Bradford Bulls: Matt Diskin ready to ‘rock a few boats’ next season

Matt Diskin says the Bulls' core squad of 17 is a match for most sides in Super League

Matt Diskin says the Bulls' core squad of 17 is a match for most sides in Super League

First published in Sport Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Photograph of the Author by , Bradford Bulls Reporter

Matt Diskin believes the Bulls are capable of causing a few surprises in 2013 – despite a lack of numbers in their squad.

New coach Francis Cummins has seen a raft of players leave since the end of last season, including forwards Bryn Hargreaves, Olivier Elima, Craig Kopczak and Tom Burgess.

He has since promoted three juniors into the first-team squad, taken Warrington duo Matty Blythe and Ben Evans on season-long loans and signed Jamie Foster from St Helens on a one-year deal.

Although the squad remains light on numbers, the core has remained intact and joint-skipper Diskin feels the Bulls’ top 17 players can give anyone a game.

The former Leeds hooker, a veteran of four Super League titles during his long association with the Rhinos, said: “It’s a really small squad so we’ve got to look after ourselves and make sure we do the right things physically.

“We’re aware of that and we know we’ve got our backs against the wall with regards to squad size.

“We’re not going to be unrealistic and say we’re going to finish in the top two.

“But you look at the first 17 and it’s a very talented team.

“If we start off on the right footing then we might cause a few surprises.

“Yes, the squad is threadbare, we are under no illusions about that, but with that starting 17 we are certainly capable of rocking a few boats.”

The Bulls could have been liquidated had Omar Khan not stepped in to buy the club from administrator Brendan Guilfoyle at the beginning of September.

Cummins is now gradually rebuilding the club from the wreckage of administration and the loss of so many players.

At least one new prop is set to be recruited but Diskin echoed his coach’s sentiments about signing the right calibre of player.

Diskin added: “We could bring in players to fill positions where we might be a bit thin but it’s all about building for the future with the right players.

“If the right person comes along that has the right attitude and right frame of mind to improve this team then I’m sure Franny will consider him.”

Meanwhile, the Bulls have sold around 4,300 individual season tickets ahead of the early-bird deadline which runs until 5pm on December 1.

However, it is understood that figure could be closer to 6,000 when corporate sales from the Coral Stand are taken into account.

The club is aiming to sell at least 10,000 season tickets before the 2013 season starts in February.

 

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8:13am Fri 23 Nov 12

Archie's Ghost says...

Diskin is totally correct. There's some really useful players in the squad that can give anyone a game.

Those, like myself, calling for more props are not being negative, they're pointing out the basic fact that all the really positive stuff both on and off the field will be wasted unless he gets some bodies into the middle of the park.
Diskin is totally correct. There's some really useful players in the squad that can give anyone a game. Those, like myself, calling for more props are not being negative, they're pointing out the basic fact that all the really positive stuff both on and off the field will be wasted unless he gets some bodies into the middle of the park. Archie's Ghost
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8:16am Fri 23 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

Matthew, Matthew, Matthew although the words will be music to your brother in laws ears you will deep down know its going to be your hardest season to date, Only 4300 sold too so the 10k mark not achievable unless everyone is holding back to pay full price to give you more money.
Matthew, Matthew, Matthew although the words will be music to your brother in laws ears you will deep down know its going to be your hardest season to date, Only 4300 sold too so the 10k mark not achievable unless everyone is holding back to pay full price to give you more money. ifallwerelikemumby
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8:27am Fri 23 Nov 12

liverpoolbull says...

Prop is a problem , we know its being looked at , but we are a bit light of cover in the halfbacks , which is a bit worrying as there are bound to be injuries during the season
Prop is a problem , we know its being looked at , but we are a bit light of cover in the halfbacks , which is a bit worrying as there are bound to be injuries during the season liverpoolbull
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8:32am Fri 23 Nov 12

TodBull says...

ifallwerelikemumby wrote:
Matthew, Matthew, Matthew although the words will be music to your brother in laws ears you will deep down know its going to be your hardest season to date, Only 4300 sold too so the 10k mark not achievable unless everyone is holding back to pay full price to give you more money.
Tw*t
[quote][p][bold]ifallwerelikemumby[/bold] wrote: Matthew, Matthew, Matthew although the words will be music to your brother in laws ears you will deep down know its going to be your hardest season to date, Only 4300 sold too so the 10k mark not achievable unless everyone is holding back to pay full price to give you more money.[/p][/quote]Tw*t TodBull
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8:38am Fri 23 Nov 12

JAtkinson says...

ifallwerelikemumby wrote:
Matthew, Matthew, Matthew although the words will be music to your brother in laws ears you will deep down know its going to be your hardest season to date, Only 4300 sold too so the 10k mark not achievable unless everyone is holding back to pay full price to give you more money.
Sshhhh, it's not your fault. It's not your fault. Ssssshhhhhhhh.
[quote][p][bold]ifallwerelikemumby[/bold] wrote: Matthew, Matthew, Matthew although the words will be music to your brother in laws ears you will deep down know its going to be your hardest season to date, Only 4300 sold too so the 10k mark not achievable unless everyone is holding back to pay full price to give you more money.[/p][/quote]Sshhhh, it's not your fault. It's not your fault. Ssssshhhhhhhh. JAtkinson
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8:40am Fri 23 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

