RLFANS.COM
Celebrating
23 years service to
the Rugby League
Community!
WWW.RLFANS.COM • View topic - New coach
Re: New coach Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:40 pm  
Re: New coach
Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:40 pm  

BigTime wrote:
BigTime Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Joined: Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:39 pm
Posts: 952
Member for 1 year
RfE wrote:
Well we busked it and hoped for the best last season after Wardy's departure .......................

Very true and if I recall the impression given was ‘the board’ weren’t impressed by the outcome. Still let’s try it again might work this time. As a precaution Eccles should be polishing his CV. He could well become the Lee Harvey Oswald in this scenario if we get relegated! Me I think half a year with a modest L1 squad and coach might have been a factor.
Re: New coach Wed Jun 29, 2022 9:19 pm  
Re: New coach
Wed Jun 29, 2022 9:19 pm  

Victor wrote:
Victor Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Joined: Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:49 pm
Posts: 512
Member for 2 years
Brian McDermott is rapidly falling out of favour at Featherstone Rovers. Anyone fancy seeing him return ?
He would have his work cut out for him, that is for sure.
Re: New coach Wed Jun 29, 2022 9:26 pm  
Re: New coach
Wed Jun 29, 2022 9:26 pm  

User avatarorangeman wrote:
orangeman User avatar
Free-scoring winger
Free-scoring winger

Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:06 pm
Posts: 1316
Member for 1 year
Victor wrote:
Brian McDermott is rapidly falling out of favour at Featherstone Rovers. Anyone fancy seeing him return ?
He would have his work cut out for him, that is for sure.

He failed us last time he was with us........talked a good game, but delivered nothing better than a series of bottom quarter finishes. No thanks.
EDIT:
116 games with 42 wins, 71 losses and 3 draws delivers a 36.2% win ratio. He delivered 9th, 9th, 11th and 13th place finishes and we never looked like troubling engravers of the Challenge cup either only making the QF in his first year.

Looking at the squad he pretty much inherited in 2007, 9th spot was a shocking return on investment.....shocking. Scott Hill, Henry Paul, Mark McLinden, Matt Gafa, Ron Purdham......
Last edited by orangeman on Thu Jun 30, 2022 12:30 am, edited 1 time in total.
Re: New coach Wed Jun 29, 2022 10:33 pm  
Re: New coach
Wed Jun 29, 2022 10:33 pm  

BigTime wrote:
BigTime Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Joined: Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:39 pm
Posts: 952
Member for 1 year
I’m increasingly of the view that we won’t get a new coach this season. It’s too deep in the season now and coach would have to work with what we have and be held accountable if things went badly. He wouldn’t be able to sign up any new players for next year because we are likely to be in a relegation dog fight right up to the wire and without certainty there is no way we could recruit effectively unless we plundered L1 again and surely all will now have realised that doesn’t work.
Re: New coach Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:06 am  
Re: New coach
Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:06 am  

Victor wrote:
Victor Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Joined: Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:49 pm
Posts: 512
Member for 2 years
BigTime wrote:
I’m increasingly of the view that we won’t get a new coach this season. .


I have to agree. It looks like Mike Eccles is stuck with the job.
Re: New coach Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:33 am  
Re: New coach
Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:33 am  

crashmon wrote:
crashmon Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Joined: Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:01 am
Posts: 551
Member for 12 years
I hope at the end of the season he gets more appreciation than poor old Tom Tsang did
Re: New coach Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:34 am  
Re: New coach
Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:34 am  

User avatarjbuzza wrote:
jbuzza User avatar
Bronze RLFANS Member


Joined: Sat Mar 09, 2002 10:48 am
Posts: 4634
Location: Twickenham
Member for 20 years
crashmon wrote:
I hope at the end of the season he gets more appreciation than poor old Tom Tsang did


Yep, that would be my concern.
Re: New coach Thu Jun 30, 2022 12:27 pm  
Re: New coach
Thu Jun 30, 2022 12:27 pm  

BigTime wrote:
BigTime Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Joined: Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:39 pm
Posts: 952
Member for 1 year
jbuzza wrote:
Yep, that would be my concern.

Acknowledging he’d left would be an upgrade on Tsang’s treatment. We are very erratic on announcing coming and goings. Dixon barely a mention, Battye a one liner, Williams contract extensions are mentioned as an afterthought. Juma came and went without mention in fact only the first tranche of Skolars players rated a nod and then there is Walker who did merit a post but is still not on the 1st team page on the website.
Re: New coach Thu Jun 30, 2022 9:04 pm  
Re: New coach
Thu Jun 30, 2022 9:04 pm  

User avatarorangeman wrote:
orangeman User avatar
Free-scoring winger
Free-scoring winger

Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:06 pm
Posts: 1316
Member for 1 year
BigTime wrote:
Acknowledging he’d left would be an upgrade on Tsang’s treatment. We are very erratic on announcing coming and goings. Dixon barely a mention, Battye a one liner, Williams contract extensions are mentioned as an afterthought. Juma came and went without mention in fact only the first tranche of Skolars players rated a nod and then there is Walker who did merit a post but is still not on the 1st team page on the website.

