Bradford Bulls snap up Warrington prop Ben Evans

Ben Evans, centre, playing for Wales against England in the Autumn International Series at Wrexham

Ben Evans, centre, playing for Wales against England in the Autumn International Series at Wrexham

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

Ben Evans has become the latest player to join the Bulls after agreeing a one-year loan deal from Warrington Wolves.

The 20-year-old Wales forward can play in several positions but will be used primarily as a prop next season at Odsal.

Evans, whose twin brother Rhys plays for Warrington and England Knights, has yet to make his Super League debut but featured in both Wales’ recent internationals against France and England.

He is now hoping to establish himself as a first-team regular under new Bulls coach Francis Cummins, whose squad began pre-season training yesterday.

Bridgend-born Evans, who represented England at Academy level, has not joined up with his new team-mates yet as he is currently on a break after his international exertions for Wales.

But he is delighted to have agreed the move to Bradford, where he will become reacquainted with fellow Warrington loanee Matty Blythe and Wales team-mate Elliot Kear.

Evans will travel from Warrington to Bradford with Blythe and said: “When Tony Smith suggested the idea of going out on loan I grabbed it with both hands.

“Like Blythey, I want to be playing every week in Super League and going to Bradford provides the opportunity to try and do that.

“There are a lot of young, enthusiastic boys at Bradford and speaking to Francis, that was the key.

“He was saying that enthusiasm is a massive part of the club and that all the lads are raring to go next year. He told me I could be a part of that and help the team further.

“I know quite a lot of the lads such as Blythey and Elliot, plus I’ve played with and against Adam O’Brien and John Bateman as well. That will make things easier for me again and I can’t wait to get started.”

Cummins, who has seen Bateman, Jarrod Sammut, Luke Gale, Chev Walker and Manase Manuokafoa sign new deals, is delighted that Evans has followed Blythe to Odsal.

The Bulls coach said: “Ben is young and keen to learn and I am really looking forward to having him on board. “He certainly has the ability and attitude to go a long way in the game and I’d like to thank Tony Smith and Warrington Wolves for allowing us to take him for the season.”

Meanwhile, Mick Potter’s wife Megan last night flew home to Australia after ending her stint at Odsal.

Megan was made redundant by administrator Brendan Guilfoyle at the height of the club’s financial crisis but was later reinstated.

A key figure in the Bulls’ administration department and ticket office, Megan stayed on at the club after Mick headed home in mid-September to search for a job Down Under.

He has since been appointed as head coach of NRL outfit Wests Tigers on a two-year deal and Megan, an occupational therapist by profession, will now seek to secure employment in Australia.

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7:39am Tue 6 Nov 12

THEMANOFSTEEL says...

Awesome news well done FC
Looks like things are shaping up nicely
Awesome news well done FC Looks like things are shaping up nicely THEMANOFSTEEL
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7:53am Tue 6 Nov 12

monobrow man says...

We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England
We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England monobrow man
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8:05am Tue 6 Nov 12

Solomon Grundy says...

Good luck to him and welcome aboard Ben but this signing is not the answer to our front row situation at all.
Good luck to him and welcome aboard Ben but this signing is not the answer to our front row situation at all. Solomon Grundy
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8:07am Tue 6 Nov 12

flashdonut says...

monobrow man wrote:
We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England
We do have good propects. But you need more than four props in the whole squad. A 20 year old British lad is worth a punt.
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We are a million miles away from the Dave Taylors of this world. Giving a British kid a chance is fine with me.
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England[/p][/quote]We do have good propects. But you need more than four props in the whole squad. A 20 year old British lad is worth a punt. . We are a million miles away from the Dave Taylors of this world. Giving a British kid a chance is fine with me. flashdonut
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8:15am Tue 6 Nov 12

Steam Pigs says...

another piece of the jigsaw

well done FC, welcome Ben
another piece of the jigsaw well done FC, welcome Ben Steam Pigs
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8:24am Tue 6 Nov 12

mmmbeefy says...

monobrow man wrote:
We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England
Really? And just who is it you expect the club to sign?

There's no one of substance out there that's out of contract.

The Bulls are going to have a hard time of it next year and any player who wants to come to us, even on loan, deserves thanks for it
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England[/p][/quote]Really? And just who is it you expect the club to sign? There's no one of substance out there that's out of contract. The Bulls are going to have a hard time of it next year and any player who wants to come to us, even on loan, deserves thanks for it mmmbeefy
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8:31am Tue 6 Nov 12

jkirby85 says...

monobrow man wrote:
We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England
Erm idiot springs to mind who you thinking of..... James graham or Carvell ?? or maybe the Burgess bros.....What a clown you are!!! get real son and smell the coffee on this cold morning.......
Give me strength!!

FC your doing your best "the real fans" can see that fella......

Good job.
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England[/p][/quote]Erm idiot springs to mind who you thinking of..... James graham or Carvell ?? or maybe the Burgess bros.....What a clown you are!!! get real son and smell the coffee on this cold morning....... Give me strength!! FC your doing your best "the real fans" can see that fella...... Good job. jkirby85
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8:41am Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

jkirby85 wrote:
monobrow man wrote:
We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England
Erm idiot springs to mind who you thinking of..... James graham or Carvell ?? or maybe the Burgess bros.....What a clown you are!!! get real son and smell the coffee on this cold morning.......
Give me strength!!

FC your doing your best "the real fans" can see that fella......

Good job.
Well said. Some moan if we aren`t signing props then when we do they moan again. Look around for props, who is available? most are at Shuddersfield. Give the lad a chance. Also FC is no clown he knows what we need.
[quote][p][bold]jkirby85[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England[/p][/quote]Erm idiot springs to mind who you thinking of..... James graham or Carvell ?? or maybe the Burgess bros.....What a clown you are!!! get real son and smell the coffee on this cold morning....... Give me strength!! FC your doing your best "the real fans" can see that fella...... Good job.[/p][/quote]Well said. Some moan if we aren`t signing props then when we do they moan again. Look around for props, who is available? most are at Shuddersfield. Give the lad a chance. Also FC is no clown he knows what we need. Mumby was the best
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8:53am Tue 6 Nov 12

monobrow man says...

People where moaning about the possibility of signing keith mason yesterday, now signing a prop who I bet everyone has only seen play twice is a great signing, shake your heads everybody
People where moaning about the possibility of signing keith mason yesterday, now signing a prop who I bet everyone has only seen play twice is a great signing, shake your heads everybody monobrow man
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8:53am Tue 6 Nov 12

monobrow man says...

