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#1 jt

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 07:26 PM

Due to the complexity of the playoff system would it be easier for
1-8
2-7
3-6
4-5

Week 2
Highest rank winner plays lowest ranked winner
Eg. 1-5
2-3

Week 3

Final

All games are not shared gate then you are rewarded for finishing higher up the league with gate receipts

#2 Phil Loxton

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 07:39 PM

Or let league winners go straight to the final then winning the league would really mean summat and maybe there might have been 5000 at last Wednesdays game;



#3 roversspud

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 09:02 PM

Sorry jt, as much as your proposal is good......it's far too straightforward for the RFL. You'll need to come up with something much more complicated to interest the powers that be. ;)


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#4 Griff

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 08:12 AM

Or let league winners go straight to the final then winning the league would really mean summat and maybe there might have been 5000 at last Wednesdays game;

 

No coach would want so many weeks off.

 

What's wrong with 1 v 4, 2 v 3 and a final ?


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#5 The Phantom Horseman

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 09:10 AM

No coach would want so many weeks off.
 
What's wrong with 1 v 4, 2 v 3 and a final ?


I'd have 2 v 3, winners to meet 1 in final. In recent years would keep those inconsistent clubs in fourth place or lower from sneaking an undeserved spot in the final :-)

#6 Griff

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 10:00 AM

I'd have 2 v 3, winners to meet 1 in final. In recent years would keep those inconsistent clubs in fourth place or lower from sneaking an undeserved spot in the final :-)

 

Touché. :laugh:

 

 


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#7 bigjohn

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 10:09 AM

This game on Sunday is a dead rubber as far as we go ? if we beat Leigh are they out of it or not, I find it all very confusing



#8 tuutaisrambo

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 10:43 AM

Should be 1 v 8 and so one like the old format for the NRL play offs.....and each week the 2 lowest ranked losing teams are eliminated 

 

The current system where the top 4 play each other and are all safe is a bit rubbish really.


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#9 tuutaisrambo

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 10:46 AM

This game on Sunday is a dead rubber as far as we go ? if we beat Leigh are they out of it or not, I find it all very confusing

If we win we get a week off and Leigh play next week against one of the winning teams from 4th to 8th.

 

So the only thing up for grabs is a week off really.......if it goes to form we'll win and have a week of then play leigh at home again the week after  :(


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#10 bigjohn

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 11:04 AM

If we win we get a week off and Leigh play next week against one of the winning teams from 4th to 8th.

 

So the only thing up for grabs is a week off really.......if it goes to form we'll win and have a week of then play leigh at home again the week after  :(

Thanks for that tuutaisrambo no point at all to this game then :-(



#11 jt

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 01:29 PM

No and there's more financial gain to us if we lost this match its unbelievable

#12 Chris Taylor

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 05:15 PM

No coach would want so many weeks off.
 
What's wrong with 1 v 4, 2 v 3 and a final ?


Well said Griff :)
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#13 Griff

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 10:02 AM

Thanks for that tuutaisrambo no point at all to this game then :-(

 

Tell that to Tubbs. ;)


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#14 Les Tonks Sidestep

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 10:18 AM

If we win we get a week off and Leigh play next week against one of the winning teams from 4th to 8th.

 

So the only thing up for grabs is a week off really.......if it goes to form we'll win and have a week of then play leigh at home again the week after  :(

 

 

Not just a week off but also a home tie in week 3 if the 'rules' are as stated:

 

Week 1
Qualifying play-offs

1st placed club v 4th placed club (winner advances to Week 3, loser home in Week 2)
2nd-placed club v 3rd-placed club (winner advances to Week 3, loser home in Week 2)
Elimination play-offs
5th-placed club v 8th-placed club (winner away in Week 2, loser eliminated)
6th-placed club v 7th-placed club (winner away in Week 2, loser eliminated)

Week 2
Preliminary semi-finals
Highest ranked Qualifying play-off losing club (1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th) v Lowest-ranked Elimination play-off winning club (5th, 6th, 7th or 8th) (winner away in Week 3, loser eliminated)

Lowest ranked Qualifying play-off losing club (1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th) v Highest-ranked Elimination play-off winning club (5th, 6th, 7th or 8th) (winner away in Week 3, loser eliminated)

Week 3
Qualifying semi-final 1
Highest-ranked Qualifying play-off winning club v Lowest-ranked Preliminary semi-final winning club (Winner to Grand Final, loser eliminated)
Qualifying semi-final 2
Lowest-ranked Qualifying play-off winning club v Highest-ranked Preliminary semi-final winning club
(Winner to Grand Final, loser eliminated)

Week 4
Kingstone Press Championship Grand Final
Winner Qualifying semi-final 1 v Winner Qualifying semi-final 2
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#15 Griff

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 10:37 AM

That's true.  Halifax will be at home if they play us in  week 3, despite them finishing below us in the table.

 

Which is different from past years.


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#16 tuutaisrambo

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 07:28 AM

So fev we're playing to keep home advantage as well as getting the week off......that makes a bit more sense...cheers


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