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Posted by JEAN CAPDOUZE on Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:05 pm
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Next year Catalans will be even stronger with the addition of Samuel Tomkins. This raises the spectre of Catalans winning the Grand Final at Old Trafford in 2019, and maybe even winning the Challenge Cup at Wembley two years in a row.

Of course I am aware that Les Catalans Dragons will face strong challenges from other clubs, but Benjamin Barba will leave St Helens and return to the NRL, while Wigan will lose Samuel Tomkins, John Bateman and others, and Jake Webster is leaving Castleford. So the tide is turning towards Les Catalans Dragons and at least there is the possibility of a dazzling double for France.
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Posted by EastHullUTR on Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:11 pm
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Posted by GUBRATS on Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:34 pm
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
Next year Catalans will be even stronger with the addition of Samuel Tomkins. This raises the spectre of Catalans winning the Grand Final at Old Trafford in 2019, and maybe even winning the Challenge Cup at Wembley two years in a row.

Of course I am aware that Les Catalans Dragons will face strong challenges from other clubs, but Benjamin Barba will leave St Helens and return to the NRL, while Wigan will lose Samuel Tomkins, John Bateman and others, and Jake Webster is leaving Castleford. So the tide is turning towards Les Catalans Dragons and at least there is the possibility of a dazzling double for France.


No , cats will win nothing next year except the MPG
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Posted by Cokey on Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:47 pm
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GUBRATS wrote:
No , cats will win nothing next year except the MPG


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They could go back to back with cup wins, happens a lot when a team wins they get s taste for the cup. Hull just won 2 on the trot, Leeds likewise before that. Warrington did 3 out of 4 and Saints did 3 in a row 06-08
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Posted by wire-flyer on Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:16 am
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I hope they do (preferably not at wire's expense again)
Posted by Sir Kevin Sinfield on Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:23 am
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Who will play full back for Catalans next year, Lance Todd winner Tony Gigot or Sam Tomkins
Posted by Biff Tannen on Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:44 am
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It just seems to have all clicked since late May for Catalans and with the pack they have they live with anyone on any given day right now. With players to come in that will make them even stronger they have to be considered a serious threat for both comps next year.
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Posted by spegs on Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:49 am
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Nobody cares...the Cup Final attendance is a sad indictment of what Catalans actually bring to the table.
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Posted by Biff Tannen on Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:53 am
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spegs wrote:
Nobody cares...the Cup Final attendance is a sad indictment of what Catalans actually bring to the table.


Yes because the last few cup finals played between two traditional RL power houses were complete sell outs and looked fantastic on tv...oh hang on.....
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