Vikings to go part time

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shaunedwardsfanclub
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Re: Vikings to go part time

Post by shaunedwardsfanclub » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:23 am

medlocke wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:02 pm
shaunedwardsfanclub wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:33 pm
Ah Van will be up for grabs, don't tell Medlocke/Whiffy Kipper.
He was in Villegailhenc the last time I checked, We missed out on a great signing there
:D He'll be even cheaper now!
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Re: Vikings to go part time

Post by nathan_rugby » Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:10 am

DaveO wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:16 pm
nathan_rugby wrote:
DaveO wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:08 pm
Promotion and Relegation working well I see.

I have been saying for years relegation is not just a sporting ignominy but a financial disaster. Here is the proof.

Revenue streams dried up and they have to go part time.

The only way you can retain meaningful full time status in the lower leagues is if like Toronto you have a money bags owner.

And so long as there are any clubs like Toronto who have such owners and so can employ full time players, part timers like Widnes will have a very long wait to get back in SL.
Promotion and relegation isn't the issue. Its the fact that not many people really care about Rugby League. Poor TV deals, poor sponsorship's, poor advertising opportunities, poor revenue streams.
When a team gets relegated it loses a shed load of sponsorship money off Sky TV.

The idea relegation isn’t a financial issue is ridiculous.
Yes I agree and that’s my whole point.

The sport isn’t in a position to support teams getting relegated...
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Re: Vikings to go part time

Post by fozzieskem » Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:38 pm

nathan_rugby wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:10 am
DaveO wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:16 pm
nathan_rugby wrote:
Promotion and relegation isn't the issue. Its the fact that not many people really care about Rugby League. Poor TV deals, poor sponsorship's, poor advertising opportunities, poor revenue streams.
When a team gets relegated it loses a shed load of sponsorship money off Sky TV.

The idea relegation isn’t a financial issue is ridiculous.
Yes I agree and that’s my whole point.

The sport isn’t in a position to support teams getting relegated...
But again it’s very clear Widnes were being run into the ground,mismanagement of the highest order,that they’re going part time is,like it or not a direct result of that mismanagement

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Re: Vikings to go part time

Post by shaunedwardsfanclub » Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:36 pm

shaunedwardsfanclub wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:23 am
medlocke wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:02 pm
shaunedwardsfanclub wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:33 pm
Ah Van will be up for grabs, don't tell Medlocke/Whiffy Kipper.
He was in Villegailhenc the last time I checked, We missed out on a great signing there
:D He'll be even cheaper now!

Two tries on his return Meds.
Winning is down to 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration - Shaun Edwards

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Re: Vikings to go part time

Post by medlocke » Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:46 pm

shaunedwardsfanclub wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:36 pm
shaunedwardsfanclub wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:23 am
medlocke wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:02 pm

He was in Villegailhenc the last time I checked, We missed out on a great signing there
:D He'll be even cheaper now!

Two tries on his return Meds.
He'd be scoring for fun at Wigan

shaunedwardsfanclub
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Re: Vikings to go part time

Post by shaunedwardsfanclub » Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:15 pm

medlocke wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:46 pm
shaunedwardsfanclub wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:36 pm
shaunedwardsfanclub wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:23 am


:D He'll be even cheaper now!

Two tries on his return Meds.
He'd be scoring for fun at Wigan
Can he play prop?
Winning is down to 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration - Shaun Edwards

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