RLFANS.COM
Celebrating
23 years service to
the Rugby League
Community!
WWW.RLFANS.COM • View topic - Wigan v Sts discussion - THIS THREAD ONLY PLEASE

User avatarPieman wrote:
Pieman User avatar
Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Joined: Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:34 pm
Posts: 4600
Location: Atherton
Member for 13 years
apollosghost wrote:
Even with my cherry and white glasses on Liam Farrell would've been the only Wigan player to start for England, Bateman's been solid for Wigan but nowhere near his levels before his stint in the NRL.
Marshall as injury cover in the three quarters wouldn't have been unreasonable.
Once again the lack of competition in the halves and three quarters in SL is laid bare with that squad selection.


marshy should be in over hall all day long

Itchy Arsenal User avatar
Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Joined: Tue Jul 15, 2008 5:07 pm
Posts: 2506
Location: God's little acre
Member for 14 years
apollosghost wrote:
Even with my cherry and white glasses on Liam Farrell would've been the only Wigan player to start for England, Bateman's been solid for Wigan but nowhere near his levels before his stint in the NRL.
Marshall as injury cover in the three quarters wouldn't have been unreasonable.
Once again the lack of competition in the halves and three quarters in SL is laid bare with that squad selection.


I'm surprised that Gildart wasn't in the squad once Percival dropped out.
Obviously out of his depth in the NRL but still far better than say Bateman at centre.

User avatarSFW wrote:
SFW User avatar
Silver RLFANS Member


Joined: Mon Nov 11, 2002 11:57 am
Posts: 7904
Member for 20 years
Neither are ideal but I'd pick Bateman at centre over Gildart every time if having to choose. Gildart hopelessly out of his depth in the NRL last year.
sergeant pepper User avatar
Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Joined: Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:01 pm
Posts: 3347
Location: In the sky with diamonds
Member for 11 years
SFW wrote:
Neither are ideal but I'd pick Bateman at centre over Gildart every time if having to choose. Gildart hopelessly out of his depth in the NRL last year.


Was he?
22 LEAGUE TITLES
20 CHALLENGE CUPS
4 WORLD TITLES
SAYS IT ALL REALLY
TheWarringtonWolve69 User avatar
Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Joined: Wed Aug 25, 2021 7:04 pm
Posts: 893
Member for 1 year
Pieman wrote:
marshy should be in over hall all day long


LOL

User avatarFearTheVee wrote:
FearTheVee User avatar
Gold RLFANS Member


Joined: Thu Sep 26, 2002 12:57 pm
Posts: 11264
Location: Much too far South
Member for 20 years
Itchy Arsenal wrote:
I'm surprised that Gildart wasn't in the squad once Percival dropped out.
Obviously out of his depth in the NRL but still far better than say Bateman at centre.


I’m not surprised as I haven’t seen him have a good game in years, SL or NRL.

Bateman over Gildart every time for me.

apollosghost wrote:
apollosghost Free-scoring winger
Free-scoring winger

Joined: Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:45 pm
Posts: 2243
Location: Under New Springs bridge wit' rest of trolls
Member for 13 years
Think we've got away with one, starting the season off by getting hammered by Penrith would be a real downer, playing a different sport that lot

User avatarSFW wrote:
SFW User avatar
Silver RLFANS Member


Joined: Mon Nov 11, 2002 11:57 am
Posts: 7904
Member for 20 years
sergeant pepper wrote:
Was he?


Yes

User avatarBoredWiganer wrote:
BoredWiganer User avatar
Eddie Hemmings's Wig
Eddie Hemmings's Wig

Joined: Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:20 pm
Posts: 104
Member for 2 years
sergeant pepper wrote:
Was he?


Yes mate, his defence was a huge issue that was being targeted, hence spending most of the year playing reserve grade.

I still stand by Welsby playing centre as being our best fit with the current squad, i have no idea why we didn't fit wardle in? He even played in the game vs. combined nations when percival was injured. At least we would have had 2 specialist centres then with cover from other players.

Zig wrote:
Zig Strong-running second rower
Strong-running second rower

Joined: Sat Jun 04, 2022 12:44 am
Posts: 356
Member for L 0 years
PreviousNext

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Hwigan, Pie Eyed and 96 guests

REPLY

Subject: 
Message:
   
Please note using apple style emoji's can result in posting failures.
Use the FULL EDITOR to better format content or upload images, be notified of replies etc...

