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#21 mjc

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 07:26 PM

I don't think you can beat a sat night watching a game with a few beers



#22 STW

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Posted 29 November 2013 - 02:41 PM

And B@llo#ks to those, like myself, who have to work most Saturday's then eh ?.
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#23 lifer

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Posted 29 November 2013 - 04:01 PM

And me and the wife work most sundays...Can't please everyone mate...

#24 RSN

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Posted 29 November 2013 - 09:55 PM

The answer in my opinion is to have some games on Saturdays and some on Sundays. I'd have games such as Featherstone on a Saturday night at 6.30 with their half decent away following and also good set of fans. Maybe have a band on after the game put some food on and make a night of it until about 10-11 o clock, I'm sure Fev fans would stay behind as many of them seem to stay over. This could also be the case for Halifax, Leigh and potentially NW Crusaders. Maybe the club could look to work with local hotels and the bigger clubs in the Championship to get some Saturday night type events put together. If we offer a deal for 50 fans from an away side ect and can offer a good deal on a hotel and mention the after game entertainment maybe it may tempt some away fans into it? It's just an idea I guess but would it interest away fans?

A couple of seasons ago when there was a band on after the game and sun was setting and there was 100-200 fans congregating around the popular side it created a rather pleasant atmosphere. It could be good to try and recreate that.

The teams with minimal away support: Sheffield, Doncaster Swinton ect should go on a Sunday.

Undecided about our Cumbrian rivals for Sunday or Saturday. I really don't know what both sets of fans prefer.

#25 Sp1der

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 01:14 AM

I'm in RSN sounds superb if possible?

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#26 Bearman

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 09:16 AM

It does sound good but it would mean an end to my trips up to Barrow.
As I stated in a previous post I couldn't get to games as I'm involved with Coventry Bears on a Saturday.
Even if the Bears were not playing it would mean either a hotel or a 400 mile drive, there was a time when that wouldn't have bothered me but as I get older and the M6 gets busier I do find it more problematic.
At the moment I come up on the train and with my railcard I can do Coventry to Barrow return for £13.90 it would cost £60 in petrol if I were to drive.
So I vote for Sunday!!!
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#27 morty

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 01:53 PM

the only ones that are a problem for me (with working away) are the Thursday televised home games ... looks like they are a thing of the past with SL moving games to that slot.

I did manage to get to Leigh and Swinton away last year with being Thursday eve games so will miss that.

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