Dees v Gold Coast: the Good, Bad & Fugly - Round 20, 2021

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Grimesy87

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The extra game per round they've sold over the last decade probably equates to something though.
Fair point, but at the cost of huge investment in the stadium (from memory was 20mil) they propped them up with a cash boost after they lost sponsors in 2017/18 to the tune of 25 mil, and with an initial outlay of around 80mil to get them going over their first 5 years.

I'm not saying there hasn't been some return on that with extra tv revenue.. but there has been very minimal in terms of membership, on field performance or exponential growth in the greater good coast region. Would be very interested if any profit on them so far in 11 years.
 

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Fair point, but at the cost of huge investment in the stadium (from memory was 20mil) they propped them up with a cash boost after they lost sponsors in 2017/18 to the tune of 25 mil, and with an initial outlay of around 80mil to get them going over their first 5 years.

I'm not saying there hasn't been some return on that with extra tv revenue.. but there has been very minimal in terms of membership, on field performance or exponential growth in the greater good coast region. Would be very interested if any profit on them so far in 11 years.
They're doing pretty well at grassroots level, junior participation in QLD and NSW well up.
 

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Looking forward to getting a new fitness guru once Burgo leaves, won't win a cup without the ability to run out 4 quarters. Should have put an extra 40 on them but for our tired legs being unable to kick straight
A 7 hour transit the day before may have been a small contributing factor
 

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Hard to criticise too much from that. Some selfish Hollywood sh*t, and took the foot off in the last, but was game over halfway through the 2nd quarter.
Forward pressure was excellent, some more adventurous ball use and decent finishing (in the first half) the big positives.
 

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Bowzer looks ready made, as apposed to that other saucehead. (His name escapes me) Baker! He's fringe, Hope Bowie stays
 

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Good: not being able to watch this on tv, not checking the scores, and reading the headline on the AFL website that we smashed them.

This has been the most stress-free weekend in ages.
 

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Oliver may have another 3 votes, while Bont shouldn't poll this week. Brownlow night should be good, going to be a very tight finish in AFLCA voting too.
 

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