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    I make it it's officially ours after Warrington get stuffed in Catalan

    HUB CAP CHAMPIONS

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rommel View Post
    I make it it's officially ours after Warrington get stuffed in Catalan

    HUB CAP CHAMPIONS
    So does the club

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    Awesome!!

    One down, 2 to play for!


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    Love it should give it to us next week at Wire and celebrate well in front of there fans

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    I'd rather us not take the to be honest. Hub cap is nice but means nothing if we get beat a few weeks later. Just be good winners, celebrate if we win the real pots. Not saying don't applaud it just don't get ahead of ourselves. The game has a funny way of twisting and turning. I wouldn't be worried if I was a wire fan just yet, after this weekend things don't look great with them on an injury/form front but things can change quickly in sport.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rommel View Post
    Love it should give it to us next week at Wire and celebrate well in front of there fans
    Against Cas at home according to Saints.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rommel View Post
    Love it should give it to us next week at Wire and celebrate well in front of there fans
    Think we'll be proud and celebrating anyway given our efforts over the season so far - but will also be more focussed than ever about what's ahead given last season. Not sure what kind of team we'll put out either given the LLS is now wrapped up and will have one eye on protecting players for the repeat match against wire at wembley.

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    Quote Originally Posted by St. Christopher View Post
    Think we'll be proud and celebrating anyway given our efforts over the season so far - but will also be more focussed than ever about what's ahead given last season. Not sure what kind of team we'll put out either given the LLS is now wrapped up and will have one eye on protecting players for the repeat match against wire at wembley.
    Yes, will be interesting to see how we approach our remaining league games

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    Quote Originally Posted by Belgian Saint View Post
    Against Cas at home according to Saints.
    Best place to do it I would say... hopefully with two trophies on show!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rommel View Post
    I make it it's officially ours after Warrington get stuffed in Catalan

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    Can we not call it a hubcap.

    The league generates more cash for the club than any one off final.

    Long term being a table topping team is hugely beneficial.

    Its a trophy and we should be glad we are winning more than others.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bewareshadows View Post
    Can we not call it a hubcap.

    The league generates more cash for the club than any one off final.

    Long term being a table topping team is hugely beneficial.

    Its a trophy and we should be glad we are winning more than others.
    With you on this... there has to be a way of generating more status for this achievement. Maybe a higher split of the money on offer across competitions - though tbh i'm not sure what the current prizemoney is for the 3 cups?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bewareshadows View Post
    Can we not call it a hubcap.

    The league generates more cash for the club than any one off final.

    Long term being a table topping team is hugely beneficial.

    Its a trophy and we should be glad we are winning more than others.
    Wholeheartedly agree.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suttoner View Post
    Wholeheartedly agree.
    I said for past 10 or so years, the LLS winners should get an automatic grand final place

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    If you ever needed an indication of the esteem this trophy is held in, the Sky coverage of today's game should do the trick. Not a single mention of the fact that one of the season's three trophies was at stake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dux View Post
    If you ever needed an indication of the esteem this trophy is held in, the Sky coverage of today's game should do the trick. Not a single mention of the fact that one of the three trophies was at stake.
    Dont really give a damn what about Skys indoctrination, back to back League winners it is, fantastic achievement, now onto the other two

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rommel View Post
    Love it should give it to us next week at Wire and celebrate well in front of there fans
    I thought that...……………..then I thought we might have a full scale riot on our hands after today, so maybe not!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bewareshadows View Post
    Can we not call it a hubcap.

    The league generates more cash for the club than any one off final.

    Long term being a table topping team is hugely beneficial.

    Its a trophy and we should be glad we are winning more than others.
    100% spot on. It takes a hell of a lot to win it, why not cherish it! No one else managed it, so let's not denigrate a wonderful achievement. Well done lads!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean Day View Post
    Don’t really give a damn what about Sky’s indoctrination, back to back League winners it is, fantastic achievement, now onto the other two
    Don't get me wrong - I don't crave Sky's approval, but it was just another indication of how slipshod their coverage has become. I strongly suspect that neither Clarke nor Proe were actually aware of the fact that the shield was on the line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dux View Post
    If you ever needed an indication of the esteem this trophy is held in, the Sky coverage of today's game should do the trick. Not a single mention of the fact that one of the season's three trophies was at stake.
    I was waiting for Sky to announce that Saints were league leaders shield winners but nothing.

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    This means that we get a rest week. How the club manages these end of season games will be intriguing.

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    The LLS needs changing to a proper trophy, and renaming to the “League Winners Cup” because we have won the league, not League LEADERS shield....
    Get busy living, or get busy dying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RJM25R View Post
    The LLS needs changing to a proper trophy, and renaming to the “League Winners Cup” because we have won the league, not League LEADERS shield....
    Spot on mate. Should also get you directly to the GF, you've earned it. Why should you have to play teams who've only managed half the points you have during the season? Time to take finishing top of the pile seriously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by St. Christopher View Post
    With you on this... there has to be a way of generating more status for this achievement. Maybe a higher split of the money on offer across competitions - though tbh i'm not sure what the current prizemoney is for the 3 cups?
    Get rid of the GF

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    Quote Originally Posted by Belgian Saint View Post
    Against Cas at home according to Saints.
    Great choice. Not really bothered if it doesn't get a mention till then either. Focus on the next target

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    Quote Originally Posted by barry View Post
    Get rid of the GF

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    This. Gimmicky Australian shite that has nothing to do with our game. 14 team SL playing each other once home and away. No stupid magic weekend. All teams start the cup from the first round proper. If they want to keep the charity shirts for 1 weeks then fair enough.

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