WWW.RLFANS.COM • View topic - Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game

Board index Super League Wigan Warriors - wiganrugbyfans.com Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game

Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game
Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:11 pm
Posted by Edinburgh Warrior on Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:11 pm
Edinburgh Warrior User avatar
Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Reputation Points: 5
Rep Position: 100th / 77,338

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Fri Apr 30, 2010 10:58 am
Posts: 991
Location: counting the number of thursdays i will need off work
Regards , EW
Re: Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game
Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:19 pm
Posted by CobraCraig on Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:19 pm
CobraCraig Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Reputation Points: 22
Rep Position: 83rd / 77,338

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:11 pm
Posts: 607
Can't blame Cas for ringing the changes, I would think Hull are now big favourites and Saturdays game will be a dead rubber.
Re: Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game
Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:03 pm
Posted by Guerrier on Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:03 pm
Guerrier User avatar
Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Joined: Sat Mar 11, 2006 1:52 pm
Posts: 3448
Location: On the wrong coast
I'd want us to the same in their position. We really don't deserve the top 4 following Sunday's 'performance'. I'll be having money on Saints winning their SF away to Cas too.
Wigan Warriors - 2017 World Club Champions
Re: Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game
Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:13 pm
Posted by RichieS on Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:13 pm
RichieS User avatar
Strong-running second rower
Strong-running second rower

Reputation Points: 12
Rep Position: 93rd / 77,338

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:33 am
Posts: 305
Merciful...i'm very ready for our season to be over.
Re: Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game
Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:39 pm
Posted by JWarriors on Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:39 pm
JWarriors Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Reputation Points: 19
Rep Position: 86th / 77,338

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:16 pm
Posts: 671
Hope they go into the Semi undercooked and lose it now.

You'd think they would rather us be in 4th place as they've had no trouble beating us this year.
Re: Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game
Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:54 pm
Posted by Cruncher on Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:54 pm
Cruncher Gold RLFANS Member
Gold RLFANS Member

Reputation Points: 79
Rep Position: 33rd / 77,338

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Sat Jan 14, 2006 3:10 am
Posts: 13969
It really is NOT the Wigan way to be relying on other teams to do us favours.

It's happened to us in the past, as it's happened to all teams, but it should never be something we look for.

Cas have earned the right to turn out whatever team they wish this weekend. We haven't even earned the right to be in the semis - if we get there thanks to Cas, we won't deserve it.

It's time to call things the way they are.

The Wigan of 2017 have been inept, hopeless and an embarrassment, and in some ways it would be better if the season ended now so that we can put it behind us and move on.

Would I be happy if things dragged on and, thanks to Castelford, we reached the semis? Of course I would, because I always want Wigan to do well. But if we don't make it, it would hardly be a surprise or an upset. If anything, at least we'd be able to commence the rebuild that's so urgently needed (though yet again, Heaven knows how or where we can make that happen as quickly and comprehensively as we need it to).
Re: Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game
Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:15 pm
Posted by Orrell Lad on Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:15 pm
Orrell Lad User avatar
Silver RLFANS Member
Silver RLFANS Member

Reputation Points: 7
Rep Position: 98th / 77,338

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Sun Oct 10, 2004 5:19 pm
Posts: 6011
Location: Champions Enclosure
JWarriors wrote:
Hope they go into the Semi undercooked and lose it now.

You'd think they would rather us be in 4th place as they've had no trouble beating us this year.


It's a very risky move by Powell. If they blow up in the semi-final, questions will be asked why half the team was rested the week before...
22 - 19 - 4

Warrington led 16-2 in Saturday's Grand Final, but their joy was short-lived as Wigan roared back to win the Super League title and extend the Wire's 58-year wait to be champions

Swearing harms children
Re: Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game
Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:48 pm
Posted by nohalfbacks on Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:48 pm
nohalfbacks User avatar
Free-scoring winger
Free-scoring winger

Reputation Points: 1
Rep Position: 104th / 77,338

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Tue Mar 21, 2006 7:13 pm
Posts: 1064
Location: Wigan
This might be the best for Wigan's slim chances. If he played his full team then they may hold back the week before the semis. Whereas fresh fringe players will be keen to impress and have nothing to lose. Also one of the returning players is Ben Roberts who is no mug!
Re: Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game
Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:53 pm
Posted by Towns88 on Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:53 pm
Towns88 User avatar
Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Reputation Points: 58
Rep Position: 49th / 77,338

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Sun Jan 18, 2009 3:34 pm
Posts: 3929
I would be disappointed if Roberts and Webster play from that 19. It's daft us going full tilt and risking injury.


Let's not forget you picked up 2 points yourselves versus Leeds 2nd string earlier on in the season (yes I am well aware how that turned out )

We did beat Saints with a very similar squad in July when we rested 7. But hull are a better side. You guys really blew it on Sunday.
"I'm sorry, but I would hope that we would beat Cas with a 1 day turnaround."

