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#1 joe elliot

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 03:24 PM

It's my belief that this could see the biggest improvement in attendances, column inches and standards.

Edited by joe elliot, 07 June 2013 - 03:25 PM.

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#2 christopher

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 03:48 PM

Oh.

#3 chuffer

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 03:50 PM

improvement in standards?



#4 Just Browny

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 03:55 PM

It's my belief that smaller balls could produce more tries, better defence and more beautiful female supporters.


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.


#5 Padge

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 03:58 PM

I say bring back Black & White.

 

Sky should broadcast all our games in black & white only, you look at all those matches that are in black and white and the grounds are packed.

 

Black & White, its the future.

 

I think we should start a petition.



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#6 Larry the Leit

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 04:03 PM

It's my belief that smaller balls could produce more tries, better defence and more beautiful female supporters.

 

How big are your balls and is your lass a looker?



#7 westhuller

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 04:08 PM

I say bring back Black & White.

Sky should broadcast all our games in black & white only, you look at all those matches that are in black and white and the grounds are packed.

Black & White, its the future.

I think we should start a petition.


Black and White is the future , I like the sound of that.

#8 Manx RL

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 04:50 PM

I say bring back Black & White.

 

Sky should broadcast all our games in black & white only, you look at all those matches that are in black and white and the grounds are packed.

 

Black & White, its the future.

 

I think we should start a petition.

 

A general strike would be better than a petition. Far more tradition in a strike


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#9 sweaty craiq

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 05:48 PM

Don't mention them, he will be recruiting the Humbles as I type



#10 joe elliot

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 06:18 PM

So I take it nobody agrees?
Standards was the wrong phrase, intensity was the word I was after.
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#11 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 06:22 PM

Personally I would like to see a bit more biff at top level. RL was always supposed to be the toughest team sport, but it has become a tad too sanitised at top level. Fans like watching it on the whole. If the SOO can be relaxed why cant the whole game? Adrian Morley would never have been sent off in an origin game for foul in the test back in 2003. Whatever happened to the old softening up period?

#12 joe elliot

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 06:33 PM

The minority are very loud in there disgust that a punch should be thrown, they use words like thuggery and violence. These people have never played and can't see the wood for the frees with their argument that it puts people off watching.
It does the opposite, it gets more people watching.
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#13 JohnM

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 07:36 PM

As my old dad used to say, " throw the ball away and get on with the game!" But then, he was born in 1912. 

 

Of course, if players had rickets, striking at play the ball would be interesting. 

 

However, Super League is a mans game, not a thugs game. Save that for the Championship.



#14 joe elliot

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 07:42 PM

So is state of origin old hat and not current
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#15 hindle xiii

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 07:50 PM

What about Chip & Kipper?

 

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 07:59 PM

However, Super League is a mans game, not a thugs game. Save that for the Championship.

 

Troll.


 

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#17 JohnM

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 08:02 PM

Danny Brough lickspittle!  :onthequiet:



#18 Robin Evans

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 09:04 PM


So is state of origin old hat and not current


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#19 Larry the Leit

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 09:19 PM

The minority are very loud in there disgust that a punch should be thrown, they use words like thuggery and violence. These people have never played and can't see the wood for the frees with their argument that it puts people off watching.
It does the opposite, it gets more people watching.

 

I've played the game, lots.  The game is tough enough without unprovoked punching.  



#20 Dave T

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 09:26 PM

Interestingly there seems ti be a fair bit of uproar at Gallen's actions in Origin, and the fact that he wasnt punished for the punches.




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