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Pre-season NRL Nines Tournament


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#1 Futtocks

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:14 AM

A National Rugby League nine-a-side competition in Auckland would be the richest league tournament in the world, perhaps the richest sporting event in the country, and could rival the Wellington Sevens, its backers claim.

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Reckon it'll ever get off the ground? Or will the clubs scupper it like they did the World Sevens?

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#2 Railway End

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 04:10 PM

I reckon this could be a goer and would be a great way to bring the season in.

If the prize money is tiered so all 16 clubs get a slice I can see them all being interested.

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#3 The Future is League

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 11:27 PM

Lets hope the NRL clubs give it the thumbs up and show they are not insular.




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