People where moaning about the possibility of signing keith mason yesterday, now signing a prop who I bet everyone has only seen play twice is a great signing, shake your heads everybody
People where moaning about the possibility of signing keith mason yesterday, now signing a prop who I bet everyone has only seen play twice is a great signing, shake your heads everybody monobrow man
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9:02am Tue 6 Nov 12

jkirby85 says...

Mumby was the best wrote:
jkirby85 wrote:
monobrow man wrote:
We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England
Erm idiot springs to mind who you thinking of..... James graham or Carvell ?? or maybe the Burgess bros.....What a clown you are!!! get real son and smell the coffee on this cold morning.......
Give me strength!!

FC your doing your best "the real fans" can see that fella......

Good job.
Well said. Some moan if we aren`t signing props then when we do they moan again. Look around for props, who is available? most are at Shuddersfield. Give the lad a chance. Also FC is no clown he knows what we need.
Exactly!!! Think Monobrow Man needs a reality check!!
[quote][p][bold]Mumby was the best[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jkirby85[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: We have better prospects already at the club he is wales number 4 prop and they just got destroyed by England[/p][/quote]Erm idiot springs to mind who you thinking of..... James graham or Carvell ?? or maybe the Burgess bros.....What a clown you are!!! get real son and smell the coffee on this cold morning....... Give me strength!! FC your doing your best "the real fans" can see that fella...... Good job.[/p][/quote]Well said. Some moan if we aren`t signing props then when we do they moan again. Look around for props, who is available? most are at Shuddersfield. Give the lad a chance. Also FC is no clown he knows what we need.[/p][/quote]Exactly!!! Think Monobrow Man needs a reality check!! jkirby85
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9:11am Tue 6 Nov 12

Uglytruth says...

oh dear, this lad is dire, mcavoy is much better as is crossely who bulls bombed out the season before last. im sure there are better players in the championship???
we cant go into 2013 with this lad as an interchange..scruton
, sidlow and evans are very poor, naz is ok if he can stay on the pitch longer than 20 mins. we are in for a tough ride
oh dear, this lad is dire, mcavoy is much better as is crossely who bulls bombed out the season before last. im sure there are better players in the championship??? we cant go into 2013 with this lad as an interchange..scruton , sidlow and evans are very poor, naz is ok if he can stay on the pitch longer than 20 mins. we are in for a tough ride Uglytruth
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9:14am Tue 6 Nov 12

jkirby85 says...

monobrow man wrote:
People where moaning about the possibility of signing keith mason yesterday, now signing a prop who I bet everyone has only seen play twice is a great signing, shake your heads everybody
No fella...i ain't moaning as hes aggressive and a player that's got good experience and gets stuck in.....Now giving a young prop thats at warrington training along side a star studded team is not a bad thing then coming to us....he's a hungry young prop......so come again when hes played......
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: People where moaning about the possibility of signing keith mason yesterday, now signing a prop who I bet everyone has only seen play twice is a great signing, shake your heads everybody[/p][/quote]No fella...i ain't moaning as hes aggressive and a player that's got good experience and gets stuck in.....Now giving a young prop thats at warrington training along side a star studded team is not a bad thing then coming to us....he's a hungry young prop......so come again when hes played...... jkirby85
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9:21am Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

Uglytruth wrote:
oh dear, this lad is dire, mcavoy is much better as is crossely who bulls bombed out the season before last. im sure there are better players in the championship???
we cant go into 2013 with this lad as an interchange..scruton

, sidlow and evans are very poor, naz is ok if he can stay on the pitch longer than 20 mins. we are in for a tough ride
How you know he is dire?He played for Wales in a dire team. That great prop Kopcheque weren`t exactly scintillating in that company. How you know he is worse than Mcavoy you`ve never seen either in SL.
Sidlow is only a rumour, but it just shows your knowledge he is rated by people who know a lot more than you.
[quote][p][bold]Uglytruth[/bold] wrote: oh dear, this lad is dire, mcavoy is much better as is crossely who bulls bombed out the season before last. im sure there are better players in the championship??? we cant go into 2013 with this lad as an interchange..scruton , sidlow and evans are very poor, naz is ok if he can stay on the pitch longer than 20 mins. we are in for a tough ride[/p][/quote]How you know he is dire?He played for Wales in a dire team. That great prop Kopcheque weren`t exactly scintillating in that company. How you know he is worse than Mcavoy you`ve never seen either in SL. Sidlow is only a rumour, but it just shows your knowledge he is rated by people who know a lot more than you. Mumby was the best
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9:23am Tue 6 Nov 12

-HCK3R- says...

Got to laugh at some people .....a few months ago we were facing the possibility of not even having a club and now they are complaining over signings !
Got to laugh at some people .....a few months ago we were facing the possibility of not even having a club and now they are complaining over signings ! -HCK3R-
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9:26am Tue 6 Nov 12

passionate says...

Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??
Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship?? passionate
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9:27am Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

-HCK3R- wrote:
Got to laugh at some people .....a few months ago we were facing the possibility of not even having a club and now they are complaining over signings !
Maybe thats what p!sses them off - we survived
[quote][p][bold]-HCK3R-[/bold] wrote: Got to laugh at some people .....a few months ago we were facing the possibility of not even having a club and now they are complaining over signings ![/p][/quote]Maybe thats what p!sses them off - we survived Mumby was the best
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9:37am Tue 6 Nov 12

jkirby85 says...

Mumby was the best wrote:
Uglytruth wrote:
oh dear, this lad is dire, mcavoy is much better as is crossely who bulls bombed out the season before last. im sure there are better players in the championship???
we cant go into 2013 with this lad as an interchange..scruton


, sidlow and evans are very poor, naz is ok if he can stay on the pitch longer than 20 mins. we are in for a tough ride
How you know he is dire?He played for Wales in a dire team. That great prop Kopcheque weren`t exactly scintillating in that company. How you know he is worse than Mcavoy you`ve never seen either in SL.
Sidlow is only a rumour, but it just shows your knowledge he is rated by people who know a lot more than you.
Well said.....these other fans are jokers....... absolute tits!!
[quote][p][bold]Mumby was the best[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Uglytruth[/bold] wrote: oh dear, this lad is dire, mcavoy is much better as is crossely who bulls bombed out the season before last. im sure there are better players in the championship??? we cant go into 2013 with this lad as an interchange..scruton , sidlow and evans are very poor, naz is ok if he can stay on the pitch longer than 20 mins. we are in for a tough ride[/p][/quote]How you know he is dire?He played for Wales in a dire team. That great prop Kopcheque weren`t exactly scintillating in that company. How you know he is worse than Mcavoy you`ve never seen either in SL. Sidlow is only a rumour, but it just shows your knowledge he is rated by people who know a lot more than you.[/p][/quote]Well said.....these other fans are jokers....... absolute tits!! jkirby85
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9:39am Tue 6 Nov 12

jkirby85 says...