An arrogant Wigan fan a few days before we stuffed them 18-4 at the JJB.
Re: Cas make 6 changes for Hull FC game
Post Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:20 pm
Posted by Bigredwarrior on Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:20 pm
Bigredwarrior Free-scoring winger
Free-scoring winger

Reputation Points: 81
Rep Position: 32nd / 77,338

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:22 am
Posts: 1885
Cruncher wrote:
It really is NOT the Wigan way to be relying on other teams to do us favours.

It's happened to us in the past, as it's happened to all teams, but it should never be something we look for.

Cas have earned the right to turn out whatever team they wish this weekend. We haven't even earned the right to be in the semis - if we get there thanks to Cas, we won't deserve it.

It's time to call things the way they are.

The Wigan of 2017 have been inept, hopeless and an embarrassment, and in some ways it would be better if the season ended now so that we can put it behind us and move on.

Would I be happy if things dragged on and, thanks to Castelford, we reached the semis? Of course I would, because I always want Wigan to do well. But if we don't make it, it would hardly be a surprise or an upset. If anything, at least we'd be able to commence the rebuild that's so urgently needed (though yet again, Heaven knows how or where we can make that happen as quickly and comprehensively as we need it to).


Agree with most of this but for one key point. If we get there thanks to Cas? Sorry but no. If we make the top 4 it's not thanks to Cas it's thanks to the fact we finished higher in the league than those who miss out and the club deserves some credit for that.

We can't ignore what happened this season with injuries and whilst it's not an out and out excuse, it certainly offers some mitigation for points lost.

What can't be ignored are the results like Leigh away, Warrington and Wakey at home etc. Despite the players missing those performances were not acceptable and the lads on the pitch are capable of far better than they've dished up at times this year.

Sunday's performance summed it all up nicely. A huge game to get us a semi final and we under performed again.

If we make the top 4 we'll deserve it by virtue of the fact that our league position dictates it. However the performances this season have generally not need good enough and if there is any justice, Cas will go on to become champions.
Next

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: CM Punk, Edinburgh Warrior, Paul Youane and 80 guests

Quick Reply

Subject: Message:
   

Return to Wigan Warriors - wiganrugbyfans.com


POSTSONLINEMEMBERSRECORDYOUR TEAM
4,826,86697877,3384,559SET
LOGIN HERE
or REGISTER for more features!.
Thu 31st Jan 19:45
SLXXIV
WIGAN WARRIORS
v
ST. HELENS
Fri 8th Feb 19:45
SLXXIV
WIGAN WARRIORS
v
LEEDS RHINOS
Sun 17th Feb 19:00
WCC2019
WIGAN WARRIORS
v
SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Sun 24th Feb 15:00
SLXXIV
WIGAN WARRIORS
v
HULL FC
Sun 3rd Mar 15:00
SLXXIV
LONDON BRONCOS
v
WIGAN WARRIORS
Fri 8th Mar 19:45
SLXXIV
WIGAN WARRIORS
v
HUDDERSFIELD
Fri 15th Mar 19:45
SLXXIV
WARRINGTON
v
WIGAN WARRIORS
Sun 24th Mar 15:00
SLXXIV
SALFORD
v
WIGAN WARRIORS
Sun 31st Mar 15:00
SLXXIV
WIGAN WARRIORS
v
CATALAN DRAGONS
Fri 5th Apr 19:45
SLXXIV
CASTLEFORD
v
WIGAN WARRIORS
Fri 12th Apr 19:45
SLXXIV
WAKEFIELD
v
WIGAN WARRIORS
Fri 19th Apr 15:15
SLXXIV
WIGAN WARRIORS
v
ST. HELENS
Mon 22nd Apr 15:00
SLXXIV
SALFORD
v
WIGAN WARRIORS
Sat 27th Apr 17:00
SLXXIV
WIGAN WARRIORS
v
CASTLEFORD
Thu 2nd May 19:45
SLXXIV
WIGAN WARRIORS
v
LONDON BRONCOS
Sat 18th May 17:00
SLXXIV
CATALAN DRAGONS
v
WIGAN WARRIORS
Sun 9th Jun 15:00
SLXXIV
HULL KR
v
WIGAN WARRIORS
Fri 14th Jun 19:45
SLXXIV
LEEDS RHINOS
v
WIGAN WARRIORS
Fri 21st Jun 19:45
SLXXIV
HUDDERSFIELD
v
WIGAN WARRIORS
Thu 27th Jun 19:45
SLXXIV
WIGAN WARRIORS
v
SALFORD
ALL SCORES PROVIDED BY RLFANS.COM (SETTINGS)






28