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Champions...
« on: August 14, 2018, 12:20:42 PM »
My early prediction for champions.. by a distance is.


YORK.

They have spent some serious $$$ on more assistant coaches (10 coaches coaching 5 players!) and will be comfortably the best team in the league.
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Re: Champions...
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2018, 12:23:17 PM »
think someone is fishing for a reaction and taking the eyes off their own club!!!

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Re: Champions...
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2018, 12:35:36 PM »
Those days are gone.

I'm just aware of quite a few very good signings for York...although the junior subs are having to go up to cover the costs!
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Re: Champions...
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2018, 12:47:24 PM »
i think the York club has been under achieving for some time. Where they are geographically will always attract players, I think you are wrong and probably not in a position to comment if they do or don't attract said players
obviously you make out that scarborough do everything buy the book just like every club do...

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Re: Champions...
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2018, 12:54:16 PM »
On the contrary...there is nothing wrong with what York are doing. They are permitted paid player coaches (to an extent).

And as for how it's paid for...it an age old classic redistribution of funds. Money is taken off the parents of junior players and given to players in the first XV. It works well for them and everyone seems to accept it.

Agree about the geography of York....they are well placed to progress .
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Re: Champions...
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2018, 03:29:47 PM »
Hard league to win.

Promoted sides quite often need a season to consolidate.

So I would be looking at Driffield and West Leeds from Yorkshire. Also don’t write off Morpeth they are always competitive and I understand they have recruited well.


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Re: Champions...
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2018, 03:36:39 PM »
BRB - who have they signed out of interest? They were a quality side when we played them year before last. So I imagine they have come on and are even stronger without said new recruits.

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Re: Champions...
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2018, 04:22:23 PM »
one interesting point... how many player coaches will York have?

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Re: Champions...
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2018, 04:29:46 PM »
I'm sure it won't be long before one of them posts - unless they are the latest club to impose a forum fatwah.
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Re: Champions...
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2018, 05:04:59 PM »
i have seen that
i guessed that there would be two players... but you can only have one paid player coach

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Re: Champions...
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2018, 06:15:06 PM »
To the best of my knowledge the only player coach is Carter Croft he's the only one with enough experience at 70+ years of age.

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Re: Champions...
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2018, 06:27:43 PM »
I'm sure it won't be long before one of them posts - unless they are the latest club to impose a forum fatwah.

Who else is banned from the forum ? Other than old rish obviously.

Over the years there is an extensive list, but Malton and Brid head the list. Usually imposed by a precious Coach or Committee member - RH
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Re: Champions...
« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2018, 06:31:21 PM »
I’m sure York will be more than happy just to finish one place above Scarborough !
I’ve not heard of any new players other than a v good returning back rower . Apparently some of the young lads gave a good account of themselves against Scunny last week.

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Re: Champions...
« Reply #14 on: August 15, 2018, 08:35:29 AM »
Thank you for your interest in York RUFC. We have a new coaching team; Lee Denham continues as Head Coach into his 4th season. Steve Johnson joins the coaching team as player coach looking after the set piece (sure everyone with a knowledge of Yorkshire rugby will agree that he has plenty to offer in that department) along With JB Bruzilier who is backs coach and a contracted player with Yorkshire Carnegie who successfully applied to our advert in June. Danny Morgan joins us to look after S&C, he was a PT instructor in the RAF based at Linton and recently left to start a career as a personal trainer, he also played for last couple of seasons in our 2nd and 3rd team. Finally we have given Carter Croft the role as player development coach and will also look after video analysis. We have retained almost all the players from last season, losing one winger who has moved over to Liverpool with his girlfriend. We have signed several young players from our successful Colts side that made the National Cup final 2 years running and have re-signed a good quality specialist 7 who spent last year at Broughton Park.

Fully transparent here at York and looking forward to the season.
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