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News: pre-season comp proposed for 2010

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Berkeley_Eagle, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

    +2,125 /14
    <div id="contentSwap1" class="pageprint">THE NRL is set to introduce an AFL-style pre-season competition next year with as much as $100,000 up for grabs for the winning team.

    <a href="http://silvertails.net/news/3975-pre-season-comp-proposed-for-2010.html">Read the full article</a>
  2. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

    +85 /0
    Is this 1985 or something, 100k is bugger all.
  3. eagle_predator

    eagle_predator Active Member

    +0 /0
    I would like to see the return of a sevens pre-season comp.
  4. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

    +843 /25
    Win the GF you get $500k (I think), when compared to that $100k for a pre season comp is ok. 
  5. deadlyeagle

    deadlyeagle Member

    +11 /0
    Considering it stated that it would be funded by a third party well im all for it. I am sure the broadcasters would get involved, so hopefully it means then that i get to watch MORE footy and more importantly manly EARLIER.

    The larger picture is that the NRL can increase their asking price in the next tv deal.
  6. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

    +2,125 /14
    I reckon it would be good, more league to watch what is wrong with that, but teams would have to play at least 6 or more under 20 players
  7. Wolfpack

    Wolfpack Well-Known Member

    +310 /0
    Why not just make the comp. for players that played majority of their games in the NYC or NSW/QLD cup during the last season?

    Future Stars Tournament or something like that.
  8. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +3,864 /65
    Haven't read the full article, but does it mention how the WCC side would be involved in the comp
  9. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

    +516 /0
    Sounds just like any other pre-season comp to me.  Distracting and prone to injure players.  Silly idea.  Whye don't they ust extend the season so each club players each other twice.

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