TodBull wrote:
ifallwerelikemumby wrote: Matthew, Matthew, Matthew although the words will be music to your brother in laws ears you will deep down know its going to be your hardest season to date, Only 4300 sold too so the 10k mark not achievable unless everyone is holding back to pay full price to give you more money.
Tw*t
It's only a bit of banter son don't get to be a sad keyboard warrior like helga, Mumbly and sheff.
[quote][p][bold]TodBull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ifallwerelikemumby[/bold] wrote: Matthew, Matthew, Matthew although the words will be music to your brother in laws ears you will deep down know its going to be your hardest season to date, Only 4300 sold too so the 10k mark not achievable unless everyone is holding back to pay full price to give you more money.[/p][/quote]Tw*t[/p][/quote]It's only a bit of banter son don't get to be a sad keyboard warrior like helga, Mumbly and sheff. ifallwerelikemumby
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9:07am Fri 23 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

See the duck is about early breaking wind.
See the duck is about early breaking wind. Mumby was the best
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9:09am Fri 23 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

Archie's Ghost wrote:
Diskin is totally correct. There's some really useful players in the squad that can give anyone a game.

Those, like myself, calling for more props are not being negative, they're pointing out the basic fact that all the really positive stuff both on and off the field will be wasted unless he gets some bodies into the middle of the park.
I agree with you, we need at least another prop and hopefully FC will get one, two would be better.Lets give him some time.
[quote][p][bold]Archie's Ghost[/bold] wrote: Diskin is totally correct. There's some really useful players in the squad that can give anyone a game. Those, like myself, calling for more props are not being negative, they're pointing out the basic fact that all the really positive stuff both on and off the field will be wasted unless he gets some bodies into the middle of the park.[/p][/quote]I agree with you, we need at least another prop and hopefully FC will get one, two would be better.Lets give him some time. Mumby was the best
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11:18am Fri 23 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

quack quack helga 's biatch not signing on today by the looks.
quack quack helga 's biatch not signing on today by the looks. ifallwerelikemumby
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11:25am Fri 23 Nov 12

SantaKlauscomeseaelytoodsal says...

Prop coming soon, tkts sold now number 6000+ including corporate, boxes, hospitality.

More gifts on the way. Aye up, Rudolph, got to get on. Next stop, North(ern) Pole. Up, Up and Onwards.

Remember children be good or no pressies, you know who you are.
Prop coming soon, tkts sold now number 6000+ including corporate, boxes, hospitality. More gifts on the way. Aye up, Rudolph, got to get on. Next stop, North(ern) Pole. Up, Up and Onwards. Remember children be good or no pressies, you know who you are. SantaKlauscomeseaelytoodsal
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11:33am Fri 23 Nov 12

SantaKlauscomeseaelytoodsal says...

The following reminds me of one person on here. Not Santa's favourite, I might add. This person has a giant ego and is heading for a fall, like the afore mentioned.

I Am The Glorious King Of Rugby League - League Freak
There are times in your life when you will be fortunate enough to meet one of those people. The type of people that make things happen. The type of people that others speak of in glowing terms, speaking of their achievements with enthusiasm and awe.

Consider today your day my friend...

I am The Glorious League Freak.

Some would suggest I am infamous among British Rugby League types. My opinions are not always popular, and I always don't care about that. The important thing is that I am always right about the direction the game is going in.

Look at the current financial troubles within all levels of Rugby League in Great Britain. I was warning of this years ago. While everyone else was looking to the cheerleaders within the English press that happily painted a rosy picture, I was the only one laying out the raw facts of the matter.

A lot of people didn't like that. The thing is, I knew I was right, and have been proven to be right time and time again.

I used to frequent Rugby League forums but I find I just can't be bothered explaining to people in thread after thread about what's what in Rugby League. These days I tend to stick to my Twitter feed, my Facebook page, and my incredibly successful web site which is located at http://www.leaguefre
ak.com

That is all I need to say really.
The following reminds me of one person on here. Not Santa's favourite, I might add. This person has a giant ego and is heading for a fall, like the afore mentioned. I Am The Glorious King Of Rugby League - League Freak There are times in your life when you will be fortunate enough to meet one of those people. The type of people that make things happen. The type of people that others speak of in glowing terms, speaking of their achievements with enthusiasm and awe. Consider today your day my friend... I am The Glorious League Freak. Some would suggest I am infamous among British Rugby League types. My opinions are not always popular, and I always don't care about that. The important thing is that I am always right about the direction the game is going in. Look at the current financial troubles within all levels of Rugby League in Great Britain. I was warning of this years ago. While everyone else was looking to the cheerleaders within the English press that happily painted a rosy picture, I was the only one laying out the raw facts of the matter. A lot of people didn't like that. The thing is, I knew I was right, and have been proven to be right time and time again. I used to frequent Rugby League forums but I find I just can't be bothered explaining to people in thread after thread about what's what in Rugby League. These days I tend to stick to my Twitter feed, my Facebook page, and my incredibly successful web site which is located at http://www.leaguefre ak.com That is all I need to say really. SantaKlauscomeseaelytoodsal
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11:35am Fri 23 Nov 12

SantaKlauscomeseaelytoodsal says...

Off back to work, busy time of year, looking forward to the 26th December.

BE GOOD, people.
Off back to work, busy time of year, looking forward to the 26th December. BE GOOD, people. SantaKlauscomeseaelytoodsal
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11:59am Fri 23 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

Bye bye Helga love, So the club say 4300 and you say 6000+ do they still drug test in the off season as I have a candidate on here.
Bye bye Helga love, So the club say 4300 and you say 6000+ do they still drug test in the off season as I have a candidate on here. ifallwerelikemumby
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12:59pm Fri 23 Nov 12

bully4us says...

