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NRL fixture cramming! Lame desperation at its finest.

Post by SportCapital » Mon May 07, 2018 11:31 pm

WTF is this.
Loading up the front end of the season with Sydney teams games to try and get better crowds and more interest.
With some teams to play each other twice in three weeks.

This is single handedly the most desperate attempt to get bigger crowds I've ever heard of.
Even more than the "super Saturday" double headers and the "magic weekend" they'll be doing next year.
How will the end of the season going to look later on the year?

IMO this totally compromises the integrity of the entire comp by completely fucking the draw.

Check it out....


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NRL to double down on fixture cramming for NSW rivals

The NRL won't budge from its contentious policy of scheduling all-NSW blockbusters in which teams can meet twice in the space of just three or four weeks as it ramps up efforts to draft its 2019 draw ahead of previous years.
An intentional plan to have some of the game's biggest NSW rivalries create interest in the early rounds of the competition will reach a climax this weekend when three matches feature re-runs of earlier clashes this year - even though the competition is just eight weeks old.
Double down: Mitchell Moses and the Eels.
Double down: Mitchell Moses and the Eels.

The Bulldogs will travel west to take on the Panthers, the Sea Eagles will host the Knights and the Tigers tackle the Eels as the NRL tries to position some of NSW's biggest blockbusters in early blocks to trigger fan interest at the start the season.
It's understood League Central has no plans to scrap the idea in the 2019 schedule, which is designed to stop some of the marquee matches featuring traditional foes being diluted during the State of Origin period or when teams are out of finals reckoning late in the season.
Curious fans have wondered why their team has featured against the same opposition in such a short space of time, for example when the Tigers beat premiers Melbourne twice in the space of three weeks in rounds two and five.

But so exasperated were some of the game's powerbrokers with high profile clashes losing lustre during the annual Origin player drain and in end of season games which can carry less consequence, the front-ended draw is likely to be a fixture beyond this season.

No team has felt the significance more than cellar dwellers Parramatta, who will double up against Sydney opponents in eight of their first nine games this year and not travel outside of NSW or the ACT until round 12 against the Broncos.
Brad Arthur's men have already lost twice to the Panthers, featured in a stunning 88-point turnaround against Manly from their previous clash and then play the Tigers and Sharks for a second time in 2018 over the next fortnight.
Opponents of the scheduling have argued the Eels' early season rivals have been able to exploit the blue and golds' struggles twice in quick succession while a team like the Roosters has to wait until the last round to meet Parramatta, who could conceivably find form on the eve of the finals.

Yet there is unlikely to be a change to the pattern under the next broadcast cycle as the NRL seizes more control of its scheduling.
The unusual concept has supporters in clubland, who can leverage the front loading of the draw against some of their fiercest rivals to generate extra commercial opportunities and boost TV ratings.

Bitter rivals St George Illawarra and Cronulla met twice in the first six rounds while the Roosters and Bulldogs won't see each other for the rest of the season - unless they clash in the finals - after the tricolours won both their fixtures this year before the end of round seven.
The Roosters and Rabbitohs typically used to open and close the season with clashes in the first and final rounds, but often the second fixture didn't drum up the same level of interest if one side was out of the finals picture.

Instead, the cramming of all-NSW games in the opening two months of the season will continue to be used alongside other engagement tactics such as double-headers and Magic Weekend, which will feature all eight NRL matches in one round being played at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium next year.


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Post by pussycat » Tue May 08, 2018 10:39 am

What a dick!


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Oh dear .
He's lost the plot .


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Post by SportCapital » Tue May 08, 2018 12:15 pm

This is happening, in your code, right now.
It's not made up.


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Post by SportCapital » Tue May 08, 2018 12:20 pm

AFLcrap1 wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 10:56 am
Oh dear .
He's lost the plot .
What, for pointing out facts and giving my opinion......?

Tell me how then.......?


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Post by SportCapital » Tue May 08, 2018 12:22 pm

pussycat wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 10:39 am
What a dick!
By your carefully considered response, am i correct in thinking you don't fully understand the ramifications from this slight on your competition?


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Post by pussycat » Tue May 08, 2018 1:34 pm

SportCapital wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 12:15 pm
This is happening, in your code, right now.
It's not made up.
What is it you thinks happening ??????????????????? There are 16 clubs and 25 rounds so yes, naturally there going to be some doubling up. a draw is not an easy thing to do particularly when you have to change it around each year to keep things on an even footing . So yeah, there's been some doubling up . But favouring Sydney clubs :roll: no more than any other. Whatever you think is happening look in your own backyard because whatever you think is happening will be happening to a much greater extent in your corrupt organisation.


