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Finishing 4th

Post Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:20 am
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I think it is very important to bump ourselves up to 4th Place for the Super 8's/

If we finish 4th, and all other places stay the same, then our games would be:

Home
Cas
Wigan
St Helens
Wakefield

Away
Huddersfield
Salford
Leeds

If we stay in 5th place, then our games will be:

Home
Leeds
Huddersfield
St Helens

Away
Wigan
Cas
Wakefield
Salford

4th position does look a better run of games, especially the home games. If we finish 4th, then I think we can win 5 out of 7, maybe 6. If we finish 5th, then I can only see 3 or 4 wins

Re: Finishing 4th

Post Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:41 am
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If i'm honest i think finishing 5th would be better for us,

Re: Finishing 4th

Post Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:08 am
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to finish 4th we need

To Beat Huddersfield

St Helens to beat Wakefield
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Re: Finishing 4th

Post Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:29 am
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If they play like they can do when they cut out the stupid & careless errors/penalties and stop gifting the opposition possession and field position then finishing 5th won't be a problem as the team are good enough to beat any of the teams. Conversely play like they have done like the last 3 games, finishing 4th won't make a difference and we'll bow out the season end without so much as a whimper.
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Re: Finishing 4th

Post Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:42 am
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Wilde 3 wrote:
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4th position does look a better run of games, especially the home games. If we finish 4th, then I think we can win 5 out of 7, maybe 6. If we finish 5th, then I can only see 3 or 4 wins


Tbh I'd be surprised if any team does better than a W5 L2 record this year.

Much depends of the cup semi finals. Leeds have given themselves a bit of leeway recently and could afford to lose a few games if they get to Wembley and still be in the playoffs. Yourselves, Salford and Wigan haven't got that room for losses that is strong possibility when you get to Wembley.

Re: Finishing 4th

Post Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:05 am
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We dont have a very inspiring record in the Super 8's though.Won 4 Lost 10

Re: Finishing 4th

Post Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:13 am
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What if we finish 6th
Cos if saints beat wakey n we lose saints will go ahead of us
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Re: Finishing 4th

Post Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:44 am
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airliebird,runninglate! wrote:
What if we finish 6th
Cos if saints beat wakey n we lose saints will go ahead of us



Home Wigan Huddersfield Salford

Away Castleford Leeds St Helens Wakefield

Re: Finishing 4th

Post Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:57 pm
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I think we just need to focus on getting the win v Huddersfield and then deal with the fixtures take care of themselves.

Win and we have every chance of finishing in the Top 4 (probably 3rd/4th with a play off game at Cas or Leeds).

Obviously getting to Wembley and defending the Cup, would reduce this chance, but think we'd be a bit more experienced in how we deal with the business end of this season.

Re: Finishing 4th

Post Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:02 am
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I think either fixtures are fine our away form has been better than when we play home, think we will step it up in Super8s this year IMO
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