Santa - this was on a forum yesterday - so not your own words!
http://www.superleag
uefans.com/forum/thr
ead-10632.html

It was posted by a Hull supporter.

Another stupid person with another stupid name. Which of the idiots are you who comes on here and has just made up another username?

Same few mindless fools on this site - different log-ons. Simple things for simple minds. Now I have real work to do not that fiction in your head.
Santa - this was on a forum yesterday - so not your own words! http://www.superleag uefans.com/forum/thr ead-10632.html It was posted by a Hull supporter. Another stupid person with another stupid name. Which of the idiots are you who comes on here and has just made up another username? Same few mindless fools on this site - different log-ons. Simple things for simple minds. Now I have real work to do not that fiction in your head. bully4us
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2:06pm Fri 23 Nov 12

SantaKlauscomeseaelytoodsal says...

Bully4us, if you read the VERY first paragraph. I never claimed to have written it. Just a bit of light reading. Nothing wrong with quoting off other sites.
As to being stupid, mindless, my troll friend, I am not, having worked for over 40 years, which I doubt you do, work that is.
As to your quote, I'll finish it, " while bigger fools watch on in sympathy wishing they could do the same "
So once again you are using another name, FAKE. You'll never learn.
Bully4us, if you read the VERY first paragraph. I never claimed to have written it. Just a bit of light reading. Nothing wrong with quoting off other sites. As to being stupid, mindless, my troll friend, I am not, having worked for over 40 years, which I doubt you do, work that is. As to your quote, I'll finish it, " while bigger fools watch on in sympathy wishing they could do the same " So once again you are using another name, FAKE. You'll never learn. SantaKlauscomeseaelytoodsal
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3:13pm Fri 23 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

ifallwerelikemumby wrote:
Bye bye Helga love, So the club say 4300 and you say 6000+ do they still drug test in the off season as I have a candidate on here.
Just for the f@rting duck, if you read the article it says

" Meanwhile, the Bulls have sold around 4,300 individual season tickets ahead of the early-bird deadline which runs until 5pm on December 1.

However, it is understood that figure could be closer to 6,000 when corporate sales from the Coral Stand are taken into account.

Simples!!
[quote][p][bold]ifallwerelikemumby[/bold] wrote: Bye bye Helga love, So the club say 4300 and you say 6000+ do they still drug test in the off season as I have a candidate on here.[/p][/quote]Just for the f@rting duck, if you read the article it says " Meanwhile, the Bulls have sold around 4,300 individual season tickets ahead of the early-bird deadline which runs until 5pm on December 1. However, it is understood that figure could be closer to 6,000 when corporate sales from the Coral Stand are taken into account. Simples!! Mumby was the best
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3:55pm Fri 23 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

could not be bothered reading it all or Santa s boreathon as fell asleep part way through. see you tonight Mumbly but don't tell anyone on here we are friends.
could not be bothered reading it all or Santa s boreathon as fell asleep part way through. see you tonight Mumbly but don't tell anyone on here we are friends. ifallwerelikemumby
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3:58pm Fri 23 Nov 12

-HCK3R- says...

Mumby was the best wrote:
ifallwerelikemumby wrote:
Bye bye Helga love, So the club say 4300 and you say 6000+ do they still drug test in the off season as I have a candidate on here.
Just for the f@rting duck, if you read the article it says

" Meanwhile, the Bulls have sold around 4,300 individual season tickets ahead of the early-bird deadline which runs until 5pm on December 1.

However, it is understood that figure could be closer to 6,000 when corporate sales from the Coral Stand are taken into account.

Simples!!
Wouldn't waste time trying to point out actual facts and figures to him Mumby the voices in his head will get confused even more than usual......
[quote][p][bold]Mumby was the best[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ifallwerelikemumby[/bold] wrote: Bye bye Helga love, So the club say 4300 and you say 6000+ do they still drug test in the off season as I have a candidate on here.[/p][/quote]Just for the f@rting duck, if you read the article it says " Meanwhile, the Bulls have sold around 4,300 individual season tickets ahead of the early-bird deadline which runs until 5pm on December 1. However, it is understood that figure could be closer to 6,000 when corporate sales from the Coral Stand are taken into account. Simples!![/p][/quote]Wouldn't waste time trying to point out actual facts and figures to him Mumby the voices in his head will get confused even more than usual...... -HCK3R-
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4:36pm Fri 23 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

wonder when Santaviking helga going to give up the ghost of pretending to be away, come back helga Mumbly is a lost little boy without you lad.

were in the money
we got no players
what a joke of a club we really are,

come on sing along
wonder when Santaviking helga going to give up the ghost of pretending to be away, come back helga Mumbly is a lost little boy without you lad. were in the money we got no players what a joke of a club we really are, come on sing along ifallwerelikemumby
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5:41pm Fri 23 Nov 12

Ilkley bull says...

you really are a tw@t i haven't been on here for ages and your one of the reasons why i stopper, there's too many up there **** oh im only having a bit of banter forum bashers.

i for one is looking forward to the season we don't have a massive squad the core of the squad is really good so shut up and wait for the season before you slate people off.

