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Ladbrokes Challenge Cup
cast-Iron13 (IP Logged)
14 February, 2018 12:43
Last night the luck of the Challenge Cup draw paired West Wales Raiders away at former World Club Champions,Bradford Bulls.

The head coach of Bradford Bulls is,of course,the head coach of Wales national side,John Kear,a man renowned for the success of the underdog in the Challenge Cup when he coached Hull FC to a victory over Leeds in the final,and 20 years ago,this year,to unfancied Sheffield Eagles to a victory in the final against all-conquering Wigan Warriors.

( I have a brand new,unopened dvd of the Sheffield Eagles victory in 1998 should anyone wish to have it )

The game is scheduled to take place over the weekend of 24th and 25th of this month - dress up warm! - and before that 2 of the better Bradford players,Minchella and Ethan Ryan are to appear before the disciplinary and may miss the game.

No pressure on our players and a perfect time to remind John Kear how good they are before future international games.

 
Rogero
Re: Ladbrokes Challenge Cup
Rogero (IP Logged)
15 February, 2018 08:32
Imteresting tie indeed. Amd an early taste of what is in store for the WWR when they face ome of the divisions favourites for promotion...

 
Rogero
Re: Ladbrokes Challenge Cup
Rogero (IP Logged)
15 February, 2018 09:01
The third-round fixtures will take place on the weekend of 24th and 25th of February.


Fixtures:

Hunslet Club Parkside vs. Workington Town

Bradford Bulls vs. West Wales Raiders

North Wales Crusaders vs. Keighley Cougars

Coventry Bears vs Distington

Hemel Stags vs. Newcastle Thunder

Doncaster vs. Myton Warriors

Pilkington Recs vs. Millom

Kells vs. British Army

Normanton Knights vs Batley Boys

Whitehaven vs. London Skolars

Askham vs. York City Knights

Oldham vs. Featherstone Lions

Hunslet vs. Oulton Raiders

 
cast-Iron13
Re: Ladbrokes Challenge Cup
cast-Iron13 (IP Logged)
15 February, 2018 19:36
It hasn't helped us at all that the newfangled disciplinary system seems to allow

repeated punching after running across the field and leaping to the top of the melee to
land several punches.

Elliot Minichella (Bradford) - Grade A Punching - No Further Action (Non-relevant record, including no record showing two or more offences in the last 24 months, including at least one in the last 12 months)
Ethan Ryan (Bradford) - Grade A Other Contrary Behaviour - No Further Action (Non-relevant record, including no record showing two or more offences in the last 24 months, including at least one in the last 12 months)

It really is going to be a baptism of fire for our young players.

 
Rogero
Re: Ladbrokes Challenge Cup
Rogero (IP Logged)
15 February, 2018 20:32
The club must not make the same mistakes again. The team need to get off to a reasonable start. Fans have had year after year of excuses and poor results.

A baptism of fire it maybe but WWR must register some wins in the early weeks.

The Bulls will be tough but other teams are there for the taking....

Good luck lads

 
cast-Iron13
Re: Ladbrokes Challenge Cup
cast-Iron13 (IP Logged)
16 February, 2018 17:29
Unfortunately the Commonwealth Championship has deprived us of some players,and we

sustained injuries in the pre-season game at London.


Winning the home games in League 1 would be nice.


Newcastle Thunder have an injury or two and Hull FC have some injuries so their assistance,

under Dual/Reg with Doncaster,may not be what the Dons were expecting.

Crowd support for the WWR players is vital.


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