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It's good news week!
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28 July, 2017 15:49
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Re: It's good news week!
almostatyke (IP Logged)
28 July, 2017 18:21
Brush always took the players to Scotland for a week's training camp: I note that Bishop Burton near Beverley is the venue this year, though not sure if it is J-Lo's stamp of authority or a need to keep costs under control. Expect a few videos on the offie.

This season is going to be a real test for J-Lo. He has had continuity from last season and has had time to fully absorb the RU aspects of the game. If we are going to challenge Bristol or Ealing, who both have vastly superior spending power to us, then it will be by dint of J-Lo's superior management.

I have faith in him, and expect his man-management skills to result in us punching above our weight (metaphorically speaking of course).

 
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Re: It's good news week!
Plumgarth40 (IP Logged)
02 August, 2017 15:32
Ealing having superior spending power to Leeds Tykes/Yorkshire Carnegie now that is a very sobering thought and makes me want to weep.

 
headingleytyke
Re: It's good news week!
headingleytyke (IP Logged)
03 August, 2017 17:53
We have to realise that we are now an average championship club. Those with more resources and a bigger squad will succeed. We have to be realistic

 
TykeGeorge
Re: It's good news week!
TykeGeorge (IP Logged)
04 August, 2017 08:13
This does appear to be the case. I am just reminded of the pre-match fans meeting last season when Sir Ian said that to all intents and purposes the club is run on Premiership lines in all aspects. Is this ditched now, what is the vision ? Are we going to be told.

 
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Re: It's good news week!
JDH (IP Logged)
04 August, 2017 11:06
I think the owners needs to come out and say something about the direction of the club.

We need to be searching (as I am sure we are) for additional funding

 
headingleytyke
Re: It's good news week!
headingleytyke (IP Logged)
04 August, 2017 15:10
Don't expect anything from the club. Communication at any level is not their strong point.

 
Selby Kev
Re: It's good news week!
Selby Kev (IP Logged)
06 August, 2017 11:18
Thanks for your thoughts WW...Although I am struggling to be "realistic"? It would be good to have some straight talking about our Premiership ambition and aspiration for this season?

Better for J-Lo to say "its not going to happen"...and then we can all relax? The Play offs are gone...which for me is a shame...as it was another...end of season...last throw of the dice?

I wish I could share your optimism Almo...regarding 'management skills' against ££££-adversity?

The'straight top of the League'promotion criteria favours the big clubs and big cheque books...the RFU seems to care little for enhancing opportunity and mobility from the Championship..It doesn't 'look fair'...which is bad for the image of the game....and it aint at all fair for Yorkshire Rugby...just the victim of market forces?!

Are we seriously expecting to beat Bristol and Ealing this year? Of course miracles do happen ..and wouldn't it be nice...but is this really just me having another flight of fancy?

Maybe Premiership ambition is now a 'lost cause'...and all we will hear is the usual propaganda to keep folks on board?

I come to watch Leeeds (?) because at the back of my mind I believe it is do-able to regain a position at the Top Table...which would be great for Yorkshire's youngsters and all the fans across the County?...Am I deluded...and need to keep taking the tablets...or are there secret signings to come??

Maybe our best hope is to pool/amalgamate resources with Donny/Rotherham and try to rebuild a formidable combined team?

First time I haven't renewed my season ticket. I will come to games...all the same...certainly in the Autumn. I am back from hols 3rd wk Sept...but will follow on computers. By then we will have some 'hard evidence' to go on? Normally optimistic??....BUT big ???......and yet remain to be convinced this year!!?

 
yorkie ba
Re: It's good news week!
yorkie ba (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 06:45
Well I'm going to renew my season ticket and I'll watch from the end if I have to and I'll go to the on the road games. I've watched rugby from a lot worse places.

 
yorkie ba
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yorkie ba (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 15:31
I've seen it lot worse teams as well but few worse supporters. Always moaning . If it's not about the price of beer it's about the food choices if it's not about the ground it's about the name if it's not about lack of information it's about on the road games and so on and so on. If you are a fan learn to live with it and go out and support your team.