COYB!
you really are a tw@t i haven't been on here for ages and your one of the reasons why i stopper, there's too many up there **** oh im only having a bit of banter forum bashers. i for one is looking forward to the season we don't have a massive squad the core of the squad is really good so shut up and wait for the season before you slate people off. COYB! Ilkley bull
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6:57pm Fri 23 Nov 12

bully4us says...

Santa,
Harvard referencing will let people know it is someone else's work. Just state you read it elsewhere if you aren't aware of it - simple. Oh, by the way, I have only ever used this name and am nobody else and have also worked full time (professionally) for 35 yrs. Just pi**ed off at the state this forum has deteriorated because of a few who clearly have nothing better to do. Sorry to disappoint you.
Santa, Harvard referencing will let people know it is someone else's work. Just state you read it elsewhere if you aren't aware of it - simple. Oh, by the way, I have only ever used this name and am nobody else and have also worked full time (professionally) for 35 yrs. Just pi**ed off at the state this forum has deteriorated because of a few who clearly have nothing better to do. Sorry to disappoint you. bully4us
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7:05pm Fri 23 Nov 12

Shelfrhino says...

Been over to Hull today so thought I'd buy their local rag.
There's a piece in it by Jason Crookes in which he goes on about what an eye-opener it is to be at Hull, he says the standard of facilities and the training regime is head and shoulders above anything he had at the halal hole.
So much for your "best training facility in SL" rubbish.
Been over to Hull today so thought I'd buy their local rag. There's a piece in it by Jason Crookes in which he goes on about what an eye-opener it is to be at Hull, he says the standard of facilities and the training regime is head and shoulders above anything he had at the halal hole. So much for your "best training facility in SL" rubbish. Shelfrhino
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7:24pm Fri 23 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

Shelfrhino wrote:
Been over to Hull today so thought I'd buy their local rag.
There's a piece in it by Jason Crookes in which he goes on about what an eye-opener it is to be at Hull, he says the standard of facilities and the training regime is head and shoulders above anything he had at the halal hole.
So much for your "best training facility in SL" rubbish.
You are really fixated with the Bulls, can`t even travel without scouring around for bad news about us.
Nevermind, are we bovvered? You are as sad as Daffy the f@rting duck.
[quote][p][bold]Shelfrhino[/bold] wrote: Been over to Hull today so thought I'd buy their local rag. There's a piece in it by Jason Crookes in which he goes on about what an eye-opener it is to be at Hull, he says the standard of facilities and the training regime is head and shoulders above anything he had at the halal hole. So much for your "best training facility in SL" rubbish.[/p][/quote]You are really fixated with the Bulls, can`t even travel without scouring around for bad news about us. Nevermind, are we bovvered? You are as sad as Daffy the f@rting duck. Mumby was the best
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7:41pm Fri 23 Nov 12

raisemeup says...

Shelfrhino wrote:
Been over to Hull today so thought I'd buy their local rag.
There's a piece in it by Jason Crookes in which he goes on about what an eye-opener it is to be at Hull, he says the standard of facilities and the training regime is head and shoulders above anything he had at the halal hole.
So much for your "best training facility in SL" rubbish.
WINGER Jason Crookes says the standard of facilities and training at Hull FC have been an eye-opener following his move from Bradford.

And three weeks into his training, the 22-year-old says he's been massively impressed with his new club.

"Training is totally different to what I was used to at Bradford," Crookes told the Mail. Unquote

To disprove the theory that Shelf Rhino is an upstanding citizen and not the tow rag who is economical with the truth the above is actually what the Hull Daily Mail said in the article...
In fact would you expect anything else I think anyone with a sembalnce of intelligence will read the article and accept it for what it is.. A new employee saying what his bosses would want to here, he could could hardly say I was used to so much better at Bradford, could he???

By the way you keep going on about Halal, knowing that the owners aren't likely to serve halal..or believe in the practise of halal traditions.
I see you are still attempting to use a race card.
[quote][p][bold]Shelfrhino[/bold] wrote: Been over to Hull today so thought I'd buy their local rag. There's a piece in it by Jason Crookes in which he goes on about what an eye-opener it is to be at Hull, he says the standard of facilities and the training regime is head and shoulders above anything he had at the halal hole. So much for your "best training facility in SL" rubbish.[/p][/quote]WINGER Jason Crookes says the standard of facilities and training at Hull FC have been an eye-opener following his move from Bradford. And three weeks into his training, the 22-year-old says he's been massively impressed with his new club. "Training is totally different to what I was used to at Bradford," Crookes told the Mail. Unquote To disprove the theory that Shelf Rhino is an upstanding citizen and not the tow rag who is economical with the truth the above is actually what the Hull Daily Mail said in the article... In fact would you expect anything else I think anyone with a sembalnce of intelligence will read the article and accept it for what it is.. A new employee saying what his bosses would want to here, he could could hardly say I was used to so much better at Bradford, could he??? By the way you keep going on about Halal, knowing that the owners aren't likely to serve halal..or believe in the practise of halal traditions. I see you are still attempting to use a race card. raisemeup
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7:51pm Fri 23 Nov 12

raisemeup says...

Sorry I should have spelt Here as Hear.
Sorry I should have spelt Here as Hear. raisemeup
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7:54pm Fri 23 Nov 12

SantaKlauscomeseaelytoodsal says...

Raisemeup, nowt fresh from this idiot. Thinks he knows it all, but knows bugger all. Loves to play the race game, but things like that backfire.

