Then we must seed it so that it doesn't come to this?
Non SL clubs play till there's two of them then they add to the 14 SL clubs.
Contrived YES, better for providing decent games to showcase Yes?
Yep. It has to be considered.
I said on here it was a sad day for the game after Saturdays tie which might have been a bit strong but some of the London defence on show was totally unacceptable and devalued our game to the wider watching public.