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The NRL couldn`t care less about Super League,nor should they. How can you take over a competition on the other side of the world? I also dispute your assertion that the NRL is on the up,David Smith says it is,but crowd figures would not support this. The Titans are in a critical state of health due to very poor attendances and the Knights are in financial strife due to the collapse of Tinkler`s fortunes. We do NOT need anymore teams in the NRL,there`s not enough rounds now for all the teams to play each other twice and one or two more teams would only make the season more confusing. Rugby Union will never die,they have far too many rich people involved in the code worldwide,and at very influential levels particularly in the UK. It`s the national sport in New Zealand and South Africa,and having lived in NZ for 35 years,I can tell you the NZRFU are a very powerful body,influential everywhere you look in the Shaky Isles,the game massively involved in the schools which is where all their budding All Blacks are groomed. Live and let live DSK,our game is OK as it is Down Under,not so in Europe,but that`s their problem.
Yep,Super Sam became a legend last night,breaking his cheekbone in the first tackle of the game,crashing into James Graham`s noggin. What a fairy tale ending,the Bunnies winning the comp for the first time in 43 years,but Sam was the man and deservedly won the Clive Churchill medal,the first Pommy to win it. But as Arfur has said,what a pity he`s off to silly rah rah,says he wants to win next year`s World Cup,though I suspect there might be something called money involved as well,not that he wasn`t being handsomely paid by Russell Crowe. Shame as his mum and three brothers are having a great time in Sydney. Good on ya Sam,as Pedro says,his dad woulda been proud of him.
It won`t happen. Why should everybody play on Sundays barring Hornets? None of the other clubs will want to change their match day especially those who have to travel long distances,so I think Hornets are dreaming.