-HCK3R- wrote:
Got to laugh at some people .....a few months ago we were facing the possibility of not even having a club and now they are complaining over signings !
Exactly......i'd say play in SL with the young props we have and get em on the ladder of becoming great along side nas and scruton.....also langers as a prop and move addy to loose forward......simples
.......but give the boy a chance and then give an opinion......
[quote][p][bold]-HCK3R-[/bold] wrote: Got to laugh at some people .....a few months ago we were facing the possibility of not even having a club and now they are complaining over signings ![/p][/quote]Exactly......i'd say play in SL with the young props we have and get em on the ladder of becoming great along side nas and scruton.....also langers as a prop and move addy to loose forward......simples .......but give the boy a chance and then give an opinion...... jkirby85
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9:40am Tue 6 Nov 12

Uglytruth says...

passionate wrote:
Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??
spot on, crossely should have been retained by bulls instead of being released, he had potential but was frozen out..like many youngsters have at bradford.
give mcavoy a go before bringing in youngsters from other clubs, our youth system should count should it not?
if people are criticising me about this lads talent then how can they as when HAVE THEY seen him play? im merely going off the wales v england game. we are clutching at straws if we are replacing burgess, elima, kopczack and hargreaves with 20 yr old's who have never played SL before
[quote][p][bold]passionate[/bold] wrote: Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??[/p][/quote]spot on, crossely should have been retained by bulls instead of being released, he had potential but was frozen out..like many youngsters have at bradford. give mcavoy a go before bringing in youngsters from other clubs, our youth system should count should it not? if people are criticising me about this lads talent then how can they as when HAVE THEY seen him play? im merely going off the wales v england game. we are clutching at straws if we are replacing burgess, elima, kopczack and hargreaves with 20 yr old's who have never played SL before Uglytruth
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9:41am Tue 6 Nov 12

jkirby85 says...

passionate wrote:
Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??
Same as Kopout.....sent him out then i dare say he went on to be a top prop that turned out to be disloyal......but good player!!!
[quote][p][bold]passionate[/bold] wrote: Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??[/p][/quote]Same as Kopout.....sent him out then i dare say he went on to be a top prop that turned out to be disloyal......but good player!!! jkirby85
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9:45am Tue 6 Nov 12

jkirby85 says...

Uglytruth wrote:
passionate wrote:
Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??
spot on, crossely should have been retained by bulls instead of being released, he had potential but was frozen out..like many youngsters have at bradford.
give mcavoy a go before bringing in youngsters from other clubs, our youth system should count should it not?
if people are criticising me about this lads talent then how can they as when HAVE THEY seen him play? im merely going off the wales v england game. we are clutching at straws if we are replacing burgess, elima, kopczack and hargreaves with 20 yr old's who have never played SL before
Yes i hear you uglytruth however.....i remember FC alongside Tony Smith when at rhinos......Dint they do the Manchester United and bring in a class of boys that have gone on to dominate Honours in SL......Now wait in a few years and see the rewards of playing youngsters week in week out......im very excited that FC is going for youngsters alongside mentors......Just wait for the results in the coming years......
[quote][p][bold]Uglytruth[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]passionate[/bold] wrote: Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??[/p][/quote]spot on, crossely should have been retained by bulls instead of being released, he had potential but was frozen out..like many youngsters have at bradford. give mcavoy a go before bringing in youngsters from other clubs, our youth system should count should it not? if people are criticising me about this lads talent then how can they as when HAVE THEY seen him play? im merely going off the wales v england game. we are clutching at straws if we are replacing burgess, elima, kopczack and hargreaves with 20 yr old's who have never played SL before[/p][/quote]Yes i hear you uglytruth however.....i remember FC alongside Tony Smith when at rhinos......Dint they do the Manchester United and bring in a class of boys that have gone on to dominate Honours in SL......Now wait in a few years and see the rewards of playing youngsters week in week out......im very excited that FC is going for youngsters alongside mentors......Just wait for the results in the coming years...... jkirby85
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9:48am Tue 6 Nov 12

Steam Pigs says...

-HCK3R- wrote:
Got to laugh at some people .....a few months ago we were facing the possibility of not even having a club and now they are complaining over signings !
well said!
[quote][p][bold]-HCK3R-[/bold] wrote: Got to laugh at some people .....a few months ago we were facing the possibility of not even having a club and now they are complaining over signings ![/p][/quote]well said! Steam Pigs
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9:53am Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

Uglytruth wrote:
passionate wrote:
Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??
spot on, crossely should have been retained by bulls instead of being released, he had potential but was frozen out..like many youngsters have at bradford.
give mcavoy a go before bringing in youngsters from other clubs, our youth system should count should it not?
if people are criticising me about this lads talent then how can they as when HAVE THEY seen him play? im merely going off the wales v england game. we are clutching at straws if we are replacing burgess, elima, kopczack and hargreaves with 20 yr old's who have never played SL before
The old regime froze youngsters out, hopefully this one won`t, FC seems more enlightened. You stated Evans is dire and so is Sidlow. On what you base such a statement? How can you base a players ability on Wales V England? Who else can we replace Burgess Elima etc with?
[quote][p][bold]Uglytruth[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]passionate[/bold] wrote: Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??[/p][/quote]spot on, crossely should have been retained by bulls instead of being released, he had potential but was frozen out..like many youngsters have at bradford. give mcavoy a go before bringing in youngsters from other clubs, our youth system should count should it not? if people are criticising me about this lads talent then how can they as when HAVE THEY seen him play? im merely going off the wales v england game. we are clutching at straws if we are replacing burgess, elima, kopczack and hargreaves with 20 yr old's who have never played SL before[/p][/quote]The old regime froze youngsters out, hopefully this one won`t, FC seems more enlightened. You stated Evans is dire and so is Sidlow. On what you base such a statement? How can you base a players ability on Wales V England? Who else can we replace Burgess Elima etc with? Mumby was the best
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9:59am Tue 6 Nov 12

jkirby85 says...

