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Posted by RLRealist on Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:03 pm
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What assistance have Toronto been given?


Nought, nil, nada, nothing, zero, zilch and zip.
Posted by EastHullUTR on Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:28 pm
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I may be wrong but weren't Toronto given exemption from the salary cap for their first two years as a team, like when Catalans started (That allowed them to sign players like Stacey Jones)
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EastHullUTR wrote:
I may be wrong but weren't Toronto given exemption from the salary cap for their first two years as a team, like when Catalans started (That allowed them to sign players like Stacey Jones)

No, you are wrong
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EastHullUTR wrote:
I may be wrong but weren't Toronto given exemption from the salary cap for their first two years as a team, like when Catalans started (That allowed them to sign players like Stacey Jones)


For 2017 the C1 SC was increased to the lower of 50% of (relevant) income or £1.85m.
Posted by JonB95 on Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:05 pm
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Call Me God wrote:
What utter drivel.......Toronto are nowt more than a bunch of average RL players with the same pedigree as Fax, Fev or HKR.......they are the RFL's version of Melbourne Storm having been given every assistance available.....they offer nothing to the gme other than a different home for has been players and £1.8 million of sky cash....and as for the announced gate last night.......there weren't 4k there last night!
To answer the OP......toronto will most likely go up.....and then you'll see exactly what the emperor is wearing!


Literally everything you just said is wrong, almost impressive really
Posted by Judder Man on Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:23 pm
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Call Me God wrote:
What utter drivel.......Toronto are nowt more than a bunch of average RL players with the same pedigree as Fax, Fev or HKR.......they are the RFL's version of Melbourne Storm having been given every assistance available.....they offer nothing to the gme other than a different home for has been players and £1.8 million of sky cash....and as for the announced gate last night.......there weren't 4k there last night!
To answer the OP......toronto will most likely go up.....and then you'll see exactly what the emperor is wearing!


What I would like to know is if they go into superleague were are the 20+ quality players going to come from to replace these existing average players.
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Judder Man wrote:
What I would like to know is if they go into superleague were are the 20+ quality players going to come from to replace these existing average players.


Widnes.
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Posted by Judder Man on Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:40 pm
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Clearwing wrote:
Widnes.


I did say quality players, at the moment Toronto have a lot of ex Leigh, Salford and Saints rejects around 10 players at the last count. Will they be really an expansionist team if there are no canadian players in it.


Another alternative is to change the name of Widnes to Toronto that would save a lot of logistic hassle.
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Judder Man wrote:
What I would like to know is if they go into superleague were are the 20+ quality players going to come from to replace these existing average players.


When football teams get promoted to the Premiership do they suddenly have a full squad of Premier League quality players straight away?
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ThePrinter wrote:
When football teams get promoted to the Premiership do they suddenly have a full squad of Premier League quality players straight away?


That doesn't my question though were are these players coming from. If like in the premiership they don't get them they will go back down again.
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