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Western Corridor(Qld) launches bid

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by eagles2win, May 18, 2011.

  1. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    Western Corridor Bid includes Logan, Ipswich and Darling Downs. Would make Penrith's district look small.
    http://westerncorridornrlbid.com.au/
    Just a website opening page at the moment. But meh.

    Going to be interesting now considering we've now got
    3 Qld bids (C QLD, Brisbane 2 and Western Corridor) applying for the NRL

    1 West Australian (W.A.Reds)

    and of course the no chance Bears (to many NRL sides in NSW)
     
  2. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Good. There needs to be at least one more club in Brisbane, possibly even two more to even out the playing field (n pun intended). The Broncos have such a huge advantage over every other club. It would be great to see them have competition in the city.[hr]
     
  3. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    This is what I think we need:-

    7 NSW Metro Based Teams
    + Eagles
    + Souths
    + Roosters
    + Dragons
    + Tigers
    + Dogs
    + Eels
    2 NSW Non Metro Based Teams
    + Knights
    + C Coast
    4 QLD Based Teams
    + Broncos
    + Titans
    + Cowboys
    + W QLD
    1 NZ Based Team
    + Warriors
    1 VIC Based Team
    + Storm
    1 ACT Based Team
    + Raiders
    1 WA Based Team
    + Perth
    1 SA Based Team
    + Adelaide

    Make it two conferences (Northern / Southern)
    Assists with travel costs, too.

    More global.
     
  4. Jono

    Jono Well-Known Member

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    I think it is a step to shut the QRL up. They are worried about losing power. If they get the 17th seat on the IC (and WARL the 18th seat) they'll then have 5 votes vs 13 votes for NSWRL, with WARL and VicRL having one each. The fact they need 16 votes to achieve any changes NSWRL would still need a QRL vote, even if they get the other 2 votes from Melbourne and WA.

    The way it s going it will be a QLD team and WA, and that makes Bears supporters sad pandas.
     
  5. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    I'd let the 3 Qld teams in and the Reds in.

    Next start working on getting a another NZ team eventually as well.

    Has anyone else heard of this Lions RL thing?
    A possible English side in the NRL!! Might be a goer if they can get an English version of Nathan Tinkler.

    How it would work is like this from my understanding :
    Side would be based out of Leeds but play some games at other grounds.
    The team first plays 4 away games in a row and then turn around and play 4 home games in England
     
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    • Mark from Brisbane

      Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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      Mmmm a Manly UK trip EVERY year....I like that idea!!
       
    • codewana

      codewana Active Member

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      I really hope a Perth team comes in soon. At least I'd be able to watch one Manly game a season live without having to travel interstate.
       
    • The Eagle

      The Eagle Well-Known Member

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      No conferences,its not nfl it doesnt have 500 teams
       
    • Jono

      Jono Well-Known Member

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      I would only accept conferences if they had 14 teams in each...Problem with that is money will be spread thinly, as will the supporters base.
       
    • Phantar

      Phantar Well-Known Member

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      I see there is no place for Penrith in your equation Ryan. But you have two clubs cheek by jowl near the city - Mixamatohs and the Tattoosters.

      Re-submit, lol.
       

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