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 Post subject: Laurie Gilfedder.
PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:25 pm 
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Bad news for Warrington, Wigan, and Leigh fans comes with news of the death of Laurie Gilfedder in Warrington General Hospital on Monday of this week. Laurie was a member of the Warrington Hall of Fame. He starred for Wigan in the famous 1965 CC Final v Huntley, kicking a goal from the halfway line in the first minute.

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 Post subject: Re: Laurie Gilfedder.
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Sad news. RIP Laurie.
I went to that game in 1965 against Hunslet and got bitten very badly by the Rugby League bug! Thankfully.






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 Post subject: Re: Laurie Gilfedder.
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RIP indeed. That match is a favourite in my DVD collection.






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 Post subject: Re: Laurie Gilfedder.
PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:56 am 
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Really sad news. I was right behind the posts as he kicked that goal towards us in the 1965 final.

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 Post subject: Re: Laurie Gilfedder.
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This might sound daft but was he the guy who used to bounce up and down on his toes as part of his kicking routine?

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 Post subject: Re: Laurie Gilfedder.
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I recall this feller playing too. He used to take ages to take a kick. RIP






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 Post subject: Re: Laurie Gilfedder.
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jinkin jimmy wrote:This might sound daft but was he the guy who used to bounce up and down on his toes as part of his kicking routine?
I can only remember David Stephenson doing that when he kicked I'm not old enough to remember the other guy






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 Post subject: Re: Laurie Gilfedder.
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jinkin jimmy wrote:This might sound daft but was he the guy who used to bounce up and down on his toes as part of his kicking routine?


Yeah! That was him. Old style toe end kicker. R.I.P. Laurie.






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https://leighrl.co.uk/wp/blog/2019/01/1 ... gilfedder/

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 Post subject: Re: Laurie Gilfedder.
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wont be to most peoples taste on this forum but great listening to Laurie talk in this Wires documentary.

pt 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUfgVXz0lVY

pt 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYVPl8rWMd8






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