Saturday, 30 May 2015

"FUNNY SHAPED BALLS COME TO ST JAMES'!"

Posted '10:55am bells' Saturday 30th May 2015

The 'Magic Weekend' of Rugby Leeegue comes to St James' Park this afternoon and tomorrow when 12 teams take part, with 3 games today and (yiv guessed it!) 3 games tomorrow!

The 12 teams takin' part are: Salford v Widnes (today) (2:30 bells),
Hull v Hull KR (4:45 bells), Leeds v Wigan (7 bells)

Tomorrow: Catalan v 'uddersfield (1 bells), St Helens v Warrington (3:15 bells) and finaleee!: Castleford v Wakefield (5:30 bells)

Ower 60,000 tickets have been selt so far for the 2 day tournament and tickets are priced at £25 for 1 day and £40 for a 2 day ticket!

Beleeeve it or not!?---'The Geordie Times' 'mad-sad groundhoppers' have actually been to SIX of theeze groonds watchin' wor Forst team, resorves and junior sides!:

'uddersfield (v 'uddersfield juniors and 1st team)
Widnes (v Everton resorves),
Hull (Hull City v 1st team),
St Helens (v Liverpool resorves),
Warrington (v Liverpool resorves) and
Wakefield (v Leeds resorves)

Az mentioned above, Hull RFC are playin' Hull Kingston Rovers in the 2nd game this afternoon and I have a great story to tell aboot a 'work visit' to Hull Flour Mill back in 1975, when I waz 'accused' of bein' a 'Hull RFC' fan by a 'Hull KR' fan!

(see ground number 40 below!)   

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