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#1 Nomad XIII

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 11:32 AM

Now on Sat 6 April, not Friday night.

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 11:52 AM

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#3 Methven Hornet

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 11:54 AM

That's a bit better! :D
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#4 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 12:12 PM

I would argue that Esher's ground would have been big enough.

This place sounds like an ###### to get to be train

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 12:27 PM

I would argue that Esher's ground would have been big enough.

This place sounds like an ###### to get to be train

The football and the rugby union clubs run 'specials' from the station to the ground, which, as you say, isn't anywhere near the station. I doubt Broncos will do the same.
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#6 Bulliac

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 12:59 PM

Three miles according to the Bull website, so I guess you must add in a taxi ride to the costs. Think this is the first rugby match there [yes, I know they play union there], so another first. Looked the ground up on Google Earth and it looks to be a modern facility on he edge of town, alongside an industrial eastate.

Guess it's awkward for anyone who's made arrangements to stay overnight on Friday in Richmond, but it seems they had little choice given the state of the Stoop.
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#7 Nomad XIII

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 01:15 PM

The football and the rugby union clubs run 'specials' from the station to the ground, which, as you say, isn't anywhere near the station. I doubt Broncos will do the same.


The press release mentions getting a taxi, so yes. Google maps makes it 2.5 miles from the station for what it's worth. Lobby's assessment seems pretty good. £19ish return ticket from Marylebone station.

#8 zorquif

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 01:47 PM

This is a joke. How will London gain a following moving around so much?

#9 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 01:50 PM

This is a joke. How will London gain a following moving around so much?

Well they've stuck in Twickenham for 8 years with not much success so it's hardly a reason to stay put!
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#10 zorquif

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 02:00 PM

Well they've stuck in Twickenham for 8 years with not much success so it's hardly a reason to stay put!


Haha, good point. But trying a new ground every week probably isn't the way forward!

#11 Doghead

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 02:34 PM

treat yourself to a trip to Marlow if your going, nice place but expensive.

#12 Methven Hornet

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 02:47 PM

Aren't Wasps considering a move from Wycombe to Brentford?
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#13 zorquif

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 02:51 PM

Yes. Do you think the Wycombe broncos has a ring to it?

#14 Bulliac

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 02:59 PM

London Peripatetics maybe?
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#15 tonyXIII

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 03:01 PM

Three miles according to the Bull website, so I guess you must add in a taxi ride to the costs. Think this is the first rugby match there [yes, I know they play union there], so another first. Looked the ground up on Google Earth and it looks to be a modern facility on he edge of town, alongside an industrial eastate.

Guess it's awkward for anyone who's made arrangements to stay overnight on Friday in Richmond, but it seems they had little choice given the state of the Stoop.


The news article states, "due to ongoing pitch issues at The Twickenham Stoop stadium caused by adverse weather leading up to their round 8 game with Hull FC," are we being blamed for the "state of the pitch"?

Why, oh why are Broncos still at the Stoop? They don't seem to get anything out of the deal, but grief. Move! Anywhere! Now!

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#16 Methven Hornet

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 03:13 PM

Yes. Do you think the Wycombe broncos has a ring to it?


Well, it did cross my mind...
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#17 Bulliac

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 03:19 PM

The news article states, "due to ongoing pitch issues at The Twickenham Stoop stadium caused by adverse weather leading up to their round 8 game with Hull FC," are we being blamed for the "state of the pitch"?

Why, oh why are Broncos still at the Stoop? They don't seem to get anything out of the deal, but grief. Move! Anywhere! Now!

The pitch was shown on Boots 'n' all and it looked to be simply waterlogged. Only the weather gods [or maybe the drainage] to blame, I'm afraid, not who plays on it.
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#18 gingerjon

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 03:54 PM

Broncos should wear the 'classic' two-tone blue quartered away shirt from their Harlequins days.
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#19 hindle xiii

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 06:07 PM

Crikey, it's a few miles shy of Bradford playing a home game at Salford...

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#20 gingerjon

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 06:15 PM

Crikey, it's a few miles shy of Bradford playing a home game at Salford...

Half the distance of Twickenham to Gillingham?
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