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News: QLD Cup: Manly link still flying

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Jethro, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,307 /13
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    <p>THE Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles’ feeder deal with Manly will continue next year despite pressure from the New South Wales Rugby League to end the arrangement.

    <a href="http://www.silvertails.net/news/5165-qld-cup-manly-link-still-flying.html">Read the full article</a>
  2. Rambo1987

    Rambo1987 Well-Known Member

    +241 /2
    So again we will only have a squad of 25 players - 17 NRL and send 8 to Qld Cup. Meaning injuries we can only pick those 8 and then from Toyota Cup players. Maybe if they can do deal that we can pick up any player from Sunshine Sea Eagles squad.
    We need a NSW Cup side giving us more players to choose from or at least a team in the Bundaberg Cup comp.
    Local players are losing out on this decision while we a propping up Queensland Players. 
  3. Andrew..

    Andrew.. It's better to burn out, than to fade away. 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,535 /31
    Just wondering if Scott or Max have any financial ties to the SCSE, could well be an excellent source of revenue down the track.
    Personally i would like to see our brand retained in some form on the Sunshine Coast, it's a great area and it can't hurt to have our fingers in a few different pies.
  4. Rambo1987

    Rambo1987 Well-Known Member

    +241 /2
    I rather cut any ties with SCSE based on the fact they are trying to get into the NRL and they will target our players 2 or 3 years down the track.
  5. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

    +7,250 /173
    I'm confused. Are we having a reserve grade in the NRL next season, or not?
  6. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +7,736 /120
    Yet to be decided I think.

    It's fairly easy if we decide to have a Manly team but I believe this article says that Des is fighting to have Sunshine Coast still as our feeder. Which to me is a far better idea.

    QLD is a very strong competition
  7. Rambo1987

    Rambo1987 Well-Known Member

    +241 /2
    Only problem it causes depth problems. We cannot use players who are not contracted to Manly. The Sunshine Coast players are contracted to Qld rugby league therefore Manly cannot use them.
    We need a reserve grade team to give us over 30 players to choose from.
  8. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

    +19,663 /383
    Hope that means we'll get another trial game at Sunny Coast!!
  9. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +3,881 /65
    I would prefer the Reserve Grade option again
  10. tractorboy

    tractorboy Member

    +2 /0
    Here here, be a great trip that one
  11. Rambo1987

    Rambo1987 Well-Known Member

    +241 /2
    Reserve grade will probably play our of Belrose.

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