To be fair, Loubser can't be expected to do everything and he's really busy signing cheques for the rental agreements on 4 grounds now, not just the one as it had been before :wink:
Re: New coach Fri Jul 01, 2022 10:14 am  
Re: New coach
Fri Jul 01, 2022 10:14 am  

northernbloke Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Joined: Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:05 pm
Posts: 2640
Member for 5 years
To be fair Mike seems to be getting better performances out of the group than before. If that's his work or the dynamic of a coach being sacked and players reacting is difficult to gauge. Am with a few on this I reckon Mike is stuck with it until the end of the season
PreviousNext

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 59 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 London Broncos


RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
5m
Brad on the move
Travelling W
24
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
4s
Game - Song Titles 20212
Wanderer
12925
4s
Transfer Talk / Rumour thread V4
cheekydiddle
1230
11s
RD 24 Warrington Wolves H
Neruda
65
11s
2022 Penalties Awarded so far
moto748
4
12s
wrench
Barbed Wire
15
24s
Squad for Leeds
MorePlaymake
34
26s
Huddersfield
jools
5
30s
Cas on Thursday
jools
7
55s
Hodgson
number 6
538
55s
Wigan v Sts discussion
Zig
347
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
2022 Penalties Awarded so far
moto748
4
TODAY
Sunday - York H
Leyther in n
2
TODAY
Huddersfield
jools
5
TODAY
Second Half Giants Onslaught Sees Off The Tigers Challenge
RLFANS News
1
TODAY
wrench
Barbed Wire
15
TODAY
Round 24 Salford Home
Jimmythecuck
1
TODAY
Brad on the move
Travelling W
24
Random Topics selected.
POSTSONLINEMEMBERSRECORD
19.36Million 1,674 79,18934,030
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:
 TODAY
     National Rugby League 2022-R23
09:00
NQL Cowboys
v
NZ Warriors
10:55
Brisbane
v
Melbourne
     Super League XXVII-R24
20:00
Hull FC
v
Wakefield
20:00
Leeds
v
Warrington
20:00
St.Helens
v
Hull KR
20:00
Wigan
v
Toulouse
 Sun 21st Aug
       Championship 2022-R24
15:00
LondonB
v
Batley
 Sun 28th Aug
       Championship 2022-R25
15:00
Whitehaven
v
LondonB
 Sun 4th Sep
       Championship 2022-R26
15:00
LondonB
v
Leigh
 Sun 11th Sep
       Championship 2022-R27
15:00
LondonB
v
Barrow
ALL SCORES PROVIDED BY RLFANS.COM (SETTINGS)
Matches on TV
Fri 19th Aug
SL RND: 24
20:00
Hull FC-Wakefield
Wed 24th Aug
SL RND: 25
20:00
Leeds-Huddersfield
Thu 25th Aug
SL RND: 25
19:30
Toulouse-Catalans
Fri 26th Aug
SL RND: 25
20:00
Wigan-St.Helens
Sat 15th Oct
WC2022 RND: 1
14:30
England-SAM
WC2022 RND: 1
19:30
Australia-Fiji
Sun 16th Oct
WC2022 RND: 1
17:00
JAM-IRE
WC2022 RND: 1
19:30
NZ-Lebanon
WC2022 RND: 1
14:30
SCO-IRE
Mon 17th Oct
WC2022 RND: 1
19:30
France-Greece
Tue 18th Oct
WC2022 RND: 1
19:30
Tonga-PNG
Wed 19th Oct
WC2022 RND: 1
19:30
WAL-Cook I
Fri 21st Oct
WC2022 RND: 2
19:30
Australia-SCO
Sat 22nd Oct
WC2022 RND: 2
14:30
Fiji-ITA
WC2022 RND: 2
17:00
England-France
WC2022 RND: 2
19:30
NZ-JAM
Sun 23rd Oct
WC2022 RND: 2
14:30
Lebanon-IRE
WC2022 RND: 2
17:00
France-Greece
Mon 24th Oct
WC2022 RND: 2
19:30
Tonga-WAL
Tue 25th Oct
WC2022 RND: 2
19:30
PNG-Cook I
Thu 18th Aug
SL RND: 24 Huddersfield36-10Castleford
NRL RND: 23 Souths22-26Penrith
Mon 15th Aug
CH RND: 23 York16-20Bradford
Sun 14th Aug
SL RND: 23 Hull FC6-60St.Helens
SL RND: 23 Wakefield30-12Wigan
CH RND: 23 Batley12-30Barrow
CH RND: 23 Featherstone72-6Dewsbury
CH RND: 23 LondonB38-12Workington
CH RND: 23 Whitehaven12-26Widnes
CH RND: 23 Newcastle0-60Leigh
L1 RND: 19 Rochdale34-14Cornwall
L1 RND: 19 Keighley60-18Hunslet
L1 RND: 19 Midlands18-52Doncaster
L1 RND: 19 Oldham60-6LondonS
NRL RND: 22 Canberra24-22St.George
NRL RND: 22 Gold Coast44-24Manly
Sat 13th Aug
SL RND: 23 Salford33-16Huddersfield
L1 RND: 19 West Wales6-94Swinton
NRL RND: 22 Sydney32-18NQL Cowboys
NRL RND: 22 Wests12-36Cronulla
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
Betfred Championship 2022 ROUND : 24
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Leigh 23 1042 188 854 44
Featherstone 23 906 386 520 39
Halifax 23 701 384 317 34
Batley 23 650 425 225 32
Barrow 23 599 495 104 31
York 23 555 454 101 30
 
