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GRAND FINAL WEEK
Post Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:09 pm
Posted by Call Me God on Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:09 pm
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......Great weekend of drama just gone, but the real prize is up this weekend.

Wire....Bridesmaids too often and due a win, Wigan, flat track bullies but the best drilled side in the comp....
Wigan by 10 for me.......but it would be great to see Andrew Henderson cap off a great weekend for London RL!
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
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Post Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:57 pm
Posted by Dropkick Murphy on Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:57 pm
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Post Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:09 am
Posted by Phuzzy on Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:09 am
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Call Me God wrote:
......Great weekend of drama just gone, but the real prize is up this weekend.

Wire....Bridesmaids too often and due a win, Wigan, flat track bullies but the best drilled side in the comp....
Wigan by 10 for me.......but it would be great to see Andrew Henderson cap off a great weekend for London RL!


You do actually understand the meaning of 'flat track bullies' don't you? :CRAZY:
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Post Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:25 am
Posted by Call Me God on Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:25 am
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Phuzzy wrote:
You do actually understand the meaning of 'flat track bullies' don't you? :CRAZY:

er....yeah.
Wigan will win but they aren't the best team.......
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
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Post Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:28 am
Posted by Phuzzy on Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:28 am
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Call Me God wrote:
er....yeah.
Wigan will win but they aren't the best team.......


So you think it's the exact opposite of what it actually means! I'll be generous and put it down to you still being drunk! :wink:

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Post Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:31 am
Posted by Call Me God on Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:31 am
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Phuzzy wrote:
I'll be generous and put it down to you still being drunk! :wink:

and you'd be right... :D
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
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Post Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:41 am
Posted by Phuzzy on Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:41 am
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Call Me God wrote:
and you'd be right... :D


I'll blame the same reason for you believing Wire are the better team too! :lol:
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Post Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:43 am
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Phuzzy wrote:
I'll blame the same reason for you believing Wire are the better team too! :lol:


poop......i nearly spilled my wine there :mrgreen: NEARLY
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
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Post Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:11 am
Posted by ThePrinter on Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:11 am
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With a different coach in charge you could male a case for it being different for Warrington this time around at Old Trafford.....however the performance at Wembley several weeks back was one full of lack of composure and poor decision making and makes me question whether they’ll have it in them to perform this Saturday.
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Re: GRAND FINAL WEEK
Post Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:19 am
Posted by Sal Paradise on Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:19 am
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Maybe they have learned a lesson from that - hopefully Wigan winning would be too cringeworthy for words.
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