RLFANS.COM
Celebrating
23 years service to
the Rugby League
Community!
WWW.RLFANS.COM • View topic - vs Sheffield (A)
Re: vs Sheffield (A) Sat Jun 25, 2022 9:59 pm  
Re: vs Sheffield (A)
Sat Jun 25, 2022 9:59 pm  
Septimius Severus User avatar
Eddie Hemmings's Wig
Eddie Hemmings's Wig

Joined: Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:52 pm
Posts: 158
Member for 2 years
The arrogance is from being in Super League 3 times in the last 20 years. Each time Deggsy has been involved and has found the gap between SL and the Championship to be too large. The fourth attempt is a much better planned route, with an attempt to get good players with SL and NRL experience together for a promotion push and an attempt at player retention and recruitment for next season.

Leigh have done a Salford for way to long buying a new team each season. After relegation due to contracts being nulled as decreed by RFL this has been forced on the club. I think only 6 agreed new contracts for this season and the squad was wafer thin going into December. The only choice was to recruit from down under and this is where the club did due diligence. Recruiting a very experienced Management Team (a first for Leigh) then identifying players of a certain type, size and potential. They then sold a plan to players who had been side-lined mostly due to Covid and slowly built a juggernaut which plays within a strict plan conceived by Lammy as the future of the game.

The fans are ecstatic at the results and the players at the club's disposal but it is totally necessary if they are to finish above bottom of Super League. Featherstone in my opinion recruited good players but mostly discards for Super League due to their age. This would make for bottom placed finish in Super League.

I personally love some of the Yorkshire teams who survive and flourish on very small attendances, Batley and Sheffield are two examples. Leigh have traditionally been better supported and 3,500 was the usual average attendance even in a bad season. Leigh are targeting Super League survival and from experience you need to plan well in advance to stand even a slim chance of success.
Re: vs Sheffield (A) Sun Jun 26, 2022 5:52 am  
Re: vs Sheffield (A)
Sun Jun 26, 2022 5:52 am  

User avatarJack Gaskell wrote:
Jack Gaskell User avatar
Eddie Hemmings's Wig
Eddie Hemmings's Wig

Joined: Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:38 am
Posts: 111
Member for 2 years
I think I would prefer the person who made the 'arrogance' comment to explain what they mean. If they cannot explain or substantiate what they are saying, then the comment, as disrespectful as it is on the face of it, can simply be ignored.

If Hawk-eye chooses to 'put up' then we able to see what they mean and me and others here are then able to either agree with the point being made or we can take issue with it.

For the moment, Hawk-eye has come on the site, then made a fairly disparaging comment aimed at Leigh fans, without anything to back it up, and has then promptly fled.

Please come back Hawk-eye and explain what you are saying.
Graduate of Firs Maternity Home
Re: vs Sheffield (A) Sun Jun 26, 2022 1:35 pm  
Re: vs Sheffield (A)
Sun Jun 26, 2022 1:35 pm  

User avatarDeeeekos wrote:
Deeeekos User avatar
Eddie Hemmings's Wig
Eddie Hemmings's Wig

Joined: Mon May 11, 2015 8:27 pm
Posts: 240
Member for 7 years
I have a feeling that hawk-eye may have taken my post the wrong way (unless this is also an arrogant point of view, in the vein of a Carly Simon song).

To clarify, nothing in that post was meant to be taken as a slight either against the city of Sheffield (one of the best places to drink), the Don Valley area, the new stadium or the Eagles team and the club as a whole. The whole day was a thoroughly enjoyable and positive experience, as it generally is when I've been to Sheffield, including all the tonkings we've suffered too.

Watching this Leigh team it isn't arrogance, it is still surprise more than anything. Yes we've the money to be surprised by some players we've previously brought in, but that was just it, it was a select few players, we actually have a squad now and the thought that this squad (and this is an observation amongst a broad range of other team's fans I've heard) is that it is good enough to stay in Super League, which is always the goal, instead of the yo-yo and flirtations with bankruptcy.
Previous

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: rocky-uk and 142 guests

REPLY

Subject: 
Message:
   
Please note using apple style emoji's can result in posting failures.
Use the FULL EDITOR to better format content or upload images, be notified of replies etc...