Mumby was the best wrote:
Uglytruth wrote:
passionate wrote:
Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??
spot on, crossely should have been retained by bulls instead of being released, he had potential but was frozen out..like many youngsters have at bradford.
give mcavoy a go before bringing in youngsters from other clubs, our youth system should count should it not?
if people are criticising me about this lads talent then how can they as when HAVE THEY seen him play? im merely going off the wales v england game. we are clutching at straws if we are replacing burgess, elima, kopczack and hargreaves with 20 yr old's who have never played SL before
The old regime froze youngsters out, hopefully this one won`t, FC seems more enlightened. You stated Evans is dire and so is Sidlow. On what you base such a statement? How can you base a players ability on Wales V England? Who else can we replace Burgess Elima etc with?
Spot on we 'REALISTIC' fans can see that......
[quote][p][bold]Mumby was the best[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Uglytruth[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]passionate[/bold] wrote: Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??[/p][/quote]spot on, crossely should have been retained by bulls instead of being released, he had potential but was frozen out..like many youngsters have at bradford. give mcavoy a go before bringing in youngsters from other clubs, our youth system should count should it not? if people are criticising me about this lads talent then how can they as when HAVE THEY seen him play? im merely going off the wales v england game. we are clutching at straws if we are replacing burgess, elima, kopczack and hargreaves with 20 yr old's who have never played SL before[/p][/quote]The old regime froze youngsters out, hopefully this one won`t, FC seems more enlightened. You stated Evans is dire and so is Sidlow. On what you base such a statement? How can you base a players ability on Wales V England? Who else can we replace Burgess Elima etc with?[/p][/quote]Spot on we 'REALISTIC' fans can see that...... jkirby85
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10:29am Tue 6 Nov 12

bullybullman says...

monobrow man wrote:
People where moaning about the possibility of signing keith mason yesterday, now signing a prop who I bet everyone has only seen play twice is a great signing, shake your heads everybody
He`s got good potential & there is no room for him in the star studded Wire team. This does not make him a bad player or a poor signing.

Welcome on board & I look forward to seeing make a name next season.
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: People where moaning about the possibility of signing keith mason yesterday, now signing a prop who I bet everyone has only seen play twice is a great signing, shake your heads everybody[/p][/quote]He`s got good potential & there is no room for him in the star studded Wire team. This does not make him a bad player or a poor signing. Welcome on board & I look forward to seeing make a name next season. bullybullman
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10:35am Tue 6 Nov 12

Videoref says...

I seem to remember we played a young full back a few years ago and when we brought him on at 16 everyone said it would kill him. I believe he went on to play a few games and did all right really and kicked a few goals as well. What was his name now.................
.......? Ah yes, Keith Mumby!
Maybe there's hope for youngsters after all-give the lad a chance. If he's big enough he's old enough.
Zak Hardaker & Chris Hill weren't playing in SLuntil last season either
I seem to remember we played a young full back a few years ago and when we brought him on at 16 everyone said it would kill him. I believe he went on to play a few games and did all right really and kicked a few goals as well. What was his name now................. .......? Ah yes, Keith Mumby! Maybe there's hope for youngsters after all-give the lad a chance. If he's big enough he's old enough. Zak Hardaker & Chris Hill weren't playing in SLuntil last season either Videoref
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11:20am Tue 6 Nov 12

Bone_idle18 says...

Rather this lad then an over the hill Aussie on a big salary!
Rather this lad then an over the hill Aussie on a big salary! Bone_idle18
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12:45pm Tue 6 Nov 12

pweibj67 says...

well im underwhelmed but looking forward to him and other people forcing me to eat my words!

its a difficult one .. the lad plays out of his skin and joins the first team squad at warrington 19k'ers!

The lad is crap they dont want him and he signs for us!

As a squad player goes he is ok .. and short term fair enough
well im underwhelmed but looking forward to him and other people forcing me to eat my words! its a difficult one .. the lad plays out of his skin and joins the first team squad at warrington 19k'ers! The lad is crap they dont want him and he signs for us! As a squad player goes he is ok .. and short term fair enough pweibj67
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12:49pm Tue 6 Nov 12

pweibj67 says...

“Like Blythey, I want to be playing every week in Super League and going to Bradford provides the opportunity to try and do that."

oh how we have fallen .. oh well good luck .. come on young bulls .. if we are signing players like this .. you just need to step up a little ... would rather see you in the squad than a 19k'er reserve player!
“Like Blythey, I want to be playing every week in Super League and going to Bradford provides the opportunity to try and do that." oh how we have fallen .. oh well good luck .. come on young bulls .. if we are signing players like this .. you just need to step up a little ... would rather see you in the squad than a 19k'er reserve player! pweibj67
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12:52pm Tue 6 Nov 12

monobrow man says...

I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.
I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans. monobrow man
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12:55pm Tue 6 Nov 12

franklyn says...

jkirby85 wrote:
Uglytruth wrote:
passionate wrote:
Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??
spot on, crossely should have been retained by bulls instead of being released, he had potential but was frozen out..like many youngsters have at bradford.
give mcavoy a go before bringing in youngsters from other clubs, our youth system should count should it not?
if people are criticising me about this lads talent then how can they as when HAVE THEY seen him play? im merely going off the wales v england game. we are clutching at straws if we are replacing burgess, elima, kopczack and hargreaves with 20 yr old's who have never played SL before
Yes i hear you uglytruth however.....i remember FC alongside Tony Smith when at rhinos......Dint they do the Manchester United and bring in a class of boys that have gone on to dominate Honours in SL......Now wait in a few years and see the rewards of playing youngsters week in week out......im very excited that FC is going for youngsters alongside mentors......Just wait for the results in the coming years......
BIG difference is. leeds players were thier own. some of these lads are coming to bulls to get experience then return, so we wont benifit unless we can manage to sign them full time.
Dont get me wrong, i'll be glad to see any signings who are going to improve the squad, and i trust FC will know what he's doing.
we can't go on relying on the likes of sicknote scruton, walker, langley. If the past few seasons are a guide then they will be missing half the season.
So i say carry on FC & CO.strengthen our squad as much as you can. we all know its not going to happen over night.
Remember 1964 ? We went into the league with a team of give aways . It took time but eventually bradford northern became a force in RL again. I'M sure it will happen again.
[quote][p][bold]jkirby85[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Uglytruth[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]passionate[/bold] wrote: Dare I say Steve Crossley was released and has gone on to be named Dewsbury Player of the Year, signed by Fev and turned down deals in Super League to do so. With a bit more game time under his belt he could have been pulling up trees this season...you don't go to Oz and get named player of the tour for no reason. Maybe his day will come later with first team experience at the top of the Championship??[/p][/quote]spot on, crossely should have been retained by bulls instead of being released, he had potential but was frozen out..like many youngsters have at bradford. give mcavoy a go before bringing in youngsters from other clubs, our youth system should count should it not? if people are criticising me about this lads talent then how can they as when HAVE THEY seen him play? im merely going off the wales v england game. we are clutching at straws if we are replacing burgess, elima, kopczack and hargreaves with 20 yr old's who have never played SL before[/p][/quote]Yes i hear you uglytruth however.....i remember FC alongside Tony Smith when at rhinos......Dint they do the Manchester United and bring in a class of boys that have gone on to dominate Honours in SL......Now wait in a few years and see the rewards of playing youngsters week in week out......im very excited that FC is going for youngsters alongside mentors......Just wait for the results in the coming years......[/p][/quote]BIG difference is. leeds players were thier own. some of these lads are coming to bulls to get experience then return, so we wont benifit unless we can manage to sign them full time. Dont get me wrong, i'll be glad to see any signings who are going to improve the squad, and i trust FC will know what he's doing. we can't go on relying on the likes of sicknote scruton, walker, langley. If the past few seasons are a guide then they will be missing half the season. So i say carry on FC & CO.strengthen our squad as much as you can. we all know its not going to happen over night. Remember 1964 ? We went into the league with a team of give aways . It took time but eventually bradford northern became a force in RL again. I'M sure it will happen again. franklyn
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1:00pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

pweibj67 wrote:
“Like Blythey, I want to be playing every week in Super League and going to Bradford provides the opportunity to try and do that."

