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#1 Roughyhead true

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 08:47 AM

Anybody any idea if there will ever be a full roos tour again of the UK. A real one were if you finish top 4 SL previous year you get a fixture against the Aussies. If was on BBC it would do the game a world of good.

#2 GeordieSaint

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 09:06 AM

The Australians think they play too many games already so the NRL clubs would never allow it.


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#3 Baaarrow

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 10:31 AM

There's plans for a GB tour of Aus and NZ in 2015.

Would be great to see this happen at last !


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#4 Futtocks

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 11:43 AM

They might play one warm-up game before the first test, but I doubt you'll ever see the Aussies playing more tour matches than that.

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#5 GeordieSaint

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 03:02 PM

There's plans for a GB tour of Aus and NZ in 2015.

Would be great to see this happen at last !

 

They'll be playing until Christmas if they play both Australia and New Zealand.


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#6 Evil Homer

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 04:09 PM

No, they will not be playing club sides. This isn't 1972.



#7 nec

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Posted 31 May 2013 - 06:02 PM


Anybody any idea if there will ever be a full roos tour again of the UK. A real one were if you finish top 4 SL previous year you get a fixture against the Aussies. If was on BBC it would do the game a world of good.

No there will not and any 'GB' tour of Aus or NZ will have 5 games max including the tests. We no longer flog tired players to death at the end of a hard season.
Rugby League is a sport that desperately needs to expand its geographical supporter base and its player base. This imperative means that all other requirements are secondary until this is done.

All power in the game should be with governing bodies, especially international governing bodies.

Without these actions we will remain a minor sport internationally and nationally.

#8 roughyedspud

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 02:20 AM

There's plans for a GB tour of Aus and NZ in 2015.
Would be great to see this happen at last !


this planned tour involves 2 games v NZ & just 2 games v australia....meaning the ashes can't be won...rendering a already pointless tour even more pointless..

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#9 deluded pom?

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 09:31 AM

this planned tour involves 2 games v NZ & just 2 games v australia....meaning the ashes can't be won...rendering a already pointless tour even more pointless..

So if GB beat Australia 2-0 we won't have won the Ashes?

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#10 keighley

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 10:51 AM

So if GB beat Australia 2-0 we won't have won the Ashes?

 

I think I just saw a flight of pigs pass by.



#11 roughyedspud

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 01:38 PM

So if GB beat Australia 2-0 we won't have won the Ashes?


no.....ashes series are over 3 games not 2!!

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#12 thirteenthman

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 04:09 PM

no.....ashes series are over 3 games not 2!!

 

Apart from the 1929/30 series which was played over 4 matches. ;)



#13 roughyedspud

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 01:41 AM

sssshhhhh lol

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#14 deluded pom?

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 02:10 PM

I think I just saw a flight of pigs pass by.

I said if not when. ;)


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