Exactly why are we spending $2 billion on new stadiums in Sydney?

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Re: Exactly why are we spending $2 billion on new stadiums in Sydney?

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Terry wrote: Sun May 31, 2020 3:33 pm
leeroy*NRL* wrote: Sun May 31, 2020 2:50 pm NRL's ultimatum: Four new suburban stadiums or grand final will go

The NRL will meet the NSW Government this week armed with the threat of moving the grand final away from Sydney if the state doesn't deliver up to four boutique suburban stadiums over the next decade.

With the state government on Saturday dumping plans for the $800 million redevelopment of ANZ Stadium as it deals with the financial fallout of the COVID-19 crisis, NRL powerbrokers are set to demand funds be redirected towards suburban venues as part of a push to regenerate tribalism in rugby league.

ccording to sources with knowledge of the NRL's stadia strategy, the governing body is delighted with the decision by NSW government to scrap ANZ Stadium refurbishment plans, and will now lobby for up to four 15,000-20,000 seat stadiums worth around $150m-$200m each.

https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/nrl-s- ... 54y3z.html
This would be a good idea. It's a pity they didn't make Bankwest a 60k stadium to cater for GF's, SOO, Wallabies & Socceroos. It is now in the geographic centre of Sydney and would be perfect.
i think would of been hard to catter for such a big stadium at Parramatta
with regards to car parking and train line out front.

but i like the idea of 4 Stadiums around the 20k mark in around sydney..
and down the track a knock down rebuild of ANZ


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leeroy*NRL* wrote: Sun May 31, 2020 2:50 pm NRL's ultimatum: Four new suburban stadiums or grand final will go

The NRL will meet the NSW Government this week armed with the threat of moving the grand final away from Sydney if the state doesn't deliver up to four boutique suburban stadiums over the next decade.

With the state government on Saturday dumping plans for the $800 million redevelopment of ANZ Stadium as it deals with the financial fallout of the COVID-19 crisis, NRL powerbrokers are set to demand funds be redirected towards suburban venues as part of a push to regenerate tribalism in rugby league.

ccording to sources with knowledge of the NRL's stadia strategy, the governing body is delighted with the decision by NSW government to scrap ANZ Stadium refurbishment plans, and will now lobby for up to four 15,000-20,000 seat stadiums worth around $150m-$200m each.

https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/nrl-s- ... 54y3z.html
Whilst NRL officials appear to be delighted with the news about ANZ Stadium being scrapped, I would think it is highly unlikely that the funds would now go to new suburban stadiums. Funding is likely to be diverted to bushfire affected areas as it should.

Oh and surely the NRL would have to now pay back the $15 million compensation it received last year from the NSW Government right?


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Fred wrote: Sun May 31, 2020 12:28 pm My issue was that the nrl never seem to put in any money to these things. I think they should contribute a little at least.
Yep... 100% in agreement with you there.


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Beaussie wrote: Sun May 31, 2020 5:40 pm
leeroy*NRL* wrote: Sun May 31, 2020 2:50 pm NRL's ultimatum: Four new suburban stadiums or grand final will go

The NRL will meet the NSW Government this week armed with the threat of moving the grand final away from Sydney if the state doesn't deliver up to four boutique suburban stadiums over the next decade.

With the state government on Saturday dumping plans for the $800 million redevelopment of ANZ Stadium as it deals with the financial fallout of the COVID-19 crisis, NRL powerbrokers are set to demand funds be redirected towards suburban venues as part of a push to regenerate tribalism in rugby league.

ccording to sources with knowledge of the NRL's stadia strategy, the governing body is delighted with the decision by NSW government to scrap ANZ Stadium refurbishment plans, and will now lobby for up to four 15,000-20,000 seat stadiums worth around $150m-$200m each.

https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/nrl-s- ... 54y3z.html
Whilst NRL officials appear to be delighted with the news about ANZ Stadium being scrapped, I would think it is highly unlikely that the funds would now go to new suburban stadiums. Funding is likely to be diverted to bushfire affected areas as it should.

Oh and surely the NRL would have to now pay back the $15 million compensation it received last year from the NSW Government right?
Oh dear!!!! What a hypocrite is the ol' beatup. After ranting, clapping and applauding thats it's so great his fave game of fumbling would benefit from this C -19 decision & RL would be losers he's now going to, "diverted to bushfire affected areas" lolololol. You,re a little bit late to the party pal. But you're a true fumble fan pal. Delusional. What a dill!!!!


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From NSW treasuer

$19 million has already been spent on ANZ
Getting it drafted and ready for construction..
Which was suppose to begun June

Does this mean this goes to waste..