oh how we have fallen .. oh well good luck .. come on young bulls .. if we are signing players like this .. you just need to step up a little ... would rather see you in the squad than a 19k'er reserve player!
We`ve fallen to a team that nearly went into the oblivion 3 months ago and are now attempting to get back on to safe grounding by not spending silly money even if anyone was available to spend it on. Maybe thats why Fielden did not come back because we weren`t prepared to waste good money on someone who maybe a risky buy.
[quote][p][bold]pweibj67[/bold] wrote: “Like Blythey, I want to be playing every week in Super League and going to Bradford provides the opportunity to try and do that." oh how we have fallen .. oh well good luck .. come on young bulls .. if we are signing players like this .. you just need to step up a little ... would rather see you in the squad than a 19k'er reserve player![/p][/quote]We`ve fallen to a team that nearly went into the oblivion 3 months ago and are now attempting to get back on to safe grounding by not spending silly money even if anyone was available to spend it on. Maybe thats why Fielden did not come back because we weren`t prepared to waste good money on someone who maybe a risky buy. Mumby was the best
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1:02pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

monobrow man wrote:
I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.
Marc Herbert & Nick Zisti for 2
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.[/p][/quote]Marc Herbert & Nick Zisti for 2 Mumby was the best
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1:05pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

monobrow man wrote:
I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.
Add to that - Feather
Who says he will be in the starting 17
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.[/p][/quote]Add to that - Feather Who says he will be in the starting 17 Mumby was the best
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1:20pm Tue 6 Nov 12

THEMANOFSTEEL says...

Omg seriously who do u think we can sign we can't spend money and we are bringing in people who actually want to prove they are good enough
FC keep up the good work
If you aren't happy with this get ya sen to headingley
Hoping for foster next!!!
Omg seriously who do u think we can sign we can't spend money and we are bringing in people who actually want to prove they are good enough FC keep up the good work If you aren't happy with this get ya sen to headingley Hoping for foster next!!! THEMANOFSTEEL
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2:09pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Hudzilla says...

monobrow man wrote:
I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.
Marc Herbert.
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.[/p][/quote]Marc Herbert. Hudzilla
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2:09pm Tue 6 Nov 12

bradfordbronco says...

Mumby was the best wrote:
monobrow man wrote: I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.
Add to that - Feather Who says he will be in the starting 17
Also add to that list Glen Hall & Logan Swann.
[quote][p][bold]Mumby was the best[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.[/p][/quote]Add to that - Feather Who says he will be in the starting 17[/p][/quote]Also add to that list Glen Hall & Logan Swann. bradfordbronco
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2:24pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

monobrow man wrote:
I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.
In terms of value for money Iestyn Harris and Matt Orford !
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.[/p][/quote]In terms of value for money Iestyn Harris and Matt Orford ! Mumby was the best
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2:28pm Tue 6 Nov 12

monobrow man says...

Zisti, Herbert Logan swann hall all played nrl, which I would say gave me reason to think they would be decent player, I was not underwhelmed when I heard we where signing these players
Zisti, Herbert Logan swann hall all played nrl, which I would say gave me reason to think they would be decent player, I was not underwhelmed when I heard we where signing these players monobrow man
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2:29pm Tue 6 Nov 12

pweibj67 says...

Logan Swann was good!

and you misunderstand my comments .. if it had been " im coming to odsal to force my way in the the first time .. i feel i have the ability .. blah blah blah" .. thats good!

but he is coming as he is guaranteed a first team spot? ..

Yep i dont want us to spend silly money but surely their are players out there who want the chance to try to get in the first team!

truly not having a go at this lad (well a bit!) .. if it had been a full time signing on a one year contract with a view to two then brilliant! .. however who knows maybe the 19k'ers are doing us a favour and lending this lad for a season while they pay his wages to allow us to build and be a force again!

Also Nick Zisti was a potential superstar and was higher rated than the other "legend" who came to us as the same time!

as said .. i look forward to eating humble pie!
Logan Swann was good! and you misunderstand my comments .. if it had been " im coming to odsal to force my way in the the first time .. i feel i have the ability .. blah blah blah" .. thats good! but he is coming as he is guaranteed a first team spot? .. Yep i dont want us to spend silly money but surely their are players out there who want the chance to try to get in the first team! truly not having a go at this lad (well a bit!) .. if it had been a full time signing on a one year contract with a view to two then brilliant! .. however who knows maybe the 19k'ers are doing us a favour and lending this lad for a season while they pay his wages to allow us to build and be a force again! Also Nick Zisti was a potential superstar and was higher rated than the other "legend" who came to us as the same time! as said .. i look forward to eating humble pie! pweibj67
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2:32pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Videoref says...

What about Lumby Parrish & Ford?
What about Lumby Parrish & Ford? Videoref
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2:38pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

Just re read the article and nowhere does it say he is guaranteed a starting 17 spot.
He says "Like Blythey, I want to be playing every week in Super League and going to Bradford provides the opportunity to try and do that."
And reading on the Wolves RLFANS.COM forum their fans rate him.
Just re read the article and nowhere does it say he is guaranteed a starting 17 spot. He says "Like Blythey, I want to be playing every week in Super League and going to Bradford provides the opportunity to try and do that." And reading on the Wolves RLFANS.COM forum their fans rate him. Mumby was the best
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2:41pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

monobrow man wrote:
Zisti, Herbert Logan swann hall all played nrl, which I would say gave me reason to think they would be decent player, I was not underwhelmed when I heard we where signing these players
But every player we sign who nobody has heard of is underwhelming then. Take Mick Withers as an example.
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: Zisti, Herbert Logan swann hall all played nrl, which I would say gave me reason to think they would be decent player, I was not underwhelmed when I heard we where signing these players[/p][/quote]But every player we sign who nobody has heard of is underwhelming then. Take Mick Withers as an example. Mumby was the best
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3:16pm Tue 6 Nov 12

passionate says...

