WWW.RLFANS.COM • View topic - Good news at last.
Good news at last.
Post Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:59 pm
Posted by ccs on Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:59 pm
ccs Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Reputation Points: 427
Rep Position: 40th / 77,799

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:58 pm
Posts: 3940
The Rhino ball had been kicked into touch and replaced by Steeden.
Re: Good news at last.
Post Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:52 pm
Posted by C for Cuckoo on Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:52 pm
C for Cuckoo User avatar
Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Reputation Points: 27
Rep Position: 257th / 77,799

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Sat Dec 22, 2001 12:04 pm
Posts: 3140
Location: Hull
ccs wrote:
The Rhino ball had been kicked into touch and replaced by Steeden.

That is good news even if it just means it will stop people moaning about it.
Re: Good news at last.
Post Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:41 am
Posted by Mild mannered Janitor on Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:41 am
Mild mannered Janitor User avatar
Silver RLFANS Member
Silver RLFANS Member

Reputation Points: 192
Rep Position: 120th / 77,799

Quiz Score: 292

Joined: Mon Feb 09, 2004 10:48 pm
Posts: 7717
Location: Here there and everywhere
Please excuse my ignorance on this, but is this a big deal? What was wrong with the Rhino ball?
Nil......Zip.....Nothing....ZERO....0
Re: Good news at last.
Post Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:02 am
Posted by Wilde 3 on Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:02 am
Wilde 3 User avatar
Silver RLFANS Member
Silver RLFANS Member

Reputation Points: 320
Rep Position: 63rd / 77,799

Quiz Score: 496

Joined: Wed Jul 05, 2006 10:14 am
Posts: 6639
Mild mannered Janitor wrote:
Please excuse my ignorance on this, but is this a big deal? What was wrong with the Rhino ball?


The Rhino balls design and material meant that it would retain water and moisture on the surface far more than the Steeden ball, resulting in knock-on-athon's during really humid weather games, or downpours.

No excuse for the players now, they put the blame on the ball - so 90% completion rates all round this season
Re: Good news at last.
Post Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:01 pm
Posted by Mild mannered Janitor on Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:01 pm
Mild mannered Janitor User avatar
Silver RLFANS Member
Silver RLFANS Member

Reputation Points: 192
Rep Position: 120th / 77,799

Quiz Score: 292

Joined: Mon Feb 09, 2004 10:48 pm
Posts: 7717
Location: Here there and everywhere
Wilde 3 wrote:
The Rhino balls design and material meant that it would retain water and moisture on the surface far more than the Steeden ball, resulting in knock-on-athon's during really humid weather games, or downpours.

No excuse for the players now, they put the blame on the ball - so 90% completion rates all round this season


I remember the cup game away at Catalans in 2013 when we won against the odds (23-14 I think) and that game was awful for unforced errors. At the time the ball was called out then. Have they been using the same type of ball since?
Nil......Zip.....Nothing....ZERO....0
Re: Good news at last.
Post Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:08 pm
Posted by ccs on Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:08 pm
ccs Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Reputation Points: 427
Rep Position: 40th / 77,799

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:58 pm
Posts: 3940
…. yes, the contract with Rhino has only recently ended.
Re: Good news at last.
Post Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:28 pm
Posted by ccs on Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:28 pm
ccs Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Reputation Points: 427
Rep Position: 40th / 77,799

Quiz Score: 0

Joined: Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:58 pm
Posts: 3940
Last weekend's completion rate was 90% ….

Lee Radford wrote:
“....It must be these new Steeden balls. They’re working a treat!”


(I know, it'll be the same for both sides.)

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: BESTY, Dave The Turtle, HFC Boy, Large Paws, The FC Aces and 106 guests

Quick Reply

Subject: Message:
   

Return to Hull FC - blackandwhites.co.uk


REST IN PEACE
ARCHIE BRUCE

RFL STATEMENT
--DONATE TO FUND--
POSTSONLINEMEMBERSRECORDYOUR TEAM
4,942,9991,52677,7994,559SET
LOGIN HERE
or REGISTER for more features!.
TODAY 09:00
NRL
NQL COWBOYS
v
PENRITH
TODAY 10:55
NRL
BRISBANE
v
SOUTHS
TODAY 19:00
 CH1
LONDON SKOLARS
v
HUNSLET
Fri 30th Aug 19:45
SLXXIV
HULL FC
v
HUDDERSFIELD
Sun 8th Sep 15:30
SLXXIV
CASTLEFORD
v
HULL FC
Fri 13th Sep 19:45
SLXXIV
HULL FC
v
ST.HELENS
ALL SCORES PROVIDED BY RLFANS.COM (SETTINGS)






34