Bully4us, this is taken from Hull Daily Mail, and is the lead to the stupid post by ShelfWhino.

http://www.thisishul
landeastriding.co.uk
/Jason-Crookes-Hull-
FC-step-m-used/story
-17402065-detail/sto
ry.html
Raisemeup, nowt fresh from this idiot. Thinks he knows it all, but knows bugger all. Loves to play the race game, but things like that backfire. Bully4us, this is taken from Hull Daily Mail, and is the lead to the stupid post by ShelfWhino. http://www.thisishul landeastriding.co.uk /Jason-Crookes-Hull- FC-step-m-used/story -17402065-detail/sto ry.html SantaKlauscomeseaelytoodsal
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9:48pm Fri 23 Nov 12

Anti-Firm says...

What a complete set of nobs you all are no wonder the forum has lost all credibility.. I remember a few years back, decent folk, genuine bulls fans interested in the greater good discussing Bulls. I don't recognise any usernames from them days, it's now just full of jobless keyboard warriors with nowt better to do. Rant over
What a complete set of nobs you all are no wonder the forum has lost all credibility.. I remember a few years back, decent folk, genuine bulls fans interested in the greater good discussing Bulls. I don't recognise any usernames from them days, it's now just full of jobless keyboard warriors with nowt better to do. Rant over Anti-Firm
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10:29pm Fri 23 Nov 12

Shelfrhino says...

raisemeup wrote:
Shelfrhino wrote:
Been over to Hull today so thought I'd buy their local rag.
There's a piece in it by Jason Crookes in which he goes on about what an eye-opener it is to be at Hull, he says the standard of facilities and the training regime is head and shoulders above anything he had at the halal hole.
So much for your "best training facility in SL" rubbish.
WINGER Jason Crookes says the standard of facilities and training at Hull FC have been an eye-opener following his move from Bradford.

And three weeks into his training, the 22-year-old says he's been massively impressed with his new club.

"Training is totally different to what I was used to at Bradford," Crookes told the Mail. Unquote

To disprove the theory that Shelf Rhino is an upstanding citizen and not the tow rag who is economical with the truth the above is actually what the Hull Daily Mail said in the article...
In fact would you expect anything else I think anyone with a sembalnce of intelligence will read the article and accept it for what it is.. A new employee saying what his bosses would want to here, he could could hardly say I was used to so much better at Bradford, could he???

By the way you keep going on about Halal, knowing that the owners aren't likely to serve halal..or believe in the practise of halal traditions.
I see you are still attempting to use a race card.
According to to source I have quoted before, Omar Khan's cuisine ; Pakistani
Halal status confirmed by staff via telephone,


http://www.zabihah.c
om/d/Bradford+7381+O
mar-Khans/

There you go Brian, you sanctimonious plank.
[quote][p][bold]raisemeup[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shelfrhino[/bold] wrote: Been over to Hull today so thought I'd buy their local rag. There's a piece in it by Jason Crookes in which he goes on about what an eye-opener it is to be at Hull, he says the standard of facilities and the training regime is head and shoulders above anything he had at the halal hole. So much for your "best training facility in SL" rubbish.[/p][/quote]WINGER Jason Crookes says the standard of facilities and training at Hull FC have been an eye-opener following his move from Bradford. And three weeks into his training, the 22-year-old says he's been massively impressed with his new club. "Training is totally different to what I was used to at Bradford," Crookes told the Mail. Unquote To disprove the theory that Shelf Rhino is an upstanding citizen and not the tow rag who is economical with the truth the above is actually what the Hull Daily Mail said in the article... In fact would you expect anything else I think anyone with a sembalnce of intelligence will read the article and accept it for what it is.. A new employee saying what his bosses would want to here, he could could hardly say I was used to so much better at Bradford, could he??? By the way you keep going on about Halal, knowing that the owners aren't likely to serve halal..or believe in the practise of halal traditions. I see you are still attempting to use a race card.[/p][/quote]According to to source I have quoted before, Omar Khan's cuisine ; Pakistani Halal status confirmed by staff via telephone, http://www.zabihah.c om/d/Bradford+7381+O mar-Khans/ There you go Brian, you sanctimonious plank. Shelfrhino
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12:13am Sat 24 Nov 12

raisemeup says...

Yes as you realise that they employ women and not one of them wear the hijab and they serve alcohol.
Which as I have said before goes against the principles of the Muslim culture.
The restaurant is not the issue,( in fact there is an Italian restaurant that serves halal food>) The culture at our stadium is..so you can spout off your tripe as much as you like, but until you are at one of the functions at Odsal to witness the situation there. You are certainly not qualified to talk are you?
But if you do decide to come to our Stadium (Ladies night is the 1st December) I am sure there are many people who would like to have a lively discussion with you!

Didn't you find anything to say about your inaccurate reproduction of the story ..No!...so I'm right then you are untrustworthy!!

Discussion over.
Yes as you realise that they employ women and not one of them wear the hijab and they serve alcohol. Which as I have said before goes against the principles of the Muslim culture. The restaurant is not the issue,( in fact there is an Italian restaurant that serves halal food>) The culture at our stadium is..so you can spout off your tripe as much as you like, but until you are at one of the functions at Odsal to witness the situation there. You are certainly not qualified to talk are you? But if you do decide to come to our Stadium (Ladies night is the 1st December) I am sure there are many people who would like to have a lively discussion with you! Didn't you find anything to say about your inaccurate reproduction of the story ..No!...so I'm right then you are untrustworthy!! Discussion over. raisemeup
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12:28am Sat 24 Nov 12

Shelfrhino says...

raisemeup wrote:
Yes as you realise that they employ women and not one of them wear the hijab and they serve alcohol.
Which as I have said before goes against the principles of the Muslim culture.
The restaurant is not the issue,( in fact there is an Italian restaurant that serves halal food>) The culture at our stadium is..so you can spout off your tripe as much as you like, but until you are at one of the functions at Odsal to witness the situation there. You are certainly not qualified to talk are you?
But if you do decide to come to our Stadium (Ladies night is the 1st December) I am sure there are many people who would like to have a lively discussion with you!

