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Kings of Rugby Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:33 pm  
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https://www.seriousaboutrl.com/ranking-the-20-biggest-clubs-in-british-rugby-league-37281/

Whichever way it is calculated it still produces the same answer, Wigan are the Kings of the game, and by a big margin.
Re: Kings of Rugby Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:10 pm  

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Those who think RL only started with Super League will beg to differ. And I can more or less guarantee there'll be one or two of them on this thread before it's done.
Re: Kings of Rugby Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:51 pm  

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Those who think RL only started with Super League will beg to differ. And I can more or less guarantee there'll be one or two of them on this thread before it's done.


The same website referred to the 2015 Leeds side as the best British RL side ever. Their back line is the best SL has seen. I'm not convinced it's the best Leeds have seen.
Re: Kings of Rugby Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:56 pm  

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The same website referred to the 2015 Leeds side as the best British RL side ever. Their back line is the best SL has seen. I'm not convinced it's the best Leeds have seen.


That would be a huge boast by almost any standards, and of course very difficult to either prove or disprove.
Re: Kings of Rugby Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:05 pm  
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The same website referred to the 2015 Leeds side as the best British RL side ever.

The great Phil Clark said the same.
"Brian McDermott, with a wry smile, nods when asked if he remembers a specific incident which made him realise he was a prick. 'I do', he murmurs."
Re: Kings of Rugby Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:18 pm  

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The great Phil Clark said the same.


Yes because he talks absolute sense doesn't he :lol:
Re: Kings of Rugby Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:32 pm  

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The Ghost of '99 wrote:
The great Phil Clark said the same.


they werent even the best SL side ever
Re: Kings of Rugby Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:36 pm  

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The great Phil Clark said the same.



Strange comment if true considering he was part of one of the actual greatest in history. Any wigan side Phil Clarke played in would have dismantled the Leeds 15 team with ease as they did against the then leeds sides on a regular basis even when they paid top dollar for Hanley and took Iro and Bobby Goulding to name a few.
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they werent even the best SL side ever


Saints 2006 for me. Unfortunately.
Re: Kings of Rugby Wed Mar 03, 2021 4:00 pm  

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Saints 2006 for me. Unfortunately.


agree with that, think Leeds 07 was better also
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