Mumby was the best wrote:
monobrow man wrote: Zisti, Herbert Logan swann hall all played nrl, which I would say gave me reason to think they would be decent player, I was not underwhelmed when I heard we where signing these players
But every player we sign who nobody has heard of is underwhelming then. Take Mick Withers as an example.
Keith Lulia...who's this kid, never heard of him, Shontayne Hape - Shon-who?
[quote][p][bold]Mumby was the best[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: Zisti, Herbert Logan swann hall all played nrl, which I would say gave me reason to think they would be decent player, I was not underwhelmed when I heard we where signing these players[/p][/quote]But every player we sign who nobody has heard of is underwhelming then. Take Mick Withers as an example.[/p][/quote]Keith Lulia...who's this kid, never heard of him, Shontayne Hape - Shon-who? passionate
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3:45pm Tue 6 Nov 12

flashdonut says...

Monobrow is correct with the underwhelming status. Hape was the Rookie of the Year. Lulia was a regular scoring NRL player, Zisti was rated by all. Let down and underwhelming are different. Zisti and Wittenberg were huge let downs.
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But what I disagree with against Monobrow man is this: Yes, it may seem the weakest signing in 17 years, but we are in the worst position in 17 years. We can not sign Burgess or Hock or Tomkins. We can't spend like we did to buy Spuce and McNamara. We can't lure peole like Henry and Big Les. We have to be realistic. And Evans is.
Monobrow is correct with the underwhelming status. Hape was the Rookie of the Year. Lulia was a regular scoring NRL player, Zisti was rated by all. Let down and underwhelming are different. Zisti and Wittenberg were huge let downs. . But what I disagree with against Monobrow man is this: Yes, it may seem the weakest signing in 17 years, but we are in the worst position in 17 years. We can not sign Burgess or Hock or Tomkins. We can't spend like we did to buy Spuce and McNamara. We can't lure peole like Henry and Big Les. We have to be realistic. And Evans is. flashdonut
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3:46pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Tricky Dicky says...

It is not the signing of this young lad, who is keen to make his name, that is unsettling, it is why we do not have any 20 year old props to promote from within. It takes a lot longer to learn your trade in the forwards and most do not mature till their late twenties. From his comments reported above, this young man expects to gain Super League experience fairly quickly so he expects to play in the first team soon. So is this Mr Cummins solution to our front row fragility? I hope not. I would have been far more positive if we had found a lad from our own academy rather than accept another Warrington off-load. There may not be many props around but it is vital we have experience and "know how" up front. I'm still waiting Mr Cummins.
It is not the signing of this young lad, who is keen to make his name, that is unsettling, it is why we do not have any 20 year old props to promote from within. It takes a lot longer to learn your trade in the forwards and most do not mature till their late twenties. From his comments reported above, this young man expects to gain Super League experience fairly quickly so he expects to play in the first team soon. So is this Mr Cummins solution to our front row fragility? I hope not. I would have been far more positive if we had found a lad from our own academy rather than accept another Warrington off-load. There may not be many props around but it is vital we have experience and "know how" up front. I'm still waiting Mr Cummins. Tricky Dicky
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4:17pm Tue 6 Nov 12

flashdonut says...

Tricky Dicky wrote:
It is not the signing of this young lad, who is keen to make his name, that is unsettling, it is why we do not have any 20 year old props to promote from within. It takes a lot longer to learn your trade in the forwards and most do not mature till their late twenties. From his comments reported above, this young man expects to gain Super League experience fairly quickly so he expects to play in the first team soon. So is this Mr Cummins solution to our front row fragility? I hope not. I would have been far more positive if we had found a lad from our own academy rather than accept another Warrington off-load. There may not be many props around but it is vital we have experience and "know how" up front. I'm still waiting Mr Cummins.
I thin that is a tad harsh. The club has been unlucky with props. If it wasnt for South Sydney we would have three Burgess props, and who was to know Kopz would go awol.
[quote][p][bold]Tricky Dicky[/bold] wrote: It is not the signing of this young lad, who is keen to make his name, that is unsettling, it is why we do not have any 20 year old props to promote from within. It takes a lot longer to learn your trade in the forwards and most do not mature till their late twenties. From his comments reported above, this young man expects to gain Super League experience fairly quickly so he expects to play in the first team soon. So is this Mr Cummins solution to our front row fragility? I hope not. I would have been far more positive if we had found a lad from our own academy rather than accept another Warrington off-load. There may not be many props around but it is vital we have experience and "know how" up front. I'm still waiting Mr Cummins.[/p][/quote]I thin that is a tad harsh. The club has been unlucky with props. If it wasnt for South Sydney we would have three Burgess props, and who was to know Kopz would go awol. flashdonut
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4:29pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

I think we have to be prepared to be underwhelmed with the signings for a season or two till we rebuild not just the team but the club. Hopefully we can then start to challenge for honours again.

Also isn`t it great to have a discussion without the Troll(s)
I think we have to be prepared to be underwhelmed with the signings for a season or two till we rebuild not just the team but the club. Hopefully we can then start to challenge for honours again. Also isn`t it great to have a discussion without the Troll(s) Mumby was the best
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5:23pm Tue 6 Nov 12

kira171239 says...

come on the lad is keen to make a na.me for himself can not get into a star studded side at warrington. Smith rates him so why the problem with many of you. Can anybody tell me of a good prop we could sign in super league. anyway who is to say another prop may be coming. we need a winger and cover for standoff/scrum half.
come on the lad is keen to make a na.me for himself can not get into a star studded side at warrington. Smith rates him so why the problem with many of you. Can anybody tell me of a good prop we could sign in super league. anyway who is to say another prop may be coming. we need a winger and cover for standoff/scrum half. kira171239
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5:58pm Tue 6 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

I don't understand folk on here what next will they want a top 4 finish ?
I don't understand folk on here what next will they want a top 4 finish ? ifallwerelikemumby
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6:01pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

ifallwerelikemumby wrote:
I don't understand folk on here what next will they want a top 4 finish ?
Guess who has returned The resident Troll !!!
See which pearls he will cast!!!
[quote][p][bold]ifallwerelikemumby[/bold] wrote: I don't understand folk on here what next will they want a top 4 finish ?[/p][/quote]Guess who has returned The resident Troll !!! See which pearls he will cast!!! Mumby was the best
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6:10pm Tue 6 Nov 12

-HCK3R- says...

monobrow man wrote:
I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.
Andy Ireland .......
[quote][p][bold]monobrow man[/bold] wrote: I have read all the comments and can anybody give me a more uninspiring starting 17 signing from the past 20 years than evans.[/p][/quote]Andy Ireland ....... -HCK3R-
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6:10pm Tue 6 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

EH ?
EH ? ifallwerelikemumby
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6:21pm Tue 6 Nov 12

pweibj67 says...

yes mumby he does not say guaranteed .. i miss read
yes mumby he does not say guaranteed .. i miss read pweibj67
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6:33pm Tue 6 Nov 12

billybobbull says...

