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Posted by Joff on Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:39 am
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Reported in League Weekly. I don't have a copy with me sorry but it says that he has bought a 25% stake with a view of full ownership and would relocate their franchise to Boston or Phildelphia for next season.
The man certainly has a mission. Easy peasy to relocate a club and big potential.

Skolars have a great junior set up which would be viable for TWP.

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Posted by Kennedy on Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:48 am
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how utterly fascinating..
Posted by robinrovers10 on Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:39 pm
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What has a "thriving youth system" got to do with anything, as soon as he moves the first team over the pond that youth system is non existant as there is no player pathway to the first team. Very strange
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What has a "thriving youth system" got to do with anything, as soon as he moves the first team over the pond that youth system is non existant as there is no player pathway to the first team. Very strange
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Posted by Mr Dog on Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:50 pm
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He would have to give up the majority of his stake in TWP to do that as you can only have a 25% or more stake in one club.
Posted by JEAN CAPDOUZE on Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:27 pm
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Kennedy wrote:
how utterly fascinating..


It is indeed fascinating. So don't be sarcastic.

The question is: Boston or Philadelphia? Which city best serves the interests of rugby league in the USA? And does the project assume a separate New York team?

These are questions that I would like answered.
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Posted by wrencat1873 on Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:30 pm
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
It is indeed fascinating. So don't be sarcastic.

The question is: Boston or Philadelphia? Which city best serves the interests of rugby league in the USA? And does the project assume a separate New York team?

These are questions that I would like answered.


Is London Skolars a franchise and is he planning to relocate all of the "junior" players that are currently on The Skolars books ??
Please explain.
Posted by Budgiezilla on Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:31 pm
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So Argyle might buy 25% of shares in London Skolars, he can't even move them 'down the river', never mind abroad.
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Posted by JEAN CAPDOUZE on Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:37 pm
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wrencat1873 wrote:
Is London Skolars a franchise and is he planning to relocate all of the "junior" players that are currently on The Skolars books ??
Please explain.


I don't know the answer to your perceptive and relevant question.
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Posted by number 6 on Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:56 pm
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Mr Dog wrote:
He would have to give up the majority of his stake in TWP to do that as you can only have a 25% or more stake in one club.



doesnt the fev rovers owner also have fingers in the pie at york?
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