The GTFM Ponty Rugby Show will be broadcast at 6:45pm on Wednesday evening 4th October and joining host Iestyn Thomas as the special guest this week is Pontypridd outside half Josh Phillips. Josh, who...
Two-tier set-up would see the RFU funding a section of salaries for up to 20 players, giving England’s coaches more control
As you say I think some form of fan support in terms of a trust etc could be a good way to help the club move forward. If say 3000 fans joined and paid a fiver a week that would be significant amount of income in to the club.
I think it will be a very long time before there are 12 cat A clubs. Fev certainly aren't. Not sure about Huddersfield or Salford either.
And winning championship literally...
Good to see we’ve got right on this and not left it to chance. Hopefully we’ve taken same approach with Norman who I think has been even better. Sigh?
Croft to Leeds being reported - personally I hope he goes. I think SL needs its biggest clubs to be as strong as they can be - if Leeds, Warrington and Hull can pick up their game and get themselves in the mix you have a very interesting competition.
Slugger McBatt wrote:
The fuss will only arise when a Cat B team wins the championship but is prevented from coming up because a Cat A club finishes bottom (I think that's how it works). So, to get promotion, you have to win, but also get lucky with timing.
Hear from Jack Daly after he played the full 80 for Munster on his first start against the Barbarians on Saturday. The flanker came up through the ranks at Castleisland RFC and has made seven competitive appearances for Munster, all as a replacement.