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Posted by Psychedelic Casual on Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:30 am
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Ruune Rebellion wrote:
St Helens v Wigan is the original derby of any sport as Lord Derby gave his name to it after watching it and as such the term “derby” was coined

Why are you making things up?

There are two theories for where the term “derby” comes from, some people argue both are true and both contribute to it:

1. The phrase originates from the town of Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England. There, since as early as the 12th century, two teams from opposite ends of the town play a rough and tumble football/rugby type of game called the Royal Shrovetide Football Match. The match is between the 'uppers' and the 'downers' - townspeople from opposite sides of the river that runs through the town.

2. The 12th Earl (not Lord) of Derby who founded The Derby horse race in 1780 (long before rugby league started) and the term “derby” started to get associated with big sporting events after that.
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Posted by fun time frankie on Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:34 am
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We have this Derby squabble every year it’s boring the only people who care about the derby are the fans of the teams involved I love the Hull derby because it involves my team and couldn’t care less about Saints v Wigan and vice versa
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Posted by MGarbutt1986 on Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:49 pm
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Psychedelic Casual wrote:
Why are you making things up?

There are two theories for where the term “derby” comes from, some people argue both are true and both contribute to it:

1. The phrase originates from the town of Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England. There, since as early as the 12th century, two teams from opposite ends of the town play a rough and tumble football/rugby type of game called the Royal Shrovetide Football Match. The match is between the 'uppers' and the 'downers' - townspeople from opposite sides of the river that runs through the town.

2. The 12th Earl (not Lord) of Derby who founded The Derby horse race in 1780 (long before rugby league started) and the term “derby” started to get associated with big sporting events after that.

making things up simple because it's a tolerated troll, who Jean, LeBron and all the the other logins switch between.
Posted by snowie on Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:53 pm
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Riderofthepalehorse wrote:
Seriously, I’ve always felt Baz has a good television manner, he’s pretty cool and witty, and doesn’t witter on to much. Carney also has some good qualities, is quite eloquent and doesn’t seem to show any bias.

So if we are selecting from the existing team, Baz & Carney, with a different ex player ref guest every week.
:shock: your kidding me, its getting kind of tiresome listening to him drone on, getting things wrong in the chat forgetting players names, (carney corrected him the other day), I don't need to listen to how hard someones playing he needs to hold eddies hand while exiting the building and take terry with him too
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Posted by Riderofthepalehorse on Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:00 pm
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snowie wrote:
:shock: your kidding me, its getting kind of tiresome listening to him drone on, getting things wrong in the chat forgetting players names, (carney corrected him the other day), I don't need to listen to how hard someones playing he needs to hold eddies hand while exiting the building and take terry with him too


Lol it’s all opinions Snowie lad, I agree about Tez, but Baz is number one for me, he’s direct & honest without it appears any bias, yes he is prone to errors, just like our game.
Posted by JEAN CAPDOUZE on Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:08 pm
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As a foreigner I do not want to listen to uneducated men with strong northern accents. That precludes appointing Barrie McDermott and Terence O'Connor, as well as Phillip Clark.

I pray for an educated man who speaks good English, like William Arthur or David Woods.
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Posted by MGarbutt1986 on Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:24 pm
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
As a foreigner I do not want to listen to uneducated men with strong northern accents. That precludes appointing Barrie McDermott and Terence O'Connor, as well as Phillip Clark.

I pray for an educated man who speaks good English, like William Arthur or David Woods.

you really are a sad troll, everyone can see it. You are NOT foreign, you are just a bit daft.
Posted by RoyBoy29 on Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:31 pm
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
As a foreigner I do not want to listen to uneducated men with strong northern accents. That precludes appointing Barrie McDermott and Terence O'Connor, as well as Phillip Clark.

I pray for an educated man who speaks good English, like William Arthur or David Woods.


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He is not telling the truth. He is talking paranoid rubbish.
Posted by snowie on Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:58 pm
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MGarbutt1986 wrote:
you really are a sad troll, everyone can see it. You are NOT foreign, you are just a bit daft.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Posted by wigginswarrior on Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:22 pm
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