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#1 Pottsy

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:01 PM

.....if they haven't already, the RFL ought to book Salford City Stadium now and start coming up with an effective promotional strategy.

It's the perfect size venue for this kind of fixture and perfectly located for fans on both sides of the Pennines

#2 Gav Wilson

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:07 PM

Wouldn't be upset if they did. An extra road out of the car park wouldn't go amiss mind...
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Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:16 PM

After my experience getting there and away on public transport, I'm driving next time.

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#4 Pottsy

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:39 PM

Wouldn't be upset if they did. An extra road out of the car park wouldn't go amiss mind...


I thought you'd be taking advantage of the helipad at Barton Aerodrome :)

#5 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:57 PM

Hull would get the biggest crowd IMO.
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#6 Wiltshire Rhino

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 06:42 AM

Hull would get the biggest crowd IMO.

Ok, you can have the other game.

Are there two again this year?

#7 zorquif

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 07:05 AM

Why was the kick off delayed on Sunday?

#8 bulldog_paddy

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 07:20 AM

Would love one at the Stoop

#9 1976PMJwires

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 07:22 AM

Would love one at the Stoop



With all the ex pats from down under maybe we should try the stoop

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:20 AM

Why was the kick off delayed on Sunday?

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#11 Viking Warrior

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:54 AM

i like the city of salford stadium, great facilities and unobstructed views, only drawback are the exit roads, but that can be remedied....................................
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Posted 13 November 2012 - 02:08 PM

i like the city of salford stadium, great facilities and unobstructed views, only drawback are the exit roads, but that can be remedied....................................


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#13 bulldog_paddy

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:29 PM

With all the ex pats from down under maybe we should try the stoop


Other than pure wishful thinking that was my thoughts. Went to the Aus kiwi game there few years back and was pretty full with a decent atmos too! With time and decent promotion could be a good event.

#14 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:50 PM

So KC and The Stoop then. SCS can have a semi final.
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Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:55 PM

we don't need these kind of mickey mouse games in this great sport of ours.
They are a joke ands they make us a laughing stock
They aren't traditional.


On the other hand people could actually open their minds and realise that we are in the process of bullding a tradition here.


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#16 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 10:09 PM

we don't need these kind of mickey mouse games in this great sport of ours.
They are a joke ands they make us a laughing stock
They aren't traditional.


On the other hand people could actually open their minds and realise that we are in the process of bullding a tradition here.


God I'm so sick of the miserable self serving gets that inhabit Rugby League

I always thought a game against "Other Nationalities" was quite traditional! Can't win either way!
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#17 thirteenthman

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 11:09 PM

With all the ex pats from down under maybe we should try the stoop


Didn't someone suggest this for Anzac day on April 25th? A good day to gather all the expats together in London perhaps, being its such a big occasion for them down under.

It'll be interesting to see if they'll schedule one or two games next year. I'd keep it at two games and make sure both sides pick the strongest side possible for both matches.

#18 1976PMJwires

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:34 AM

Didn't someone suggest this for Anzac day on April 25th? A good day to gather all the expats together in London perhaps, being its such a big occasion for them down under.

It'll be interesting to see if they'll schedule one or two games next year. I'd keep it at two games and make sure both sides pick the strongest side possible for both matches.


Would be a great occasion, 25th April fits in well, after Easter lets get it on.

#19 Dave T

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:49 AM

Id definitely push for the Stoop.
Two games in the so called heartlands didnt work this year. Aim for two markets.

Id als push to allow Welsh, Irish, French and Scottish players for eligibility.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:13 AM

would'nt be the exiles then would it...

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