Hold the women’s competition in summer

Discussion in 'Women's Rugby League' started by leaguelegend21, Dec 26, 2018.

  1. siv

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    I do however like the concept of the NRL-W competition running as a pre-season competition of 1 round robin series and a final until it gets beyond 8 teams when it can operate as a properly in a home/ away series and 5 team finals
     
  2. Pommy

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    I just want to congratulate you on an entire post without mentioning Souths, well done.

    I can’t imagine Women’s RL in summer being a great show.
    With all respect to the women who took part as part timers in the WNRL the second halves of most games last season really showed where their fitness was. Having them play in summer would do the sport no favours at all. That could equally be said of the men’s game but being full timers they would at least be able to mitigate it better.
     
  3. kbw

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    I could cop the broken record comment for that :)
    that stuff is all fun and games, but really its too easy, bit like taking the piss out of Trump.
     
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  4. madunit

    madunit Super Moderator Staff Member

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    No one should play football in the Australian summer.

    It is obscenely stupid. The Australian sport watching public have a mode - March to early-October = footy - mid-October to February = cricket
     
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  5. siv

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    Beach RL

    Seems to work for volleyball
     
  6. The Book of Steeden

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    Surely you could combat that by either going the Tennis route (a shorter game), or quartering up the 80 minutes.
     
  7. siv

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    Well your going to get more of it after Roosters now have NRLW team, W Touch RL Mens Touch RL and mixed Touch RL teams

    But once they pull on a NRL jersey they become the opposition for 15 other club fans
     
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    Agree....in this heat, way too hard...which affects the standard and health of the players. A no for me.
     
  9. madunit

    madunit Super Moderator Staff Member

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    The push for equality in women, especially in sport has taken off in recent times.

    It'll be a shit look if a bunch of blokes decided to make the games shorter and play it almost as exhibition/fun in the summer.

    Degrading as f**k.
     
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  10. This Year?

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    I suggest you read the OP again. I did find it dumb to suggest a winter sport be played over summer and to compare rugby league to cricket or greyhound racing. I did find it sexist that the OP suggests women's rugby league to be used to curb the media's prosperity to grab a headline during the men's comp off season. It has nothing to do with being a "white knight". I couldn't give a shit what women think about me.

    Maybe it was not the OP's intention and I apologise to the OP if that is the case, but that was the way I interpreted the post.
     
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  11. siv

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    Perfect opportunity to play NRLW in Jan / Feb

    On a beach and televised live at 7:30pm
     
  12. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    Grow up.
     

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