Didn't you find anything to say about your inaccurate reproduction of the story ..No!...so I'm right then you are untrustworthy!!

Discussion over.
What I said was true then, thought so.
Same goes for the Crookes bit, the gist of the article was how I summed it up. I don't have time like a loser like you to post word for word.
As far as the OK eatery goes, I couldn't tell you who wears what in these places. I don't eat in them, I am a bit more disconcerting what and where I eat, unlike the clientèle who dare to venture there, shudder.
[quote][p][bold]raisemeup[/bold] wrote: Yes as you realise that they employ women and not one of them wear the hijab and they serve alcohol. Which as I have said before goes against the principles of the Muslim culture. The restaurant is not the issue,( in fact there is an Italian restaurant that serves halal food>) The culture at our stadium is..so you can spout off your tripe as much as you like, but until you are at one of the functions at Odsal to witness the situation there. You are certainly not qualified to talk are you? But if you do decide to come to our Stadium (Ladies night is the 1st December) I am sure there are many people who would like to have a lively discussion with you! Didn't you find anything to say about your inaccurate reproduction of the story ..No!...so I'm right then you are untrustworthy!! Discussion over.[/p][/quote]What I said was true then, thought so. Same goes for the Crookes bit, the gist of the article was how I summed it up. I don't have time like a loser like you to post word for word. As far as the OK eatery goes, I couldn't tell you who wears what in these places. I don't eat in them, I am a bit more disconcerting what and where I eat, unlike the clientèle who dare to venture there, shudder. Shelfrhino
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12:31am Sat 24 Nov 12

Shelfrhino says...

raisemeup wrote:
Yes as you realise that they employ women and not one of them wear the hijab and they serve alcohol.
Which as I have said before goes against the principles of the Muslim culture.
The restaurant is not the issue,( in fact there is an Italian restaurant that serves halal food>) The culture at our stadium is..so you can spout off your tripe as much as you like, but until you are at one of the functions at Odsal to witness the situation there. You are certainly not qualified to talk are you?
But if you do decide to come to our Stadium (Ladies night is the 1st December) I am sure there are many people who would like to have a lively discussion with you!

Didn't you find anything to say about your inaccurate reproduction of the story ..No!...so I'm right then you are untrustworthy!!

Discussion over.
What I said was true then, thought so.
Same goes for the Crookes bit, the gist of the article was how I summed it up. I don't have time like a loser like you to post word for word.
As far as the OK eatery goes, I couldn't tell you who wears what in these places. I don't eat in them, I am a bit more disconcerting what and where I eat, unlike the clientèle who dare to venture there, shudder.
[quote][p][bold]raisemeup[/bold] wrote: Yes as you realise that they employ women and not one of them wear the hijab and they serve alcohol. Which as I have said before goes against the principles of the Muslim culture. The restaurant is not the issue,( in fact there is an Italian restaurant that serves halal food>) The culture at our stadium is..so you can spout off your tripe as much as you like, but until you are at one of the functions at Odsal to witness the situation there. You are certainly not qualified to talk are you? But if you do decide to come to our Stadium (Ladies night is the 1st December) I am sure there are many people who would like to have a lively discussion with you! Didn't you find anything to say about your inaccurate reproduction of the story ..No!...so I'm right then you are untrustworthy!! Discussion over.[/p][/quote]What I said was true then, thought so. Same goes for the Crookes bit, the gist of the article was how I summed it up. I don't have time like a loser like you to post word for word. As far as the OK eatery goes, I couldn't tell you who wears what in these places. I don't eat in them, I am a bit more disconcerting what and where I eat, unlike the clientèle who dare to venture there, shudder. Shelfrhino
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9:44am Sat 24 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

Well done shelf son you have owned raise yet again.
Well done shelf son you have owned raise yet again. ifallwerelikemumby
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4:11pm Sat 24 Nov 12

Meningascoming says...

What a pity you so called Bulls fans can't direct your energies in supporting the new regime instead of knocking all the time - no wonder the game struggles to break out of th north!
What a pity you so called Bulls fans can't direct your energies in supporting the new regime instead of knocking all the time - no wonder the game struggles to break out of th north! Meningascoming
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9:56pm Sat 24 Nov 12

Shelfrhino says...

ifallwerelikemumby wrote:
Well done shelf son you have owned raise yet again.
Cheers mate,
To be fair he's not much of a challenge, he only post's what his wife tells him to write in between the cooking and the washing and ironing, This is the only place he can act a bit macho.
[quote][p][bold]ifallwerelikemumby[/bold] wrote: Well done shelf son you have owned raise yet again.[/p][/quote]Cheers mate, To be fair he's not much of a challenge, he only post's what his wife tells him to write in between the cooking and the washing and ironing, This is the only place he can act a bit macho. Shelfrhino
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11:47pm Sat 24 Nov 12

raisemeup says...

ifallwerelikemumby wrote:
Well done shelf son you have owned raise yet again.
You aren't for real are you...schoolboy rants, winding people up you call it.
In fact your inadequate ramblings are irksome beyond reason.

