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Gallanteer wrote:
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.

Shudds have got to be in there somewhere with their remaining games, I'll show my @rris on't town hall steps if KR are still involved on the last day.

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little wayne69 wrote:
Shudds have got to be in there somewhere with their remaining games, I'll show my @rris on't town hall steps if KR are still involved on the last day.


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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 ironic that Saints should face a weakened side, although may of Wires changes are not strictly by choice, unlike Saints who fielded a deliberately weakened side and their 17 is still stronger, in terms of their best 17, than Saints put out the other week :oops:
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Saints v Wigan grand final nailed on. Warrington are shot. They are now closer to the bottom of the table as they are to the top. Worryingly, Wigan seem to be peaking at the right time. If it was saints v Warrington GF we would win easily but against Wigan they can always produce a performance when it matters
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wrencat1873 wrote:
Quite ironic that Saints should face a weakened side, although may of Wires changes are not strictly by choice, unlike Saints who fielded a deliberately weakened side and their 17 is still stronger, in terms of their best 17, than Saints put out the other week :oops:



Saints only rested Fages and Percival the likes of our top players in Coote, Walmsley, Roby and Morgan were injured it looked as though Warrington rested more players in Clark, King, Philbin, Patton and Cooper only Austin, Hughes, Charnley were declared injured with Lineham suspended.

Holbrook puts more trust in the younger players and has been using them quite frequently since the Easter Weekend so its not really as manipulated as it seems. An example of that is James Roby who has been injured the majority of the season and has only played 50% of our games, Holbrook has been using Smith and Bentley at 9 and they have gained valuable game time experience from it.
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It'll be interesting if Leeds force their way into the 5!
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Orrell Lad wrote:
It'll be interesting if Leeds force their way into the 5!
:lol: not never good at maths are you

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snowie wrote:
:lol: not never good at maths are you


He’s better at maths than you are at English!

It’s mathematically possible, but it’s not going to happen.
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This Leeds team has crumbled when the pressure of expectation has got on top of them this season, hence the regular collapses from winning positions in games.
If they somehow managed to get into the five, with no pressure on them and with a strong run of form, going to Wigan away or Hull away in week one would be a beautiful thing and should be mildly terrifying for those teams.
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It’s not going to happen for a start for it to be possible it would mean London winning their next two games and leeds winning all the remaining 4 games, if those 2 things happen I’ll eat my hat
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