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Who should present the world cup ?

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You got there 2 minutes too late, chief.

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Damn and blast!

I've always wanted to know if that duck's real...

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A member of the royal family or the Prime Minister

It's a World Cup, so it's important it's a figure head....... But I guess that's my opinion

anyone but the prime minister or a member of the royal family!! Same as you, that's just a personal preference/opinion.

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Help the Heroes should nominate/select an injured soldier for the honour.

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Seriously though, I'd be delighted to see the fellas who have won the World Cup for GB do it. Billy Boston, Stevo, Alex Murphy, Chris Hesketh etc.. I'm sure it would mean a lot to any of those guys, and it'd be great to see.

It's not something that keeps me up at nice, but I prefer it to some dignitaries who don't give a stuff about RL. Steve Redgrave in 2000, while not an RL fan in the full-on sense of the word, was a good choice because he'd just marked himself down as one of our greatest ever athletes. Wiggins would certainly be in that category.

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Sir cliff Richard...or should we just leave him for half-time!

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Tony Archer... ;)

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Neil Fox or Tom Van Vollenhoven

if we can't get royalty then id prefer a old player....id go with billy boston

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anyone but the prime minister or a member of the royal family!! Same as you, that's just a personal preference/opinion.

Whilst I am not a royalist and think the PM would get a less than warm welcome, it is the World Cup Final.

Clare Balding, et al are all more deserving of the honour (in my opinion), but does the lack of recognition/acceptance/attendance of the Royals/PM only feed into the chippy regional minor sport image?

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RL isn't afraid to be the first, so my vote is for William and Kate's baby.

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Julia Gillard, hopefully they would be the only Australian/British* hands on the trophy. *Delete as appropriate according to your international allegiance.

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either prince harry or william would be good. Would also be good to get them to afew games.Would create loads of interest and may make the sport more appealing to a younger generation.

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either prince harry or william would be good. Would also be good to get them to afew games.Would create loads of interest and may make the sport more appealing to a younger generation.

would it? Really? ??

Genuine question. I'm trying to set my obvious republicanism aside for just a mo to try and see why either of em would attract young uns to a game of rugby league.

Personally I'd like to see someone from within league's great history but realise this too is a bit insular!

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It has to be The Queen

Regardless of your views on the monarchy, this is her job and she's the head of state of all three countries that have a chance of reaching the final.

If the roundball world cup or the Union version was in this country, she would be doing it and there wouldn't even be a debate on the subject.

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Surely someone with a flat cap and a whippet,we are a parochial northern sport after all ;)

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Are there any members of the England or France team alive from the first World Cup final in 1954? If so it would be fitting if they could be involved in some way.

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It has to be The Queen

Regardless of your views on the monarchy, this is her job and she's the head of state of all three countries that have a chance of reaching the final.

If the roundball world cup or the Union version was in this country, she would be doing it and there wouldn't even be a debate on the subject.

I don't think I can reply without my feelings on the monarchy influencing my reply.

I'd have anyone but....... but I do accept thats iust me!

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