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What about Brookvale ?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by DUFFMAN, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. DUFFMAN

    DUFFMAN Well-Known Member

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    With ANZ stadium having a proposed $150 million upgrade and campbelltown will get a new $400 million stadium where is the money for Brookvale?

    Both these upgrades are part of the soccer world cup bid. Why campbelltown ? Brookvake would be a better choice being close to the city.
     
  2. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member

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    That's friggin' stupid.
    Surely the teams will be staying at Manly (where most international teams seem to stay when in Sydney).

    If everybody is serious about hosting the world cup, surely they would be trying to hide C'town away from any foreign players, fans & media. It's not a good look for our country to have visitors heading out that way.
     
  3. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

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    It has to do with population density and and transport. Sadly Brookvale is not an easy ground in terms of getting there and the local infrastructure sucks. Much nicer area in which to have a stadium and games but that will not be in the mind of those making the decisions.
     
  4. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    Privatise the ferries, put in a light rail link from the CBD and the west, inject $30M into Brookie, hang on, it is a safe Liberal seat and we deserve two falling down hospitals, closed schools with demountables and a traffic crawl.
    Eat the poor!
     
  5. kingyfan

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    Dear Mr Rudd

    Please provide money to upgrade Brookvale oval so that our young soccer players can watch games like Côte d'Ivoire versus Slovania and don't have to travel to unsafe areas such as Campbelltown and Parramatta to watch games.
     
  6. Rambo1987

    Rambo1987 Well-Known Member

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    Never gonna happen to Brookie - Safe Liberal seat that the Libs dont need to make promises too and Labor will never win. As for the Western Suburbs are swinging voters and either side could win.

    If the NRL was smart they would approach the Govn about money for grounds and then spread it evenly.. Just a thought..
     
  7. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    The only grant the NRL went after was for their new headquarters. They managed to get $10.4M from the Feds, $1.0M from the NSW govt and are tossing in another $6M to ensure that they have comfortable premises. With a widening list of those queueing to get aboard the new Commission they will probably need more funds.
     
  8. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    With our next Prime Minister and Senior Minister as our local member we will be lavished with funds
     
  9. Rambo1987

    Rambo1987 Well-Known Member

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    All the promises will be made to the seats that they can win - if lucky we will get little injection apart from that all the money will go west .... trust me
     
  10. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

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    Bronnie Bishop and her ideological love-child Tony, for all the talk, will give us exactly what Kev is giving Manly - Sweet FA.
     
  11. The Gronk

    The Gronk Well-Known Member

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    next PM? I didn't realise you were living in Julia Gillard's seat wheel :)
     
  12. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    Sarcasm Gronk...
     

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