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Re: Proper Rugby League Grounds

Post Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:22 am
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all well and good but surely as a place where a spectator sport is played you'd think one of the main things would be making sure those supporters could actually see !!!


I'd question your eyesight more than the stadium if that's your beef with it. Not denying the entire place could do with a revamp btw. I've stood in the east, west and north stand and nowt wrong with the view - you get a lot more interesting perspectives than at grounds like Wigan, Hull etc.

Re: Proper Rugby League Grounds

Post Sun Mar 27, 2016 10:58 am
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GIANT DAZ wrote:
all well and good but surely as a place where a spectator sport is played you'd think one of the main things would be making sure those supporters could actually see !!!

Bit of a myth there dazzle old boy, you might get some sympathy if you actually took enough fans to block their view down that side, but don't let that stop you from having a good old moan.

Re: Proper Rugby League Grounds

Post Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:35 am
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What absolute tosh chissit- you cannot see the whole field from the side in front of the prefab buildings. The kids definitely can't. They spent most of Friday running up and down to be able to follow play. They used to be allowed to sit on the wall to be able to see better- now they can't. The dugouts are in the way of seeing the top corner- and most of the players and extra staff don't actually sit in the things anyway- instead they stand up in front of them further blocking the view.
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Re: Proper Rugby League Grounds

Post Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:49 am
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It isn't best view but you can see most of the middle of the pitch, just not the corners, touchline, dead ball line etc, but it's either that or stand behind the sticks, which although offers the best view of the pitch, is not to mine, and a lot of other people's liking.
It's worse since the dugouts were put there, like Jools says with everyone stood up it makes it even harder to see that side of the pitch.
but like at cas, your right next to the action and you do feel a part of it.
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Re: Proper Rugby League Grounds

Post Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:03 pm
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I thought this was a thread about us playing at Batley Dewsbury and Fax next year.
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Re: Proper Rugby League Grounds

Post Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:33 pm
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well at least it will give folk something new to moan about.....
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Re: Proper Rugby League Grounds

Post Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:16 pm
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jools wrote:
well at least it will give folk something new to moan about.....



And people like you to glory in the fact that you are a real supporter and all the missing fans were just Glory hunters
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Re: Proper Rugby League Grounds

Post Sun Mar 27, 2016 9:34 pm
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Durham Giant wrote:
And people like you to glory in the fact that you are a real supporter and all the missing fans were just Glory hunters


Not at all Durham. I'm a realist.
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Re: Proper Rugby League Grounds

Post Mon Mar 28, 2016 4:16 pm
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Mike latham wrote a book on the rugby grounds a great read and resource if you can get hold of one xx
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