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Yet another jersey

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Loobs, Jun 30, 2015.

  1. Loobs

    Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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    Now a community jersey, with the Marvel one still to come. What are we up to now then? 5 for this year? **** me.
     
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    • Loobs

      Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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      Correction: this will be jersey 6. Marvel 7.

      Also, are URM our main sponsor now?
       
    • HappilyManly

      HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      URM always sponsor the Community one

      Already dreading the Marvel one, which promotes a multi billion dollar Company instead of our District Club
       
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      • ManlyArmy

        ManlyArmy Well-Known Member

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        URM are our community sponsors, and often help out with Manly events within the community.
         
      • Loobs

        Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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        Ah OK well that clarifies URM. Still no logical reason for 7 jerseys in one year
         
      • HappilyManly

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        $$$$
         
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        • Earnie the Eagle

          Earnie the Eagle Well-Known Member

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          So long as the Marvel one isn't the freekin cursed one we wore last year, strange that that is when the downhill slide started.
           
        • NYEagle

          NYEagle Well-Known Member

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          That was when Foran "Transformed" into a Parra sympathiser!
           
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          • Kiwi Eagle

            Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            At least it will keep people happy with a new topic to whinge about

            What the hell is on the front of this thing ? Only seen a little shot of it and can't make it out
             
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            • sean1976

              sean1976 Well-Known Member

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              Ok, gives me an opportunity to say again how f.cking terrible our home jersey is this year.
               
            • ManlyArmy

              ManlyArmy Well-Known Member

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              It's an eagle with a terrible shadow design
               
            • cherry_poppins

              cherry_poppins Well-Known Member

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              Show me the jersey
               
            • DUFFMAN

              DUFFMAN Active Member

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              That may be a good thing if it turns our season completely around like last season.
              If we go from losing to winning
               
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              • Jerry1

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                The jersey looks like a half shaved beaver......:giggle:
                 
              • wombatgc

                wombatgc Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                Came across this eagle on the web. [​IMG]
                Stick an emblem on it and a maroon background and cha-ching...$150 bucks thanks very much....this graphic design capers a piece of piiss! @;)

                ....at least it's for a good cause...as for the Marvel one...stick that fair up ya arse!
                 
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                • Budgewoi Eagle

                  Budgewoi Eagle In for the long haul. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                  I heard a Tigers supporter complaining about the number of jerseys the other day. Seems it's across all clubs. The NRL are so ridiculously short sighted They're diminishing all if the brands for the sake of a few bucks now. I don't follow AFL at all closely but I can tell you what the Collingwood, Hawthorn, Carlton jerseys etc. all look like. Sometimes I'll turn in a rugby league game and I can't immediately identify BOTH teams. Ridiculous! The people running the NRL are idiots.
                   
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                  • Normie

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                    Much prefer a fully shaved/waxed/lasered beaver thanks :)
                     
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                    • sean1976

                      sean1976 Well-Known Member

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                      Yep, nrl have always been whores to the marketing spivs.
                       
                    • Loobs

                      Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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                      Do a google image search for "eagle silhouette' - I think the club has started at the first image and won't stop until they get through every one. There are a few thousand there so it will probably take them three, maybe four seasons at current pace...
                       
                    • lsz

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                      I wonder about the economics of it

                      Jerseys retail for what 120 - 150 (lets use 120 as an average)
                      Lets say they sell a 1,000 of the "special release" jerseys and retain 20% of the total proceeds after costs

                      Leaves the club with around 24k which is not bad from a revenue perspective (especially when you throw in additional payment from sponsors such as URM or Marvel) it just needs to be balanced against the potential damage to the brand.

                      Does the club decide on which jerseys to use dependent on television coverage?
                       

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