I think the plan is more about making a full time second tier as well as a closer, more competitive top tier. If its not, then I agree with you.
So basically the plan is to get rid of 4 teams from SL, but to make those 4 teams feel better about it they'll rebrand the 2nd division so it's called SL2 or something.
I don't think anyone is pretending otherwise.
Whatever you call it, it won't be the top division.
I think that's the intentions for the players to go to the top and make it more intense.
The best players will still want to be in the top flight, and that's where all the money will go.
But if the money isn't there to strengthen the 2nd tier, then it's pointless.
Well they show 2nd-4th tier football, as well as 2nd tier union.
I would question whether Sky would even be interested in showing any sort of 2nd tier competition, so all this talk of getting Sky to pay for it is nothing but wishful thinking.
The RFL should make the final decisions, but clubs should be allowed to discuss ideas and at least poll their opinions.
I'd also agree with the above comments about how the RFL should be discussing this and making the decisions - not the clubs involved.