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SUPER LEAGUE RUGBY IN MANCHESTER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 500: tabled on 12 October 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 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 celebrates the wonderful spectacle of sport that was the 2015 Super League Grand Final, played to a sell-out 73,512 crowd in Manchester on 10 October 2015; congratulates Leeds Rhinos and commiserates with Wigan Warriors; thanks and applauds both clubs for an outstanding spectacle of rugby; believes the Grand Final was the ideal conclusion to a new Super 8 format that has delivered its aim to make every minute matter in the top tiers of professional rugby league; further believes this will have great impact on the development of the professional and community game; further thanks the Rugby Football League and all those delivering Super League games throughout the season as well as the Grand Final for creating such an outstanding competition; commends the fans for creating such an incredible atmosphere in the stadium; and looks forward to the upcoming international series between England and New Zealand on 1 November at Hull's KC Stadium, on 7 November at London's Olympic Stadium and on 14 November at Wigan's DW Stadium and to the World Club series from 19 to 21 February 2016.