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RLIF 2017 Sydney Meeting

Discussion in 'International' started by siv, May 7, 2017.

  1. roughyedspud

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    I've got the Welsh CEO,Chris thair @thairchris on Twitter answering some questions
     
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    poor sod thinks 99.9% of fans back GB
     
  3. Irish-bulldog

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    GB what a gee up, garbage idea, develop the home nations for f**k sake, stop being lazy international league, put some money into it.
     
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    One tour too many.

    Honestly, just do the 4Nations one more time in 2019 if there isn't enough time to organise a Confederations Cup.

    What's Australia going to do next year? Nothing again? Just the same as last year but with one LESS match?!

    And what's NZ going to do in 2020? Knowing this sport, they'll play a combined Pacific team.
     
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  5. roughyedspud

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    In 2020 NZ could host a Pacific 4nations...that could be huge for the Pacific community in and around the north & south islands..

    NZ,Samoa,Tonga plus another would be huge imo
     
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    Super scubby has apparently uncovered that the Wales CEO is on the RFL payroll..hence his rather disjointed Twitter answers..
     
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    I can't say tours really excite me tbh, I'd prefer Four Nations to tours.

    Only good thing about bringing back GB is that there will be a decent shirt design for once. The England ones have been crap.
     
  8. Irish-bulldog

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    Yeah can't wait to see the England team tour as GB :rolling_eyes:, I mean for f**k sake lol.
     
  9. Pommy

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    How hard is it to make a good looking white shirt? It's like NSW with their consitantly shit designs.
     
  10. adamkungl

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    Last 4N put me off. Scheduling was poor.
    The idea of playing Australia v NZ or Scotland v NZ in England outside of a World Cup is dumb.

    I'd be happy to see the end of this style of min-tournament. Hoping the proposed future RLIF event does away with the current hosting structure.
     
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    If we're serious about this little World Cup thing in North America in 2025 how does a NZ tour of North America sound? Depends on $ I suppose.

    Quite like the idea of a Pacific tournament as well, there are plenty of options.
     
  12. adamkungl

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    And plenty of time - it's not on the RLIF to organise tours and tests 3 years off.

    The reason for the current meeting was coordination between the major players and events. There's more than enough space remaining for everyone to do their own thing
     
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    Reduce travel costs but have 2 rep fortnights seperated by 4 club rounds

    Eg last 2 weekends May and first two weekends July
     
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    Yeah didnt like this - removes the momentum leading up to a RLWC year
     
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    They dont and they should
     
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    I dont mind tours but you need multiple teams touring so there is a game every week for 4 to 5 weeks
     
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    People want to watch sport.
    So lets have the second tier nations that have a little money touring - france, png, fiji
     
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    Scotland want NZ to play them at home next year.

    Hopefully the beginning of the end of neutral fixtures.
     
  19. roughyedspud

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    Let's hope Scotland try harder than issuing a press release...

    They need to go to the NZRL with a plan....date,venue,gate split etc..the press release says Scotland are asking organisers to arrange the game...THEY ARE THE ORGANISERS! if they want it,organise it

    The NZRL more than just about anyone will play anyone if the money is right....and the likes of Scotland and especially Wales are all to good at whinging about not getting games against visiting teams precisely because they don't put forward a business plan to entice that team to play them.
     
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    Would like to think the 2020 Kangaroo tour to Europe will include some kind of celebration for the 125th Anniversary of the birth of the game.

    Unfortunately the 100th anniversary was a wee bit impacted by some kind of media moguls battle from memory :p
     

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