Crowds in Tassie are down, so let's get rid of the Renegades?
The Renegades averaged 28k last season (including a game in Geelong) and there's another good turnout tonight.
Melbourne is Australia's fastest growing (and fairly soon to be the biggest) city, in large part due to huge immigration...
You also get the membership pack and yearbook. Other clubs' 3 game memberships are the same price or more.
Vic Uni have and do a put a lot of money into the club and the Whitten Oval and assist with sport science and use of their facilities. I wouldn't be concerned with their students and...
Port release their financial results at 6pm, the Friday before Christmas: :)
Loss of nearly $1m, saved by only a $4m land and buildings revaluation.
Port get very good attendances but could not attract a second...
8163 actually, though they have the oval excuse and will have their new Parramatta stadium before too long.
More worryingly, they were thumped by the WBBL on Foxtel (84k to 41k) even though the WBBL was also on FTA.
Lions' report now available:
Much better result this year with only a $230k loss. However, this seems only to be due to a $2.6m increase in "net AFL distributions".
Melbourne's report came out today too:
As did the Cats':
No, the gaming businesses have not been sold. If they are as expected, this should deliver a very substantial one-off profit. $3m of additional state government funding for the Whitten Oval should also come in.
McKenzie had much football talent but significant mental health issues. I think Knightmare can only judge on on field matters, unlike the recruiters who are usually in a position to judge off field issues. His assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of players is usually spot on.