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winter break...tooooo long.


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#21 Just Browny

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:49 PM

I guess one problem is that the transfer market doesn't really exist anymore, with nearly all signings for the following season largely wrapped up by September or October.

Rather than discuss whether our team might splash out for a big name before the big kick-off, we're left with discussions in which the real rugby fans tell us which games they intend not to watch in the new season.

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.


#22 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:56 PM

Rather than discuss whether our team might splash out for a big name before the big kick-off, we're left with discussions in which the real rugby fans tell us which games they intend not to watch in the new season.

:D :D :D :D

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#23 sweaty craiq

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:57 PM

Championship should start on Boxing day with GF in August, with first 2 fixtures BD and NYD.

#24 a.n Other

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 08:03 PM

Rather than discuss whether our team might splash out for a big name before the big kick-off, we're left with discussions in which the real rugby fans tell us which games they intend not to watch in the new season.


And the other "real rugby fans" telling them what games they should be watching.

#25 Black Country Wire

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:39 PM

They usually show a Super League season review on Christmas Day on Sky Sports, what happened to that this year?


It was on New Year's Eve.

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#26 JohnM

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 11:04 PM

it never went away. At the elite level we still play in Feb, March, April, Sept and Oct in the cold, wet and wind!

#27 Terry Mullaney

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 11:20 PM

Rather than discuss whether our team might splash out for a big name before the big kick-off, we're left with discussions in which the real rugby fans tell us which games they intend not to watch in the new season.

I know. Doesn't seem right does it considering how well SL fans support the CC Grand Final day each year?
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