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> > Eddie Hemmings said that there was going to be a crowd of 40,000 at
> > wembley for the first test!!!! I DON'T THINK SO EDDIE, 40,000 ants
> > maybe, huge gaps show that this test match should be moved north.
> > We use Old Trafford and Elland Road
> > what about using the new Reebok Stadium, surely a full Reebok
> stadium is
> > better than an over half empty Wembley, which in my opinion should
> > used by RL for the Challenge cup final only!
> > Any thoughts?
> I think the RFL are right to use Wembley for Tests, but they are wrong
> do so and then do nothing to promote the game. They got 41,135
> at any rate!) for GB v Oz today, despite doing absolutely nowt, as far
> as I
> could see, to get people to go to the game. That's not a bad base to
> on, given all the negative publicity after the WCC. If they advertised
> game more agressively, or even at all, I'm sure they could fill
> fairly easily for a Test against Australia, in the same way they do
> for the
> Cup final. They just never seem to try - that's what bugs me.
> Another thing in Wembley's favour, though it didn't work today, is
> that in
> recent history, it's the only place GB ever manage to beat Australia.
good point John, I stand erected!!