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Rugby League World Issue 400 - Out Now!

84 pages, 38 years of history from Open Rugby to the present day.
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Read Jamie Jones-Buchanan's Top 5 RLW Interviews including Marwan Koukash, Lee Briers, Gareth Thomas, Steve Ganson & Matt King OBE

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In Topic: Marwan Koukash: I'll turn rugby league into a global sport

26 July 2014 - 07:59 PM

I love Marwen !

In Topic: Marwan Koukash: I'll turn rugby league into a global sport

20 July 2014 - 01:48 PM

I love Dr Mar. It's about time someone talked our sport up instead of moaning - and he seems to be very able at doing that. Hope he has a brother

In Topic: University Scholarship Opportunities

16 July 2014 - 09:41 PM

Excellent stuff !

In Topic: What's up in Wales RU?

15 July 2014 - 10:04 PM

Starving yourself now in order to have more in the future is not always a recipe for success, as demonstrated by the regions losing a lot of their best players to clubs from abroad and in the process also reducing WRU's access to the Welsh players. Lose - lose for everybody.

It's an agreed repayment schedule with the banks !! Try not paying your mortgage next month and see what happens !

In Topic: What's up in Wales RU?

13 July 2014 - 09:30 PM

The WRU could easily afford to pay more if they wanted to, but they they have chosen to pay back their loan for the stadium early instead. How exactly is giving a bunch of money to the bank early improving Welsh RU?
The WRU also gets a lot more access to their players than England or France do, including for 4th November tests.
The WRU were happy to leave the regions' owners to partly finance pro RU in Wales out of their own pockets, covering losses every year while the union was paying back its loans, only to now turn against them and try to financially strangle the regions in order to get control of them dirt cheap.

WRFU have to keep to the agreed repayment schedule - if they don't they pay more and more interest. In the long term this is in the interest of all welsh rugby clubs