2017 Crowd Watch

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  1. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    Let's roll.

    Was there a figure from the Nines both days? Gonna guess neither day got past 20k.

    Projections for All Stars? Apparently it's selling well in Newcastle.
     
  2. Hardcore_Fan

    Hardcore_Fan Juniors

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    25k for all stars.

    I predict 2017 to have the worst crowd averages in the NRL era
     
  3. muzby

    muzby Village Idiot Staff Member

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    All stars 21,857
     
  4. Emu01

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    What do you base this prediction on mate? Membership is higher then ever. The Friday 6:00 pm slot isn't ideal for fans but at least Monday night has gone.
     
  5. Hardcore_Fan

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    Friday 6pm will be twice as worse as Mondays. There is stulll Thursday night games where crowds are also on the decline.
     
  6. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    Twice as worse?

    On what basis?
     
  7. PARRA_FAN

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    We'll wait and see. Some of the 6pm games are in NZ which will be 8pm over there so their crowds wouldn't be too bad.

    All stars to get around 23,000.
     
  8. Marlins

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    All stars 24,362 Exactly.
     
  9. Clifferd

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    Round 1:
    Sharks Vs Bris 18k
    Bulldogs Vs Melb 15k
    Souths Vs Tigs 31k
    Drags Vs Pen 17k
    Cows Vs Can 22k
    Tits Vs Roos 16k
    War Vs Newc 18k
    Man Vs Par 18k

    Should be about the expectation
     
  10. Frank Discussion

    Frank Discussion Juniors

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    And here we go for another spin around the planet in the almighty Crowd thread!

    Welcome, welcome, welcome to the last bastion of sensible Rugby League Discussion on the information superhighway.

    Will Perth Red throw his toys out of the cot and announce a crisis?
    Will Timmah calmly announce everything is A-ok?
    Will someone get genuinely upset when it rains in Sydney and there is an underwhelming crowd?

    Only time will tell but I cannot wait for the first sub 6,000 crowd of the year and the subsequent reaction.
     
  11. myrrh ken

    myrrh ken Juniors

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    Don't forget Sharks to Perth and Canberra to host a home semi.
     
  12. Panther91-03

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    Round 1:
    Sharks Vs Bris 20k
    Bulldogs Vs Melb 14k
    Souths Vs Tigs 23k
    Drags Vs Pen 13k
    Cows Vs Can 17k
    Tits Vs Roos 13k
    War Vs Newc 13k
    Man Vs Par 18k

    What I think realistically
     
  13. Emu01

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    17k for saints Penrith may be a tad high.I reckon 12/13k and Souths v tigers 27k the rest look about right.
     
  14. Clifferd

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    Would be high for a round 12 match or something but seeing as this is round 1 the fans should be buzzing to see their team play so I don't think it's quite unrealistic

    But then again this is the nrl lol
     
  15. Perth Red

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    Set your expectations low and you wont be disappointed. I'll say an underwhelming but not disastrous season avg of 15,330 is on the cards
     
  16. Frank Discussion

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    Thats why we keep coming back!
     
  17. moffla

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    If Sharks don't get over 20k they deserve to be stripped of their premiership IMO
     
  18. Warriors Fever

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    Why don't we do what the A-League did and load all our good games up in the first weeks,
    Start with Brisbane V NQL
    Bulldogs V Eels
    Rabbits Vs Roosters
    Storm V Warriors
    Cronulla V St George
    Newcastle Vs Titans
    Wests Tigers Vs Manly
    Cronulla Vs Penrith
    Then we can assume the media will get onboard like they do with the A-League as the sleeping giant and watch our crowd average whither away, but knowing that for one monday morning telegraph blog; we waz Kings.
     
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    Cronulla will probably get tired playing two games that weekend.
     
  20. Hardcore_Fan

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    Doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out it's the worst possible time slot the NRL could have come up with for crowd attendances.

    The sooner people realise that the NRL don't care one little bit about crowd figures and only care about the TV dollar the happier all Of you crowd enthusiasts will be.
     
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