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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by wombatgc, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. wombatgc

    wombatgc Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I thought 13+ was pretty shiithouse, considering Stewies return and playing the leading team in the comp. I saw it was a bit rainy and that, but geez....i thought there'd be more? ???
     
  2. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    The weather would have put off 3k to 4k imo. 
     
  3. Ralphie

    Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I was at the game and it looked more like 17,000 tome
     
  4. ads

    ads Well-Known Member

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    Is that all? Looked liked heaps more on the tele!
     
  5. ssar

    ssar Well-Known Member

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    Wha? the crowd @ Brookie today vs the Knights? Looked like over 19,000, and it looked like a FANTASTIC atmosphere!
    Anyone got the official number? Didn't see it on the channel 9 broadcast.
     
  6. swoop

    swoop Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    According to the ABC call they said the crowd was 13.5k.
     
  7. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Had to be more the hill looked packed, although the family hill was pretty empty
     
  8. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Member

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    13k for a Sunday match, another loss for the club in dollars I'd say (thousands of freebie kids as well) . Many fans would have said no because rain makes Brookie a bogholeand paying 25 bucks just to get in to sit in slush isn't most people's idea of fun.

    C'mon Libs, give us a ground that isn't ancient and up to 21st century standards. Joey said on Nine today that Brookie is always boggy with abit of rain. Not a great look for national appeal. 
     
  9. wylergnu

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    There was plenty of room at the family hill, on each corner and standing in front of the two stands which has to be packed to reach 17k.
     
  10. captainskin

    captainskin Active Member

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    I was there behind the southern posts. Seriously, 13,500 was about right. I was guessing maximum 15,000. The atmosphere in the first half was far superior to the second half. It took an incident early in the game to get the crowd involved. And then the first twenty minutes of the stop-start-undisciplined-play of the second half killed the spirit of the crowd. It didn't really ever come alive in the second half.
     
  11. KaZa

    KaZa Well-Known Member

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    I was there on the 50 metre line. Atmosphere at Brookie has become a Morgue. As said above.. it needs something to happen for the crowd to cheer.. but even then no chants or anything today.. pretty poor.
     
  12. TokyoEagle

    TokyoEagle Well-Known Member

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    Don't those freebie kids have to be accompanied by a paying adult?

    I think Joey might have been talking about the playing field, not the spectator areas.

    Do you ever see anything as postive, or are you just a pessimistic person in general?
     
  13. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    By the looks of it atleast 16k plus.
    Brookie looked Chocker's. Several mate's at the local said this to me
     
  14. manlyforever08

    manlyforever08 Active Member

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    It looked pretty full from the family hill.. this is happened the last few games.. what's up with the ticketing system ><
     
  15. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    Absolutly!

    Give us something like the SFS where they managed a much bigger crowd in the rain last week of 11K
     
  16. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Member

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    time 4 libs to part with some big dough, north shore has stuck by them,
     
  17. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Weak
     
  18. EagleRock40

    EagleRock40 Well-Known Member

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    just got back from the game and 13,500 was very ordinary....this clubs supporters can no longer use weather as an excuse, the sharks had 11k on a wet monday night!! and the Jane Try stand was making more noise than the hill today, WTF?
     
  19. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    I disagree, not all fans are diehards
     
  20. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    I've got an E-mail somewhere from Barry O'Farrell from 2 years ago, where he suggested to me me how outragious it was that Brookie was in the state it is.

    I should send it to him, and suggest that now that he's in a position to do something about it, I'd love to see him show it tangibly. 
     

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