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Posted by Salford red all over on Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:34 pm
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Cant argue with any of those predictions other than I think London will easily beat Salford, rather than just by 1 point.


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Posted by Call Me God on Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:56 pm
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Salford red all over wrote:
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Superb :lol: :lol:

So,after a couple of results that went against form, we have a situation where London have 5 "cup finals" left to rescue themselves.....it's looking grim for the boys from the Capital.
Next up 1st visit 2nd in what could be a GF rehearsal and I can't see past a Saints win
A resurgent Rhinos host Catalans, who might be short a few and therefore I see Leeds confirm the SL status
Wigan, the form team of late host HKR, who will know that they are win away fro safety, but they won't get it this week
Castlefod Tigers host the Broncos at the best possible time as they will be licking their wounds after the weekend and will need a big win to try and regain a top 5 spot
Salford will look to compound the Giants misery after the shalocking they took at the weekend and underline their play off credentials
In injury depleted Wakefield who look unable to buy a win host an FC outfit that will want to cement their Play-off spot.

There's a few teams still in the mix for both a play off berth as well as a Trip to the Championship. Gripping Suff
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£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
Posted by Mr. Zucchini Head on Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:49 pm
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If Warrington pick up injuries and suspensions they could lose the top 5 possibly with only 1 win at home against Wakefield, the chasing pack are closing in.


I find that unlikely, but it's certainly a real possibility that they will find themselves 4th or 5th and straight into knock out rugby.

I can't see Warrington winning their next two, whereas Wigan and Hull should win theirs (not saying they will, but they will be favourites to). That would mean Warrington go into the cup final 2 points behind Hull and level with Wigan, and we know that teams tend to struggle to back up after Wembley.
Posted by Ruune Rebellion on Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:24 pm
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I find it strange Warrington are resting so many players against us.
The Leigh and Wakefield fans mentality......

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Ruune Rebellion wrote:
I find it strange Warrington are resting so many players against us.

Good tactic IMHO.
Wire have lost 3 on the Bounce in SL and after the shenanigans i France, resting a few to recharge and contemplate isn't a bad thing. The Hub-Cap is gone, but there's still 2 trophies to play for and I think you'll see wire come back stronger for the rest
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£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
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Mr. Zucchini Head wrote:
I find that unlikely, but it's certainly a real possibility that they will find themselves 4th or 5th and straight into knock out rugby.

I can't see Warrington winning their next two, whereas Wigan and Hull should win theirs (not saying they will, but they will be favourites to). That would mean Warrington go into the cup final 2 points behind Hull and level with Wigan, and we know that teams tend to struggle to back up after Wembley.


They are having a tough set of fixtures right up to the Cup Final in having Catalans, Saints and Wigan so they could be on equal points with the teams currently below them. After the Cup Final they have Salford away which they have really struggled with this season.

If Warrington slack off in the next two games they could see their points difference being eroded away, they have not rested many players this season and it will be interesting to see if they can avoid being over cooked for the play offs with that remote possibility that they might get pipped for 5th place by Salford.
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Call Me God wrote:
Good tactic IMHO.
Wire have lost 3 on the Bounce in SL and after the shenanigans i France, resting a few to recharge and contemplate isn't a bad thing. The Hub-Cap is gone, but there's still 2 trophies to play for and I think you'll see wire come back stronger for the rest


Do you think there will be the same uproar from certain fans that warrington are resting so many players?
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Ruune Rebellion wrote:
Do you think there will be the same uproar from certain fans that warrington are resting so many players?


Quite the opposite probably, the likes of Hull, Wigan, Catalans, Castleford and Salford would be happy, its not effecting the bottom end of the relegation battle.
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few teams at the top picking up a few injuries to major players...warrington-austin, fc-kelly and cas-watts, lower teams signing players

could be interesting over the next couple of weeks, top 5 could have a total different look come cc cup final weekend, think we will see wigan in second place by then, wire, fc, cas, catalan and salford all seperated by 2-4 points! exciting and nervous times!

bottom, leeds seem to be getting results, expect them to beat catalan minus tomkins and mcilorum...london may turn them over again the following week too and make it an even tougher scrap to avoid relegation
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In terms of the relegation battle, London have benfited twice from Saints resting players. They still weren't gimmes and needed winning but theres 4 points more than London may have got otherwise.

This week Leeds are the main beneficiaries of last weekends debarcle in France. That might just be enough for Leeds to finally survive.

Right now I can't see any other team winning SL other than Saints and they're likely to get the treble.

I doubt we'll beat Wigan this weekend so the bottom is likely to become a three way with us, London and Wakey now.
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