Return to Wigan Warriors


RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
9s
Announcements
Deadcowboys1
81
1m
Stadium and other issues
upthetrin92
578
1m
Rumours and signings v9
MattyB
24846
2m
Transfer talk
Pyrah123
705
2m
Game - Song Titles 20212
Boss Hog
17801
3m
BORED The Band Name Game
Boss Hog
35137
3m
IMG Recommendations for RL
LeedsLurch
71
3m
anyone work in banking advice needed
tad rhino
1
4m
Pre season
Chris71
116
5m
Matty Russell signed
rubber ducki
78
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
anyone work in banking advice needed
tad rhino
1
TODAY
JD in the Bye round
Pat Bateman
3
TODAY
cas
Trojan Horse
4
TODAY
Andrew Farrell RIP
Hangerman2
2
TODAY
Eddie Jones to RL
Cruncher
3
TODAY
A little concerning
Spookisback
31
TODAY
Retro Shirt
DiggerHFC
1
TODAY
O/T Poblems at Skolars
wire-quin
2
TODAY
Leigh to be a better prospect than Wigan in 1-2 years
WWste
13
TODAY
Foreign investment
micktheleyth
2
NEWS ITEMS
VIEWS
Australia World Champions Agai..
5721
Jillaroos Demolish the Ferns t..
1677
England Beat France in Nail-bi..
2640
New Zealand Ferns Final Bound ..
1532
Australia Power Into Womens Fi..
1586
Samoa Into the Final As Englis..
1723
Australia Squeeze Into The Fin..
4470
Jilleroos Scrape Home Against ..
1984
Cook Islands Sign Off With Vic..
2563
England 19-man squad for RLWC ..
2473
St Helens to face Penrith Pant..
2421
England Top Group A With Big W..
2144
Canada End World Cup With Tigh..
1931
Record Breaking Masterclass fr..
3153
Ferns Win As Cooks Score First..
2464
POSTSONLINEMEMBERSRECORD
19.4Million 647 79,3139,323
LOGIN HERE
or REGISTER for more features!.

When you register you get access to the live match scores, live match chat and you can post in the discussions on the forums.
RLFANS Match Centre
 Sat 18th Feb 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R1
13:00
Hull KR
v
Wigan
 Fri 24th Feb 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R2
20:00
Wigan
v
Wakefield
 Fri 3rd Mar 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R3
20:00
Castleford
v
Wigan
 Thu 9th Mar 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R4
20:00
Wigan
v
Catalans
ALL SCORES PROVIDED BY RLFANS.COM (SETTINGS)
Matches on TV
Thu 16th Feb
SL-M
20:00
Warrington-Leeds
Fri 17th Feb
SL-M
20:00
Leigh-Salford
Sat 18th Feb
SL-M
13:00
Hull KR-Wigan
WCC2023
07:00
Penrith-St.Helens
Thu 23rd Feb
SL-M
20:00
Salford-Hull KR
Fri 24th Feb
SL-M
20:00
Leeds-Hull FC
Sun 26th Feb
SL-M
13:00
Castleford-St.Helens
Thu 2nd Mar
SL-M
20:00
Warrington-Salford
Fri 3rd Mar
SL-M
20:00
St.Helens-Leeds
Thu 9th Mar
SL-M
20:00
Wigan-Catalans
Fri 10th Mar
SL-M
20:00
Huddersfield-Castleford
This is an inplay table and live positions can change.
Mens Betfred Super League XXVIII ROUND : 1
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Wigan 0 0 0 0 0
Hull FC 0 0 0 0 0
Catalans 0 0 0 0 0
Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0
Leigh 0 0 0 0 0
St.Helens 0 0 0 0 0
 
Castleford 0 0 0 0 0
Wakefield 0 0 0 0 0
Leeds 0 0 0 0 0
Hull KR 0 0 0 0 0
Warrington 0 0 0 0 0
Salford 0 0 0 0 0
RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
9s
Announcements
Deadcowboys1
81
1m
Stadium and other issues
upthetrin92
578
1m
Rumours and signings v9
MattyB
24846
2m
Transfer talk
Pyrah123
705
2m
Game - Song Titles 20212
Boss Hog
17801
3m
BORED The Band Name Game
Boss Hog
35137
3m
IMG Recommendations for RL
LeedsLurch
71
3m
anyone work in banking advice needed
tad rhino
1
4m
Pre season
Chris71
116
5m
Matty Russell signed
rubber ducki
78
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
anyone work in banking advice needed
tad rhino
1
TODAY
JD in the Bye round
Pat Bateman
3
TODAY
cas
Trojan Horse
4
TODAY
Andrew Farrell RIP
Hangerman2
2
TODAY
Eddie Jones to RL
Cruncher
3
TODAY
A little concerning
Spookisback
31
TODAY
Retro Shirt
DiggerHFC
1
TODAY
O/T Poblems at Skolars
wire-quin
2
TODAY
Leigh to be a better prospect than Wigan in 1-2 years
WWste
13
TODAY
Foreign investment
micktheleyth
2
NEWS ITEMS
VIEWS
Australia World Champions Agai..
5721
Jillaroos Demolish the Ferns t..
1677
England Beat France in Nail-bi..
2640
New Zealand Ferns Final Bound ..
1532
Australia Power Into Womens Fi..
1586
Samoa Into the Final As Englis..
1723
Australia Squeeze Into The Fin..
4470
Jilleroos Scrape Home Against ..
1984
Cook Islands Sign Off With Vic..
2563
England 19-man squad for RLWC ..
2473
St Helens to face Penrith Pant..
2421
England Top Group A With Big W..
2144
Canada End World Cup With Tigh..
1931
Record Breaking Masterclass fr..
3153
Ferns Win As Cooks Score First..
2464


Visit the RLFANS.COM SHOP
for more merchandise!