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Monday Madness

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by dowdz, May 4, 2011.

  1. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Manly to lose $100,000 at the gates for Monday night games.

    http://manly-daily.whereilive.com.au/sport/story/monday-madness/
     
  2. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    They're not true supporters.
     
  3. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I wish i could make the Monday night games. Bloody work!
     
  4. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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  5. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Should we be surprised at getting shafted by the NRL. Gallop seems to spend most of his time thinking up ways to bend us over. I'm quite sure that Broncos,Storm,Saints wont have to play 4 Monday night games this year. What a f***ing joke.
     
  6. silvertail

    silvertail Well-Known Member

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    Very, very, annoyed.

    You would think that NRL are going out of their way to harm us.
     
  7. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    On the Broncos. In the first 17 rounds they play 13 Friday night games and only 1 Monday night game
     
  8. swoop

    swoop Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Geez, I hate MNF. Hopefully when the new TV rights gets sorted CEO should stipulate no monday night games.
     
  9. Jerry1

    Jerry1 Well-Known Member

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    26 rounds with 8 games per round. Works out at 3.25 Monday games per team if it's shared equally.
     
  10. Masked Eagle

    Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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    How does the maths work out if you take the Warriors out of the equation?

    I think Monday night is good for Foxtel, and if its good for Foxtel its ultimately good for the game come the next TV rights. I don't think it should be a problem losing a bit of gate revenue if your a smart club. It was well watched and any loss in crowd revenue should be able to be offset by increased TV exposure for your sponsors.

    The only caveats I'd like to put on Monday night footy is its evenly shared across the clubs. It is difficult to get too and that pain for the fans should be evenly spread. It also used to be tough for clubs to back up from Monday night footy, but clubs are a lot better at this year as shown by my footy tips this year and my previous rule of not picking teams that played on monday night.
     
  11. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Why do the warriors get special treatment?
    Are kiwis 90% less likely to turn up than Aussies? i think not
     
  12. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Time Zone Eagle!!!

    IF the NRL gave each club who played a home game on a Monday say $150K compensation, no one would complain.....this might hapen in the new deal.

    But the problem is they don't. Fox love it, the clubs hate it but FOX pays the NRL so we are stuck with it.

    Just needs to be fixed (compensation wise) next in the TV rights
     
  13. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The clubs need to stand up to Gallop and demand a fairer compensation. They supply the product so they need to collectively say to him to pay up or no play.
     
  14. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    only 1/3 right

    the bongos get fark all but manly, st merge and the scum top the list for monday nights this year so far
     
  15. Cameron

    Cameron Cambo Premium Member

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    I think we had atleast 5 or 6 last year too
     
  16. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    Are you Shane?
     
  17. Stevo

    Stevo Well-Known Member

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    Yeah it's Shane. He types 'his' instead of 'he's'. It always gave me the ****s.
     
  18. jabroni

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    There was no monday night games before city country and no monday night games before round 26. So each teams plays 3 games if its to be equal.

    Warriors can play their monday night games away.

    What is suprising is that St George has had so many Monday night games. You'd think the premiers would get looked after. But i guess if they aren't home games, the club isnt really losing dollars, just limiting its supporters from attending.
     
  19. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    So that's who it is that does that. It drives me nuts too.
     
  20. ayjay007

    ayjay007 Well-Known Member

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    You have to remember,we can only have 2 at Brookie due to the council (I believe).Any others are that teams problem.We have Raiders and Eels on Monday at home,so that should be it for Brookie.Titans and st merge are away games.We may get more Monday night games,but they have to be away (of course we could take a home game to everyones fav ground bluetongue,and that could end up on a Monday).
     

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