Widnes 23 518 565 -47 22
Bradford 23 477 560 -83 22
Sheffield 23 605 568 37 20
LondonB 23 472 592 -120 15
Newcastle 23 497 709 -212 15
Whitehaven 23 368 800 -432 11
Dewsbury 23 291 848 -557 5
Workington 23 244 951 -707 2
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
Betfred League One 2022 ROUND : 20
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Keighley 16 729 136 593 32
Crusaders 17 640 308 332 28
Swinton 17 699 269 430 26
Doncaster 17 600 344 256 26
Rochdale 17 622 423 199 24
Hunslet 17 463 424 39 17
 
Oldham 17 503 461 42 13
LondonS 17 362 639 -277 10
Midlands 17 434 628 -194 8
Cornwall 18 262 750 -488 2
West Wales 18 150 1082 -932 2
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
Betfred Super League XXVII ROUND : 24
 PLDFADIFFPTS
St.Helens 23 572 282 290 38
Wigan 23 660 425 235 32
Huddersfield 24 545 429 116 31
Catalans 23 465 387 78 28
Castleford 24 507 538 -31 24
Leeds 23 503 456 47 23
 
Salford 23 562 528 34 22
Hull KR 23 406 520 -114 20
Hull FC 23 430 573 -143 20
Warrington 23 464 569 -105 16
Wakefield 23 405 590 -185 14
Toulouse 23 373 595 -222 10
This is an inplay table and positions can change as matches are in play.
National Rugby League 2022 ROUND : 23
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Penrith 22 582 341 241 36
Melbourne 21 630 358 272 30
NQL Cowboys 21 537 329 208 30
Cronulla 21 479 342 137 30
Souths 22 568 438 130 26
Brisbane 21 484 415 69 26
Parramatta 21 491 463 28 26
Sydney 21 521 396 125 24
 
Canberra 21 392 423 -31 22
Manly 21 458 486 -28 18
St.George 21 375 511 -136 18
Canterbury 21 356 497 -141 12
NZ Warriors 21 366 579 -213 12
Newcastle 21 308 560 -252 12
Gold Coast 21 366 562 -196 8
Wests 21 314 527 -213 8
RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
5m
Brad on the move
Travelling W
24
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
4s
Game - Song Titles 20212
Wanderer
12925
4s
Transfer Talk / Rumour thread V4
cheekydiddle
1230
11s
RD 24 Warrington Wolves H
Neruda
65
11s
2022 Penalties Awarded so far
moto748
4
12s
wrench
Barbed Wire
15
24s
Squad for Leeds
MorePlaymake
34
26s
Huddersfield
jools
5
30s
Cas on Thursday
jools
7
55s
Hodgson
number 6
538
55s
Wigan v Sts discussion
Zig
347
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
2022 Penalties Awarded so far
moto748
4
TODAY
Sunday - York H
Leyther in n
2
TODAY
Huddersfield
jools
5
TODAY
Second Half Giants Onslaught Sees Off The Tigers Challenge
RLFANS News
1
TODAY
wrench
Barbed Wire
15
TODAY
Round 24 Salford Home
Jimmythecuck
1
TODAY
Brad on the move
Travelling W
24
Random Topics selected.


Visit the RLFANS.COM SHOP
for more merchandise!