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Discussion in 'International' started by deluded pom?, May 7, 2020.

  1. Perth Tiger

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    Fiji v Warriors in the NSW Cup will beat it
     
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    Are these comps even proposed to be played home and away? More than likely they would all be held somewhere like campbelltown or Auckland, which realistically is where the majority of players will be drawn from which would eliminate some of the travel costs you mentioned.
     
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    & American Samoa
     
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    Maybe Hawaii American Samoa and California should play a West Coast Pacific championship
     
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    Just to clarify, currently both the Silktails and Hunters pay for the respective teams from Australia to come across.

    It's accepted in order for Pacifique Treize to be added to the Intrust Super Cup, they'll need to be able to afford the airfares for each of their opponents as well accommodation, etc.
     
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    Pacifique Treize will run their first 'talent identification' event this Saturday at Stade Numa Daly in Noumea.

     
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    Didn’t the storm have a few lads from New Caledonia trialling with them?
     
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    Good to see a Toulouse jersey.
     
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    https://pacifique13.com/en/2020/06/01/first-testing-day-for-pacifique-treize-future-stars/

     
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    As you can see from my previous comments, I am massively skeptical of this project. But I have to say, I am very encouraged by the fact that they have gotten straight to work since making the announcement and seem to be making genuine efforts to put some solid foundations in place between now and 2023. Best of luck to them!
     
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    https://pacifique13.com/en/2020/06/14/second-noumea-athletics-test-to-take-place-in-july/
    https://pacifique13.com/en/2020/06/14/vanuatu-clubs-to-resume-training-from-today/
    Story in the Courier Mail on Sunday:
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    I am a bit confused.

    Have Pacifique 13 already been granted entry into the Q Cup for 2021 or are they in that weird applying/planning stage that Fiji Silktails were in for a number of years?
     
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    The Pacifique Treize team is bidding to join the QCup / Intrust Super Cup in 2023. There will be no new teams for the QCup in 2021, however unlike the NSWRL, the QRL has been quite keen to implement the Platinum League recommendation and have a 16-team competition before 2025.

    The other team likely to join in the short term is the Western Mustangs (Toowoomba), although there has been talk around maybe a Darwin team joining.
     
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    Thanks, that makes sense.

    Seems like there is a real opportunity for the QCup to create a great self sustaining regional comp.
     
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    As a current resident of Darwin this interests me greatly. There is a large appetite for league here... Not sure if Darwin could sustain Qld Cup initially but the team would get good support from both locals and government. Do you have any more info as I haven't heard this before and would love the idea.
     

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