Folks, we have a club, we have a team, we are STILL in the Super League. A few months ago we thought there was chance we might not even exist.
I think we have to accept that we have to start again and build again. Young lads like this have to learn their trade with all the enthusiasm that they bring. He may as well be with us to do that.
Good luck to him and the club. It will be hard, but again, We still have team and a club to support.
Folks, we have a club, we have a team, we are STILL in the Super League. A few months ago we thought there was chance we might not even exist. I think we have to accept that we have to start again and build again. Young lads like this have to learn their trade with all the enthusiasm that they bring. He may as well be with us to do that. Good luck to him and the club. It will be hard, but again, We still have team and a club to support. billybobbull
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9:14pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Shelfrhino says...

Never mind rat fans,
I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players.
Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :)
Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.
Never mind rat fans, I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players. Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :) Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out. Shelfrhino
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10:06pm Tue 6 Nov 12

-HCK3R- says...

Shelfrhino wrote:
Never mind rat fans,
I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players.
Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :)
Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.
Hows the whinos search for a centre going ? Senior might be tempted if the moneys right .....there again he'll probably turn them down as well !!!
[quote][p][bold]Shelfrhino[/bold] wrote: Never mind rat fans, I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players. Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :) Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.[/p][/quote]Hows the whinos search for a centre going ? Senior might be tempted if the moneys right .....there again he'll probably turn them down as well !!! -HCK3R-
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10:09pm Tue 6 Nov 12

Shipley Paul says...

Even back in the day when we were all conquering, we had low profile signings like Jamie Peacock, Brian McDermott, James Lowes who was rejected at Leeds (see Superleague Supermen on Sky) and Scott Naylor. They all turned into top players with us and dare I say? Leeds are reaping the rewards with the first 3 names now. Thanks? None required old boy. Rhinos are thick skinned and charge alot.
Even back in the day when we were all conquering, we had low profile signings like Jamie Peacock, Brian McDermott, James Lowes who was rejected at Leeds (see Superleague Supermen on Sky) and Scott Naylor. They all turned into top players with us and dare I say? Leeds are reaping the rewards with the first 3 names now. Thanks? None required old boy. Rhinos are thick skinned and charge alot. Shipley Paul
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12:16am Wed 7 Nov 12

hemsworthbull formerly known as pontebull says...

Shelfrhino wrote:
Never mind rat fans, I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players. Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :) Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.
And just when I thought you couldn't get any lower, you low life piece of ***** !!
How dare you make a comment on someone who I regard as a friend and fellow supporter whom you know absolutely nothing about. You obviously have very low intelligence and have no morals judging by your pathetic comment that you have made. I'm sure that there are plenty of cars that you can play with on the M1 or maybe there is a bridge that you can jump off
[quote][p][bold]Shelfrhino[/bold] wrote: Never mind rat fans, I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players. Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :) Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.[/p][/quote]And just when I thought you couldn't get any lower, you low life piece of ***** !! How dare you make a comment on someone who I regard as a friend and fellow supporter whom you know absolutely nothing about. You obviously have very low intelligence and have no morals judging by your pathetic comment that you have made. I'm sure that there are plenty of cars that you can play with on the M1 or maybe there is a bridge that you can jump off hemsworthbull formerly known as pontebull
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6:03am Wed 7 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

I think the point being made is that the likes of jimmy lowes were already established super league players, this guy is so far untested week in week out at that level, its ok blooding these lads but they usually have older heads around them . I await todays 7am story from Ross lets hope its not just another column filler,
I think the point being made is that the likes of jimmy lowes were already established super league players, this guy is so far untested week in week out at that level, its ok blooding these lads but they usually have older heads around them . I await todays 7am story from Ross lets hope its not just another column filler, ifallwerelikemumby
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7:47am Wed 7 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

Folks be aware that "ifallwerelikemumby" is the troll who`s been removed before under other names. He has pinched this (my) name from another forum.
Get involved with an argument with him at your peril, stay clear.
Folks be aware that "ifallwerelikemumby" is the troll who`s been removed before under other names. He has pinched this (my) name from another forum. Get involved with an argument with him at your peril, stay clear. Mumby was the best
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8:21am Wed 7 Nov 12

Steam Pigs says...

Mumby was the best wrote:
Folks be aware that "ifallwerelikem
umby" is the troll who`s been removed before under other names. He has pinched this (my) name from another forum.
Get involved with an argument with him at your peril, stay clear.
he's got a crush on you!!
[quote][p][bold]Mumby was the best[/bold] wrote: Folks be aware that "ifallwerelikem umby" is the troll who`s been removed before under other names. He has pinched this (my) name from another forum. Get involved with an argument with him at your peril, stay clear.[/p][/quote]he's got a crush on you!! Steam Pigs
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8:39am Wed 7 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

He needs CRUSHING!!
He needs CRUSHING!! Mumby was the best
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9:07am Wed 7 Nov 12

Steam Pigs says...

Mumby was the best wrote:
He needs CRUSHING!!
I think there is a queue for that!!!
[quote][p][bold]Mumby was the best[/bold] wrote: He needs CRUSHING!![/p][/quote]I think there is a queue for that!!! Steam Pigs
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10:02am Wed 7 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

WRONG
WRONG ifallwerelikemumby
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1:04pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

hemsworthbull formerly known as pontebull wrote:
Shelfrhino wrote:
Never mind rat fans, I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players. Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :) Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.
And just when I thought you couldn't get any lower, you low life piece of ***** !!
How dare you make a comment on someone who I regard as a friend and fellow supporter whom you know absolutely nothing about. You obviously have very low intelligence and have no morals judging by your pathetic comment that you have made. I'm sure that there are plenty of cars that you can play with on the M1 or maybe there is a bridge that you can jump off
You`re wasting your time he thinks by spouting off behind his keyboard he will appear hard, trouble is if he met any of us face to face he`d sh!t a clump.
Daddy has to buy him his season ticket because he stills believes in santa!! LOL
[quote][p][bold]hemsworthbull formerly known as pontebull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shelfrhino[/bold] wrote: Never mind rat fans, I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players. Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :) Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.[/p][/quote]And just when I thought you couldn't get any lower, you low life piece of ***** !! How dare you make a comment on someone who I regard as a friend and fellow supporter whom you know absolutely nothing about. You obviously have very low intelligence and have no morals judging by your pathetic comment that you have made. I'm sure that there are plenty of cars that you can play with on the M1 or maybe there is a bridge that you can jump off[/p][/quote]You`re wasting your time he thinks by spouting off behind his keyboard he will appear hard, trouble is if he met any of us face to face he`d sh!t a clump. Daddy has to buy him his season ticket because he stills believes in santa!! LOL Mumby was the best
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3:03pm Wed 7 Nov 12

ifallwerelikemumby says...

