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Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Neill_M » Tue May 28, 2019 10:02 am

Some chat that the Pro 14 final for 2019/20 season will be at the Cardiff City Stadium. Nothing official yet.
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Rooster » Tue May 28, 2019 10:26 am

Neill_M wrote:Some chat that the Pro 14 final for 2019/20 season will be at the Cardiff City Stadium. Nothing official yet.
It beats me why these finals are in wendyball stadiums instead of supporting rugby stadiums
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby justinr73 » Tue May 28, 2019 10:08 pm

One is too big and one is too small I guess.

I’ve been to the footy ground naturally. Whilst it’s a million miles away from the savagery of Ninian Park, I was still too preoccupied with getting back to the station alive to remember much about it. Think we drew nil nil and it wasn’t as good as the Liberty.
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Neill_M » Tue May 28, 2019 10:36 pm

Unless a Welsh side makes the final, a 33k stadium should be okay capacity wise.

I wonder how many would have been in Glasgow on Saturday for an Ulster Leinster final say?
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Dave » Tue May 28, 2019 10:58 pm

How do they decide who gets it, is it still a tendering process?
I have my own tv channel, what have you got?
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby justinr73 » Wed May 29, 2019 12:28 am

Neill_M wrote:Unless a Welsh side makes the final, a 33k stadium should be okay capacity wise.

I wonder how many would have been in Glasgow on Saturday for an Ulster Leinster final say?


Good question.

Was about 30k Glasgow and 15k Leinster I think.

Just a week to sort the travel and the accommodation.

Less than we took to Dublin I would have thought :scratch:
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Neill_M » Wed May 29, 2019 7:40 am

Dave wrote:How do they decide who gets it, is it still a tendering process?


I believe Cardiff Council/WRU submitted a bid. Don’t know if they were the only one.
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Neill_M » Wed May 29, 2019 1:53 pm

Mick Kearney joining Ian Nagle in Parma for next season.
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Cormac » Wed May 29, 2019 8:18 pm

Neill_M wrote:Unless a Welsh side makes the final, a 33k stadium should be okay capacity wise.

I wonder how many would have been in Glasgow on Saturday for an Ulster Leinster final say?


They'd sold just under 25,000 tickets before the semi-final results.
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Aird » Wed May 29, 2019 9:42 pm

Also during the last week Pro14 were offering tickets for kids for £1 so this must have boosted the numbers too.
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby UlsterNo9 » Wed May 29, 2019 11:14 pm

The challenge no matter where you have the pro12 final is airport links and hotel accommodation within the Celtic nations.

How many flights are there to Cardiff out of Belfast to watch the game and come back without missing work for example.
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Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Neill_M » Thu May 30, 2019 7:45 am

UlsterNo9 wrote:The challenge no matter where you have the pro12 final is airport links and hotel accommodation within the Celtic nations.

How many flights are there to Cardiff out of Belfast to watch the game and come back without missing work for example.


Most people fly to Bristol with Easyjet for games in Wales. FlyMaybe do go to Cardiff but tend to be more expensive than the Bristol route.
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby justinr73 » Thu May 30, 2019 9:09 am

It's not like it's Baku.
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Rooster » Thu May 30, 2019 10:12 am

You can also fly to Brum and take the train down, plenty of options for Cardiff
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Re: Pro 14 2019/20

Postby Neill_M » Thu May 30, 2019 11:11 pm

With Mr Anscombe joining Ospreys, Sam Davies is heading to Dragons for next season.
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