Once upon a time a winter weekend without a Blues game was a frustration - this season it's a blessed relief ...
The demise of poor London Welsh, plus failure in the other competitions, means Blues supporters have little interest in this season other than in seeing how Mike Rayer and Co. are preparing to put things right for next season.
Losing Le Booj to a six week ban, followed by the humiliating 49-26 defeat at bottom club Richmond, has created a cloud over Goldington Road.
It would be great to think that the corner can be turned in the next league game but that's away at Rotherham a week on Saturday. It will be interesting to see how mahy Blues supporters make that journey up the A1. Not many, one suspects.
Certainly not, until I see some leadership on and off the field I won't be doing any travelling to away games. The end of this season can't come soon enough, then we need the Alan Sugar finger to a few and some new blood, fresh ideas and proper leadership.
I'll be at Rotherham but then I live in N Yorks so this is one of my three guaranteed 'home games' that I try to get to. The Richmond game sounds like a shambles. Let's hope the performance against Rotherham will be an improvement. Of the three games I've seen up here this season - Leeds x2 and Doncaster - we've battled hard and been the oppo's equal for at least 70 mins. A poor ten after halftime did for us in the cup game against Leeds, as did a couple of quick scores when we played them in the league (my memory is hazy as I'd had an afternoon on the beer) whilst I thought a draw wouldve been the fair outcome at Doncaster and we we're beaten by a try involving the most blatant bit of blocking in midfield that I've ever seen. If there's one thing I've witnessed when watching us play Doncaster is that they like a good blocking line in the midfield.
JW, any coach would and should be expected to make changes to line up after being thumped by bottom side in division. I'd be complaining if there weren't any!
But anyway, well done Blues for not just winning, but also getting bonus point at Rotherham away, the double done over them. Here's hoping we can finally beat Trailfinders next week - come mighty close twice this season and would be great to keep them waiting for a win at Goldington Road a little longer
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2017:02:18:17:52:25 by Ginger Blueboy.
Looking at it some very good tries but the tackling from both sides at times looked at best, average!
Ben Adams try looked superb for a forward. Not since Jason Forster have I seen a forward side step past a back quite like that.
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2017:02:20:13:32:04 by ComeRainOrShine.
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