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Re: english state of origin

Post Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:38 pm
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Charlie Sheen wrote:
Are there any current SOO who arn't representing the State of their birth?


There have been several over the years.

In the Current squads, Inglis was born in NSW.

Re: english state of origin

Post Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:42 pm
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Jonesy wrote:
There have always been several.
Inglis was born in NSW for one.


Surely though if you were brought up in NSW you'd have no desire to play for Qld?

I know I wouldn't want to play for Lancashire just because I played my first junior game there.
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Maybe a spell in prison would do Graham good.

At least he'd lose his virginity.

Re: english state of origin

Post Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:41 am
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Charlie Sheen wrote:
Surely though if you were brought up in NSW you'd have no desire to play for Qld?

I know I wouldn't want to play for Lancashire just because I played my first junior game there.



It would depend on what age you moved I guess.
Most young players are just happy to get a Rep spot with any team.

Peter Sterling was born in Qld but moved to NSW at an early age, he probably felt ok playing for the Blues as he spent much of his life brought through the NSW rep teams.

Re: english state of origin

Post Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:48 pm
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British SOO:- You play for the area you start your professional career, to make it tasty have Yorkshire against the rest, Lets face it everybody hates us Yorkies & we think that there are only two types of human! Yorkies & those who wish they were.

Re: english state of origin

Post Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:41 am
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Beverley red wrote:
British SOO:- You play for the area you start your professional career, to make it tasty have Yorkshire against the rest, Lets face it everybody hates us Yorkies & we think that there are only two types of human! Yorkies & those who wish they were eating yorkie puddings.



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Championship (3 times): 1947–48, 1953–54, 1954–55
Challenge Cup Winners (8 times): 1904–05, 1906–07, 1949–50, 1953–54, 1973–74, 2009, 2010, 2012
Super League Leaders Shield (once): 2011
Premiership Winners (once): 1985–86,
Lancashire League (8 times): 1937–38, 1947–48, 1948–49, 1950–51, 1953–54, 1954–55, 1955–56, 1967–68
Lancashire Cup (9 times): 1921–22, 1929–30, 1932–33, 1937–38, 1959–60, 1965–66, 1980–81, 1982–83, 1989–90
Regal Trophy (4 times): 1973–74, 1977–78, 1980–81, 1990–91
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Re: english state of origin

Post Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:13 am
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Re: english state of origin

Post Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:27 pm
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I was actually born in Singapore, to Wigan parents and then brought up in Wigan. If it goes off where you're born my local pro RL team is North Queensland Cowboys and I would have to play for Papua New Guinea! :LOL:

Re: english state of origin

Post Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:40 pm
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Lancs:

Tomkins
Charnley
Goulding
Watkins
Riley
Briers
Lomax
Mossop
Roby
Morley
Hock
Hansen/Tickle (Depends if Hansen would be eligible)
O'Loughlin

Hill
LMS
Farrell
Tickle/Patrick

Yorks:

Eden
Briscoe
Cudjoe
Atkins
Hall
Pryce
Brough
Crabtree
McIlorum
Peacock
Westwood
Ablett
Wilkin

Clark/Robinson
Carvell
Bailey
Kirmond
Wigan RLFC

Re: english state of origin

Post Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:46 pm
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I like the idea of the Saxons/Celts thing.
Only issue I have is that I'm pretty sure the majority of English SL players could qualify for both teams kind of cancelling out the rivalry.
What immortal hand or eye,
Dare frame thy fearful symmetry?

Re: english state of origin

Post Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:58 pm
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CM Punk wrote:
Lancs:

Tomkins
Charnley
Goulding
Watkins
Riley
Briers
Lomax
Mossop
Roby
Morley
Hock
Hansen/Tickle (Depends if Hansen would be eligible)
O'Loughlin

Hill
LMS
Farrell
Tickle/Patrick

Eden
Briscoe
Cudjoe
Atkins
Hall
Pryce
Brough
Crabtree
McIlorum
Peacock
Westwood
Ablett
Wilkin


What are you basing your selection on? If it's birth then Mossop is from Cumbria and LMS is a Londarner
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Maybe a spell in prison would do Graham good.

At least he'd lose his virginity.
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