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New NRL ad

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by lloydy, Mar 2, 2011.

  1. lloydy

    lloydy Active Member

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    I just watched the new ad and I wasn't sure if it was for the whole NRL or just the Roosters.
    Manly get half a second(Cross throwing the ball in the air after a try) and Roosters get about a minute of coverage.
     
  2. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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  3. davohan123

    davohan123 Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Man i just watch it - Even the sharkies and storm get more air time than us , we got about 1 second if that
    I agree 100 % (typical NRL)
     
  4. SA fan

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    Just watched the ad via the NRL website. Why is Carney in the ad? "The Sunday Telegraph is reporting that Carney has been removed from the NRL's 2011 launch plans for Wednesday night". This should include him not being in the ad just like they did with Brett!!
     
  5. Seaeagle63

    Seaeagle63 Active Member

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    What annoys me more is the NRL spend sh!t loads on getting overseas bands to to front the campaigns when they should stick to using Aussie bands.

    That's My team from Hoodoo Gurus was the best campaign they have had for a bloody long time imo
     
  6. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    best since Tina Turners simply the best
     
  7. SA fan

    SA fan Member

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    If they dont do anything about Carney maybe they should use Nickelback's "This afternoon"!!
     
  8. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I'm glad we're not featured in it. Sports ads are tacky. I'm sure this one is no different.
     
  9. manlysister

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  10. manlyforever08

    manlyforever08 Active Member

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    The ad is fantastic (effects wise). It heavily lacks Manly (Matt Cross is the only feature). The song could be better.
     
  11. sydsider

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    Looks as if Gallops running scared.Of what Gayfl?
     
  12. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Using faded 80s rock stars in search of a superannuation bill is desperate.  I guess it's better than Hoodoo Gurus or Chumbawambah though.  All pretty sad though.
     
  13. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    This is the dumbest one ever
     
  14. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Why do they bother with these adverts.  People who watch league will watch it.  I bet there are very few who will watch the game because of a TV advert.

    Put the money into junior development and country football instead.  Far better used there.
     
  15. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    From a branding perspective I understand why they do it however the days of above the line campaigns of this nature are limited

    Why not spend the money on effective 1:1 communication? The money spent on the TVC's for one night would fund a digital strategy for the year
     
  16. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Yes, but rugby league is still populated by old men who think the internet is for trapeze artists.
     
  17. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    saw the ad for the first time last night, wow we got a nano second of footage, but it would be hard in only a minute of ad time, what I would like to see is that they make 16 each club ads for clubs to show at there own grounds & maybe one that goes the full length of the whole song
     
  18. Stevo

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    They should have got Slash to pen something when he was in OZ a while ago. Something like this! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJs-IBURFY8
     
  19. Ralphie

    Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Ordinary. Beyond that I am speechless that they have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars for that......and it is for 3 years.......speechless
     

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