The WACA - Downfall

Discussion in 'AFL Stadiums' started by Masked Magician, Apr 28, 2013.

Put it out there
  1. Silent Alarm

    Silent Alarm Is your bed made? Is your sweater on?

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    I don't think building on swampland is gentrification!
     

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  2. Eastern Rangers

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    Most of that sand will go. It's being used to compress the land and drive the water out and make it suitable for building on. They've had more issues with the Waterbank site than where the stadium is.
     
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  3. mightymouse75

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    Hello, does anyone know why we are playing Tasmania @ the gaba this weekend and then playing Tassie in Bankstown Sydney in a few days time?? What happened to playing at home every other game?
     
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    This year and last year there was a change to the one day cup. It is now treated like a sort of world cup tournament.

    Last year all the games were in Sydney now Brisbane gets the starting games.

    Though on the flipside most matches are now free to air on GEM.
     
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  5. mightymouse75

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    Cheers for that, it seems they are moving to Sydney next week though.
    Was a good win today by the sounds of it.
     
  6. fabulousphil

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    I have a feeling that Perth ( WAFL) actually played there in he late 1890's and early 1900's.
     
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    You would be right
     
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    It was so the cop shop on the opposing side of the road could watch football aswell as keep an eye on their bets happening at Gloucester Park, but never leave their own building. One if the best corporate boxes on Australia. Cop shop is on the right, Trots is over the far left light.
     

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    Or head up to the only TAB around at the Carlton hotel which must be the biggest dive of a hotel you have ever seen.

    Flop house extraordinaire.
     
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    Its still there? Unbelievable.
     
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    Yep, sometimes pick my son up at school around there and if early drop in for a punt.

    $85 a week for a room, and they sit in the bar all day :)
     
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  12. BartBart

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    There was a contract to play a certain number of games up to a certain year at the WACA.
    I can't remember the details of the contract though.