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#61 Dave T

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 10:18 AM

Maybe slightly off topic but I gave up worrying about the coverage years ago. Far more important is that someone like Wayne Rooney tweets the positives of our game to 5 million people than an article in the back of a paper which most people dont buy

I agree that Twitter is a very important area for our game, and I must say that I think Rugby league has embraced this form of social media very well - see Leeds' initiative with the Twitter names earlier this year - extremely innovative, despite everyone claiming that RL is useless at marketing.

Interestingly, the RL Journo's accounts on Twitter are often even more negative than in the newspapers!

#62 JohnM

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 11:31 AM

clearly not in all editions John, and it's hardly Hadfield's fault. His report in today's Indy was very good.


Interesting thing is, the edition I read it in was the South East whereas quite often the South don't get these reports. (I was in a hotel in Ashford in Kent)

Dave Hadfield's report was good, I agree. My point about him and others is that we should not expect them to be Red Hall cheerleaders but honest reporters and analysts , even though from time to time we might not like what they say

#63 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 01:34 PM

Interesting thing is, the edition I read it in was the South East whereas quite often the South don't get these reports. (I was in a hotel in Ashford in Kent)

Dave Hadfield's report was good, I agree. My point about him and others is that we should not expect them to be Red Hall cheerleaders but honest reporters and analysts , even though from time to time we might not like what they say

I agree John
it's just a shame that in doimng so he gives oxygen to myopic parochial miserablists

you could sit in front of a keyboard and within minutes write a list a mile long about what is wrong with just about any sport you can think of.

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#64 brooza

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 03:44 PM

you could sit in front of a keyboard and within minutes write a list a mile long about what is wrong with just about any sport you can think of.

True, the difference being RL fans have theirs already typed up and laminated

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#65 JohnM

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 04:51 PM

myopic parochial miserablists


I see you've met my mother in law. :lol:

#66 Futtocks

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 08:37 AM

True, the difference being RL fans have theirs already typed up and laminated


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