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Post by SportCapital » Tue May 08, 2018 9:51 pm

pussycat wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 1:34 pm
SportCapital wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 12:15 pm
This is happening, in your code, right now.
It's not made up.
What is it you thinks happening ??????????????????? There are 16 clubs and 25 rounds so yes, naturally there going to be some doubling up. a draw is not an easy thing to do particularly when you have to change it around each year to keep things on an even footing . So yeah, there's been some doubling up . But favouring Sydney clubs :roll: no more than any other. Whatever you think is happening look in your own backyard because whatever you think is happening will be happening to a much greater extent in your corrupt organisation.
Did you even read the article?
They are front ending the draw.

What you probably don't understand about this tactic is when anything is front ended the back end suffers.
You know how it goes....
Action, equal, opposite, reaction.

I think it does favour the Sydney clubs early in the season, but majorly disadvantages them later in the season.
This could be a disaster in waiting.

It's classic reactive not proactive!

On top of that, with the Storm having a slow start to the season, wouldn't it be fairer to have as many different teams get a win over them before they wind up and smash everyone.
Instead of West's having two goes in three weeks.


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Post by AFLcrap1 » Tue May 08, 2018 10:15 pm

Boy you spend a lot of time fretting over the NRL

Fear does that to a person


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Post by SportCapital » Tue May 08, 2018 10:36 pm

AFLcrap1 wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 10:15 pm
Boy you spend a lot of time fretting over the NRL

Fear does that to a person
It makes allot of sense that you would assume that.


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Post by AFLcrap1 » Tue May 08, 2018 10:43 pm

No matter what the draw .
By seasons end we will win the ratings battle by a long way .

So yep
Fear has got you posting .


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Post by SportCapital » Tue May 08, 2018 11:23 pm

AFLcrap1 wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 10:43 pm
No matter what the draw .
By seasons end we will win the ratings battle by a long way .

So yep
Fear has got you posting .
Will you need to combine all three grades again?
Or will the National Flogby League win outright?

Because last year the AFL were #1 in all the major indices by which a comp is measured in this country.
Most Watched, most attended, most memberships, biggest media deal, highest sponsorship, highest average payed players.
To name a few.
I'm shaking in my boots at the prospect you are suggesting.


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Re: NRL fixture cramming! Lame desperation at its finest.

Post by pussycat » Wed May 09, 2018 12:01 am

SportCapital wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 9:51 pm
pussycat wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 1:34 pm
SportCapital wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 12:15 pm
This is happening, in your code, right now.
It's not made up.
What is it you thinks happening ??????????????????? There are 16 clubs and 25 rounds so yes, naturally there going to be some doubling up. a draw is not an easy thing to do particularly when you have to change it around each year to keep things on an even footing . So yeah, there's been some doubling up . But favouring Sydney clubs :roll: no more than any other. Whatever you think is happening look in your own backyard because whatever you think is happening will be happening to a much greater extent in your corrupt organisation.
Did you even read the article?
They are front ending the draw.

What you probably don't understand about this tactic is when anything is front ended the back end suffers.
You know how it goes....
Action, equal, opposite, reaction.

I think it does favour the Sydney clubs early in the season, but majorly disadvantages them later in the season.
This could be a disaster in waiting.

It's classic reactive not proactive!

On top of that, with the Storm having a slow start to the season, wouldn't it be fairer to have as many different teams get a win over them before they wind up and smash everyone.
Instead of West's having two goes in three weeks.
This would only be to stop the second matchup being majorly affected by Origin with half a dozen players missing. But don't fear we still have plenty left for the latter rounds after Origin. For Example : my team Easts, play there greatest rivals (Souths Rd 6 & 22), ( Saints Rd 8 & 20), (Manly 9 & 19). Than there's always the Broncos in (11 & 24). With many other teams having similar draws I wouldn't worry to much a bout what were doing I would concentrate more on what your doing, and what you intend doing with your silver medal.

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Post by NlolRL » Wed May 09, 2018 7:38 am

AFLcrap1 wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 10:43 pm
No matter what the draw .
By seasons end we will win the ratings battle by a long way .

So yep
Fear has got you posting .
Which basically indicates the difference in scheduling, nothing more.

The AFL will be miles ahead in every other measure



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Post by AFLcrap1 » Wed May 09, 2018 8:08 am

SportCapital wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 11:23 pm
AFLcrap1 wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 10:43 pm
No matter what the draw .
By seasons end we will win the ratings battle by a long way .

So yep
Fear has got you posting .
Will you need to combine all three grades again?
Or will the National Flogby League win outright?

Because last year the AFL were #1 in all the major indices by which a comp is measured in this country.
Most Watched, most attended, most memberships, biggest media deal, highest sponsorship, highest average payed players.
To name a few.
I'm shaking in my boots at the prospect you are suggesting.
Lol most watched sport in this country is RL .
So you are wrong......again


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