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Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:47 pm
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Nick Youngquest has just announced on twitter that he is to retire from the game at the end of the season.

Nick Youngquest wrote:
As retirements the order of the day, I'm going to retire from professional rugby at the end of the season. Its been while it lasted! I've had an unreal time playing rugby, met some great people and made life long friends. So thanks to everyone for the memories!
Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:49 pm
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Cheers Youngy - I suppose is New York here I come then.
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Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:34 pm
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Best of luck to the guy. Always gave 100% in what ever position he played. Shame to see him go.
Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:06 pm
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Quite young but I don't blame him, He'll be a male model then I suppose.
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Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:14 pm
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Always rated him. Gives 110% every week. Good pace and a finisher whcih we've been missing for a few years. Sorry to see you go but good luck for the future and thank you.
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Post Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:47 pm
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Best of luck to Nick for his future endeavours outside of League.

Bit of a shock for someone who is only 28 years old. Never took a backwards step and always willing to try and motor forward as much as possible.

That's less women turning up next season.
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Post Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:34 pm
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Best of luck for the future nick, i questioned his signing originally but have been happy for him to prove me wrong.
when the score got to 50 we shouted for more, up popped brad davis went over for four.....

......and its no nay never no nay never no more will we face religation......

big barrie mac.' the cas forads av been bob on'

chissitt wrote:
Pyeman I wish you would stop talking so much sense. I am in danger of becomming one of your biggest fans. :lol:


vastman wrote:
Westerman looks the most promising for a long time.


Leyther_Matt wrote:
The best proper 'rugby pub' in the country has to be the Boot Room at Cas


Bolton_Warrior wrote:
The only time I ever doubted going to watch Wigan was when we bare face cheated to stay in superleague


Danril wrote:
Last night, despite being poor and not deserving the win, we should have won.


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Post Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:35 pm
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Played well for us and lets face it we haven't given him a lot to work with. Seems a thoroughly decent articulate bloke who doesn't attract any negative publicity and who is working hard off the field to provide for his life after the game- if I dare say it, somewhat rare in Rugby League.

Probably his off the wall style and lifestyle attracted a lot of negativity from some of our fans - but people who are different often do I guess. Couldn't be happier he is leaving on a positive and making something happen as opposed to going until he can't get another contract and then worrying about life after.

All our very best no doubt.
Post Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:09 am
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Thanks for the efforts Nick, of only the rest of the squad tried as hard as you did. 23 tries in 31 games is a record not to be sniffed at either. Best memory of NY is the length of the field effort V Catalan at home in 2011. He was taking loads of stick from the 2 blokes stood behind me after he got out-jumped by Blanch in the 1st half. When the ball went up in the 2nd, one of the blokes behind me said "f***ing hell, here we go again" only, 10 seconds later, to be jumping and cheering Nick under the posts.

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