a pre-season friendly at Dewsbury but,
Oh it feels good to say that !!!!

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Re: Rugby League

Post by EDJOHNS » Sat Jan 22, 2022 10:37 am

A nice easy 60-12 win for KR last night.
You never want to get carried away by pre-season games, especially against lower sides, but we played well and deserved the ease of the win.
We have signed a couple of fast lads. Put them with the experience of such as SKD, Hall, and Crooks and we look like a decent squad.
Will have a better idea after we play Udders in a few days time.

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