> I've just heard that Harlequins are keen to sign Robbie Paul on a
> permenant basis.
Well that doesn't surprise me. Union backs are mostly very ordinary.
They see little of the ball and that Jeremy Puffit can't run to save
his life. He can't kick or side step. What use is he. No League club
would sign him. He wouldn't play against Wigan in the RU/RL challenge
matches because he saw how big and tough the centres at Wigan were
IE Twiggi and Conelly. And he didn't want to get hurt. Just proves he
just plays for the money and has little passion for the game.
As for Carling he is rough and strong. But no better that any of the
RL players in a 2nd division club (no disrespect meant there). He
certainly is not worthy of an England place, let alone the captaincy.
Even though I am a League fan through and through I occasionally watch
the RU highlights and internationals. I am not usually impressed by
RU players and players like Connolly, Inga, Robinson, the Paul brothers,
Scott Gibbs and Quinell are showing the fitness, strength and skill that
League players have. (notice How Offiah didn't get a mention there)!
There are although a few forwards in Union I would like to see propping or
in the 2nd row in League. And one or two of the backs (Catt and Callard).
Wigan RLFC fan..