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Sunday Games in Sydney

Discussion in 'NRL' started by gregstar, May 16, 2014.

  1. gregstar

    gregstar Coach

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    just heard on the radio that there is no sunday game in sydney for the next 4 weeks.

    why?

    who's the genius?
     
  2. Card Shark

    Card Shark Immortal

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    Some hockey fan in Canada who's never heard of Rugby League.
     
  3. cleary89

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    Lol at thinking the NRL puts games on certain days.
     
  4. gregstar

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    it's the code that survives in spite of itself.

    a weekend virtually free of league giving AFL a free kick.

    the first weekend with no games in sydney whatsoever also giving other codes a free kick.

    one team in brisbane meaning every second weekend without a game in league's second city.
     
  5. oldmancraigy

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    If the code can't survive away games then it is screwed no matter how clever the scheduling.

    To thrive it needs to be a national game, not just a Sydney game.
     
  6. Diesel

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    It's part of the problem with 2 Friday games, we give up another game on a Saturday night or Sunday arvo.

    The draw sucks when we are at round 10 and teams have played each other twice in a month
     
  7. cleary89

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    There was 1 afl game in Sydney in 5 weeks. Between 2 teams...

    No sunday afl games in sydney till 22nd june.

    Why do you people over exaggerate? Your half the reason the tele spews so much shit because you guys love it.
     
  8. Brutus

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    Good point.
     
  9. hutch

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    Exactly right. Saying that no nrl games in Sydney gives other codes a free kick is ridiculous. It's not like people are going to completely convert their sporting preference because of it.
     
  10. Snappy

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    Get over it.

    Brisbane get ONE day game a year.
     
  11. BunniesMan

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    Do people understand how complicated it is to set up a fixture for a year with thousands of different variables? They have to put so many different factors into the computer for it to spit out something feasible that some minor anomalies are unavoidable.
     
  12. papabear

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    Let's be honest though their should be a Sunday sydney game every week.
     
  13. CC_Roosters

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    I would be happier with more saturday afternoon games tbh. Maybe 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm

    Sunday games are pretty much imossible for me and many in my age group who play local soccer, footy, hockey etc.... on sunday.
     
  14. drago brelli

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    Agree
     
  15. shiznit

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    If we're being honest...

    There should be 2 less clubs in Sydney.... And there should be a club in Perth and a 2nd Brisbane side.
     
  16. Cammo

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    No Sydney games? OMG I am going to follow AFL now.......... NOT
     
  17. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    For what it's worth, several rounds only have 5 or 6 games in the coming eight weeks, which means only one Sunday game.
     
  18. BlueandGold

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    Could not agree more, the tele knows its readers well and feeds them the same shit over and over.
     
  19. coldhardbitch

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    Exactly. Supposedly it's the National Rugby League- not the Sydney Rugby League. The sport does not start and end at the suburban boundaries of Sydney.

    At least 2-3 Sydney clubs need to be axed and replaced with interstate clubs to secure to viability of the comp in the long term (I.e. Next 50 years). TV companies won't bankroll a glorified suburban comp for billions forever.
     
  20. southwalesrabbitoh

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    Why? No there shouldn't.
     

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