Fancy lights in support of a cricket match in the next suburb. Never change, WACA, never change.
In other news, the development is currently listed to be complete in 2025. I'll believe it when I see it.
The super stadium was never, ever, ever, ever going to be at the WACA. It's not possible, nor did anyone want it.
Anyway, I'll leave you and your construction engineering expertise to enjoy fantasyland.
Cool, so it’s all Dennis Lillee’s fault then.
In mid-2006, the WACA was talking with Rugby WA about hosting the Western Force at the WACA, in a redeveloped and larger facility designed for rectangular sports. They were obviously into it at the time because here's a John Townsend article from...
The Langoulant Report recommended either Mueller Park in Subi or the East Perth Power Station site. It also recommended downgrading the WACA to 10,000 capacity and domestic matches only.
Obviously, Barnett came over the top and made it Burswood (which from memory was considered...
Should make it into something akin to AB Field or Junction Oval, imo. A small grandstand, and grass and trees everywhere else. Perfect for Shield and ODD cricket and WBBL, with BBL and all international games at the vastly superior Optus.
There's never been a plan for a new grandstand, it's merely a pavilion.
It's all caught up in the shitfight over the pool and other stuff, I think (and the internal shitfight...)
They want the world but they want somebody else to pay for it...
And now they're tearing themselves apart over a ******* statue.....