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oh dear widnes
Post Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:45 pm
Posted by swifty62 on Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:45 pm
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lost to London and they are not the best championship team. looks like widnes heading down.
been around here long time, thought would start posting...........
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Post Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:55 pm
Posted by Norman Bates on Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:55 pm
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Even with Finn they look like they have zero confidence. They’ve got us and the Rhinos at home and are then on the road for some really tough matches. Ben Black’s coming back to haunt them, they’ve had 7 years in SL on the back of a dropped ball so about time they went down.
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Post Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:36 pm
Posted by Hudd-Shay on Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:36 pm
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Norman Bates wrote:
Even with Finn they look like they have zero confidence. They’ve got us and the Rhinos at home and are then on the road for some really tough matches. Ben Black’s coming back to haunt them, they’ve had 7 years in SL on the back of a dropped ball so about time they went down.

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Post Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:56 pm
Posted by Norman Bates on Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:56 pm
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Don't remind me Norman!


Sorry, I still get flashbacks as well. :roll:
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Post Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:02 pm
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Sorry, I still get flashbacks as well. :roll:

I seriously do. I'll be dreaming about it tonight now!
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Post Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:07 pm
Posted by Tony Fax on Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:07 pm
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Norman Bates wrote:
they’ve had 7 years in SL on the back of a dropped ball so about time they went down.


No idea what you're on about. The dropped ball by Blacky was in the Northern Rail semi, Widnes didn't get "promoted", they got into SL through the dodgy franchise system. So karma if they'd get relegated anyway.

Brilliant watching that tonight. These arrogant SL teams think we're easy beats, but I bet the whinos are bricking it now. Come on Toulouse!
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Post Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:07 pm
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Post Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:10 pm
Posted by Norman Bates on Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:10 pm
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No idea what you're on about. The dropped ball by Blacky was in the Northern Rail semi, Widnes didn't get "promoted", they got into SL through the dodgy franchise system. So karma if they'd get relegated anyway.

Brilliant watching that tonight. These arrogant SL teams think we're easy beats, but I bet the whinos are bricking it now. Come on Toulouse!


To be able to apply for SL back then you had to either have won the NR cup or reached the grand final if I recall correctly. Without the said incident they would not heave even been able to apply for a franchise. The rest I agree was a big fix.
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Post Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:10 pm
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ARE YOU LISTENING? Ben Black's dropped ball had nothing to do with Widnes being "promoted" :roll:
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Post Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:14 pm
Posted by Tony Fax on Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:14 pm
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To be able to apply for SL back then you had to either have won the NR cup or reached the grand final if I recall correctly. Without the said incident they would not heave even been able to apply for a franchise. The rest I agree was a big fix.


Totally disagree, Norman. Widnes were getting a franchise regardless of "what went on on the pitch". That's why I dispise them. And no way were there 3.5k there tonight. More like a grand.
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