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The Grinder    68

Batley , widnes. 2010 got 8,138

Was it Leigh, fax in 2011 with 8820

So who is the lower attendance of 6691 then

Come on Bob, I know you can fish better than that :)

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tuutaisrambo    209

As long as both finalists are treated equally and given the same standard of facilities i have no problem the final being at Halifax.

You would have thought it would be a neutral venue though....just to avoid any potential complaints over Halifax gaining an advantage should they get there.

Same goes for the GF if it's at Leigh.

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thundergaz    165

In theory fax could have 4 home games and lift the trophy. Also Leigh could have 2 or 3 home games and lift the trophy so both teams have a very good advantage from the off.Also a bigger incentive of making the final which will be played in front of their home crowd.

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jt    210

It could only happen in our game what's up with Headingley at good day out and a neutral ground

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Stratobill    5

The game yet again has been made a total laughing stock in the sporting world

Finals have to be NEUTRAL venues

Are they totally stupid or just inept

How are they getting away with so many pathetic decisions. Would Wigan fans allow a final being played at Warrington against The Wire? no they would nt

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thundergaz    165

Let them have the finals the RFL know they have to sweeten them up cos when they tell them no to their SL applications they can turn round and say well we gave each of you the finals

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Gav Wilson    502

The game yet again has been made a total laughing stock in the sporting world

Finals have to be NEUTRAL venues

Whilst I don't agree with the decision either, lets not over react here.

The game isn't a laughing stock in the sporting world, other than a few thousand rugby fans and a few thousand northern train commuters nobody knows this competition even exists.

Finals aren't necessarily always neutral venues either, take the UEFA Champions League Final, for example.

Other than that... I am OUTRAGED!!!!!! :)

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Robin Evans    982

It could only happen in our game what's up with Headingley at good day out and a neutral ground

nah... happens in other sports too

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Robin Evans    982

The game yet again has been made a total laughing stock in the sporting world

Finals have to be NEUTRAL venues

Are they totally stupid or just inept

How are they getting away with so many pathetic decisions. Would Wigan fans allow a final being played at Warrington against The Wire? no they would nt

bill. I will slate the rfl when I reckon tgey have made dosey decisions. But the champ cluubs debated, suggested and voted on this!!! Not the rfl

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marklaspalmas    542

Next year in Featherstone!!!!

Which, let's face it, would be as c rap as holding it in Haliafx. What an awful decision this is. Saving brass is one thing, but it's just so .....boring.

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jamescolin    215

We don't know who is gong to be in the final so wouldn't it make sense to have a two leg system home and away of the two clubs? we used it in the old days why not now?

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thundergaz    165

It doesn't matter fax won't be in the NR final and Leigh are woeful when it comes to the play offs. So I doubt they will be in the GF either so it doesn't really matter. Fev and eagles both finals

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Matt J    4

We don't know who is gong to be in the final so wouldn't it make sense to have a two leg system home and away of the two clubs? we used it in the old days why not now?

Complaints about too many matches.

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frankb    13

It doesn't matter fax won't be in the NR final and Leigh are woeful when it comes to the play offs. So I doubt they will be in the GF either so it doesn't really matter. Fev and eagles both finals

:lol: We might have a full squad this season when the playoffs come round. -_-

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thundergaz    165

:lol: We might have a full squad this season when the playoffs come round. -_-

Got to agree frank I think the play offs is a lottery to be honest. I think it comes down to who as the least injuries come play off time. Even more so this season with the silly play offs we have in place. You could enter the play offs this season with a fully fit injury free squad and get to the final with half a squad with the extra game/s in the play offs. Also we all know who ever wins the league is going to pick the lowest team in the table to play so why have this system? Also even more so why make the league leaders pick? Just give them the lowest ranking team.

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a.n Other    10

Got to agree frank I think the play offs is a lottery to be honest. I think it comes down to who as the least injuries come play off time. Even more so this season with the silly play offs we have in place. You could enter the play offs this season with a fully fit injury free squad and get to the final with half a squad with the extra game/s in the play offs. Also we all know who ever wins the league is going to pick the lowest team in the table to play so why have this system? Also even more so why make the league leaders pick? Just give them the lowest ranking team.

The Championship don't have club call. The teams voted against it.

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thundergaz    165

The Championship don't have club call. The teams voted against it.

Thanks for that. But I thought that was the system this season? Or as it been reversed in the last month or so? No my fault I got it wrong. With the winner playing fourth place etc i thought it was club call. So now the top 2 don't play off to see who goes to the final that's wrong IMO. But I guess the club that reaches the final wont only have 2 games in a month now which is good I guess.

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Ackropj    6

It doesn't matter fax won't be in the NR final and Leigh are woeful when it comes to the play offs. So I doubt they will be in the GF either so it doesn't really matter. Fev and eagles both finals

Fax wont be in the final and Leigh are Woeful !!!! From the Final Chockers this is a classic !!!

Seriously though, this year really could be a mix depending on how the Dual reg is used, IE how many times a player must play to qualify to play in the NRC games/ Semis/ final etc.

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thundergaz    165

Fax wont be in the final and Leigh are Woeful !!!! From the Final Chockers this is a classic !!!

Seriously though, this year really could be a mix depending on how the Dual reg is used, IE how many times a player must play to qualify to play in the NRC games/ Semis/ final etc.

It was just a bit of fun. IE with the faces at the bottom. But yes true about the DR system especially if they can bring in the likes of sinfield etc just for the special games.

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Griff    126

Thanks for that. But I thought that was the system this season? Or as it been reversed in the last month or so? No my fault I got it wrong.

Yep - afraid it is. There was a big fuss made about Div 2 clubs making their own mark or summat when the 8 team play-off was announced.

"Traditional" was the word used. Traditional to me would be 1v8, 2v7, 3v6, 4v5 but, obviously these club reps have shorter memories than me.

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