Future NRL Stadiums part II

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  1. baselinepanther

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    hmmmmm

    hopefully a grandstand over the eastern hill , & a decent one .. 2 tier .. soon
    it'll mean a hotch botch of 5 or 6 different stands .. but ..still an improvement on whats there atm
     
  2. Steel Saints

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    Manly were clever in attaching their centre of excellence to a grandstand. If only they built it on the eastern side. But anyway it's a start. They still need to fund another three grandstands.
     
  3. Steel Saints

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    Manly probably didn't acquire funding for a main stand.
     
  4. Jamberoo

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    Melbourne AFL clubs are all 130 - 160 years old, from a time when Melbourne was much smaller so that is hardly relevant.
    But you are correct. Melbourne actually has three A League clubs yet soccer was stronger here when we had just Victory (total crowds were higher when we just had one club).
    AFL, NRL and BBL generate enough from media rights to sustain clubs even with low crowds. Soccer does not have that luxury. Until recently AFL considered Soccer its main threat, but like Basketball it will always be a second tier sport as far as crowds, ratings and general interest are concerned.
    Participation by kids has little bearing on that.
     
  5. Jamberoo

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    In the unlikely event that there is ever a second Melbourne club, a 15k stadium in the outer suburbs would actually be perfect. You could play one or two big games plus final at AAMI.
    Any new team in an already established market definitely needs a point of difference. AFL did it well with Fremantle and Port Adelaide and GWS will take a long time but in 20 years they will be thriving.
    Brisbane 2 should have happened 20 years ago. But you can’t just call it Brisbane x, play out of the same stadium and expect to build a new fan base. This is what Melbourne Heart/City tried. Bris 2 should be the main topic of discussion at NRL board level.
     
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    The northern stand being attached to the centre of excellence has been a long time coming. They put in a business case for some of the ANZ funding, that won't be approved until next year at the earliest.
     
  7. baselinepanther

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    yeah , you're right
    comparing soccer in melbourne or even sydney .. with nrl in sydney & saying they all can't be sustained , is a flawed argument atm , mainly because of the revenue nrl draws from broadcasters is way above soccers.

    but Long term the situation will be problematic in a crowded market , So Dane is also correct.

    the NRL & AFL are our main sporting codes & cricket .. they have problems too but .. nothing compared to the minor sports .. soccer & union are in dire straights & idk how they will be able to work their way out of them.
     
  8. The_Frog

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    Different Government.
     
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    Wollongongesque
     
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    Sitting at the end is ok everywhere except for ANZ.
     
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    Should be on the same scale as Newcastle Eastern Grandstand...
     
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    I actually prefer the ends at AAMI, more shelter from the rain and atmosphere is better.
     
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    They need something like we built at HBF. Cost was around $60mill. Seats around 14k and is an awesome place to watch the game, feels right on top of the pitch Though the climb to the back is a killer! They spent around $110mill on HBF park and we got the main east stand, an uncovered end stand, two big screens, new pitch and drainage, three new changing rooms and ref facilities, upgraded lighting, new toilets and food outlets. That is what Brooky needs in reality spending on it.

    Stand on right of pic

    https://www.stadiumguide.com/perth-oval/
     
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    I haven't been to Brookvale for quite a while but when i go i like sitting in the grand stand behind the southern in goal area, up that bit higher you get a great view of the ground.
     
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    Yeah, let's waste more money on this shit to highlight the gold-plated job we've done for the knobs while screwing the working class.
     
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    Hmm i wonder who was at the cricket yesterday ;)
     
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    Ha! Unfortunately, I wasn't.
    Someone else's pic.
     
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  20. baselinepanther

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    i just can't get excited about the new SFS

    why are we spending 800 million replacing a pretty good 42K seat stadium .... with a pretty good 42K seat stadium again ??

    ive heard all the excuses & lame reasons
    it could have been bought up to code with about 100 million of work

    we could have built 2 more bankwests elsewhere in Sydney where they're needed with the change
    or
    one decent proper 70K seat rectangle stadium

    this is an utter clusterf**k as many here have already stated
     
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