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Whoever Wins the 2020 Premiership...

Discussion in 'NRL' started by From Where the Sun Rises, Apr 11, 2020.

  1. From Where the Sun Rises

    From Where the Sun Rises Juniors

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    ...Do you think they’ll be acknowledged at large by the RL community, or will fans denigrate the title as a result of COVID’s interference?
     
  2. Perth Red

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    You can only play what’s in front of you. Like the two 97 GF winners they will have an asterisk but ask knights fans if they care that they won a gf with only half the clubs in their comp!
     
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  3. From Where the Sun Rises

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    I don’t think there’s much of a case for complaint really, but previous competitions (& sport in general) have revealed to me how many Aussies are unrepentant sore losers.
     
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  4. From Where the Sun Rises

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    The Knights certainly need an asterisk next to that title, but it ain’t because the comp was split in half :wink:
     
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  5. jim_57

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    As long as a large chunk of the season gets played I don't think there is much argument that can be made about the premiers, it'd just be rival fans trying to play it down if anything.

    Could be a good year to trial an alternate finals format, maybe a top 6. Decent chance there'll be no crowds anyway, 9 & Fox probably wouldn't agree though.
     
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  6. Travitoh

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    It'll be as legitimate as any other premiership decided by a one-off match.
     
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  7. AlwaysGreen

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    I'd say it will be as legitimate as Ben Cummins 2019 premiership.
     
  8. sempmrh

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    We're used to asterisks - what's one more?
     
  9. alexwilliams_66692007

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    It would be more legit than any of the last 2 premierships won..
     
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  10. From Where the Sun Rises

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    :joy:

    2019 still burning.
     
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  11. From Where the Sun Rises

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    Tough two years in our shadow, I presume?
     
  12. GongPanther

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    Sore Losers or Delighted Winners...as long as we are all Happy Fans.
     
  13. GongPanther

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    Should play for the "Asterisk Cup". And BTW,WTF is channel nine whinging about the crowds not being there. If they rubbed two brain cells together, they'd realise those fans missing in the stands would be watching it on the TV.
     
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  14. Cactus

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    God bless you lad. Thats been my point all along.

    Could someone please let Spot On know.
     
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  15. Cactus

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    In terms of the Premiership. So long as points stay as is and more especially if the season means each team plays each other once then all teams are playing under the same rules & have an equal chance.

    Just ask a player and they will tell you.
     
  16. GongPanther

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    And there is that point on the morning of the NRL announcement when they declared what happened to all the millions they gave the NRL?

    Well, if they would have rubbed two more brain cells together, they would have realised that it was none of their business. Chanel Nine in turn for showing games on their station would have in turn received sponsorship money. So they should simply STFU.

    This is coming from up above where the major shareholder CVC is not to happy about the current arrangement.
     
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    Raiders fans are still butthurt over the grand final lololololol
     
  18. Dave's mate

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    Will be the fairest most legit comp in my lifetime simply by playing each team an equal amount of times
     
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    You mean like the 1937 premiership?

    Or team's who try to claim the minor premiership in the 1930s when they lost the minor premiership playoff

    Or trying to claim 2020 Rounds 1 & 2 shouldn't count
     
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    Also sand in vag, rustled jimmies and any other decades old memes you want to add.
     
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