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Final six rounds

Postby glennb » Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:42 pm

Although it is not confirmed by the NRL yet and is still subject to change the Daily Telegraph release the last six rounds in the paper today. Here are our game:

Sunday 30/06/2017 2.00 pm Storm v Sea Eagles

Friday 04/08/2017 7.50 pm Cowboys v Storm (Channel Nine game)

Saturday 12/08/2017 5.30 pm Storm v Roosters

Saturday 19/08/2017 3.00 pm Knights v Storm

Saturday 26/08/2017 5.30 pm Storm v Rabbits

Saturday 02/09/2017 7.30 pm Storm v Raiders

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Re: Final six rounds

Postby yourhero » Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:52 pm

Besides the one 5 day turnaround (FFS, it's not hard to avoid these) in back to back away games, I really can't complain too much about the rest. Probably our best draw to finish the regular season in years.

Four Saturdays in a row.
Away to the Knights, then two home games to finish the regular season.

Gives us a good run into the finals.

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Re: Final six rounds

Postby Mattpoet » Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:25 pm

Any idea when this gets confirmed?

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Re: Final six rounds

Postby TC » Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:09 pm

Wests Tigers get four fta games in the final 6 weeks (3 Sundays in a row and a Fridays night) when they are zero chance of a top 8 finish.
Dogs who are a maybe (at best) get 5!!!!!
Eels - who are only vaguely better than the dogs get 5 as well.
Broncos get 5; no surprise there
Panthers who will be thereabouts get 3.
Knights get 2 - against Raiders and eels. Won't they be fun?

Storm get one - a Friday night.
Sharks get a single Friday.
Roosters get nothing!

Dude, this is seriously f*%#ed up right here.
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Re: Final six rounds

Postby Bullucked » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:34 pm

Octopi

Why the surprise? The broadcasters pay a lot of money for the scheduling rights and want to maximise their potential and will therefore seek the highest viewing audiences. No different to Channel 7 and the scheduling of the gAyFL.
Agreed totally it sucks for us and our brand but the realities are.

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Re: Final six rounds

Postby blazza18 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:46 pm

The late Saturday night games will be on channel 9 as well as fox for the last six rounds. That means the game against the Raiders will be for us.

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Re: Final six rounds

Postby Deadpool » Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:03 am

TC wrote:Wests Tigers get four fta games in the final 6 weeks (3 Sundays in a row and a Fridays night) when they are zero chance of a top 8 finish.
Dogs who are a maybe (at best) get 5!!!!!
Eels - who are only vaguely better than the dogs get 5 as well.
Broncos get 5; no surprise there
Panthers who will be thereabouts get 3.
Knights get 2 - against Raiders and eels. Won't they be fun?

Storm get one - a Friday night.
Sharks get a single Friday.
Roosters get nothing!

Dude, this is seriously f*%#ed up right here.

That's what happens when you let the tv stations dictate who plays when. Until the NRL grows some balls and take back control of the scheduling nothing will change

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Re: Final six rounds

Postby blazza18 » Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:19 am

Can't really blame the networks or the nrl for wanting the higher rating teams on the two big prime time nights. But I also think they need some common sense when it comes to putting teams like the Tigers or Dogs on all the time. Both teams are boring and not good.


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