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MugaB

Bench
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Better to just have conferences as a basis to justify the draw/schedule, not to drag in the top 4 of each to the finals, purely to say, hey these clubs are grouped together to play each other twice throughout the season, and verse the other once and the ladder remains as one regardless, that way, everyone knows why they are playing each other twice, and still has the best clubs in the top 8
 

siv

First Grade
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Finals positions should never be decided by conferences

Ala NFL strategy - simple

A conference or pool should only be used to determine regular season games

In a 18 team comp you can have two pools of 9 teams where the pool plays home & away 16 games. Then once against the opposite pool 9 games with the ability to play home & away over 2 years

Thats 25 rounds
 

Dragonwest

Juniors
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Finals positions should never be decided by conferences

Ala NFL strategy - simple

A conference or pool should only be used to determine regular season games

In a 18 team comp you can have two pools of 9 teams where the pool plays home & away 16 games. Then once against the opposite pool 9 games with the ability to play home & away over 2 years

Thats 25 rounds
But that is what they basically do now, but set the pools relative to the finishing positions from teams in the previous season. Its designed to improve fairness .... and yet we still have whinging from those that don't understand that if you finish in the bottom 4 you've going to have less games against bottom 4 teams and vise versa for the top 4.

If one pool becomes significantly better than the others you'll have all time whinging.
 

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