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Posted by Nothus on Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:48 am
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Psychedelic Casual wrote:
All games should kick off at the same time on the same day.

Sky should pull their fingers out and get one game on Main Event and one on Arena. With News going to the other two grounds regularly.

But that’s not going to happen in a million years because while Sky do fund our game they really don’t give a shiny one about it in reality.


Well you got half of your wish. All games involving the bottom four are now kicking off at the same time on Friday night, with the Wakey v London game being televised.
It would be nice if more than one were televised but realistically our sport isn't popular enough for something like that.
Posted by Psychedelic Casual on Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:51 am
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Nothus wrote:
Well you got half of your wish. All games involving the bottom four are now kicking off at the same time on Friday night, with the Wakey v London game being televised.
It would be nice if more than one were televised but realistically our sport isn't popular enough for something like that.

Cheers mate, didn’t realise this had been decided.

Good and fair move I say!
Posted by wrencat1873 on Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:19 am
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Durham Giant wrote:
Wakefield are safe because of points difference. So have nothing to play for. London win.

HKR play Salford who have nothing to play for will rest players for playoff game. HKR win.

Huddersfield play Catalans who have nothing to play for but Huddersfield are a basket case and will join Huddersfield Town in being relegated in the same season. Catalans win.

Huddersfield relegated.


I think that in the basket case pecking order, Catalan are comfortably top of the pile, it's an almost certain 2 points for Huddersfield.
The toughest task is for KR, who will be gutted at losing in the last couple of minutes last night and who knows what effect this will have on their mind set and on the flip side of this, London will believe that they can survive and having beaten Trinity twice already this season, I think they may well sneak the win that they need.
Not wanting to tempt fete as it will be the tensest of tense evenings, KR look most in peril but, as Jimmy Greaves used to say "it's a funny old game" and anything could happen.
Posted by The Devil's Advocate on Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:50 am
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Psychedelic Casual wrote:
If London beat Wakey and Salford beat Hull KR, HKR are down

If London beat Wakey and Hull KR beat Salford and Catalans beat Huddersfield, Huddersfield go down

If London beat Wakey and Huddersfield beat Catalans and HKR beat Salford, Wakey go down


Don't forget another scenario.

If London lose narrowly to Wakey & Hull K.R. get a fifty odd points shellacking at Salford, then K.R. would go down on points difference.
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Posted by number 6 on Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:19 am
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if wakefield and london are tied after 80 and the results have come in from salford and hudds, say salford have beaten kr, whats to stop wakey and london just playing their sets out for 10 minutes without any team going for a win, both are safe!
Posted by Dropkick Murphy on Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:23 am
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I think Salford and Huddersfield will win. Wakefield will be far more nervous going into their game, because London don't have as much to lose. They were red hot favourites for relegation at the start, have been bottom more or less all season, and although they have admirably stayed in touch throughout rather than being cut adrift, they would always have been favourites to go. If you had offered them at any stage of the season to go into the last game knowing a win keeps them up, they'd have taken it. With the momentum from winning so dramatically last night behind them, they will bounce on to that pitch next week while the other three teams involved will be terrified. Wakefield undoubtedly can win, but they're a long way off being safe already despite the bizarre claim above.
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Posted by wrencat1873 on Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:43 am
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Dropkick Murphy wrote:
I think Salford and Huddersfield will win. Wakefield will be far more nervous going into their game, because London don't have as much to lose. They were red hot favourites for relegation at the start, have been bottom more or less all season, and although they have admirably stayed in touch throughout rather than being cut adrift, they would always have been favourites to go. If you had offered them at any stage of the season to go into the last game knowing a win keeps them up, they'd have taken it. With the momentum from winning so dramatically last night behind them, they will bounce on to that pitch next week while the other three teams involved will be terrified. Wakefield undoubtedly can win, but they're a long way off being safe already despite the bizarre claim above.


None of the 4 clubs involved in the relegation battle are safe, none.
I still believe that KR are most in peril though.
Posted by Dropkick Murphy on Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:07 pm
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Yeah I agree, I'd make Rovers favourites to go down. London will have all the enthusiasm and none of the fear of the other teams. Huddersfield should win. Salford will make the top three if we lose at Headingley, which is perfectly feasible, so they have it all to play for and they're bang in form. Another defeat to Salford relegating Hull KR is my prediction, but let's be honest, it could be anything!
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Posted by Salford red all over on Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:44 pm
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Durham Giant wrote:
HKR play Salford who have nothing to play for will rest players for playoff game. HKR win.


What league have you been looking at ? we have everything to play for EVERYTHING we need to beat HKR by a large margin especially if Wire Beat Leeds in order to finish third and get the second chance. If Leeds somehow manage to beat Wire we will only have to win by a small margin.

I'm intrigued why you think we have nothing to play for ? especially as we are going for eight straight wins.
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Posted by wrencat1873 on Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:48 pm
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Salford red all over wrote:
What league have you been looking at ? we have everything to play for EVERYTHING we need to beat HKR by a large margin especially if Wire Beat Leeds in order to finish third and get the second chance. If Leeds somehow manage to beat Wire we will only have to win by a small margin.

I'm intrigued why you think we have nothing to play for ? especially as we are going for eight straight wins.


Indeed
Salford are THE form side in the comp and confidence and momentum are flying high.
I dont think they would have the "know how" to win a GF but, I'd be more than happy to see them at Old Trafford.
The main issue for them is that very few sides seem to win at the first attempt but, if they keep on winning, why not.

It's time that you guys had some good news and what a turn around since the MPG against KR just a short time ago.
Wonder what Koucash thinks.
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