Roosters and Storm could have a 50% salary cap and would still pump your hopeless mob
Having seen other nations/leagues similar struggles, you're right that finding leaders/owners is the biggest challenge.
Anecdotally and with...
I gotta ask - hopefully no one takes this as a direct criticism - but has there been any consideration to starting a conference but *not* joining...
London have the easiest draw here. 2 of 3 games against fellow relegation battlers and 1 against Leeds who aren't far off.
1 win might well get...
+ as much as it can be frustrating, the Origin hype going across 2 months is big business for the NRL and its media.
Having 3 standalone rep weeks would keep content in the calendar, improve the quality of the games in the Origin period, and bring the NRL down to...
A combination of expansion and strategic relocation can see the comp gain Wollongong, Gosford, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane-2, and NZ-2 with only 18...
Souths don't even play in Redfern or the surrounding areas! They've already relocated
I don't know the answer to that, but it's an interesting comparison.
Rugby Union is played in most countries around the world at some level, even...
Probably the same wizz bang thinker who thought scheduling the Eden Park triple header against the RWC Final was a good plan
Sombrero is just Spanish for hat
I think everyone's saying that we're more worldly and cultured than other clubs
I don't believe Albert died for this
This might just be the worst opinion i've ever seen
History of financial failures and struggling to make ends meet, in short, they have form.
Recent history of heavy financial penalties for...
I did a (obviously shallow) criteria calculation
Ranked the clubs based on
Do you think there's less value in a regional city than an outer suburb of Sydney?
Regional cities have their own cultural identity and pride, and...
IF (big IF) the NRL ever enforced a criteria to cut Sydney teams, the 2 losers are dead obvious and it isn't even a close call.
Parramatta and Cronulla?
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