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#1 rockerlad

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 12:13 PM

Been scrapped

#2 wonky

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 02:01 PM

about time.
the futures bright,the futures blue and white

#3 rockerlad

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 02:01 PM

Surley clubs need a cup comp to aim for?



#4 DavidM

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 02:24 PM

The group format eating into what should have been league territory was a waste of time , but I thought the format this year was spot on . A straight knock out for Championship clubs , whereas the groups supplemented games for Champ 1 . It didn't take much time up and was something to play for .They got it right at last then dumped it ... Where have we heard that before ?

Edited by DavidM, 17 October 2013 - 02:26 PM.


#5 rockerlad

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 02:35 PM

I also thought last seaons format was a lot better



#6 town4me

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 03:04 PM

Surley clubs need a cup comp to aim for?

no just some pre- arranged friendlies will do.

#7 DavidM

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 03:07 PM

That's the old format . The new one was the odd weekend after the season had started . It was no burden and one or two kind draws could get you into a semi or final , which any fan likes . Especially considering how SL have advanced so far to make the Challenge Cup not worth much for the rest .

Edited by DavidM, 17 October 2013 - 03:10 PM.


#8 kiln7

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 03:25 PM

lets try and get games with barrow and haven home and away be good gates  and extra money for the clubs?????



#9 havenhater

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 05:14 PM

The Ike southward trophy is always a great encounter but we could have a Cumbria cup with the 3 teams for revenue and also charity too surly sellafield or somebody else would get behind it, could even have the Cumbrian teams in the national leagues involved with the chance of a big day out at then end of it and the Carla league winners and cumbria cup winners involved
Who would there be?
Town
Jam
Barrow
Wath Brow
egremont
Milliom
Maryport
Walney

8 teams quarters
Then semis and a final!!

Just a thought

#10 donald

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 05:16 PM

The Ike southward trophy is always a great encounter but we could have a Cumbria cup with the 3 teams for revenue and also charity too surly sellafield or somebody else would get behind it, could even have the Cumbrian teams in the national leagues involved with the chance of a big day out at then end of it and the Carla league winners and cumbria cup winners involved
Who would there be?
Town
Jam
Barrow
Wath Brow
egremont
Milliom
Maryport
Walney

8 teams quarters
Then semis and a final!!

Just a thought

nee kells marra



#11 GeordieTownie

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 06:40 PM

That's a great idea. When does the amateur season start up again?

#12 town4me

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 07:45 PM

The Ike southward trophy is always a great encounter but we could have a Cumbria cup with the 3 teams for revenue and also charity too surly sellafield or somebody else would get behind it, could even have the Cumbrian teams in the national leagues involved with the chance of a big day out at then end of it and the Carla league winners and cumbria cup winners involved
Who would there be?
Town
Jam
Barrow
Wath Brow
egremont
Milliom
Maryport
Walney

8 teams quarters
Then semis and a final!!

Just a thought

Town, Haven Barrow and and a cumbrian amatuer team made up of the best from allerdale copeland and barrow amatuer clubs

#13 dkw

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 08:44 PM

Now that's a superb idea town4me.

#14 havenhater

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Posted 18 October 2013 - 07:38 AM

I didn't count kells as Whitehaven seem to be signing all of them

#15 Cato89

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Posted 18 October 2013 - 10:44 AM

Why not have a tri series....Town,Haven and Barrow...play eachother once and the 2 winning sides play the final... GB,AUS and NZ have done it.

#16 town4me

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Posted 18 October 2013 - 01:45 PM

I didn't count kells as Whitehaven seem to be signing all of them

apparently not so. Of their main amatuer targets One has turned them down and one is undecided.




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