Yes that's enough about Hemsworth but what about Shelf ?
Yes that's enough about Hemsworth but what about Shelf ? ifallwerelikemumby
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3:37pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Mumby was the best says...

ifallwerelikemumby wrote:
WRONG
RIGHT Won`t be long before you are removed again
[quote][p][bold]ifallwerelikemumby[/bold] wrote: WRONG[/p][/quote]RIGHT Won`t be long before you are removed again Mumby was the best
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3:44pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Simon2k892 says...

From a Warrington fan who has watched him closely he is a massive prospect and is just unlucky that he finds himself behind some very good forwards at the moment. He is very similar to Ben Harrison and is a real workhorse. I'm quietly confident that everyone will be very impressed with Ben next season. Good luck for 2013!
From a Warrington fan who has watched him closely he is a massive prospect and is just unlucky that he finds himself behind some very good forwards at the moment. He is very similar to Ben Harrison and is a real workhorse. I'm quietly confident that everyone will be very impressed with Ben next season. Good luck for 2013! Simon2k892
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3:45pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Simon2k892 says...

From a Warrington fan who has watched him closely he is a massive prospect and is just unlucky that he finds himself behind some very good forwards at the moment. He is very similar to Ben Harrison and is a real workhorse. I'm quietly confident that everyone will be very impressed with Ben next season. Good luck for 2013!
From a Warrington fan who has watched him closely he is a massive prospect and is just unlucky that he finds himself behind some very good forwards at the moment. He is very similar to Ben Harrison and is a real workhorse. I'm quietly confident that everyone will be very impressed with Ben next season. Good luck for 2013! Simon2k892
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3:45pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Simon2k892 says...

From a Warrington fan who has watched him closely he is a massive prospect and is just unlucky that he finds himself behind some very good forwards at the moment. He is very similar to Ben Harrison and is a real workhorse. I'm quietly confident that everyone will be very impressed with Ben next season. Good luck for 2013!
From a Warrington fan who has watched him closely he is a massive prospect and is just unlucky that he finds himself behind some very good forwards at the moment. He is very similar to Ben Harrison and is a real workhorse. I'm quietly confident that everyone will be very impressed with Ben next season. Good luck for 2013! Simon2k892
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7:02pm Thu 8 Nov 12

Shelfrhino says...

hemsworthbull formerly known as pontebull wrote:
Shelfrhino wrote:
Never mind rat fans, I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players. Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :) Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.
And just when I thought you couldn't get any lower, you low life piece of ***** !!
How dare you make a comment on someone who I regard as a friend and fellow supporter whom you know absolutely nothing about. You obviously have very low intelligence and have no morals judging by your pathetic comment that you have made. I'm sure that there are plenty of cars that you can play with on the M1 or maybe there is a bridge that you can jump off
What are you going on about you fairy?
[quote][p][bold]hemsworthbull formerly known as pontebull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shelfrhino[/bold] wrote: Never mind rat fans, I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players. Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :) Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.[/p][/quote]And just when I thought you couldn't get any lower, you low life piece of ***** !! How dare you make a comment on someone who I regard as a friend and fellow supporter whom you know absolutely nothing about. You obviously have very low intelligence and have no morals judging by your pathetic comment that you have made. I'm sure that there are plenty of cars that you can play with on the M1 or maybe there is a bridge that you can jump off[/p][/quote]What are you going on about you fairy? Shelfrhino
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7:06pm Thu 8 Nov 12

Shelfrhino says...

Mumby was the best wrote:
hemsworthbull formerly known as pontebull wrote:
Shelfrhino wrote:
Never mind rat fans, I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players. Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :) Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.
And just when I thought you couldn't get any lower, you low life piece of ***** !!
How dare you make a comment on someone who I regard as a friend and fellow supporter whom you know absolutely nothing about. You obviously have very low intelligence and have no morals judging by your pathetic comment that you have made. I'm sure that there are plenty of cars that you can play with on the M1 or maybe there is a bridge that you can jump off
You`re wasting your time he thinks by spouting off behind his keyboard he will appear hard, trouble is if he met any of us face to face he`d sh!t a clump.
Daddy has to buy him his season ticket because he stills believes in santa!! LOL
Mumbler,
Rest assured if I met you face to face the only thing I would be scared of is the fact you might bore me to sleep.
You go on about keyboard warriors yet it is you, a silly old man, who sits behind your screen acting all hard. Grow up you silly old ****.
[quote][p][bold]Mumby was the best[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hemsworthbull formerly known as pontebull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shelfrhino[/bold] wrote: Never mind rat fans, I'm sure once you get your million quid(chuckles), you will be able to sign some proper players. Strange how last week Kopczak was crap and you were better off without him, now this very mediocre loanee is going to be great. You know you'd rather have a proper player like Kopczak, you just can't afford him :) Anyone seen Viking yet, or has he crawled into a rat hole , embarrassed to come out.[/p][/quote]And just when I thought you couldn't get any lower, you low life piece of ***** !! How dare you make a comment on someone who I regard as a friend and fellow supporter whom you know absolutely nothing about. You obviously have very low intelligence and have no morals judging by your pathetic comment that you have made. I'm sure that there are plenty of cars that you can play with on the M1 or maybe there is a bridge that you can jump off[/p][/quote]You`re wasting your time he thinks by spouting off behind his keyboard he will appear hard, trouble is if he met any of us face to face he`d sh!t a clump. Daddy has to buy him his season ticket because he stills believes in santa!! LOL[/p][/quote]Mumbler, Rest assured if I met you face to face the only thing I would be scared of is the fact you might bore me to sleep. You go on about keyboard warriors yet it is you, a silly old man, who sits behind your screen acting all hard. Grow up you silly old ****. Shelfrhino
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12:12am Fri 9 Nov 12

rogerthat! says...

If bulls hasn't bombed crossly or matt James out we would have had one of those blokes back who are now at fev.
Is mcavoy being retained? Donaldson? Does anyone know? I heard Joseph is having a trial at widness, would it have been beneficial to keep him at bulls as Scruton will be injured a few games in!
If bulls hasn't bombed crossly or matt James out we would have had one of those blokes back who are now at fev. Is mcavoy being retained? Donaldson? Does anyone know? I heard Joseph is having a trial at widness, would it have been beneficial to keep him at bulls as Scruton will be injured a few games in! rogerthat!
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