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Super league clubs reserves/U23's

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#1 shun

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:10 PM

Shouldn't super league clubs be aloud to enter there reserves/U23's into the championships? like they do in Spanish soccer.

That would put an end to the current dual reg s**te.

It would give sl clubs the ability to get the players match fit for sl, and it would up the standard of the championships also,

Surely this is a better option than the current one.

Is this possible?

#2 Griff

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:13 PM

Shouldn't super league clubs be aloud to enter there reserves/U23's into the championships? like they do in Spanish soccer.

That would put an end to the current dual reg s**te.

It would give sl clubs the ability to get the players match fit for sl, and it would up the standard of the championships also,

Surely this is a better option than the current one.

Is this possible?


No they shouldn't and, anyway, that's not what they want. They don't want to run a 17 man reserve team, they want seven or eight reserves who can play somewhere else when they're not wanted.

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#3 shun

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:20 PM

No they shouldn't and, anyway, that's not what they want. They don't want to run a 17 man reserve team, they want seven or eight reserves who can play somewhere else when they're not wanted.

dont you think that that is a sad state of affairs when this has to happen? do sl clubs run reserve/U23 teams any more? they did last year didnt they? apologies for being sad on the other thread by the way, i didnt mean to come across that way. :D :lol:

#4 RSN

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:32 PM

More cost efficient for SL clubs the current way. That's all that matters at the end of the day.

#5 Pottsy

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:00 PM

I've often thought it would be beneficial to allow Super League clubs to run Championship feeder clubs in development areas.

#6 kioli

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:05 PM

It'd cost more for SL clubs to do this and it'd kill off the clubs who play in the Champ/Champ1 as there'd be fewer players for them to recruit and less places in the comp.

#7 Griff

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:41 PM

dont you think that that is a sad state of affairs when this has to happen?


Yes. Definitely.

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#8 South Wakefield Sharks

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 03:17 PM

So clearly all the RFL's fault - not!!

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