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Discussion in 'English Super League' started by roughyedspud, Dec 29, 2018.

  1. CC_Roosters

    CC_Roosters First Grade

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    I had a thought a few days ago along similar lines

    20 teams
    4x 5 team divisions
    A- North America
    B- France/Europe
    C- england 1
    D- england 2

    Have H&A in your division then each other division once for 23 games. division winners and runners up in a 8 team knockout finals series. "world super league!" haha
     
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    London has done well enough considering its relative isolation. The likes of Perth have shown you can build a stable junior setup from the ground up (even without a pro side present). The powers that be need pull the successful experiences together and work out a plan to push the game into new areas in a sustained way. any right thinking sporting body at its international governance level should be able to look at somewhere like France and develop a (funded) strategy with the federation to increase the playing pool.
     
  3. Walter sobchak

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    The next Canadian franchise to enter league 1 will be Ottawa!!

    Very interesting indeed. Very exciting too.
     
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    Is this confirmed? Can't find any other posts / links on it.
     
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  7. Walter sobchak

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    Don’t think anybody really saw that coming. All the talk was either Hamilton or Montreal.

    Personally I think I’d also rather see another Canadian franchise selected before New York or any other US franchise. Let’s build Canada RL up first.
     
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  8. Walter sobchak

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    I had a thought a few days ago along similar lines

    20 teams
    4x 5 team divisions
    A- North America
    B- France/Europe
    C- england 1
    D- england 2

    Have H&A in your division then each other division once for 23 games. division winners and runners up in a 8 team knockout finals series. "world super league!" haha[/QUOTE]
    No so sure about 4-5 conferences but there’s a lot of permutations regarding conferences.

    My reasoning surrounding conferences remains that current and potential expansion international teams must be protected from relegation or it’s pointless as they’d fold.

    Something like a 2 conference setup along the lines of :-

    International conference
    Ottawa
    Toronto
    Catalans
    Toulouse
    London

    Super league conference
    Wigan
    Warrington
    St. Helens
    Salford
    Leeds
    Hull fc
    Hull kr
    Castleford
    Huddersfield
    Wakefield
     
  9. Pommy

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    Is there any major teams for any code in Ottawa? I guess I’m talking more about US leagues than say Canadian Football.
     
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    NHL's Ottawa Senators
     
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  11. Pommy

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    I assume that’s a winter sport and would only clash a little with super league?
    Perhaps they’re aiming for a less saturated market with this bid.
     
  12. Evil Homer

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    Toulouse getting it done, 38-12 win away at Batley without both first choice halves.
     
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  13. Walter sobchak

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    That’s a good win away from home for Toulouse. They definitely look the business this year.
     
  14. Walter sobchak

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    4 Frenchmen on the scoresheet too. No marguerite though. Injured or just rested?
     
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    https://www.canberratimes.com.au/sp...g-games-to-tonga-or-fiji-20190323-p516xd.html

    NYC bid gets wings
    Plans to start a team in New York from next season are well progressed with entrepreneur Ricky Wilby securing an airline partner prepared to fly opposition teams in and out of the Big Apple for home games should they get a start in League One, two levels below the English Super League.

    ‘‘Our airline partner has agreed to fly 30 people to the games, home and away teams, in their premium cabin,’’ Wilby said. ‘‘It’s a deal that is worth up to $1 million.’
     
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    The ability of this guy to get publicity in Australia is baffling. Do people not realize it's just a bloke from Huddersfield making the whole thing up?
     
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    Our media letting facts get in the way of a 'good' story? that will be the day. They even run stories that Rugby League is going to conquer the Beijing market every year.
     
  18. Walter sobchak

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    Something is just not right with the New York bid and I’m not convinced at all that it’s credible and happening.
     
  19. Evil Homer

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    The guy behind it Wilby used to run a fan website for Catalans and hang around the team bus offering to carry the players bags for them at away games, he's definitely not an 'entrepreneur' or someone with any type of business background or acumen.
     
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  20. Walter sobchak

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    Exactly. Isn’t he or wasn’t he a P.E. Teacher in Huddersfield?
     

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