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RUGBY LEAGUE TOURS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1647: tabled on 17 July 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the record defeat of Great Britain to Australia by 64 points to 10 in the one-off test match held in Sydney on 12th July; further notes that the Great Britain team was made up by players from only four of the 12 Super League teams in the UK; acknowledges the need to establish tours of Australia and New Zealand including matches against club sides so that more players have the opportunity to play at the highest level and to ensure that adequate preparation takes place before showpiece occasions; and calls on the Rugby Football League to work with their international counterparts in order to improve the standard of international rugby league.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.