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Who do you want to get promoted to Super League in 2019?

1. Toronto
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21%
2. Toulouse
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17%
3. London.
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20%
4. Featherstone
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11%
5. Halifax
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17%
6. Leigh
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14%
 
Total votes : 94

Posted by Psychedelic Casual on Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:13 am
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Binosh wrote:
Well I’m led to believe Magic Weekend has been signed off for New York next year.

The response form UK fans will interesting if it’s true. No confirmation from the RFL yet.

Of course there isn’t, they’ll release it the month before.
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Posted by Willzay on Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:46 am
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Good luck trying to get fans to pay for Magic Weekend tickets, a trip to New York and all that comes with, Wembley Tickets, Grand Final tickets, international tickets, club season tickets. And that's just rugby league related. A much more affordable and beneficial overseas venture would be to hold it in France.
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Posted by Someday on Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:38 am
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Willzay wrote:
Good luck trying to get fans to pay for Magic Weekend tickets, a trip to New York and all that comes with, Wembley Tickets, Grand Final tickets, international tickets, club season tickets. And that's just rugby league related. A much more affordable and beneficial overseas venture would be to hold it in France.

But what about the times we play in Australia loads of supporters go from all clubs so if and it’s a big if they announced it early they would get people to go from all clubs
Posted by Leigh_Manning on Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:15 am
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Someday wrote:
But what about the times we play in Australia loads of supporters go from all clubs so if and it’s a big if they announced it early they would get people to go from all clubs

NYC is a bit more expensive than NSW, bad idea.
Posted by Charlie Sheen on Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:29 am
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Isn't the idea of having the Magic Weekend in NYC to expose the game to new fans, rather than asking UK based fans to travel?
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Charlie Sheen wrote:
Isn't the idea of having the Magic Weekend in NYC to expose the game to new fans, rather than asking UK based fans to travel?


Well, a big part of what makes the Magic Weekend successfull is the fact that fans of all clubs can mingle together in one stadium. Do you think each club would take the same amount of support over to NY that they do to Manchester/Newcastle etc?

International friendlies like Denver are probably the best for American ventures, you wouldn't therefore inconvenience a lot of clubs and supporters. The World Cup Series also would be better served over there than Magic Weekend.
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Posted by luke ShipleyRed on Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:00 pm
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Willzay wrote:
Well, a big part of what makes the Magic Weekend successfull is the fact that fans of all clubs can mingle together in one stadium. Do you think each club would take the same amount of support over to NY that they do to Manchester/Newcastle etc?

International friendlies like Denver are probably the best for American ventures, you wouldn't therefore inconvenience a lot of clubs and supporters. The World Cup Series also would be better served over there than Magic Weekend.


Agree about linternationals being better, maybe hold a 4 nations over there.
Would also take the WCC over there. Especially the current 3 game system. Hold it in 3 cities close together.

But we all know these things are about how much money can be got out of these even'ts and not about promoting the sport.
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I’m all for expansion but I don’t get why they need to deviate from Newcastle because it’s always a great weekend. I’ve met some quality people over the years from other clubs and I don’t think we will get the same in New York

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And why would the New York public want to watch 6 matches back to back, of a game they have never seen before? I'm all for taking rugby league to New York, but 1 game will be enough for now!
Posted by RoyBoy29 on Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:36 pm
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Sir Kevin Sinfield wrote:
I don’t understand the desperation for Toronto to fail.
This attitude, mainly from Leigh fans, could be one of the reasons some take a disliking to Leigh.


And it's usually you three moronic individuals who stir the shitpot of hate that does it
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He is not telling the truth. He is talking paranoid rubbish.


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You do talk some complete drivel.


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and for our fantastic coach; who is a man of high integrity and doesn't deserve the classless treatment he has received from many on this forum: a real gentleman Rowley is.

Just so you know, Paul Rowley is highly thought of here in Toronto.
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