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Since "speaking" to the owner on the South Wales RLFC messageboard, my earlier opposition has all but evapourated.

A tidy and honest fella. So I've turned my massive intellect to suggesting club nicknames. Since I don't post on CTID (or CTTBU - Crusaders till they betrayed us) any more, even though the WRL press officer still insists on it - the t i t, I posted it on the natural home of the new club and on here.

It's a no-brainer really. Never been used before and more hardwired into South Wales history than Rorke's Drift and heavy industry.

South Wales SILURIANS! The rock hard Brythonic (not Celtic) tribe that kicked the collective bottoms of Claudius' Roman Legions.

Such a name NAILS the new club to South Wales.

Though I'm not looking for a prize, don't nick it, cos it's published by me at two locations (one of which the new owner reads).

Not even looking for credit, cos a club is the sum of its parts - players, coaches, staff management and supporters. Anyone who DOESN'T realise thatis doomed to failure and can just clear off to North Wales as far as I'm concerned.
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Grendel wrote:
Since "speaking" to the owner on the South Wales RLFC messageboard, my earlier opposition has all but evapourated.

A tidy and honest fella. So I've turned my massive intellect to suggesting club nicknames. Since I don't post on CTID (or CTTBU - Crusaders till they betrayed us) any more, even though the WRL press officer still insists on it - the t i t, I posted it on the natural home of the new club and on here.

It's a no-brainer really. Never been used before and more hardwired into South Wales history than Rorke's Drift and heavy industry.

South Wales SILURIANS! The rock hard Brythonic (not Celtic) tribe that kicked the collective bottoms of Claudius' Roman Legions.

Such a name NAILS the new club to South Wales.

Though I'm not looking for a prize, don't nick it, cos it's published by me at two locations (one of which the new owner reads).

Not even looking for credit, cos a club is the sum of its parts - players, coaches, staff management and supporters. Anyone who DOESN'T realise thatis doomed to failure and can just clear off to North Wales as far as I'm concerned.



Werent they in Doctor Who ? , slimy creatures as I remember it :D
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Werent they in Doctor Who ? , slimy creatures as I remember it :D


Geek mode on- yes they were, made a couple of appearances in the 70's and 80's, cave dwelling cousins of the sea devils- Geek mode off.

http://www.doctorwhoworld.org.uk/Images/sitegraphics/silurian.jpg
when the score got to 50 we shouted for more, up popped brad davis went over for four.....

......and its no nay never no nay never no more will we face religation......

big barrie mac.' the cas forads av been bob on'

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Pyeman I wish you would stop talking so much sense. I am in danger of becomming one of your biggest fans. :lol:


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Westerman looks the most promising for a long time.


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The best proper 'rugby pub' in the country has to be the Boot Room at Cas


Bolton_Warrior wrote:
The only time I ever doubted going to watch Wigan was when we bare face cheated to stay in superleague


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Last night, despite being poor and not deserving the win, we should have won.


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pyeman wrote:
Geek mode on- yes they were, made a couple of appearances in the 70's and 80's, cave dwelling cousins of the sea devils- Geek mode off.

http://www.doctorwhoworld.org.uk/Images/sitegraphics/silurian.jpg


Now we know what Smokey does for a living :wink:
kcab sfrawdder



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Just to avoid confusion Starbug is the username of Steven Pike




SOMEBODY SAID that it couldn’t be done
But he with a chuckle replied
That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one
Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried.
So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin
On his face. If he worried he hid it.
He started to sing as he tackled the thing
That couldn’t be done, and he did it!

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pyeman wrote:
Geek mode on- yes they were, made a couple of appearances in the 70's and 80's, cave dwelling cousins of the sea devils- Geek mode off.

http://www.doctorwhoworld.org.uk/Images/sitegraphics/silurian.jpg


Ha! :lol: Seems quite appropriate then based on how some people think we live down here.

Okay so SOME are not far off (naming no places) :SHIFTY: but that's not the point.

Much as I love the Doctor Who series (I know most of the locations they filmed at and am often found at "Bad Wolf Bay" - or Trwyn y Gwrach to give it its real name - "Witch's Nose" in your language) I think I'll still imagine the South Wales SILURIANS being closer to the original Silurians rather than the cave-dwelling fish-people that appeared with Jon Pertwee.
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pyeman wrote:
Geek mode on- yes they were, made a couple of appearances in the 70's and 80's, cave dwelling cousins of the sea devils- Geek mode off.

http://www.doctorwhoworld.org.uk/Images/sitegraphics/silurian.jpg


That's the mascot sorted then. :wink:

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I am shocked and STUNNED!

Phil Davies, the new owner just came onto our message board "South Wales RLFC" and let us know.
There is a shortlist of 3 nicknames.

CELTS (ugh!)
PHOENIX
SCORPIONS

Of them I'd say Phoenix, but I fear it may be the name the toilet boys (WC - Wrexham Crusaders) abandoned. - CELTIC.

The home strip will be "black with a hint of pink". The away one yellow with a hint of black (though hopefully not an inverted toilet boys jersey).

Tickets will be £8 and £4 concessionary.
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Grendel wrote:
I am shocked and STUNNED!

Phil Davies, the new owner just came onto our message board "South Wales RLFC" and let us know.
There is a shortlist of 3 nicknames.

CELTS (ugh!)
PHOENIX
SCORPIONS

Of them I'd say Phoenix, but I fear it may be the name the toilet boys (WC - Wrexham Crusaders) abandoned. - CELTIC.

The home strip will be "black with a hint of pink". The away one yellow with a hint of black (though hopefully not an inverted toilet boys jersey).

Tickets will be £8 and £4 concessionary.


Was checking out the site, i've got high hopes for the new club from reading it, the guy in charge seems to know what he's doing and care about the club, and the fans are having there say right from the start and the tickets are cheap which will attract alot of people during these difficult economuic times. It seems a hell of a lot of crusaders fans have changed to the new team which is good (though bad for the crusaders). Not sure about black and pink but at least you will be unique.

SWRLFC are my new championship one (and welsh) team, i should be supporting crusaders more as my welsh heritage is from wrexham but i love the underdog, hopefully be able to afford a shirt after christmas (away one).

Best of luck.

p.s. would you mind getting promoted and tonking fev for me?
when the score got to 50 we shouted for more, up popped brad davis went over for four.....

......and its no nay never no nay never no more will we face religation......

big barrie mac.' the cas forads av been bob on'

chissitt wrote:
Pyeman I wish you would stop talking so much sense. I am in danger of becomming one of your biggest fans. :lol:


vastman wrote:
Westerman looks the most promising for a long time.


Leyther_Matt wrote:
The best proper 'rugby pub' in the country has to be the Boot Room at Cas


Bolton_Warrior wrote:
The only time I ever doubted going to watch Wigan was when we bare face cheated to stay in superleague


Danril wrote:
Last night, despite being poor and not deserving the win, we should have won.


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Starbug wrote:
Werent they in Doctor Who ? , slimy creatures as I remember it :D


I never recall seeing Leighton Samuels and Mike Turner in Doctor Who ;)

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