2018 Intrust Super Cup

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  1. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    Draw announced today. qrl.com.au/news/2017/12/13/2018-intrust-super-cup-draw/

    Uploading into the LU site with updates all year at http://bit.ly/2018ISCDraw

    Thread for general discussion across the season :)
     
  2. Mr Angry

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    Northern Pride to win.
     
  3. Big Salad

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    Channel 9 games move to Saturdays at 12 midday for March, then 1pm from April onwards. Very disappointing change.
     
  4. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    guessing it's to fill the gap left by NYC which used to be on then
     
  5. Brutus

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    That is a disgraceful change.

    They obviously don't want it clashing with NRL games. The NRL can go f**k off for all I care.
     
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    I have to agree. I prefer watching the Intrust Cup to the NRL. Besides you don't have to listen to the likes of Fittler, Johns, Warren and Co.
     
  7. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    No shit they don't want it clashing with NRL games. It's not like they're putting all games on at midday Saturday ffs, it's one game a round.
     
  8. Brutus

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    Sunday was fine, leading into the NRL. Perfect for the QRL. Oh we can't clash with precious little NRL!! It was fine the last couple of years and it should be into the future.

    Give this comp the respect it deserves. It's ONLY televised game should be shown a decent slot like it was the last few years. In fact, there should more than 1 televised game but that's another story.
     
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    Hey I used to look forward to the ABC game on Saturday afternoon. Usually hung over, made some toasties and watched some footy, with the wife out and the kids running around.

    I will be watching.
     
  10. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    FFS some of you are acting like it's been put on at 2am Tuesday.
     
  11. Brutus

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    2pm or 3pm much nicer on a sat.

    12pm 1pm has a Commonwealth/ Schoolboy Cup feel to it.

    I'll be watching when I can but I know many who will not at midday especially l for the first few rounds.

    It seems like a leap backwards for what it a great comp.

    We need to start seeing more of these games on the Fox League channel. Surely they can at least show the PNG home games on replay during the week. 1 game a week is not enough in the modern age!
     
  12. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    Have you followed footy this long still to have no clue whatsoever how rights agreements work?
     
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    I also will be watching.

    So who will be the front runner next season? Who will be a slider next season?
     
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    Very, Very biased opinion ..... 2018 the year of the Magpie!
     
  15. Brutus

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    Norths have signed a few players.

    Peter Fraser will be happy.

    Will probably be the usual good start to the season followed by the crash.

    Bring back Darryl 'Two Pots' Gray.
     
  16. Tigers1986

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    Souths Logan for the win!!!

    Judging by how defending premiers have fared the last few seasons, it'll be intriguing to see how PNG go. Add in to that, the positive impact that their World Cup attendances and team performance saw.
     
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    Like many others, I think I was generally OK with the Saturday switch. I have pleasant memories of ABC RL coverage at 4pm Saturday.

    When I found out it was Saturday midday... oh god what a pile of crap. Such an unfriendly time for matches. Channel nein does it again.
     
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    oh and 2018 is the year of the Tiger...

    .... he said with a perfectly straight face.
     
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    I agree. Midday/1pm is a massive slap in the face for the comp.
     
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