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    2018 NRL season to kick off with ESL

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    2018 NRL season to kick off with ESL

    Post by No Worries on Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:57 pm

    First Wigan Vs Hull for their R2 ESL clash at Wollongong Saturday 10th Feb

    Then the 2018 NRL season will kick off with an international double-header confirmed Saturday 17 Feb. Hull Vs Dragons &
    Wigan Vs South in a double-header in that order at ANZ Stadium
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    Re: 2018 NRL season to kick off with ESL

    Post by Pieman on Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:17 pm

    Love it
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    Re: 2018 NRL season to kick off with ESL

    Post by Milchy on Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:28 pm


    So iare the ESL vs NRL games part of a world club challenge, or just friendlies.

    Its not actually the season kick off in any meaningful way s it?
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    Re: 2018 NRL season to kick off with ESL

    Post by No Worries on Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:42 pm

    ANZ stadium release. Didn't mention WCC. Are trial games considered part of the season o the indigenous game, or does the season start round 1 ?

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    Re: 2018 NRL season to kick off with ESL

    Post by Oz Sport Mad on Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:18 pm

    Milchcow wrote:
    So iare the ESL vs NRL games part of a world club challenge, or just friendlies.

    Its not actually the season kick off in any meaningful way s it?

    Yeah timing wise this would be the WCC and it was discussed this year that they might be playing it over here in 2018.

    Sounds good but the only query I have is why this isn't being played at the home of Rugby League (Lang Park)??
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    Re: 2018 NRL season to kick off with ESL

    Post by ryno_ on Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:19 pm

    @No Worries wrote:First Wigan Vs Hull for their R2 ESL clash at Wollongong Saturday 10th Feb

    Then the 2018 NRL season will kick off with an international double-header confirmed Saturday 17 Feb. Hull Vs Dragons &
    Wigan Vs South in a double-header in that order at ANZ Stadium

    2 teams from a lower quality competition playing 2 average NRL teams for pre-season bragging rights. Meh.

    Id rather they play the 9s or bring back the WCC and actually play for something.

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