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Posted by vsewo on Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:11 am
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I'm not so sure - his "get them up for the big game" ability is unquestionable. The issue is the hum drum weekly rounds. We saw it at Leeds, it was the same when he was at London. Look like world beaters one week against a top club, lose in a shocking manner to low end table teams. Yes he would probably be great for them at the business end of the season, but he has to get them through the full season to a position where they are in the business end.
Posted by Clearwing on Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:38 pm
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vsewo wrote:
I'm not so sure - his "get them up for the big game" ability is unquestionable. The issue is the hum drum weekly rounds. We saw it at Leeds, it was the same when he was at London. Look like world beaters one week against a top club, lose in a shocking manner to low end table teams. Yes he would probably be great for them at the business end of the season, but he has to get them through the full season to a position where they are in the business end.


Sure I read that the Championship is to adopt the 5 team play off system next year. Made for McD if so.
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Posted by Charlie Sheen on Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:48 pm
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Clearwing wrote:
Sure I read that the Championship is to adopt the 5 team play off system next year. Made for McD if so.

I thought it'll just be the team who finishes top gets promoted?

Personally, I hope they do go with a play off format, it'd be great for the championship.
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Posted by christopher on Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:53 am
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I thought it'll just be the team who finishes top gets promoted?

Personally, I hope they do go with a play off format, it'd be great for the championship.


http://www.rugby-league.com/2019_structure
Posted by Sir Kevin Sinfield on Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:50 am
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McDermott would be a smart move for Toronto
Posted by Sal Paradise on Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:21 am
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Listening to Wilkin on his podcast it would appear Toronto have identified the need for a significant increase in professionalism if they are to achieve their end goal. Rowley was a thug as a player and his teams mirror that attitude. McDermott could take them to another level - McCrone needs to be shown the door if they are to improve on the field - sadly he is typical of the standard of NRL players we get in the UK
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Posted by Charlie Sheen on Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:07 pm
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I wouldn't be surprised to see Tony Smith end up there.
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Maybe a spell in prison would do Graham good.

At least he'd lose his virginity.
Posted by Sal Paradise on Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:03 am
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Tony Smith - there's a blast from the past - what is he doing
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Posted by lionarmour87 on Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:48 am
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Tony Smith - there's a blast from the past - what is he doing

yes I wonder ? he's been keeping a low profile ,I wonder if he's returned to OZ ?
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Posted by Kennedy on Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:42 pm
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Sir Kevin Sinfield wrote:
McDermott would be a smart move for Toronto, who are my favourite team (as if you didn't know) :D


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