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The jealous fumblers prob realise that there's a good chance the 4 stadium request will go ahead .
The fear they have is that what PVL wants he gets .
The squealing on here will be music to my ears


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AFLcrap1 wrote: Sun May 31, 2020 10:02 pm The jealous fumblers prob realise that there's a good chance the 4 stadium request will go ahead .
The fear they have is that what PVL wants he gets .
The squealing on here will be music to my ears
I am guessing you have not seen the community outrage expressed in the comments section to this news. Have a look. Political suicide comes to mind if the government caves in to the NRL’s greedy demands.

https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/nrl-s- ... l#comments

Most comments also appear to suggest people don’t care if the NRL grand final leaves Sydney. Good for the NRL I guess as they can flog off the grand final to the highest bidder in another state yeah?


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Lol
The SMH
Lol lol lol
Which side of politics are they .
It's rare that a comment gets through tat doesn't agree with their agenda .
But you keep plugging away Bea
Remember your posting frenzy at the start of this thread when the election was coming up .
The anti stadium issue was made front & centre of the election yet Labor still got beat .
Lol
So now you're back to posting the same anti stadium dribble .
Lol
Lol lol


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Beaussie wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:14 am
AFLcrap1 wrote: Sun May 31, 2020 10:02 pm The jealous fumblers prob realise that there's a good chance the 4 stadium request will go ahead .
The fear they have is that what PVL wants he gets .
The squealing on here will be music to my ears
I am guessing you have not seen the community outrage expressed in the comments section to this news. Have a look. Political suicide comes to mind if the government caves in to the NRL’s greedy demands.

https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/nrl-s- ... l#comments

Most comments also appear to suggest people don’t care if the NRL grand final leaves Sydney. Good for the NRL I guess as they can flog off the grand final to the highest bidder in another state yeah?
I'm guessing your memory can't stretch as far back as the last NSW election beatup!!!! You know....... the one all the way back in March last year. The one Labor fought on the stadiums issue. The election they were supposed to win............but didn't. Google it pal to jog your hopelessly ineffective memory lest you continue to make a fool of yaself!!!!!


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I was waiting for the usual deflection of the paper or the journalist lol. Predictable. Anything negative is automatically put down to bias or an axe to grind lol.
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How is citing what happened ...last year a deflection
FAirfax ran a campaign through the media led by hanky head & Bea hung on his every word

It's fact .
Something fumblers have trouble with

Lol you want evidence just re read this thread & how many articles Bea posted by Hanky head .


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AFLcrap1 wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:02 am Lol
The SMH
Lol lol lol
Which side of politics are they .
It's rare that a comment gets through tat doesn't agree with their agenda .
You mean the same SMH that is owned by Channel 9 whose CEO is on record as supporting suburban NRL grounds to increase atmosphere for their NRL broadcasts? LOL Yeah bias indeed. :roll:


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AFLcrap1 wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:32 am How is citing what happened ...last year a deflection
FAirfax ran a campaign through the media led by hanky head & Bea hung on his every word

It's fact .
Something fumblers have trouble with

Lol you want evidence just re read this thread & how many articles Bea posted by Hanky head .
Yep. And that idiot Labor leader Michael Daley took the bait and ran with the anti stadiums issue. Every single day. And where is he now?? Unknown. Un-wanted. And nobody cares.

This current issue isn't about stadiums. It's about an infrastructure fund for a post C-19 rebuild. Anyone saying otherwise is a dolt!!!! Ok.......so dolts now put ya hand up lololololo!!!!!!!!! And here they come !!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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AFLcrap1 wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:32 am How is citing what happened ...last year a deflection
FAirfax ran a campaign through the media led by hanky head & Bea hung on his every word

It's fact .
Something fumblers have trouble with

Lol you want evidence just re read this thread & how many articles Bea posted by Hanky head .
It does seem a pattern would you not agree. Everytime there is a negative article quoted it is either seen as the newspaper is anti RL or the journalist is. Or there is an axe to grind - but always some conspiracy theory.


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Fred wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:23 pm
AFLcrap1 wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:32 am How is citing what happened ...last year a deflection
FAirfax ran a campaign through the media led by hanky head & Bea hung on his every word

It's fact .
Something fumblers have trouble with

Lol you want evidence just re read this thread & how many articles Bea posted by Hanky head .
It does seem a pattern would you not agree. Everytime there is a negative article quoted it is either seen as the newspaper is anti RL or the journalist is. Or there is an axe to grind - but always some conspiracy theory.
Of course it’s a pattern with this lot. First it was News Ltd... now it’s the ABC, Channel 9 and Fairfax.


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