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Offline GARDNER

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on: 07 Jan 2008, 09:55:54 pm
think of whitehaven and what comes to mind: coal minds ? shipbuilding ? chemical industry ? marchon ? and more recently the maritime festival. But also of course it is a town well known for rugby league, go to other rugby towns and you will find monuments/statues of some of their great players. What have we got in whitehaven ? i would just like to know what other fans think about a statue being built in the town , my idea would be one of the three kiwi marras !

I'm thinking of writing to the whitehaven news to try and get support from the council/paper

what do other fans think ?
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Reply #1 on: 07 Jan 2008, 10:30:32 pm
statue off jj mckeown or dick huddart or both on the way to the ground would be awesome


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Reply #2 on: 07 Jan 2008, 11:04:01 pm
statue off jj mckeown or dick huddart or both on the way to the ground would be awesome
yes i would like to see one on way to ground or by the grass area at the castle pub
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Reply #3 on: 08 Jan 2008, 08:00:42 am
I think thats a great idea but would like the ground sorted first.


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Reply #4 on: 08 Jan 2008, 03:49:33 pm
think of whitehaven and what comes to mind: coal minds ? shipbuilding ? chemical industry ? marchon ? and more recently the maritime festival. But also of course it is a town well known for rugby league, go to other rugby towns and you will find monuments/statues of some of their great players. What have we got in whitehaven ? i would just like to know what other fans think about a statue being built in the town , my idea would be one of the three kiwi marras !

I'm thinking of writing to the whitehaven news to try and get support from the council/paper

what do other fans think ?
the big question is do the council realy care about the rugby league club ? the only time they crawl out of wood work is votes or big games ie super league games , and then it is only haveing been given free tickets!!!!!!!!!!!


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Reply #5 on: 08 Jan 2008, 04:31:36 pm
I mentioned this idea couple years back following J.J.Macs passing.
Even spoke to Barry R about it.
Barrows Willie Horne statue was paid with funding from Northwest Development Agency (NWDA) and Barrow Borough Council.

Guess the club itself would have to drive the idea forward for it to take place ?
Although Barrow mail kicked off their appeal with ?500 donation towards their ?50k target


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Reply #6 on: 08 Jan 2008, 06:37:13 pm
I mentioned this idea couple years back following J.J.Macs passing.
Even spoke to Barry R about it.
Barrows Willie Horne statue was paid with funding from Northwest Development Agency (NWDA) and Barrow Borough Council.

Guess the club itself would have to drive the idea forward for it to take place ?
Although Barrow mail kicked off their appeal with ?500 donation towards their ?50k target
thanks for the info i think we should try and get the whitehaven news to help. what gets me is if other clubs can have help from there council WHY CARNT WE????
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Reply #7 on: 08 Jan 2008, 07:18:20 pm
get alan irving on to it. could u a poll for who you would want.


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Reply #8 on: 08 Jan 2008, 08:11:02 pm
wat was in that box from stobbarts?
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Reply #9 on: 08 Jan 2008, 08:26:43 pm
wat was in that box from stobbarts?

Not revealed until later in year
Whitehaven RLFC League 1 Champions 2019


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Reply #10 on: 08 Jan 2008, 09:22:12 pm
i thought we had got a statue last year but then someone told me that it was real and that it was called simon baldwin ;D
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Reply #11 on: 08 Jan 2008, 10:48:59 pm
get alan irving on to it. could u a poll for who you would want.
ok lets have a poll who wud u like to see a statue of ??? as i said i wud like one of the 3 nz marras  ;D because i think that to have 3 over seas players stay 10 years is something special and says a lot for our town that they all want to stay here ;D ;D
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Reply #12 on: 08 Jan 2008, 11:06:21 pm
think id rather go for one of the local legends


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Reply #13 on: 09 Jan 2008, 08:43:49 am
get alan irving on to it. could u a poll for who you would want.
ok lets have a poll who wud u like to see a statue of ??? as i said i wud like one of the 3 nz marras  ;D because i think that to have 3 over seas players stay 10 years is something special and says a lot for our town that they all want to stay here ;D ;D

Which one would you pick? And how would you decide?

Would be very unfair on the two you didn't pick.

I think that if it happens it should be someone who is a local star!
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Reply #14 on: 09 Jan 2008, 10:26:00 am
get alan irving on to it. could u a poll for who you would want.
ok lets have a poll who wud u like to see a statue of ??? as i said i wud like one of the 3 nz marras  ;D because i think that to have 3 over seas players stay 10 years is something special and says a lot for our town that they all want to stay here ;D ;D

Which one would you pick? And how would you decide?

Would be veru unfair on the two you didn't pick.

I think that if it happens it should be someone who is a local star!

someone like harold tip? or peter howlett??

LOL!!!

if we had to go for someone then i reckon it would have to be jj mckeown
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