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The never-ending League Restructure debate (Many merged threads)


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#1 League Express

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:15 PM

Super League will feature 12 teams from the 2015 season after Rugby League’s elite clubs today agreed to a key change to the structure of their competition.

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#2 a.n Other

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:28 PM

Great news. Well done SL clubs.

#3 jannerboyuk

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:28 PM

P and r 1 up one down for me, Toulouse in and protected for five years. Champ grand final will be massive, cru promoted within 3 years!
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#4 Johnoco

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:30 PM

Bad news in my book. Small minded and shows a scared mentality.
Rubbish

#5 the phoenix

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:33 PM

great news - hope they go for the option of the half way split as well 
as for toulouse - they didnt do much on their last venture so ludicrous that they should be put in the SL and protected 
if they want to have a crack then fine but they should start at the bottom 



#6 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:38 PM

Bad news in my book. Small minded and shows a scared mentality.
Rubbish

Correct
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#7 Terry Mullaney

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:40 PM

Good old Sid and Doris! You were right after all. Bring it on!
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#8 nadera78

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:44 PM

edited because I can't be bothered having this argument again.


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#9 Ant

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:46 PM

Game steps back a decade

A terrible, short sighted decision that has ignored all evidence and previous experience

#10 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:46 PM

Good old Sid and Doris! You were right after all. Bring it on!

What's their surname again?

The self serving parochials have made their bed let them lie in it. I just hope there's a game to enjoy in the not too distant future
Will it stop the whingeing about how unfair everything is? No doubt there'll be something else
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#11 Just Browny

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:47 PM

Disaster.

Now the 'least bad' option is the rubbish we had for years and ruined club after club. The worst option is, well, awful.

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#12 Ant

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:47 PM

Yeah, when 6 clubs utterly dominate the game with the rest yoyoing up and down they will demand some kind of change

#13 archibald

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:52 PM

I honestly don't really give a toss one way or another what the format is, I'd just quite like us to decide on it, then leave well alone for ages and bloody ages. We never know what the best format is because it's never left long enough to find its feet as it were.

 

Oh, and if we try and get 27 league games out of it I'll be less than pleased.

 

12 is still 2 too many.



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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:53 PM

Sometimes I'd really like a *shakes head slowly in frustration* smiley, this one will have to do. :banghead:


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#15 Spidey

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:53 PM

So if Toulouse come in three to be relegated?

I'd delay Toulouse by a couple of years. Three clubs is too many to chuck out at once IMO

#16 the phoenix

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:55 PM

What's their surname again?

The self serving parochials have made their bed let them lie in it. I just hope there's a game to enjoy in the not too distant future
Will it stop the whingeing about how unfair everything is? No doubt there'll be something else

and here`s me thinking it was the S/L clubs that had voted for it



#17 YCKonstantine

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:55 PM

What about teams in Championship One then?

It's time to park the camels.

 

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:56 PM

Coming soon: Back to winter, unlimited tackles and proper scrums.


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#19 Johnoco

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:57 PM

Now I can say this at last. The game is a laughing stock.
Small time sport for small time people. Enjoy.

#20 Gav Wilson

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:58 PM

As long as a robust criteria is set for promotion (a la RFU) then this is great news.

 

It will breathe new life in to the Championships, and with 6 clubs all but prepared for the step up we should see some cracking games over the next few years@


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