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The Game Future NRL Stadiums part II

Perth Red

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I wonder if there is cost return modelling done on stadia size that brings it to 30k being the ideal size for rectangular stadiums? It seems that a lot of stadiums get built around this size despite not needing that capacity for 75% plus of the events taking place there.
 

MugaB

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seeing the tram line works at parra I'm guessing that is going to run from the station to nearer the stadium as well?
The tram starts at westmead then passes the hospital, turns near my local pub the tolli, then proceeds down the main street (church) the stadium is next to my daughters school, and maccas then its the tram stop, so about 2 blocks away, 2 mins walk tops
 

Perth Red

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The tram starts at westmead then passes the hospital, turns near my local pub the tolli, then proceeds down the main street (church) the stadium is next to my daughters school, and maccas then its the tram stop, so about 2 blocks away, 2 mins walk tops
That'll make commbank even more accessible and easy to get to. Thanks for confirming, I only saw the tracks in the main street so wasn't sure where they were from or going.
 

King-Gutho94

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The tram starts at westmead then passes the hospital, turns near my local pub the tolli, then proceeds down the main street (church) the stadium is next to my daughters school, and maccas then its the tram stop, so about 2 blocks away, 2 mins walk tops

The renovations looked pretty good at the Tolli when i went there for dinner 3-4 months back.
 

MugaB

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The renovations looked pretty good at the Tolli when i went there for dinner 3-4 months back.
Thats not good enough, im there every fortnight at a minimum, if your a true pawwa fan should be there more often.... nah just jokes

Yeah they used the covid shutdowns to their advantage, they got in a new bistro area, ripped out the old mans bar and got in some massive tvs... its doing real well now
 

Suitman

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The tram starts at westmead then passes the hospital, turns near my local pub the tolli, then proceeds down the main street (church) the stadium is next to my daughters school, and maccas then its the tram stop, so about 2 blocks away, 2 mins walk tops

Yes, and it's just a 2 minute walk from the station to the nearest tram stop so access will be excellent.
In saying that, part of the attraction of attending Parra Stadium is the walk from the station up Eat Street (Church st) and deciding where to stop for a meal either before or after the game. The cuisine choices are endless and excellent.
Parramatta Stadium is by far the best stadium in Sydney for food and beverage options both before or after the game.
 

Perth Red

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Yes, and it's just a 2 minute walk from the station to the nearest tram stop so access will be excellent.
In saying that, part of the attraction of attending Parra Stadium is the walk from the station up Eat Street (Church st) and deciding where to stop for a meal either before or after the game. The cuisine choices are endless and excellent.
Parramatta Stadium is by far the best stadium in Sydney for food and beverage options both before or after the game.
I went to a middle eastern Italian place, strange blend but nice lol.
 

yobbo84

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What do we think about the seat colouring at the new SFS? I get it was done by an indigenous artist and all that.. it's just a bit too 'busy' for my liking. Not sure how the empty seats will look against the various team colours.


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Munky

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What do we think about the seat colouring at the new SFS? I get it was done by an indigenous artist and all that.. it's just a bit too 'busy' for my liking. Not sure how the empty seats will look against the various team colours.


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Beats the shit out of the grey of Bankwest.

It's a bit busy but better than Dairy Famers or the Gabba.
 

Wb1234

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What do we think about the seat colouring at the new SFS? I get it was done by an indigenous artist and all that.. it's just a bit too 'busy' for my liking. Not sure how the empty seats will look against the various team colours.


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Meh
 

Yosemite Sam

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f**king horrible. It's an eyesore. They should've gone with the same light blue color scheme of the old stadium. Simple is better.

Great stadium though.
 

Perth Red

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What do we think about the seat colouring at the new SFS? I get it was done by an indigenous artist and all that.. it's just a bit too 'busy' for my liking. Not sure how the empty seats will look against the various team colours.


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I like it, just that little something unique that every stadium should have. Will mask the empty seats a bit as well when Roosters are playing :) .

Bit unusual to have the big screens running along the sidelines rather than in the corners?
 

flippikat

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I like it, just that little something unique that every stadium should have. Will mask the empty seats a bit as well when Roosters are playing :) .
That's just it - a pattern will make lower crowds look a bit less glaring for TV.

Having all the seats the same makes empty seats really stand out - even if they're grey or pale colors.

The WORST stadium for empty seats is Wellington's Sky Stadium (aka the Caketin). Some genius thought that plain yellow seating would be great to have, because it's a color Wellington teams wear. Nope. Unless it's full or near full, it looks crap.
 

Perth Red

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That's just it - a pattern will make lower crowds look a bit less glaring for TV.

Having all the seats the same makes empty seats really stand out - even if they're grey or pale colors.

The WORST stadium for empty seats is Wellington's Sky Stadium (aka the Caketin). Some genius thought that plain yellow seating would be great to have, because it's a color Wellington teams wear. Nope. Unless it's full or near full, it looks crap.
Accor suffers the same
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forby

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With an average home attendance of 18k Penrith use 90% capacity of the current ground. Nobody comes close, but you lot still insist that they don’t deserve a new stadium because the area doesn’t support other codes that could use it.
Surely this shows that they deserve a new stadium.
 
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With an average home attendance of 18k Penrith use 90% capacity of the current ground. Nobody comes close, but you lot still insist that they don’t deserve a new stadium because the area doesn’t support other codes that could use it.
Surely this shows that they deserve a new stadium.
Average for this year is close to that but this year only.
Previous years way below that.
If your statement was about every year then it would have some clout.
The fact you are trying to justify Penrith getting a new ground based on the 10 or whatever games this season actually weakens the argument from your point of view.
 
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