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May 11th 1968
Post Sat May 12, 2018 1:06 pm
Posted by Redscat on Sat May 12, 2018 1:06 pm
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RIP DON FOX - One of the best!!!!!! :CLAP: :CLAP: :CLAP:
What a documentary that was!!
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Post Sat May 12, 2018 2:01 pm
Posted by Big lads mate on Sat May 12, 2018 2:01 pm
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Redscat wrote:
RIP DON FOX - One of the best!!!!!! :CLAP: :CLAP: :CLAP:
What a documentary that was!!

Still hurts, and still the arrogance from the Leeds players i.e Smith, I felt sick, God’s knows how Don felt. R.I.P Don.... if you ever will , poor lad.
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Post Sat May 12, 2018 3:11 pm
Posted by M62 J30 TRINITY on Sat May 12, 2018 3:11 pm
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What channel was it on?
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Post Sat May 12, 2018 3:16 pm
Posted by 1873 on Sat May 12, 2018 3:16 pm
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M62 J30 TRINITY wrote:
What channel was it on?

BBC on iPlayer
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Post Sat May 12, 2018 3:22 pm
Posted by M62 J30 TRINITY on Sat May 12, 2018 3:22 pm
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1873 wrote:
BBC on iPlayer


Thanks in it now

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Post Sat May 12, 2018 4:09 pm
Posted by The Devil's Advocate on Sat May 12, 2018 4:09 pm
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What a heart breaking watch, the missed goal kick has to be the most replayed clip of a R.L. game ever, & probably forever!

The obstruction try, I’ve watched it time & time again & I don’t think taking off the rose tinted glasses will ever change my mind. I would love to see the current refs analyse the clip & give their opinion, just to put it to bed once & for all.

Interestingly for me, (I was only six at the time) I was always told that Neil Fox was injured for the final, imagine the outcry if that were to happened nowadays!

Anyhow, I’m going to watch the full game now, a masochistic ‘till the end.
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Post Sat May 12, 2018 4:29 pm
Posted by M62 J30 TRINITY on Sat May 12, 2018 4:29 pm
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Filled up with tears watching it, a very good documentary makes you realise what a great club we have.

RIP Don Fox

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Post Sat May 12, 2018 5:55 pm
Posted by Big lads mate on Sat May 12, 2018 5:55 pm
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The Devil's Advocate wrote:
What a heart breaking watch, the missed goal kick has to be the most replayed clip of a R.L. game ever, & probably forever!

The obstruction try, I’ve watched it time & time again & I don’t think taking off the rose tinted glasses will ever change my mind. I would love to see the current refs analyse the clip & give their opinion, just to put it to bed once & for all.

Interestingly for me, (I was only six at the time) I was always told that Neil Fox was injured for the final, imagine the outcry if that were to happened nowadays!

Anyhow, I’m going to watch the full game now, a masochistic ‘till the end.

Groin injury 2 games previously, then was told if he didn’t play in the game before the final he wouldn’t play in the final, so he played but obviously wasn’t fit for the final so Don was kicking and sadly the rest is history :(
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Post Sat May 12, 2018 6:27 pm
Posted by Redscat on Sat May 12, 2018 6:27 pm
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Big lads mate wrote:
Still hurts, and still the arrogance from the Leeds players i.e Smith, I felt sick, God’s knows how Don felt. R.I.P Don.... if you ever will , poor lad.


I was a bit surprised at Alan Smith as I was always under the impression that he was a Wakey lad. in which case I would have expected a little more sympathy. As I recall Leeds got him from Brooke House ARLFC. It still hurts very much to see that footage.
It was nice to see a programme where "Leeds" were not the stars of the show for a change.
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Post Sat May 12, 2018 6:55 pm
Posted by wakeytrin on Sat May 12, 2018 6:55 pm
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Big lads mate wrote:
Still hurts, and still the arrogance from the Leeds players i.e Smith, I felt sick, God’s knows how Don felt. R.I.P Don.... if you ever will , poor lad.

Totally agree. I remember the injustice of the penalty try decision. I was at the game and was heart broken for Don.
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