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London Broncos v Warrington fixture to be played at Gillingham

Broncos news release

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#1 Honor James

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 11:30 AM

http://matchdaymail....l=3&c=122&m=128

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#2 Just Browny

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 08:39 PM

I love how Northern Sol hasn't posted on this. It seemed to be a black spot on his 2013 calendar not knowing where this game was going to be played.

Anyone know a quick way from Brussels to Gillingham? I'm sure I'll think of something.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#3 Northern Sol

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:03 PM

Yeah I can't see why anyone would care how badly Broncos are run. Trying to sell season tickets without telling people where all the games were held sounded like such a good idea. I can't imagine why more clubs don't do it.

Anyway at least they've got it sorted now.

#4 ArmchairRhino

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:07 PM

Well, they've something to build on. 5/6000 and it might start looking like they're on to something.
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#5 Just Browny

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:10 PM

Yeah I can't see why anyone would care how badly Broncos are run. Trying to sell season tickets without telling people where all the games were held sounded like such a good idea. I can't imagine why more clubs don't do it.

Anyway at least they've got it sorted now.


When was it? Week ago-ish?

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#6 MidlandsRugbyLeague

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:18 PM

I love how Northern Sol hasn't posted on this. It seemed to be a black spot on his 2013 calendar not knowing where this game was going to be played.

Anyone know a quick way from Brussels to Gillingham? I'm sure I'll think of something.


The Train?

#7 westlondonfan

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:29 PM

Good choice. There was a good crowd when they played there last time. There was a good contingent from Medway Dragons I remember at the side of the main entrance.

#8 ArmchairRhino

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:41 PM

When was it? Week ago-ish?


Recent enough to make one suspect that news was released to build interest in this announcement.
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#9 flyingking

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 10:17 PM

Eurostar Brussels to Ebbsfleet and then take a local train to Gillingham.
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#10 The Future is League

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 12:21 AM

Another test the water situation for the Broncos to see if its viable for the priestfield stadium to be a future home for the them perhaps?

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 07:00 AM

Anyone know a quick way from Brussels to Gillingham? I'm sure I'll think of something.


Time machine.
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#12 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 07:20 AM

Another test the water situation for the Broncos to see if its viable for the priestfield stadium to be a future home for the them perhaps?


Or a new professional Kent club? This would be much more sensible. With more pro clubs located closer to Kent, logistics have improved since the Invicta days when all away days were up north and a major journey. We need to retain the Broncos in London.

#13 tim2

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 07:30 AM

Time machine.


Surely a time machine would just take you to Brussels at a different time.

What you need is a teleporter. I think Argos had them but they've sold out.
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#14 JohnM

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 09:50 AM

buy a time machine, go back in time to when Argos had teleporters in stock.....

#15 41hound

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 10:02 AM

I am going to go to this match. I lived in kent 30 years and occasionally went to Priestfield with my mates. Last game I saw was Gills V Wigan in div 4! I don't much like football, so a RL match would have been magic for me back then. So I think I will make the trip back and watch as a neutral and then visit old friends - sounds like a plan!

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:39 PM

Enjoyed the trip with Hull FC to Gillingham - a very good bar added to the enjoyment! ;)


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#17 gingerjon

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 03:25 PM

Surely a time machine would just take you to Brussels at a different time.

What you need is a teleporter. I think Argos had them but they've sold out.


Yes, I see the problem.

It is clearly impossible for Brown to attend this match.

If only the RFL had given him six more days to plan then Argos might still have some stock.
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#18 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 06:08 PM

Surely a time machine would just take you to Brussels at a different time.

What you need is a teleporter. I think Argos had them but they've sold out.


Depends if the time machine is reference to a point on Earth or in inertial space.

#19 ArmchairRhino

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 06:45 PM

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#20 Just Browny

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:20 AM

All of these options sound less painledd than a return trip from Warrington to Bradford on public transport on a Sunday afternoon.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.