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Re: Workington (H)
Post Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:15 pm
Posted by Highlander on Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:15 pm
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Flanagan’s yellow card was critical. He’s one of our experienced (streetwise) players. We’d have had a better chance of closing the game out with him on the pitch. I thought he’d taken a high shot, but Kear described it as a tip tackle? First time I’ve seen someone carded for complaining about a dangerous tackle they’ve received.
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Re: Workington (H)
Post Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:32 pm
Posted by Nothus on Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:32 pm
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He was carded for the scrap that followed the high shot.
Flanagan is the last player I ever want to see on the pitch in a game like that because the bloke has absolutely zero composure.
Re: Workington (H)
Post Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:31 pm
Posted by HamsterChops on Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:31 pm
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roger daly wrote:
I know one player who doesn’t have that attitude and knows you have to give everything to get the rewards you want


I would hope I'm known enough on here to say what I think, regardless of who it annoys or offends. I don't say thing to make people feel good, I'm always honest.

I haven't seen Elliot play much this year at all. I can't comment on his performances or attitude from a first hand POV.

But what I will say is that all I see for him on here and social media is praise. Some of that no doubt is because you're here and people want to make you feel good about your lad. But I don't for a minute think all of it is. There's a few people on here whose opinion I respect and trust, and they said he's playing well, I believe them. I've also seen enough of him at previous teams (London & Sheffield mainly) to form my own opinion of him as a person and a player, and I have always rated him. I don't for a minute think that he has that attitude. Much the same I can say for a couple of other players (Steve Crossley for example I can't see ever taking that way of thinking).

I think the attitude issue is more something from the club itself than the players. The faces in the media that talk like the club is still a huge deal. And yes I'm sure there's a couple of players who still think they're billy big bollox (Chisholm seems to be the popular opinion from those on here).
Re: Workington (H)
Post Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:54 pm
Posted by HamsterChops on Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:54 pm
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Just switched Super League show on and John Kear & Leon Pryce are the guests. I've missed most of it, but anyone watched it all? Was there any mention/banter about the Sunday result?
Re: Workington (H)
Post Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:20 am
Posted by madasmcmadammcmad2 on Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:20 am
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Regardless of who's on here or not,if Elliot Minchella plays bad then it will not be brushed under the carpet,but that's not the case is it?Anyone who has watched RL for longer than two minutes can see what we need,it's now up to Kear to steer this ship to promotion with the players he sees before him.Get a game plan in place,set a platform and sharpen up the execution,cut out the mistakes and complete your sets without giving cheap yards/possession away.He has the players,it's now up to him to prove he is the man to take the BULLS back to where they belong.
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Re: Workington (H)
Post Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:10 am
Posted by Nothus on Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:10 am
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madasmcmadammcmad2 wrote:
take the BULLS back to where they belong.


Can people please stop posting rubbish like this? No wonder we're hated by fans of so many other clubs. This attitude of entitlement is just completely wrong. Cut it out.
Re: Workington (H)
Post Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:24 am
Posted by madasmcmadammcmad2 on Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:24 am
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Nothus wrote:
Can people please stop posting rubbish like this? No wonder we're hated by fans of so many other clubs. This attitude of entitlement is just completely wrong. Cut it out.


Ha Ha--is that all you have to worry about?We've actually been HATED since the reformation in 1964,nothing to do with ENTITLEMENT as it's my opinion that the BULLS and their fans belong in Super League and let's put it on the LINE,Super League needs a successful BULLS team,attendance wise and financial/COMMERCIAL wise,FACT!
Only my opinion and it's a two way street,not entitlement as you say.
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Re: Workington (H)
Post Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:56 am
Posted by Hudd-Shay on Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:56 am
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madasmcmadammcmad2 wrote:
Ha Ha--is that all you have to worry about?We've actually been HATED since the reformation in 1964,nothing to do with ENTITLEMENT as it's my opinion that the BULLS and their fans belong in Super League and let's put it on the LINE,Super League needs a successful BULLS team,attendance wise and financial/COMMERCIAL wise,FACT!
Only my opinion and it's a two way street,not entitlement as you say.

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Re: Workington (H)
Post Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:59 am
Posted by Highlander on Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:59 am
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Assuming we meet Workington again in the final playoff game, how many other pro games would be on that weekend? What I'm getting at, is if there are only a couple of other games on, would the RFL appoint one of their SL refs to our game?
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Re: Workington (H)
Post Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:05 am
Posted by Bullseye on Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:05 am
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Highlander wrote:
Assuming we meet Workington again in the final playoff game, how many other pro games would be on that weekend? What I'm getting at, is if there are only a couple of other games on, would the RFL appoint one of their SL refs to our game?


I wouldn't count on it. They might give them all the day off. As I'm sure you agree we need to be able to win regardless of the ref.
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