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Brisbane Jets

Discussion in 'NRL Expansion' started by ash the bash, Feb 3, 2021.

  1. toomuchsoup

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    If the Jets are the bid, they should stay with a simple colourway. Dark green and white with maybe a touch of silver. butcher stipes would look good in those colours.

    If there’s to be another team after that they should mainly be red. No more blue teams! Of any shade!

    The comp could use a bit more red and green on the colour wheel
     
  2. MugaB

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    North Qld Cowboys (Blue)
    Brisbane Broncos (Maroon)
    West City Jets (Green)
    East Coast Dolphins (Red)
    South Qld Titans (Gold)
    Pretty good all round colors
     
  3. Perth Red

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    Anyone who thought otherwise simply ain’t been paying attention to the last, oh, 25 years of Rugby League politics. That’s partly why I flagged the possibility of the NRL accepting TWO new teams in SE Qld. If you’re only going to choose one and you limit it to either a team north of Brisbane or a team south-west of Brisbane because you don’t want to directly compete against an existing team, then one of these huge areas misses out and is no better off for expansion. The natural next step is to resolve that by expanding again into that second market north or south.
     
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  5. The Great Dane

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    Except that two new teams will eat into the Broncos and Titans markets more than one would... That's just the nature of the beast.

    And you don't have the problem of only appealing to a defined region of the city if you don't restrict your clubs' image and marketing to just representing that defined region. It's literally only a problem if you make it a problem, and the only reason that it's a big deal in RL is because RL is still stuck in the Suburban thinking of the 40s, 50s, and 60s...
     
  6. Quidgybo

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    Tribalism. Listen to the PVL rhetoric. Perhaps he’s not just talking Sydney.
     
  7. The Great Dane

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    Tribalism doesn't necessitate a bunch of suburbanised clubs.
     
  8. steeden.

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    I differ in that I hope a Brisbane Jets team is Green, White, and Yellow. Traditional and also not a current colourset of an NRL team
     
  9. Santino Patane

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    Found this on Twitter.....
     

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  10. Get Rid of The Donkeys

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    East Coast Dolphins and South Brisbane Jets could work.

    The army is stationed at Logan's outer western suburb Greenbank. Ipswich has links with the airforce.
     
  11. Dogs Of War

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    If you add 2 teams lets say Jets and Dolphins, It might be a situation where they both play only 4-6 games at Suncorp, and the rest at the boutique stadium so they are drawing crowds in a different market. I think that could work if they decide to go down this path. THe entries would need to be offset though to stop the transfer market going totally stupid.

    And I don't think there is anything wrong with the Suburban thinking. That will provide those rivalries that fans in QLD will enjoy. It works in many sports. We don't need to go the AFL path, and you only need to look at the A-League who have decided that's the best way as well.

    Don't get me wrong. Would love a Sydney club to relocate elsewhere. But that will take a serious change of finances for one of the clubs. At that point when the NRL jumps in to take over, those options can be considered, whether it's Perth, Central Coast or NZ2. I'm sure highest bidders would be encouraged to put there money up.
     
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  12. steeden.

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    I don’t get the fascination with orange and blue.

    also interesting that the Brisbane Jets swim club is based at Langlands Park (Easts) and has the same orange/blue colour scheme
     
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    Red and green is a bit christmasish. I never combine those colors and people tell me I have sick dress sense.
    Yellow with black is the combination I would go.
     
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    The training bases should be Ipswich and Redcliffe respectively with 1 or 2 games there but the clubs need to be all Brisbane clubs.
     
  15. Dogs Of War

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    Wouldn't you save that for a NZ team in future.
     
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    I disagree with that. You really want to grab areas that are pulling in more. Otherwise your saturating the market. It's not like Sydney, you are really just playing at one stadium. It's best you move some of those games to the area's that require a little more love. If you have ever driven from the North of Brisbane into Brisbane city, you would know it's can be a killer of a drive. Even the train ride is not something you would want to do all the time for a game. Same for Ipswich.
     
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    Personally i think Brisbane should be following what AFL has done in Perth/Adelaide, not trying to replicate Sydney RL based on some false sense of suburban tribalry.... In saying that I don't know enough about Fremantle and Port Adelaide AFL clubs, do they pull fans from all over those cities or just close to those particular suburbs? I am guessing the former...

    Second Brisbane team should be playing out of Suncorp and aiming for 25-30k crowds and I think they would need to appeal to a broad area of people to achieve that. That is my thinking.
     
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    The infrastructure in Greater Brisbane isn't built to support 2.4 million people. Ch7 news spoke about how bad it is in one of their segments. The average commute in Brisbane has increased by by something like 45% over the last 5 years, whereas in Sydney it's only been 17% and in Melbourne it's only increased by 12%.

    Sydney 71 minutes
    Brisbane 67 minutes
    Melbourne 65 minutes



    People would make the effort to travel from the outskirts to Lang Park for derby matches that mean something, but for all other games they would prefer to be travelling around their neck of the woods.

    Adelaide and Perth don't have the traffic congestion issues that plague Brisbane.
     
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    although called Fremantle they are really seen as the south of the river club, and the more working mans club so have plenty of fans in the north as well. Eagles draw from north and south, Of course they had the massive advantage that you haven’t been able get a seat at aWC Eagles game for 15 years so if you want to follow and attend a club it has to be the Dockers! Brisbane 2 will not have that massive advantage.
     

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