 
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Re: It's good news week!
almostatyke (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 18:02
Well said, yb! The club certainly needs every £140 it can get.

 
headingleytyke
Re: It's good news week!
headingleytyke (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 18:40
Yorkshire a. If you live with the way the club treat you they will never change. Are they paying you to say this

 
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Wildwillie (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 18:53
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I've seen it lot worse teams as well but few worse supporters. Always moaning . If it's not about the price of beer it's about the food choices if it's not about the ground it's about the name if it's not about lack of information it's about on the road games and so on and so on. If you are a fan learn to live with it and go out and support your team.

Yep if you are a supporter you will put up with the ordure and follow the lads come what ever. Good post Yorkie!



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headingleytyke
Re: It's good news week!
headingleytyke (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 23:04
I don't mind the @#$%& from the players it's the management that any me

 
bspa2
Re: It's good news week!
bspa2 (IP Logged)
10 August, 2017 15:24
I have always got answers to sensible questions when I have talked to the management. Too often, posters assume the managers are idiots - which they are not.

 
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almostatyke (IP Logged)
10 August, 2017 19:58
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I have always got answers to sensible questions when I have talked to the management. Too often, posters assume the managers are idiots - which they are not.
Agreed. But it is really frustrating that they are keeping us in the dark - we know money is tight - why can't they talk to us about it?
Turning your quote on its head: do management think we are idiots, then?

 
bspa2
Re: It's good news week!
bspa2 (IP Logged)
11 August, 2017 16:53
No, I am sure they don't think we are idiots.

Although I have no inside knowledge, my guess is that management is preoccupied with negotiations to maintain or even improve funding. If the money was reducing further, it would trigger difficult decisions and that is not the sort of thing you want to discuss publicly until you know where you are.

The Premiership cabal have made it very difficult to keep the relegated team in the Championship. London Welsh-type implosions won't happen very often.

 
headingleytyke
Re: It's good news week!
headingleytyke (IP Logged)
11 August, 2017 18:21
Bristol have increased their squad with the signing of a new zealand international back.

 
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almostatyke (IP Logged)
11 August, 2017 18:29
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Bristol have increased their squad with the signing of a new zealand international back.

I think that is for the season after next, when Bristol will be back in the Premiership.

 
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Re: It's good news week!
JDH (IP Logged)
12 August, 2017 18:33
And they have a multi millionaire owner......

 
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Re: It's good news week!
almostatyke (IP Logged)
12 August, 2017 20:28
We used to have one of those but he decided to take some of his money back, without notice, thus we were consigned to live forever in the slow lane.

 
Bobba
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Bobba (IP Logged)
13 August, 2017 12:59
Some of the money???

 
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Re: It's good news week!
Albert Fishwick (IP Logged)
13 August, 2017 20:02
Well yes, he sank in rather more than he finally recovered once he decided it was no longer for him.



If I had all the money I've spent on drink ..... I'd spend it on drink.

 
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Re: It's good news week!
Madtyke (IP Logged)
14 August, 2017 12:43
My daughter Grace is to be Club Mascot at the Rotherham game in December.



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headingleytyke
Re: It's good news week!
headingleytyke (IP Logged)
14 August, 2017 16:42
I am very worried that we have only one warmup game before season starts. All the others have at least a couple to get match fit. Is it because we don't have a big enough squad or no one wants to play us. I think we could suggest for fitness in the first few games. Especially one and or two players

 
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Re: It's good news week!
almostatyke (IP Logged)
14 August, 2017 19:24
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My daughter Grace is to be Club Mascot at the Rotherham game in December.

Congratulations to the Madtyke family. I am sure it will be a memorable occasion.

 
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Re: It's good news week!
Wildwillie (IP Logged)
15 August, 2017 07:40
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My daughter Grace is to be Club Mascot at the Rotherham game in December.

Well done Grace! (Sm152)



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Re: It's good news week!
opuscoitus (IP Logged)
15 August, 2017 10:07
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My daughter Grace is to be Club Mascot at the Rotherham game in December.

My daughter was Mascot couple of seasons ago at the London Scottish game, well looked after had a great evening looking round changing rooms and was sent a pic of her and Buzz a few days later which still has a place on her wall,

IMHO its the one thing the club gets right constantly she will have a great day


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