Return to Leigh Centurions


RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
4m
BORED The Band Name Game
Boss Hog
31908
12m
Transfer talk
Nothus
355
33m
Transfer Talk / Rumour thread V4
fanstanningl
1551
40m
Game - Song Titles 20212
Boss Hog
15001
49m
Tony Gigot
Barbed Wire
41
53m
Shopping List 2023
mwindass
2631
54m
What we currently look like for 2023
Wollo-Wollo-
119
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
20s
Tony Gigot
Barbed Wire
41
24s
Transfer Talk / Rumour thread V4
fanstanningl
1551
28s
All Things New Stadium
Dunkirk Spir
754
30s
Oliver Holmes
Moe syslak
12
35s
What we currently look like for 2023
Wollo-Wollo-
119
38s
Leeds V NZ
Once were Lo
29
46s
Dewsbury H
Dick Jones
57
46s
Morgan Knowles just had a look on the Leeds forum
karetaker
3
59s
Morgan Knowles
Loiner at la
22
1m
O/T McDermott
The Avenger
3
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
Signing to be announced Wednesday
jools
1
TODAY
The Future Of Rugby League 27th Sept 2022
Double Movem
1
TODAY
Brian gone
orangeman
4
TODAY
Betting in 2023
Dita's Slot
3
TODAY
O/T McDermott
The Avenger
3
TODAY
Morgan Knowles just had a look on the Leeds forum
karetaker
3
TODAY
Oliver Holmes
Moe syslak
12
TODAY
IMG
vastman
6
TODAY
Play Off Final Swinton v Dons 02/10/2022 2pm
Jemmo
1
TODAY
Morgan Knowles
Loiner at la
22
Random Topics selected.
POSTSONLINEMEMBERSRECORD
19.38Million 1,803 ↑1879,2469,323
LOGIN HERE
or REGISTER for more features!.

When you register you get access to the live match scores, live match chat and you can post in the discussions on the forums.
RLFANS Match Centre

TABLES:
 Sun 2nd Oct
       Championship 2022-R30
18:30
Leigh
v
Batley
ALL SCORES PROVIDED BY RLFANS.COM (SETTINGS)
Matches on TV
Sun 2nd Oct
NRL RND: 29
09:30
Penrith-Parramatta
CH RND: 30
18:30
Leigh-Batley
Sat 15th Oct
WC2022 RND: 1
14:30
England-Samoa
WC2022 RND: 1
19:30
Australia-Fiji
Sun 16th Oct
WC2022 RND: 1
17:00
Jamaica-Ireland
WC2022 RND: 1
19:30
New Zealand-Lebanon
WC2022 RND: 1
14:30
Scotland-Italy
Mon 17th Oct
WC2022 RND: 1
19:30
France-Greece
Tue 18th Oct
WC2022 RND: 1
19:30
Tonga-Papua NG
Wed 19th Oct
WC2022 RND: 1
19:30
WALES-Cook Islands
Fri 21st Oct
WC2022 RND: 2
19:30
Australia-Scotland
Sat 22nd Oct
WC2022 RND: 2
14:30
Fiji-Italy
WC2022 RND: 2
17:00
England-France
WC2022 RND: 2
19:30
New Zealand-Jamaica
Sun 23rd Oct
WC2022 RND: 2
14:30
Lebanon-Ireland
WC2022 RND: 2
17:00
France-Greece
Mon 24th Oct
WC2022 RND: 2
19:30
Tonga-WALES
Tue 25th Oct
WC2022 RND: 2
19:30
Papua NG-Cook Islands
Fri 28th Oct
WC2022 RND: 3
19:30
New Zealand-Ireland
Sat 29th Oct
WC2022 RND: 3
14:30
England-Greece
Sun 25th Sep
L1 RND: 25 Doncaster52-20Rochdale
CH RND: 29 Leigh70-10York
CH RND: 29 Featherstone28-32Batley
Sat 24th Sep
NRL RND: 28 Penrith32-12Souths
SL RND: 30 Leeds12-24St.Helens
Fri 23rd Sep
NRL RND: 28 NQL Cowboys20-24Parramatta
Sun 18th Sep
WSL2022PO RND: 2 YorkW4-12LeedsW
CH RND: 28 Barrow8-18Batley
CH RND: 28 Halifax24-26York
L1 RND: 24 Swinton32-12Doncaster
Sat 17th Sep
SL RND: 29 St.Helens19-12Salford
NRL RND: 27 Cronulla12-38Souths
L1 RND: 24 Crusaders20-36Rochdale
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
Betfred Championship 2022 ROUND : 27
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Leigh 27 1306 208 1098 52
Featherstone 27 1058 468 590 47
Halifax 27 837 440 397 40
Barrow 27 759 587 172 37
Batley 27 738 551 187 36
York 27 677 596 81 36
 
