2021 Host cities and venues

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  1. Hello, I'm The Doctor

    Hello, I'm The Doctor First Grade

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    I think the best bet for a bi event in France is an annual 3game series against England (StateOfOrigin style)...

    Sure, it would begin with some floggings, but that would just build the rivalry. And if Framce ever win, England wont hear the end of it.

    The 3game format is a proven winner. Origin obviously and the Bledisloe Cup (the only time Australia gives a shit about Union)
     
  2. Storm13

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    England vs France has been getting worse each year it happens. If their not going to do a mid season test in France than don't bother. Would rather see a mid year Origin style game with French Catalans vs the best of Elite 1 than a game no one takes seriously. Been saying for years France need to be playing PNG in a three game series. Two National teams that have are very similar on and off the field.
     
  3. Burns

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    League Express (UK mag) says there might be issues with Workington Stadium on their front page; anyone know more?
     
  4. miguel de cervantes

    miguel de cervantes First Grade

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    Tbh PNG isn't a big media drawcard in France, and the French can beat them pretty comfortably.

    The only thing that will get France going forward is Toulouse in SL. End of discussion.
     
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  5. Storm13

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    Then what should they do in the meantime if Toulouse eventualy get into SL?

    What if two clubs are not enough, should we then say Avignon needs to be in SL? End of discussion.
     
  6. miguel de cervantes

    miguel de cervantes First Grade

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    we'll worry about that bridge when we get to it
     
  7. adamkungl

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    Last game was a 1 point win in the 2013 WC, not exactly comfortable.
    PNG have improved since then but have France?

    Definitely a game I'd be interested to see
     
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  8. Coastbloke

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    I always tought PNG v France put on a decent game. Must go and look up some stats. Pretty sure France has played PNG in PNG a couple of times and got decent crowds and vice versa in France?
     
  9. miguel de cervantes

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    I saw PNG France in Avignon and it was a pretty dour affair.
     
  10. Jim from Oz

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    Pont d'Avignon ??
     
  11. Jim from Oz

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    • 2007: France def. Papua New Guinea 38-26 Parc des Sports (Avignon)
    • 2007: France def Papua New Guinea 22-16 Stade Andre Moga, Begles (Bordeaux)
     

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