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Michael Higham has retired
Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:40 am
Posted by JEAN CAPDOUZE on Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:40 am
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In addition Leigh have not re-signed Eloi Pelissier.

So who will be the club's hookers as it prepares to do battle with the might of fancied Championship clubs Toronto and Toulouse?
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Re: Michael Higham has retired
Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:59 am
Posted by Lebron James on Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:59 am
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It’s hard not to like “one trick mick”. Always gave his all and a very engaging character off the field who didn’t take drugs, beat up students or bite other players. I hope he enjoys his retirement

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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:56 am
Posted by Sadfish on Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:56 am
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A great servant to the game, does he live in Southport now?
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:59 am
Posted by Psychedelic Casual on Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:59 am
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:26 am
Posted by AntonyGiant on Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:26 am
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Leigh have the knack of recruiting well. They'll go toe to toe with big spending Toronto.

Toulouse... haha.
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:14 am
Posted by j.c on Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:14 am
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One of the better players in the sl era and without doubt one of the best hookers. He now moves into the coaching/community side of things at leigh.

It looks like mortimer will be first choice hooker with hood getting another chance.
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:25 am
Posted by tigertot on Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:25 am
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:32 pm
Posted by rollin thunder on Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:32 pm
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tigertot wrote:
His stint at Bradford was the highlight of his career.

yeah a flawless record there
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:51 pm
Posted by THECherry&Whites on Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:51 pm
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The hookers for Leigh will be Daniel Mortimer & Liam Hood with Jonah Cunningham as back up.
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:06 pm
Posted by Snowy on Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:06 pm
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Leigh dont have a bad side at all, and with an NRL Hooker and Half back (who are young and in their prime), will do very well.

A beast of a pack and some shrewd signings still to come, I am confident of top 2 at least.

Hood is a SL class hooker on his day and even though i like Pelissier, having 4 hookers in a side resulted in an imbalance.

Lets not forget that Leigh will have the read of all Torontos plays and i cannot wait for the opener at LSV. Toronto and Toulouse will not walk the league (as our deluded friend thinks) but it will be a fantastic season, probably better then SL IMHO.
[quote="-VIKINGMAN-"]TBF he's a good lad Snowy.


A wind up merchant but a good lad.


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