You or him owned what exactly?

The mastership of intelligent repost, and/or debating skills that are somewhere below that of 7 year old, who hasn't yet grasped the concept of reading.
By the way your sad little friend, who like you pollutes this site. Probably means discerning not as he wrote,
disconcerting, unless of course he means his viewpoints? Which is putting it mildly!
[quote][p][bold]ifallwerelikemumby[/bold] wrote: Well done shelf son you have owned raise yet again.[/p][/quote]You aren't for real are you...schoolboy rants, winding people up you call it. In fact your inadequate ramblings are irksome beyond reason. You or him owned what exactly? The mastership of intelligent repost, and/or debating skills that are somewhere below that of 7 year old, who hasn't yet grasped the concept of reading. By the way your sad little friend, who like you pollutes this site. Probably means discerning not as he wrote, disconcerting, unless of course he means his viewpoints? Which is putting it mildly! raisemeup
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3:04am Sun 25 Nov 12

Shelfrhino says...

shut up brian enough of your virgin talk, everytimer you open your mouth its like a huge horses **** hss come out. must be all the hallal grub you been having at the hole. WHat a nob
shut up brian enough of your virgin talk, everytimer you open your mouth its like a huge horses **** hss come out. must be all the hallal grub you been having at the hole. WHat a nob Shelfrhino
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8:56am Sun 25 Nov 12

Meningascoming says...

Hey Shelf Rhino - I wonder how much rugby "raisemeup" has played - sounds like he's one of them "can't do comment brigade". Doesn't really contribute much to the game does he?
Hey Shelf Rhino - I wonder how much rugby "raisemeup" has played - sounds like he's one of them "can't do comment brigade". Doesn't really contribute much to the game does he? Meningascoming
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8:56am Sun 25 Nov 12

Meningascoming says...

Hey Shelf Rhino - I wonder how much rugby "raisemeup" has played - sounds like he's one of them "can't do comment brigade". Doesn't really contribute much to the game does he?
Hey Shelf Rhino - I wonder how much rugby "raisemeup" has played - sounds like he's one of them "can't do comment brigade". Doesn't really contribute much to the game does he? Meningascoming
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12:01pm Sun 25 Nov 12

raisemeup says...

Meningascoming wrote:
Hey Shelf Rhino - I wonder how much rugby "raisemeup" has played - sounds like he's one of them "can't do comment brigade". Doesn't really contribute much to the game does he?
Doesn't matter either way, but not a lot played (not really good enough,but did have a trial for Northern.More years ago than I would care to remember) But more than you can ever imagine to the game.
But you lot don't need or deserve an explanation.
With your silly and stupid comments others have now been able to identify each and every-one of you. from now on each utterance can be treated with the contempt it deserves from people like you who only wish to destroy what the Bulls have,and will be again, to the community,

Other sensible commentators of the game, take note, lets get rid of them.

Someone commented that this site has degenerated to the extent that people who used the medium to express reasonable comments about their club have gone, in disgust at the garbage we have to read.

The moderator should take note, and wheedle them out.
[quote][p][bold]Meningascoming[/bold] wrote: Hey Shelf Rhino - I wonder how much rugby "raisemeup" has played - sounds like he's one of them "can't do comment brigade". Doesn't really contribute much to the game does he?[/p][/quote]Doesn't matter either way, but not a lot played (not really good enough,but did have a trial for Northern.More years ago than I would care to remember) But more than you can ever imagine to the game. But you lot don't need or deserve an explanation. With your silly and stupid comments others have now been able to identify each and every-one of you. from now on each utterance can be treated with the contempt it deserves from people like you who only wish to destroy what the Bulls have,and will be again, to the community, Other sensible commentators of the game, take note, lets get rid of them. Someone commented that this site has degenerated to the extent that people who used the medium to express reasonable comments about their club have gone, in disgust at the garbage we have to read. The moderator should take note, and wheedle them out. raisemeup
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1:22pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

Best way Raise is to ignore their goading and just stick to posting sensible comments and not get drawn into their games of arguing.
COYB
Best way Raise is to ignore their goading and just stick to posting sensible comments and not get drawn into their games of arguing. COYB Mumby was the best
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2:50pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

Mind you I find it strange that someone uses Mal Meninga`s sexual proclivities as a username!!
Mind you I find it strange that someone uses Mal Meninga`s sexual proclivities as a username!! Mumby was the best
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5:06pm Sun 25 Nov 12

raisemeup says...

Mumby was the best wrote:
Best way Raise is to ignore their goading and just stick to posting sensible comments and not get drawn into their games of arguing.
COYB
You're right my friend.
They just get in the way, don't they.
COYB
[quote][p][bold]Mumby was the best[/bold] wrote: Best way Raise is to ignore their goading and just stick to posting sensible comments and not get drawn into their games of arguing. COYB[/p][/quote]You're right my friend. They just get in the way, don't they. COYB raisemeup
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6:20pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Meningascoming says...

