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Suncorp Stadium not for sale: Premier

Fairfax media reports that the Queensland Government will not be selling Lang Park after News Limited reported that the previous government had planned to secretly do so. The state’s new Labor Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, whose key election promise was to not sell-off any state assets, says she has no plans…


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Sydney swoop to stage Victory grand final

Reports in Fairfax media suggest that ANZ Stadium is about to table an offer to hold the Aleague Grand Final in the event that it cant be held in Melbourne. The stadiums offer is believe to be contingent on Sydney FC making the final, and would be expected to draw…



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Bulldogs stand firm on A-League decider

Numerous outlets are reporting that the Western Bulldogs will not be moving their home game from Etihad Stadium to accommodate the Aleague Grand Final, as the FFA finds that time is growing short to find a venue. “We’re not moving aside for soccer,” Gordon told Melbourne radio station SEN. “It’s…


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Stadiums Queensland shuts grandstand for Titans-Penrith clash

The Gold Coast Bulletin is reporting that Stadiums Queensland has closed one of the Grandstands for the Titans clash with Penrith reducing the capacity of the Robina stadium by 6,000 and forcing the club to tell its members and supporters that seating will be unavailable. “The request came from the…



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A-League grand final might be on a Friday at the MCG: FFA

Fairfax media is reporting that the MCG is booked for the Aleague grand final on a friday night in the event Docklands doesnt become available, due to both the MCG and Docklands being booked on the Sunday by the AFL. But A-League boss Damien De Bohun has revealed to AAP…



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Judgement Day looms for Leichardt Oval

Fairfax media is reporting that Tuesday represents “d-day” for future oval use Leichhardt mayor Rochelle Porteous said the lease conditions will be unchanged. “We are not proposing to change anything except ensure the maintenance of the ground is at its optimum level for NRL games,” Porteous said. “Everything is proceeding…


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Wests Tigers won’t abandon Leichhardt Oval

News Limited are now reporting that Wests Tigers wont be abandoning Leichardt, but will probably reduce commitments at its outlying stadiums both there and at Campbelltown to play at ANZ Stadium, which offers $100,000 per game to do so – and cant really be overlooked due to owing at least…


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Boutique stadium needed: Roar chairman

The Brisbane Times reports that Brisbane Roar Aleague CEO Chris Fong believes that Suncorp is too big and the time has come to build a boutique stadium to better cater for the soccer teams crowds. “Firstly don’t get me wrong, we like Suncorp we’re very lucky with Suncorp. I think…



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Rivers of Gold at Adelaide Oval not likely: Kochie

Source: News Limited (Saturday) The Crows and Power are both expecting there to be significant erosion of the “12 million dollar uplift” announced by the SANFL recently due to increased costs at the oval. On Sunday, the Advertiser reported that Adelaide will seek redress if the figures don’t stack up…


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Gold Coast to build $20 million facility at Carrara

Source: News Ltd The Gold Coast Suns appear likely to contribute 20 million to a 106 million facility at Carrara being built for the Commonwealth Games in 2018. The facility includes an upgrade of Metricon stadium, and will require the Suns to vacate the premises during the Commonwealth Games. Suns…


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Pirtek Stadium renovations hurdle emerges

Source: News Ltd Paramatta and Western Sydney Wanderers have been unable to come to an agreement as to how a proposed $29 million facelift fund should be spent. While both clubs want to upgrade player facilities, there are some issues over the rest of the expenditure. Paramatta want the pitch…


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Fans happy to return to Junction oval

Source: The Age] [The AFL] A group of St Kilda supporters are working under the slogan of “Bring em home” to return St Kilda to a redeveloped Junction Oval, where the team was based until 1964 when they moved to Moorabin. The proposed redevelopment will be a new home for…


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New AFL Ballarat proposal

Source: [The Age] [Heraldsun] The Victorian opposition is reportedly going to unveil a 30 million dollar redevelopment of Eureka Stadium as a possible location for the Kangaroos and Bulldogs to play at, with the prospect of some matches through Cricket Victoria. Any complete redevelopment into a 15,000 seat facility is…


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Perth Stadium one step closer

Source: Sports Business Insider Perth stadium has reportedly finished its pre constructions works six weeks ahead of schedule. According to the premier of Western Australia “The work involved the compaction of nine hectares across key areas of the site and installation of 55,459 wick drains to provide a drainage path…