Sheffield 27 699 660 39 24
Widnes 27 567 679 -112 24
Bradford 27 521 675 -154 22
Whitehaven 27 488 854 -366 19
LondonB 27 548 740 -192 17
Newcastle 27 559 877 -318 15
Dewsbury 27 385 964 -579 7
Workington 27 296 1139 -843 2
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
Betfred League One 2022 ROUND : 20
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Keighley 18 843 154 689 36
Crusaders 18 668 332 336 30
Swinton 18 737 281 456 28
Doncaster 18 618 392 226 26
Rochdale 18 646 451 195 24
Hunslet 18 475 462 13 17
 
Oldham 18 535 473 62 15
Midlands 18 458 632 -174 10
LondonS 18 362 705 -343 10
Cornwall 19 274 782 -508 2
West Wales 19 154 1106 -952 2
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
Betfred Super League XXVII ROUND : 27
 PLDFADIFFPTS
St.Helens 27 674 374 300 42
Wigan 27 818 483 335 38
Huddersfield 27 613 497 116 35
Catalans 27 539 513 26 32
Leeds 27 577 528 49 29
Salford 27 700 602 98 28
 
Castleford 27 544 620 -76 26
Hull KR 27 498 608 -110 24
Hull FC 27 508 675 -167 22
Wakefield 27 497 648 -151 20
Warrington 27 568 664 -96 18
Toulouse 27 421 745 -324 10
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
National Rugby League 2022 ROUND : 24
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Penrith 23 628 353 275 38
Cronulla 23 535 348 187 34
Melbourne 23 704 388 316 32
NQL Cowboys 23 595 353 242 32
Parramatta 23 586 475 111 30
Sydney 23 611 416 195 28
Souths 23 588 448 140 28
Canberra 23 468 451 17 26
 
Brisbane 23 502 528 -26 26
St.George 23 445 559 -114 22
Manly 23 470 574 -104 18
Canterbury 23 362 555 -193 12
Newcastle 23 356 624 -268 12
NZ Warriors 23 382 673 -291 12
Gold Coast 23 428 634 -206 10
Wests 23 342 623 -281 8
RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
4m
BORED The Band Name Game
Boss Hog
31908
12m
Transfer talk
Nothus
355
33m
Transfer Talk / Rumour thread V4
fanstanningl
1551
40m
Game - Song Titles 20212
Boss Hog
15001
49m
Tony Gigot
Barbed Wire
41
53m
Shopping List 2023
mwindass
2631
54m
What we currently look like for 2023
Wollo-Wollo-
119
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
20s
Tony Gigot
Barbed Wire
41
24s
Transfer Talk / Rumour thread V4
fanstanningl
1551
28s
All Things New Stadium
Dunkirk Spir
754
30s
Oliver Holmes
Moe syslak
12
35s
What we currently look like for 2023
Wollo-Wollo-
119
38s
Leeds V NZ
Once were Lo
29
46s
Dewsbury H
Dick Jones
57
46s
Morgan Knowles just had a look on the Leeds forum
karetaker
3
59s
Morgan Knowles
Loiner at la
22
1m
O/T McDermott
The Avenger
3
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
Signing to be announced Wednesday
jools
1
TODAY
The Future Of Rugby League 27th Sept 2022
Double Movem
1
TODAY
Brian gone
orangeman
4
TODAY
Betting in 2023
Dita's Slot
3
TODAY
O/T McDermott
The Avenger
3
TODAY
Morgan Knowles just had a look on the Leeds forum
karetaker
3
TODAY
Oliver Holmes
Moe syslak
12
TODAY
IMG
vastman
6
TODAY
Play Off Final Swinton v Dons 02/10/2022 2pm
Jemmo
1
TODAY
Morgan Knowles
Loiner at la
22
Random Topics selected.


Visit the RLFANS.COM SHOP
for more merchandise!