Hey you two - "Raise" and "Mumby" you're so pre-occupied with bile and innuendo why the hell do you frequent a sports site - I'm on here to talk about the Bulls going forward - got anything sensible to say about what we can do to support same in 2013?
Hey you two - "Raise" and "Mumby" you're so pre-occupied with bile and innuendo why the hell do you frequent a sports site - I'm on here to talk about the Bulls going forward - got anything sensible to say about what we can do to support same in 2013? Meningascoming
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7:08pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Shelfrhino says...

raisemeup wrote:
Meningascoming wrote:
Hey Shelf Rhino - I wonder how much rugby "raisemeup" has played - sounds like he's one of them "can't do comment brigade". Doesn't really contribute much to the game does he?
Doesn't matter either way, but not a lot played (not really good enough,but did have a trial for Northern.More years ago than I would care to remember) But more than you can ever imagine to the game.
But you lot don't need or deserve an explanation.
With your silly and stupid comments others have now been able to identify each and every-one of you. from now on each utterance can be treated with the contempt it deserves from people like you who only wish to destroy what the Bulls have,and will be again, to the community,

Other sensible commentators of the game, take note, lets get rid of them.

Someone commented that this site has degenerated to the extent that people who used the medium to express reasonable comments about their club have gone, in disgust at the garbage we have to read.

The moderator should take note, and wheedle them out.
Had a trial for Northern what?
Northern Rock maybe, you come across as a bit of a banker.

I note you haven't commented yet about OK's eatery being Pakistani cuisine, is that because I am right again, and you are clueless again?

Mumby was best,
Take your trolling elsewhere you fool or I will report you.
[quote][p][bold]raisemeup[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Meningascoming[/bold] wrote: Hey Shelf Rhino - I wonder how much rugby "raisemeup" has played - sounds like he's one of them "can't do comment brigade". Doesn't really contribute much to the game does he?[/p][/quote]Doesn't matter either way, but not a lot played (not really good enough,but did have a trial for Northern.More years ago than I would care to remember) But more than you can ever imagine to the game. But you lot don't need or deserve an explanation. With your silly and stupid comments others have now been able to identify each and every-one of you. from now on each utterance can be treated with the contempt it deserves from people like you who only wish to destroy what the Bulls have,and will be again, to the community, Other sensible commentators of the game, take note, lets get rid of them. Someone commented that this site has degenerated to the extent that people who used the medium to express reasonable comments about their club have gone, in disgust at the garbage we have to read. The moderator should take note, and wheedle them out.[/p][/quote]Had a trial for Northern what? Northern Rock maybe, you come across as a bit of a banker. I note you haven't commented yet about OK's eatery being Pakistani cuisine, is that because I am right again, and you are clueless again? Mumby was best, Take your trolling elsewhere you fool or I will report you. Shelfrhino
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7:57pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Meningascoming says...

Bloody hell "Shelf Rhino" you as disturbed as "Raise" & "Mumby" !!
Is there anyone out there who wants to talk about Bulls and real issues - if not I'm ringing my mate up at Barrth - he's on the dark side but at least he would talk about rugby albeit the XV variety
Bloody hell "Shelf Rhino" you as disturbed as "Raise" & "Mumby" !! Is there anyone out there who wants to talk about Bulls and real issues - if not I'm ringing my mate up at Barrth - he's on the dark side but at least he would talk about rugby albeit the XV variety Meningascoming
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11:57pm Sun 25 Nov 12

raisemeup says...

Meningascoming wrote:
Hey you two - "Raise" and "Mumby" you're so pre-occupied with bile and innuendo why the hell do you frequent a sports site - I'm on here to talk about the Bulls going forward - got anything sensible to say about what we can do to support same in 2013?
loads of ideas that involve supporters. Buy Season tickets - support events pre season- stick up for the players and the club at all times.
Give them the confidence and enthusiasm to entertain us all in 2013, and most of all let them get on with it, there's a lot of effort needed before February I suspect!
Oh and never agree with the Rhino kid, he's all bitter and twisted (joke, don't want him straining himself for something nasty to say ).

PS Rhino don't want to talk about Rugby, if he does , I understand that a Rugby quiz is to be held in the newly refurbished Trevor Foster Lounge on the 7th December at 8pm.
Me and Mumby are so glad you aint one of them untouchables (Trollies) Meninga!
[quote][p][bold]Meningascoming[/bold] wrote: Hey you two - "Raise" and "Mumby" you're so pre-occupied with bile and innuendo why the hell do you frequent a sports site - I'm on here to talk about the Bulls going forward - got anything sensible to say about what we can do to support same in 2013?[/p][/quote]loads of ideas that involve supporters. Buy Season tickets - support events pre season- stick up for the players and the club at all times. Give them the confidence and enthusiasm to entertain us all in 2013, and most of all let them get on with it, there's a lot of effort needed before February I suspect! Oh and never agree with the Rhino kid, he's all bitter and twisted (joke, don't want him straining himself for something nasty to say ). PS Rhino don't want to talk about Rugby, if he does , I understand that a Rugby quiz is to be held in the newly refurbished Trevor Foster Lounge on the 7th December at 8pm. Me and Mumby are so glad you aint one of them untouchables (Trollies) Meninga! raisemeup
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9:06am Mon 26 Nov 12

Meningascoming says...

That's more like it - I'll be there at the quiz - right on the Bulls - a new era beckons !!!!
That's more like it - I'll be there at the quiz - right on the Bulls - a new era beckons !!!! Meningascoming
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9:06am Mon 26 Nov 12

Meningascoming says...

That's more like it - I'll be there at the quiz - right on the Bulls - a new era beckons !!!!
That's more like it - I'll be there at the quiz - right on the Bulls - a new era beckons !!!! Meningascoming
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