Jump to content


Rugby League World Issue 402

Try our Fantastic 5-Issue Bundle Offer! For just £18, a saving of 10% on the regular cover price, you’ll get:
The Play-offs Issue - pictured (out 12 Sept) – Covering the climax of the Super League & Championship seasons
The Grand Finals Issue (out 17 Oct) – Grand Final excitement from both sides of the world plus Four Nations preview
The Four Nations Issue (out 21 Nov) – Fantastic coverage of the Four Nations tournament down under
The Golden Boot Issue (out 19 Dec) – A look back at the 2014 season plus the big reveal of the winner of the Golden Boot
The 2015 Season Preview Issue (out 23 Jan) – How will your team perform in 2015? We preview every club.


League Express

Podcast

Photo
- - - - -

Super League just got Foxy


  • Please log in to reply
100 replies to this topic

#21 shrek

shrek
  • Coach
  • 5,868 posts

Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:48 PM

An official bingo partner doesn't sound so silly after reading this...

I can't believe we don't have an official paint sponsor - heads must roll!

#22 Bostik Bailey

Bostik Bailey
  • Coach
  • 1,681 posts

Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:04 PM

er ok then, Plymouth has had bingo halls since I can remember. Didn't realise it was a northern town. You live and learn

Well competed to ~80% of the earth it is northern - pendant mode off - sorry

#23 EastLondonMike

EastLondonMike
  • Coach
  • 4,188 posts

Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:06 PM

bingo originated in east London. fact. :)

Newham Dockers - Champions 2013. Rugby League For East London. 100% Cockney Rugby League!

Twitter: @NewhamDockersRL - Get following!

www.newhamdockers.co.uk


#24 Pie tries

Pie tries
  • Coach
  • 466 posts

Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:45 PM

Excellent news, first of many to follow, SL the WC sponsors !

#25 Johnoco

Johnoco
  • Coach
  • 20,015 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:31 AM

Pa-thetic. Dave's Bingo were offering £3M per week , yet the RFL turned them down.

Not my opinion, gods honest truth, ask anyone.

No I don't care if you're if you're into different bands

No cause for so much hatred, I'm just a different man

Pull off that cover, I will too, and learn to understand

With music deep inside we'll make world unity our plan

 

7 Seconds -Walk Together, Rock Together


#26 Yakstorm

Yakstorm
  • Coach
  • 591 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 09:53 AM

Hopefully the first of a few announcements over the next few weeks. At the moment the RFL can't afford to be too fussy, so to gain someone who is a market leader and sell them a brand new sponsorship category (as mentioned before, we've never had an official bingo partner), is quite a positive move.
Posted Image

#27 Griff

Griff
  • Coach
  • 7,778 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:04 AM

bingo originated in east London. fact. :)


I'd like to see you back that up.

It's Italian.
"We'll sell you a seat .... but you'll only need the edge of it!"

#28 EastLondonMike

EastLondonMike
  • Coach
  • 4,188 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:27 AM

I'd like to see you back that up.

To be perfectly honest i haven't a clue where its from, nor am i really bothered.

Newham Dockers - Champions 2013. Rugby League For East London. 100% Cockney Rugby League!

Twitter: @NewhamDockersRL - Get following!

www.newhamdockers.co.uk


#29 Matt J

Matt J
  • Moderator
  • 7,712 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:29 AM

So.... what does an official bingo partner do?

Also, they are a subsidery of Bwin, so its not a small time ‘Browns Bingo of Bridlington‘.

More sponsors to come?

Cummins Out.


#30 Wellsy4HullFC

Wellsy4HullFC
  • Coach
  • 9,834 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:34 AM

So.... what does an official bingo partner do?

Also, they are a subsidery of Bwin, so its not a small time ‘Browns Bingo of Bridlington‘.

More sponsors to come?

I wonder if they will release the Stevo Bingo cards? :D
Posted Image

#31 Derwent

Derwent
  • Coach
  • 7,922 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:59 AM

The problem isn't with this particular deal, it is more that it serves to highlight the problem of how others perceive the game. Bwin are shrewd operators and will have done their research into target audience reach through this deal. The issue with that is it lumps the game in with the 'Jeremy Kyle' type market which in turn will create a negative image to proper blue chip companies. I'm not being critical of the Foxy Bingo deal but at the same time we can't expect to attract top sponsors if we accept this kind of deal. We can't have it both ways because, for example, a company like Jaguar Land Rover would not wish to associate themselves alongside Foxy Bingo. If the strategy is to take us downmarket because its easier to get sponsors then that's fine and let's crack on with it, but forget about attracting any of the kind of marquee brands that would portray a better image. The thing is that we can't moan later about us being classed as a working class, sink estate sport if our sponsors reflect that as our demographic though I'm sure many of you will get on your high horses the next time somebody writes something portraying the game in a negative light.

Workington Town. Then. Now. Always.


#32 roughyedspud

roughyedspud
  • Coach
  • 3,679 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:08 AM

thats my whole issue with the deal.....the jeremy kyle factor

OLDHAM RLFC
the 8TH most successful team in british RL


#33 JohnM

JohnM
  • Coach
  • 20,090 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:15 AM

"it lumps the game in with the 'Jeremy Kyle' type market" What? any more than say having Oldham in SuperLeague? That really would bring Jeremy Kyle into disrepute!

#34 roughyedspud

roughyedspud
  • Coach
  • 3,679 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:17 AM

its ok john...you can leave this debate now as it's clearly way above you...

OLDHAM RLFC
the 8TH most successful team in british RL


#35 shrek

shrek
  • Coach
  • 5,868 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:20 AM

thats my whole issue with the deal.....the jeremy kyle factor

I'm no expert on bingo, that I'm the first to admit, but wouldn't that be an issue with any bingo company?

#36 roughyedspud

roughyedspud
  • Coach
  • 3,679 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:26 AM

no...because foxy bingo sponsor jeremy kyle

OLDHAM RLFC
the 8TH most successful team in british RL


#37 jannerboyuk

jannerboyuk
  • Coach
  • 4,892 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:29 AM

no...because foxy bingo sponsor jeremy kyle

not what you said first up
PROUD TO BE A MEMBER OF http://www.rugbyleaguecares.org/ and http://www.walesrugb...-wales-for-2013
Predictions for the future -
Crusaders RL to get a franchise for 2012 onwards -WRONG
Widnes Vikings also to get a franchise - RIGHT
Crusaders RL to do the double over Widnes and finish five places ahead of them -WRONG
Widnes Vikings NOT to dominate rugby league in years to come! STILL TO COME

http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/cardiffdemonsrlfc/
http://www.walesrugbyleague.co.uk/

I promise to pay �10 to the charity of Bomb Jacks choice if Widnes Millionaires finish above the battling underdogs Crusaders RL. I OWE A TENNER!
http://www.jaxaxe.co...89/Default.aspx

#38 roughyedspud

roughyedspud
  • Coach
  • 3,679 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:32 AM

not what you said first up


eh?

OLDHAM RLFC
the 8TH most successful team in british RL


#39 JohnM

JohnM
  • Coach
  • 20,090 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:37 AM

its ok john...you can leave this debate now as it's clearly way above you...


This isn't a debate,.Mr Chuckles, It's just an opportunity for the anti-everything-RFL brigade to parade their bigotry to the world.

#40 JohnM

JohnM
  • Coach
  • 20,090 posts

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:38 AM

eh?


take your time. Slowly now.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users