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Future NRL Stadiums part II

Discussion in 'NRL' started by insert.pause, May 8, 2015.

  1. Jamberoo

    Jamberoo Juniors

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    Correct.
    If they build a new stadium it will be 50k at Albion. But this now seems unlikely as they will be spending most of the money on transport infrastructure which is a good thing.
    Either way, Ballymore will be rebuilt at 15,000 for the hockey. Not sure if that helps the NRL.
     
  2. steeden.

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    I am a big fan of it being Queensland 2032.

    Also loving that Lang Park is going by Lang Park and not “Brisbane Stadium”
     
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  3. Jamberoo

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    And Toowoomba, Cairns and Sunshine Coast would be used for soccer and increased (possibly temporary) to 20k.
     
  4. Smiley

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    I don’t see why the Olympic stadium needs to be oval. They could build two permanent stands along the straights and place temporary stands at the ends (allowing for the bend in the running track).

    Post Olympics, the temporary seating could be replaced by grassed terraces and you’d have a boutique rectangular stadium of between 25,000 - 30,000 (similar to Newcastle).
     
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  5. Diesel

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    Ballymore is a difficult one. It’s owned by the QRU, but it’s run down. I think I heard the hockey would be played there. If it can be converted into another inner city boutique stadium for RL, it’d have to have handed over to stadiums QLD, otherwise we have another SCG Trust shitshow.
    Looks as if Albion raceway will be getting some infrastructure but the athletics village will be closer to Hamilton than Albion
     
  6. azza29

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    PyeongChang built a five-sided stadium for the opening and closing ceremonies for 2018's Winter Olympics, so it doesn't have to be oval.

    If oval + capacity was the only requirement there's always the QE2 stadium...
     
  7. Bulldog2020

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    If they do build a new stadium for Athletics & Ceremonies, hopefully the post games capacity is less than Suncorp so there is no temptation to move any games there.
     
  8. parrawentyfan

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    It sounds like they aren't planning much in terms of stadium and transport infrastructure but it would be nice wouldn't it.

    Also - what the hell happened to QSAC? Looking on Google Maps it seems to be in a state of disrepair. Seems a waste. Maybe they could turn QSAC into an Olympic precinct of sorts and the stadium into Brisbane's version of Sydney's ANZ but properly reconfigured into a rectangle post Olympics. For GFs, Origin etc. Alternatively if it is reconfigured to a smaller size it could be home to a new team. It does seem to be in an odd location though, and right alongside a cemetery.

    Leave Suncorp as it is and hope the Broncos can get closer to filling it. Ditto for Robina.

    Proper refurbishment and upgrade of some of the smaller grounds around the place like Ballymore, Redcliffe and Sunshine Coast. Maybe a new stadium in Ipswich. And improved transport links where needed.

    All seems pretty unlikely though.
     
  9. Perth Red

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    Could be a good chance the Olympic committee will use this as a test to significantly reduce costs of host cities to try and entice smaller ones like brisbane to bid. Their well is drying up and the number of cities interested in spending billions on hosting a games seems to be diminishing rapidly. If that’s the case we might not see too much stadium development undertaken.
     
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  10. Timbo

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    The next LA Olympics is really the first one in a long time where the host has said to the IOC ‘we’re using existing venues - take it or leave it’.

    Host cities are now viewing the Olympics as a good excuse to dump cash on things like public transport and affordable housing whilst using existing sports infrastructure which is upgraded and modified for the games. Not quarter-billion dollar velodromes. Which is really how it should be.
     
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  11. T-Boon

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    looking back it is a ridiculous waste of money.
     
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    Dont worry, as someone who lives in LA, I can assure you theyll be a waste of tax payers funds while abusing the homeless among other things to make LA the model Olympic city while an elite few once again line their pockets.
     
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    https://the-riotact.com/civic-or-epic-stadium-kicks-off-at-half-a-billion-dollars-says-report/446579

    Looks like the can will continue to be kicked down the road on the new stadium for at least another decade or so. I also don't really see the point in building a 25k seat stadium when really the city is going to need at least a 30k seat stadium in the not to distant future.

    Aside from that talks have been reasonably good though, for example nobody that matters is seriously talking about a "multipurpose" stadium currently.
     
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  14. Perth Red

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    Let’s hope canberra gets its new stadium. The footage at the weekend showed how dated the current stadium is. When you’ve been to a new stadium with its steep stands, protection from the weather and great facilities it makes you realise how much better the game day experience can be. Keep fighting the good fight and be nice to see vlandys realise there is more to the nrl than Sydney and get lobbying for canberra RL fans like he is in Sydney.
     
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    Lol can't post without mentioning PVL .
    Your obsession is beyond pathetic .
     
  16. Perth Red

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    Thanks for following me so intently, its really rather flattering :)
     
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    There's next to no chance that it happens before 2030.

    Maybe if the FFA/A-league guaranteed an A-league license and all the rectangular sports committed to a bunch of major events being held at the stadium upon the stadium being built, you might be able to push it forward a few years earlier.

    But really the odds of that kind of cooperation between the codes are slim to none, and it still relies on federal funding coming through on the realignment of Parkes way.

    The Raiders and Brumbies could try holding the government to ransom American style, but I sincerely doubt they have the balls to even attempt that, let alone follow through on any threats they make.
     
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    What's Exhibition park? it looks well north of Civic. Is it any better than its current location?
     
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    I don’t think so. For me it just has to be in civic - it would have such a vibe there, much like what Brisbane has with Suncorp and Caxton st/ Paddington.
     
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