Why don't established First Graders want to play for Tigers?

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  1. adamkungl

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    I'm more than a little surprised to see anyone volunteering their own club for it - but I do think the suburban Sydney club that chooses to relocate to Perth is setting themselves up to be the next Storm.

    One-team-city fans, branding and sponsorship opportunities, quality stadiums, state government and NRL HQ invested in seeing them succeed.
    And the old fans who stay on board would still see them play in Sydney 6-7 times a year.
     
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  2. Magpies Forever

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    Just a query on this if a sydney team relocates what happens to their allocated geographic area, juniors and club facilities and other existing infrastructure and links? Are they protected by NRL HQ or devoured immediately by they other remaining Sydney clubs, in our case Dogs, Eels and Panthers?
     
  3. adamkungl

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    You would assume they keep it.
    Norths still has a junior area
     
  4. Shredder

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    I think if they want to move into new markets, they should be looking at a fresh team, rather than a relocation.

    You move a club anywhere all you do is piss off the current fans and give the new potential fans a history they cant buy into - because its not theirs.

    You want to move to an even number comp? Add a second Brissy team or piss off Cronulla. Or you could merge is with St George - that would be amusing.....
     
  5. gordsy

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    I never understood how we can have so many sydney teams but only one Brisbane team. You would think you could add another 3 if you set up the junior / feeder systems right and with the team from fiji coming in that's even more kids you could sign...
     
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  6. simmo05

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    I'm guessing it would have something to do with super league?
     
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  7. Ron's_Mate

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    Something to do with brown paper bags
     
  8. super_coach

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    True, but you still have to be able to lure two or three marquee players to up root and move to Perth. These players are already getting big dollars, so it’s a tuff ask to get them to move to the other side of OZ.
     
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  9. Shredder

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    This is why QLD is the easiest expansion. Some of the teams up there have long histories and would already be full of your depth type of players. If you took Ipswich or Burleigh and added three or four players they would be able to compete.
     
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    100%...you already players to fill most of your squads and you have three QLD teams to steal talent from and they don’t have to change states.

    Of course from a NRLs point of view Perth has the time slot...the two hour time difference is gold. It allows them to have back to back games in good time slots
     
  11. Tigerm

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    I've always liked the idea of promotion and relegation, say 12 sides in each comp and play each other twice.
     
  12. Shredder

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    Me to TigerM.

    Or even two conferences like in NRL. A Sydney conference and everyone else.
     
  13. Tigerm

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    Then finish off with a super bowl type game.
     
  14. Shredder

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    Exactly.
     
  15. Vic Mackey

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    Bingo

    The last time the NRL (ARL) started new SEQ sides the Broncos threw a tantrum and started their own comp, which kicked the other 2 SEQ sides out
     
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