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Before anyone states they need to move from TF can you please state why as personally I think its adequate for their needs at this moment in time and 2019.

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Reminds me of when Hornets won at Toulouse to take the promotion spot. Toulouse were that sure of winning they'd only bought ribbons in their club colours to put on the trophy !

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Delighted for London. They were a great little club for a while in the late '90s and early/mid 00s before it all started to go awry (around the time of McDermott's reign strangely enough although I felt it really started going wrong when they ditched the Broncos name).

Clearly they've gone a long way back since then and the small but loyal hardcore has got smaller still and rebuilding that will be such a challenge. For those fans who have stuck with them through thick and thin this must be an amazing moment.

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13 minutes ago, Mr Plow said:

Awful game but credit to London, hopefully they can build a fan base at Ealing

You think? I don’t. Plenty of stuff going on, just no tries. London’s defence was great. Mr Rowley  can’t just quite do it. Mr Ward however continues to pull of well coached victories. They’ll suprise a few new year and lots of London kids are exposed to TGG. 

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Congratulations London. I am a firm believer in the game having a strong London presence in Super League again and it is great that Super League in England isn't just confined to the North. However the ground situation and financial side is certainly a concern especially the way they struggled the last time. Has anything really changed there? I do worry about it undoing the good work and rebuilding that they have done in the Championship, where they seem to have found their level, and hope it doesn't turn out to be a poisoned chalice.

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Congratulations to London. I really did fancy them for this one. I don't know how they'll go in SL but we'll soon find out.

The apparent joy in Toronto's loss by keyboard warriors across social media is more than a little disturbing. Probably a good number who were handing out abuse at London just a few years ago.

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3 minutes ago, The 4 of Us said:

You think? I don’t. Plenty of stuff going on, just no tries. London’s defence was great. Mr Rowley  can’t just quite do it. Mr Ward however continues to pull of well coached victories. They’ll suprise a few new year and lots of London kids are exposed to TGG. 

I thought it would open up more in the 2nd half like it did at Saints V Warrington. The last 10-20 minutes were exciting, stupid play by Toronto kicking on the 2nd tackle but it was well deserved by London, defence was excellent 

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Lovely to see all the joy for London from people who, if the Broncos had been playing a Yorkshire/Lancashire club today, would have been damning every one of them to hell and back. :cool:

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Congratulations to London - hope they make a good go of it iN SL this time round

Hard luck Toronto. Maybe next year - but what odds them buying out the Salford "franchise".

 

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5 minutes ago, Scubby said:

Congratulations to London. I really did fancy them for this one. I don't know how they'll go in SL but we'll soon find out.

The apparent joy in Toronto's loss by keyboard warriors across social media is more than a little disturbing. Probably a good number who were handing out abuse at London just a few years ago.

 

4 minutes ago, Futtocks said:

Lovely to see all the joy for London from people who, if the Broncos had been playing a Yorkshire/Lancashire club today, would have been damning every one of them to hell and back. :cool:

Yes unfortunately 🤨

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19 minutes ago, saintspete83 said:

Before anyone states they need to move from TF can you please state why as personally I think its adequate for their needs at this moment in time and 2019.

You would like to think they would be planning on getting at least a couple of crowds in excess of the 3,000 Trailfinders capacity. So for their own good as well as the competitions standing it would be much preferable for them to play at a "professional" ground. 

The RU club have been informed by their governing body that they must either increase the capacity or obtain a new ground if they ever want promotion.

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9 minutes ago, Futtocks said:

Lovely to see all the joy for London from people who, if the Broncos had been playing a Yorkshire/Lancashire club today, would have been damning every one of them to hell and back. :cool:

Exactly the same people like Kockrash will be complaining that Widnes or Leigh aren't there instead

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There's no doubt that London deserved their victory, even though I was hoping for a Toronto win.

I am just hoping that London are really going to make a proper go of things with SL. They will certainly need to strengthen their team, adding some quality, as well as depth. If they do not, then I really can see them on the end of some heavy losses once the initial newness of being in SL wears off.

Is David Hughes going bankroll a serious SL attempt? Not only with players, but also on the marketing side. They had 859 people watching them last week (granted the game was switched at short notice). But they've been getting barely 1000 all season. How are they going to get that up to a decent number? Then there's the issues with the stadium...

I wish them well, but I fear for them to be honest.

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It was a no lose match as far as I was concerned... happy to see the winner in Super League.

Well done Broncos, delighted to see them back at the top table.

Maybe next year for the Wolfpack.

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Great news for the Broncos, they’ve performed admirably to get from where they were in 2014 to where they are today. I’d love to see them survive next year but it’s going to be an uphill battle for them. 

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I think we all know the hard work begins now. Obviously the pack and creativity needs to improve, but I do think players like Walker, Williams, Hindmarsh, Hellewell can step up. Need to keep Sammut and Cunningham too. But I think we'll cause one or two surprises along the way. 

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I am very happy to see London back in super league, always gonna be a positive having a presence in the capital and a nice weekend away as well! :)

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41 minutes ago, Mr Plow said:

Awful game but credit to London, hopefully they can build a fan base at Ealing

It was a decent game. Toronto need a new coach though.

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