In previous discussions on this subject it was stated that Hunslet were a better team with higher attendances and the highest league placings for many years due to the Dual registration players from Leeds boosting the quality of their team.
Swinton had the whole Warrington squad registered as their players and, in fact Lee Briers and Adrian Morley have turned out for them amongst others. This led to conjecture that Swinton would become a power in the division and DR would greatly benefit them and the situation would be a win win for both Swinton and Warrington,
Rochdale had a strong player and coaching link up with Saints. Wigan adopted South Wales and Skolars were sjuppose to be a power using Broncos DR players.
The reality seems to be that independent Championship clubs Featherstone, Halifax and Sheffield are the class of that league and Hunslet and Swinton are occupying the relegation spots.
The class of CC1 are the independent Crusaders and South Wales, Skolars and Rochdale are having sub par seasons barely in touch with play off positions and the Hull KR linked Gateshead are next to bottom
The Championship teams linked with the major SL powers, Leeds, St Helens, Wigan and Warrington are poor. This would seem to suggest that the DR system is a one way street being of benefit only to the SL teams concerned and of little help in boosting the playing fortunes of the lower tier teams in the partnerships.
I wonder if these championship teams and their supporters are now still convinced that the dual registration system is a positive development.