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    Quote Originally Posted by JSJ View Post
    https://www.newcastleherald.com.au/s...ATv33gcSaZo2Vo

    Great preview of GRR in the Newcastle Herarld.

    Western Force: Western Australia has the third - and soon to be second - highest participation rate of rugby union players in any state


    If that statement is true the entire RA board should fold today and start up an entirely new organisation. Clyne and Pulver are a fucking disgrace!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JSJ View Post
    https://www.newcastleherald.com.au/s...ATv33gcSaZo2Vo

    Great preview of GRR in the Newcastle Herarld.
    Good to see some promo from the other side.

    I think he's wrong about the Fijians, though. They will be plenty fit enough and basically have 3 NRC seasons + a full cycle the Pacific Challenge + last year's Pacific showcase in Rapid Rugby under their belt.

    There wouldn't be any team in the comp more prepared - although their vulnrerabilities will be perhaps discipline and playing in wintery cold venues.


    I reckon the power rankings would be be:

    (1) Force ... then
    (2&3) Lions and Latui (in no particular order),
    (4) Tigers .. unless they get physically bashed.
    (5 & 6) Manuma and Valke (dunno about the order)

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    Quote Originally Posted by GIGS20 View Post
    OK, I was just looking at ticket sales for the match. A rough count of the available seats (yeah by looking at the seating chart for the ones that showed) it looks like, of the reserved seats there are only about 400 available.

    Lots of General admission blocks, so I don't think that means much, but if ticketed seats are that popular, we might get a pretty good turnout.
    Hopefully i would say the vast majority of Members will be in the General GA, and that most of the already sold Grandstand seats are Members too. So just depends how many single ticket holders there are, i feel force will be happy if we get 12/13k to the game When Fiji and Samoa come will hopefully be higher.

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    Good podcast - The Rugby Wrap - Episode 1 (the promise of things to come??)


    On the eve of the first ever Global Rapid Rugby competition match, Heath Tessman, Mitch Hardy and Mick Colliss catch up with Western Force stalwart Matt Hodgson to find out how it all came together. Plus, we speak with the captain of the Rugby WA women's team, Trilleen Pomare, after her side's game against the Melbourne Rebels.
    Plus some comments about SR to date.


    Listen here.......

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    Just heard Mark the CEO on the radio. It’s heartbreaking that all the work gone into this season is going to be decimated by what’s happening! I’ll be there Tonight but I know a lot people wont be 😢

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