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Derwent last won the day on March 6 2013

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  • Birthday 12/26/1967

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  1. Derwent

    Where is SCB

    He will be out in January if he has behaved. Sentence is automatically halved to 1 year 4 months then he will be eligible to be released on electronic tagging for the last 5 months subject to probation reports, so he will do 9 months inside altogether.
  2. Derwent

    Bash the Bookie SEC finals Competition 2018

    Franc £100 less Hampel £100 more
  3. Derwent

    Bradford To Return ?

    According to the RFL’s annual report Bradford Bulls pay £84k a year to use the stadium, which also includes permanent use of the office and hospitality space. They have about 20 Home games a year so therefore the rent equates to ~£4K per game, less if you factor in an amount for the office buildings.
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    Bradford To Return ?

    The lease on Odsal is now owned by the Rugby Football League, they bought the lease off the Bulls a few years back as they had ambitions of developing Odsal into the national RL stadium. The Bulls play there under a sub-lease from the RFL now. Any negotiations for use of the stadium would be with the RFL, not Bradford Bulls.
  5. It’s being repeated today at 12.30 on BT Sport 2
  6. That’d be Caffreys Bar. There’s also an English pub (George and Dragon) next door. The Dubliner round the corner is better though.
  7. Bloody typical, I've backed Zagar e/w in every GP this season. Except last night.
  8. Derwent

    Men V Boys

    Geoff "Leggy" Powell, now there was someone who would travel anywhere anytime for a ride whatever the conditions. Have bike will travel was Geoff's motto.
  9. Derwent

    Speedway World Cup 2017

    Delighted for the Ruskies especially after Batchelor's cheating behaviour. Even more delighted as I backed them at 10/1 to win tonight !
  10. Derwent

    Sky To Pull Out.

    It's rumoured in some places that Sky are going to separate their sports channels and have dedicated channels for football, cricket, golf and F1 with the rest going into a Sports Variety pack. People will be able to choose which channels to subscribe to and not pay for football etc if they don't want to watch it.
  11. Derwent

    Sky To Pull Out.

    It's not a given that Sky will release the broadcast rights to another competitor. When they renewed the contract for Rugby League they paid for the broadcast rights for all 3 leagues but stopped showing Championship games early in the contract. Other broadcasters wanted to pick up those broadcasting rights but Sky said no, even though they had no plans to use them they were not prepared to let go of them to their competitors. So you might find a situation where if Sky don't show anything then nobody does, so be careful what you wish for.
  12. Some of the interested parties want to quit Odsal and play at Horsfall because it's such a huge expense.
  13. The RFL were charging Bradford Bulls an annual rent of £72,000 plus the Bulls were responsible for all maintenance costs and other stadium related costs. The business rates alone are £99,000 per year. So there's £171,000 per year plus maintenance costs for anyone wishing to take on Odsal and use t for speedway.
  14. Derwent

    What Makes A Good Team Manager?

    Has anyone mentioned Ian Thomas yet ? Knew every trick in the book, probably invented most of them....

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