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RFU , latest prem news
Discussion started by BALION PREDATOR (IP Logged), 19 January, 2020 10:12
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BALION PREDATOR
19 January, 2020 10:12
[www.bbc.co.uk]


Just need to sort the Championship now (Sm110)



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Billy Bryant-Ford
Billy Bryant-Ford
19 January, 2020 10:40
Brother (sarries fan) in N London tells me rumours are flying that one of Sarries better players is going to teacher training at Marjohn in September.

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Dewnansek
19 January, 2020 10:45
From the BBC post, comments from Exeter.

"They've taken relegation," Rowe told BBC Radio Devon following the news. "Let's be very honest about this before people have sympathy with Saracens.

"They had two choices: they could either open up their books so that Premiership Rugby could do a forensic audit of exactly what has gone on, or they could take relegation. So it was their choice not to open up their books.

"Premiership Rugby - all the chairmen - we just want to move on. It was their opportunity to open up everything to the salary cap people, or take relegation. They have decided to take relegation."

Why are they being allowed to continue in the European cup?

What oversight will there be when in the Championship?

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BALION PREDATOR
19 January, 2020 12:01
No salary cap in the Championship , best tell that Yorkshire outfit that left their players out to dry , so will it mean no relegation from the Championship and Yorkshire get another payout , stinks .


so it could mean no promotion to Championship , unless it is increased as the Prem , you guess??

This parachute payment from the Prem needs to be stopped ,not a level playing field .


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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 19/01/2020 12:05 by BALION PREDATOR.

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Dewnansek
19 January, 2020 12:26
Hopefully, and logically this means that Saracen's will be the (only) team relegated from the Premiership, replaced by whoever tops the Chamionship this year (currently Noocassle).

NB I hope to God that Sarries DON'T get a financial parachute payment!

Relegation from the Championship should be unaffected, with Yorkshire almost certainly visiting the Brickfields next season. Unless they fold completely of course.

But, let's wait and see

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lobina
20 January, 2020 10:41
I think the moral of the story is don't produce too many England internationals, do what a lot of other teams do and buy in South Africans and southern hemisphere players.
Exeters last three players in were Hogg and two SAs.

plymquin3
plymquin3
20 January, 2020 16:37
will ring fencing now be explored ?

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BALION PREDATOR
20 January, 2020 17:33
Quote:
lobina
I think the moral of the story is don't produce too many England internationals, do what a lot of other teams do and buy in South Africans and southern hemisphere players.
Exeters last three players in were Hogg and two SAs.


Add Jonny Gray (scotland)

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noibla
21 January, 2020 10:58
Would you say that Saracens in what seems to be deliberate cheating and susequent denial of any malpractice, are better or worse than London Scottish who went down some nine leagues when they went into administration in the 1998/1999 season ? or have the number of internationals any bearing on their outcome ?



Semper Sersum.

Cynical Sid
Cynical Sid
21 January, 2020 11:05
BB-F Any rumours which might be going to Marjohn

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lobina
21 January, 2020 17:13
As I see it the big problem is having league games whilst the internationals are being played, it's not a level playing field when one team loses upto eight players to England and some teams no one at all.
I am not condoning cheating but you can see where they are coming from.
Teams can be like Sale for instance and buy in SA.players but what will happen to our international side If all clubs do this.

stonehousealbion
stonehousealbion
12 February, 2020 09:15
Not quite on the same tack, but indirectly related to the Prem and certainly likely to impact on PARFC's forward planning:

Guardian Sport



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lobina
12 February, 2020 13:34
Could prove to be a problem for quite a few teams, I don't think many will survive as pro teams without the injection of RFU money.

stonehousealbion
stonehousealbion
12 February, 2020 15:42
Too right!

It begs the question, "What next?". If current funding allows the Champ to be "pro", then halving that will make it "semi-pro"... Should L2 revert to to a 16 team/30 game league, but with less jam in the sandwich for each club? Thereafter, two up/down with L3? Could make things more competitive down here - especially in the transition season.

Any suggestion that Prem A league is a viable substitute for Champ Rugby is a joke.



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