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Post Mon May 14, 2018 10:20 am
Posted by Bull Mania on Mon May 14, 2018 10:20 am
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Bit of a Banana skin this one for me. A game we should win, but it will be a big crowd which will inevitably raise their performance level. They will certainly have a fair bit of support from SL fans that have decided to watch the game. I think i'm right in saying they play on a 4g pitch. Also even though they aren't on the m62 corridor, we shouldn't mistake Newcastle for being a development side, they are very much a club challenging for the play-offs. Good performance needed.
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Post Mon May 14, 2018 10:48 am
Posted by Bulliac on Mon May 14, 2018 10:48 am
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Startled to learn that Newcastle has its own time zone, unlike the rest of the UK, which up to last night was still using GMT+1. According to the Bulls' website the kick off is 1945 (local time), though it doesn't say if this means CET or some other yet unspecified time zone.

For the game I very much agree with BM, yes we may start favourites, and the game is very winnable but it needs to be taken seriously, as it is no 'gimme' and only our best will do. I'd also suggest going up on Thursday night, as that should take care of any jetlag..
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Post Mon May 14, 2018 12:08 pm
Posted by Bullseye on Mon May 14, 2018 12:08 pm
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They're above Hunslet in the table so no mugs at all. I hope we shake off the complacency that's in our game and hand them their Geordie backsides on a plate.
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Post Mon May 14, 2018 2:06 pm
Posted by Lilfatman on Mon May 14, 2018 2:06 pm
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Might be interesting to know how many geordies they have.
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Post Tue May 15, 2018 6:56 pm
Posted by TheBeast on Tue May 15, 2018 6:56 pm
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My "concern" is for the next time the game is tight after an hour which I doubt but is possible on Friday, Newcastle are a good side play on plastic and have reportedly sold plenty of tickets. This sport imo is riddled with examples of teams hammering sides then losing close games because they usually cruise through the last quarter.

Again just an untrained opinion but I think this was a factor in the Workington defeat, the last 15 minutes or so having a whiff of panic and also why the Aussie Test Team are so hard to beat, fewer blow-outs in the NRL and very rare in SOO.
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Post Wed May 16, 2018 8:12 am
Posted by Pyrah123 on Wed May 16, 2018 8:12 am
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Lilfatman wrote:
Might be interesting to know how many geordies they have.

Well my mate is there goal kicker and I can tell you he ain’t a Geordie!
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Post Wed May 16, 2018 8:29 am
Posted by Nothus on Wed May 16, 2018 8:29 am
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Squad should be announced today. Hoping to see Keyes back in there and maybe even McNally? It's gone a bit quiet on his injury status recently, not sure if he's still crocked or if Kear just wants to keep Pickersgill in there while he's playing well.
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Post Wed May 16, 2018 8:57 am
Posted by bulls2487 on Wed May 16, 2018 8:57 am
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Mcnally had a setback with his quad injury 4-6 weeks from the Doncaster game at end of April.
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Post Wed May 16, 2018 8:59 am
Posted by Scarey71 on Wed May 16, 2018 8:59 am
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Hopefully after the London game they've had Kear's boot up their crevice and they'll be fired up for a very important game.
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Post Wed May 16, 2018 9:57 am
Posted by HamsterChops on Wed May 16, 2018 9:57 am
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