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NEWS: Premiership Rugby Cup fixtures out
Marching On (IP Logged)
16 July, 2018 15:18
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fleetg
Premiership Cup fixtures out
fleetg (IP Logged)
15 July, 2018 00:57
According to the fixture list on the offy :
Bristol H on Sat 27th Oct
Wasps A on Sun 4th Nov
Glaws A on Fri 9th Nov
Tigs H on Sat 26th Jan

Still not sure what happens in the 2 weeks after that before the final in mid March.

 
SK 88
Re: Premiership Cup fixtures out
SK 88 (IP Logged)
15 July, 2018 17:42
Looks like it.

Wasps site has the same date for your match, and ones that work with the Bristol & Gloucester ones. They play Worcester in 2 Feb 2019 though for their extra game.

What kind of structure is this competition? play a random collection of games then pick the semi-finalists out of a hat?

Checked all the other clubs can't see anyone except you and Wasps with them up yet.

 
fair_weather_fan
Re: NEWS: Premiership Rugby Cup fixtures out
fair_weather_fan (IP Logged)
16 July, 2018 15:53
This is a weird competition and no mistake. Three groups with four to qualify. So a second place gained in groups where you dont play each other. Why on earth not four groups of three playing two teams home and away? Not its not great either!

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: NEWS: Premiership Rugby Cup fixtures out
higgy365 (IP Logged)
16 July, 2018 19:40
Nice work from Prem Rugby to rustle up yet another bizarre competition format.

 
Eif Jones
Re: NEWS: Premiership Rugby Cup fixtures out
Eif Jones (IP Logged)
17 July, 2018 00:10
Back to the basic problem, some clubs have 2 home games, others have just 1.

 
Lamont4Saints
Re: NEWS: Premiership Rugby Cup fixtures out
Lamont4Saints (IP Logged)
17 July, 2018 06:43
Is this just premiership clubs? Whatís the point really? Canít the players have a rest

 
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Re: NEWS: Premiership Rugby Cup fixtures out
Chris Hoddle (IP Logged)
17 July, 2018 08:40
Not sure that some people have read this?
Seems to me there are 4 games, two home two away. Play each in league and then a derby game.
That bit seems unfair as some Derby games will be not so close games?
I wonder how the second place team is determined from the four groups, anyone found that out?



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fleetg
Re: NEWS: Premiership Rugby Cup fixtures out
fleetg (IP Logged)
17 July, 2018 13:23
Not true Eif : all clubs have 2 home and 2 away games.

 
northampton_lad
Re: NEWS: Premiership Rugby Cup fixtures out
northampton_lad (IP Logged)
17 July, 2018 16:37
Pointless competition, really wonder how this provides any excitement. Don't think I will be attending any of these games.


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