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Manly Look Set To Stay At Brookvale Oval With $10m State Government Upgrade Grant

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by bones, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. bones

    bones Bones Knows

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    MANLY looks ready to stay at famous Brookvale Oval forever.

    The Daily Telegraph can reveal the Sea Eagles are poised to receive substantial Government funding to upgrade the decaying ground on Pittwater Road.

    It would mean a new grandstand — with undercover seating for 3000 fans — be built on the eastern side of the ground and the playing surface upgraded.

    http://m.heraldsun.com.au/sport/nrl/manly-look-set-to-stay-at-brookvale-oval-with-10m-state-government-upgrade-grant/story-fni3gnk5-1227007749075
     
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    • dowdz

      dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      RE: Manly Look Set To Stay At Brookvale

      Woohoo, thats great news.
       
    • RiverEagle

      RiverEagle New Member

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      I hope we do all we possibly can to keep playing at Brookie.

      As for other teams not liking to play there, that's the whole point, is it not?

      Todd "the Tool" Lowrie must not be all that bright (as well as an average player) to admit Brookie's unpleasant to visit!

      I hope our fans save an extra special "welcome" for him on Friday night.
       
    • Lord Eagleton

      Lord Eagleton Well-Known Member

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      It sounds like good news, but dont we require much much more than $10 million funding to lock in our future at Brookie? I thought it was a bigger job than that
       
    • castle eagle

      castle eagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      in a way i'd like to see the playing field left the way it is.
      i doubt any opposition players enjoy playing on a field like it which gives us an advantage over them at home.
       
    • AshfieldBazza

      AshfieldBazza Active Member

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      Sounds like great news hopefully to be confirmed soon, can't wait for it to happen and secure the future at the Fortress!!
       
    • WESTIE

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      With 3000 seats in the proposed stand there will be a race to snap those up asap as far as season tickets are concerned....great news for fans and the club as far as our future at the fortress is concerned...go Manly
       
    • KaZa

      KaZa Well-Known Member

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      is this grant from the state? in addition to Abbott's grant?
       
    • COMMANDER

      COMMANDER IF YOU DO NOT TRY YOU CAN NOT FAIL

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      That's how i'd take it. 20 mil in total.
       
    • Berkeley_Eagle

      Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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      2 weeks ago Dave Perry was on 2UE and said Manly has $10 million in the bank and was ready to start spending that
       
    • HappilyManly

      HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Shyte load of money for The Yea Olde sh..hole :D
       
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      • Dee Why Eagle

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        Does that mean we will be able to play semi-finals out of Brookvale:huh:
         
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        • Fluffy

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          One line is worrying me although being the DT trurth is unknown.

          "There would still be some hill area remaining either side of the new grandstand and at the northern end of the ground"

          If what they write is true it sounds like the new stand it going to take up all hill space, not behind the hill as perviously indicated. 3000 people sitting in half the Eastern hill would reduce our capacity by thousands. If they get stage 2 Brookie will be a 12-15K seated stadium, so why bother?
           
        • SeaEagleRock8

          SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          I hope they don't they don't dig up my brick when they do the renos.
           
        • EagleFromMay1967

          EagleFromMay1967 Sky Punching : send them High as the Clouds

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          It'll bring a tear to my eye to see the ol girl spruced up as planned. I remember ( vaguely) when it WAS an oval. A cricket oval with one smaller stand on the western side.
          In keeping with the Wolverine theme a fortress facade should be brought in from the Tv studios to face Pittwater Rd behind the FultonMenzies. Send shivers down the spine of the Ponies

          Fortress_Brookvale forever.
           
        • Mark from Brisbane

          Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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          3000 x $50 probably gets a lot more income than 5000 x $20, so that answers that question

          But agree less people
           
        • niccipops

          niccipops un echidna spillo mia bevanda Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          Sound great news. We must keep playing at Brookie. 12,000 people close to ground adds an awesome atmosphere to a match. Scatter 25,000 around and 80,000 seating venue and it kills the atmosphere and looks absolutely shocking on the TV.
          Brookie is part of who Manly are. Our beautiful sh*thole.

          For Mr. Lowrie borrowed and adapted from Guns n Roses:

          Welcome to the sh*thole
          We've got fun 'n' games
          We got mud 'n' we got bog
          Toddy, we know your name

          Hope the locals make some welcome signs for Todd.:p
           
        • Shoe1

          Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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          Good stuff, just make sure we don't renovate the away shed #ted lowrie
           
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          • ManlyArmy

            ManlyArmy Well-Known Member

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            Should have 10 rows of seats in front of the proposed stand, then a walkway area, followed by the 3,000 seat stand behind them. That way, at the ends of the stand, the can be grassed areas added for standing room only, and possible extensions for the stand.

            No matter the price, 3,000 seats wont cover it unless there are more concourse seats infront of it.
             
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            • Clint

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              Also confirmed on BSB this morning. Great news.

              #crisis
               

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