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Re: 2018 | Middle 8s
Post Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:27 am
Posted by DHM on Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:27 am
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League consistency has been awful under McDermott, that's just an observable fact. Look at the 8 years he's been in charge and compare with the previous 8 years. 4 SL titles in each section but the league consistency has been completely different. And there's a downward trend. 5 times when he's been in charge we've finished 5th place or lower - which didn't happen once in the previous 8 seasons.
Some people did mention his record at London and how their league form deteriorated under his tenure at the time he became our coach.
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Re: 2018 | Middle 8s
Post Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:24 am
Posted by Sal Paradise on Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:24 am
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How can you tell whether the squad is getting traction when they are playing the worst sides in SL and Championship sides what does that prove - beating Halifax/London should be a given even at the current standard of performance
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Re: 2018 | Middle 8s
Post Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:28 am
Posted by Matt_Horton on Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:28 am
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Re: 2018 | Middle 8s
Post Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:48 am
Posted by Mark Laurie on Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:48 am
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First home game will be only 5 days after the tough semi final v wire. Toronto at home feels like a marketing angle and a tough ask that could get us on the back foot from the off.
First game will be important whoever we play at home.
Re: 2018 | Middle 8s
Post Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:06 am
Posted by Biff Tannen on Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:06 am
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They may as well just show the middle 8 games on SKY as that is where the excitement is, the SL play offs are already sown up bar who finishes 2nd and in the home slot.
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Re: 2018 | Middle 8s
Post Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:27 pm
Posted by Homer Simpson on Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:27 pm
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Yep. Nothing worth watching on sky now until the final
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Re: 2018 | Middle 8s
Post Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:28 pm
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Just heard thunder
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Re: 2018 | Middle 8s
Post Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:29 pm
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A storm is coming in the middle 8s
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Re: 2018 | Middle 8s
Post Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:43 am
Posted by HRS Rhino on Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:43 am
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Homer Simpson wrote:
A storm is coming in the middle 8s


Then let's hope were not on the receiving end of another flood.

In respect of tv coverage, I have no idea about the Sky deal (maybe an international music mogul could assist...?) but would they not try to show us v Toronto and/or Toulouse, considering the real possibility that this will be an SL fixture next year, as well as the fact that they're 'new world' teams?
Re: 2018 | Middle 8s
Post Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:02 am
Posted by Bang on Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:02 am
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Hoping at least one of Toronto/Toulouse get promoted.
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