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Sponsorship

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Matabele, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    How is it that a running joke like the Bears, who don't exist and have no profile, can boast $1m per annum in sponsorship from Mortgage House?  And we can't find a shirt sponsor despite being the longest running finalists and starring on TV each week.

    Anyone else getting the picture?
     
  2. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    There is a difference between making a profitable business and winning footy games. We have become quite good at the latter.  There are sound financial reasons for sponsoring high-profile teams. Could ownership end up being a cheaper way to get the benefits that sponsors get?
     
  3. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    What else have the Bears got to do other than this ? Not like they are trying to run a club and sort out a squad under the cap etc

    Souths are owned by a movie star and having no sponsor at the moment
     
  4. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Gee Mortgage House are getting some mileage out of that pseudo sponsorship, and all without the danger of ever having to front up with the cash.
     
  5. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    They're doing a Crazy Johns
     
  6. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Mediocrity will be celebrated.
     
  7. Copa Eagle

    Copa Eagle Member

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    If the bears get in the comp in 2013 there will be no shortage of sponsors willing to throw their hands up for them. ive said it before but if the bears get in it wont do us any favours !
     
  8. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    **** The Bears
     
  9. TokyoEagle

    TokyoEagle Well-Known Member

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    The Bears are getting plenty of column space at the moment, will be a different story after their 1st season if they get back in. They will want to sign their 1st sponsor up to as long a contract as they possibly can.
     
  10. King

    King Active Member

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    +1
     
  11. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    They'll get in. It'll be Souths mark 2 by that I mean when Souths were allowed back into the comp.
     
  12. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

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    They will get in, but they need to make as much as they can now, because I have a feeling that it will be two teams, ie. perhaps perth and then the Bears will have to share the limelight.
     
  13. Pride

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    I dont think they will get in. I heard on the radio this morning Gallop is looking more favourably on seeing a central Queensland team added to the comp so as stated before f**k the bears
     
  14. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Let's face it guys, there's MORE than enough sides in NSW, so Adam is right I think far more chance of CQ, or Perth than the Central Coast.

    TV rights will dictate this more than anything, and you can bet the TC people will be saying " we'll pay this IF you have teams in all States"

    Foxtel especially will want that.
     
  15. Copa Eagle

    Copa Eagle Member

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    The bears have done all the right things, the thing that would go against the bears is that a doubt gallop wants another sydney based team, although theyre not based in sydney, it would be too hectic.

    Canberra
    Dragons
    Roosters
    Souths
    Sharks
    Manly
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    + Bears

    The NRL would be asking for trouble if they placed another team in NSW
     
  16. bazeagle

    bazeagle Well-Known Member

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    My prediction?
    The Central Coast Bears will be in the comp in 2013.
    Then they will finish with the spoon every comp from then on.
    They can't change that part of their heritage/culture.
     
  17. Berkeley_Eagle

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

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    why does a team on the CC need to be named the bears ?
    if they get a team up there let the people choose the Name
     
  18. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The Central Coast Teen mums for instance
     
  19. Copa Eagle

    Copa Eagle Member

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    i would love for the bears to not be in the comp, but could you imagine the rivalry ! if im right the only northern eagles player left in the squad is Jason King ?
     
  20. Rambo1987

    Rambo1987 Well-Known Member

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    The Bears are being back by some big companies on the Coast and they will be strong when all the local come through. Once they get in I bet Singo will help so they can fill his stadium each fortnight.

    On Manly I am really concerned how everything takes so much time. I have never worried about our front office but lately I have concerns....
     

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