Watching the Grand Final in Adelaide

Discussion in 'Adelaide' started by Kristof, Sep 23, 2017.

Put it out there
  1. andrew webster

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    Yaaaas - definitely going to support Our Boys at AO for one of those terrific packages, really good value IMHO
     
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  2. Rotayjay

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    The City of Churches will be pumping. Alright fellow non-GF attendees, let's turn it up and make an atmosphere to rival the G! :D
     
  3. Big Crow

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    Genius.
     
  4. Jarman3

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    I watched the 2007 GF in Tredrea's pub at Hyde Park. That was a pretty good day :D
     
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    This!!! I can't wait for Saturday
     
  6. Justinpa1

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    Can't wait till Saturday and will be at Telstra Plaza, but can't understand why it is there and that they aren't opening thw actual stadium up for everyone?

    You would not be able to get more than 5000 into Telstra Plaza safely. The stadium is being opened up and the screens being used for corporates anyway so why not open it up to all???

    What happens when the plaza fills to capacity?
     
  7. Jarman3

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    I'll be renting a paddle boat and watching the screen from on the water.
     
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    Is that the southern entrance? That's bizarre. Maybe something is on the oval soon after so they'd want to protect the grass?

    I've booked a stadium package in the end anyway. Pretty excited!
     
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    Symbolises the MCG itself on grand final day
     
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    wouldn't be that, they have the True Grit night attack on the ground Thursday and Friday
     
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    Thanks, anyone booked these yet?

    Which one did you go for?

    I think the sit down menu would be a bit too formal.

    And i'm guessing "premium beverages" means crown lager?

    EDIT: Just booked the $99 package, hoping I can chill with some of you lads/ladies there as my 3 footy mates are all going to the GF
     
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  12. StonesThrow

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    Yeah I've booked a few of the 99 dollar ones. They haven't sent any extra details.
     
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    See you there mate!!
     
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    Torn between the AO plaza and the Alma. The Alma will be packed to the absolute rafters but the atmosphere will be more cosy/louder than the plaza. But the plaza might be easier overall and more spacious - the family and I would pull up the picnic chairs.

    Then there's the very comfy Arkaba sports bar, but I expect that'll be a sardine can too. And of course the Goodwood Hotel which has a pretty good set of screens. And the Highway Inn - any more suggestions for good atmosphere and screens?
     
  15. Jarman3

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    Yeah, I'm torn. I had planned to go to AO, but that was on the assumption that they were actually opening it up. If it's just standing around out there on the plaza, I'll probably look at other options. Probably a pub somewhere. I doubt you'll even be able to get into the Alma unless you're there at like 8am, though, so might look at what else is around the place.
     
  16. Rotayjay

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    At least we're not torn in the Port way ;)

    #yourteaminthegrandfinalproblems
     
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    Hahaha yes, of all the problems one can have in life, trying to choose the best venue to watch your team win a grand final is probably the best one :D
     
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    I booked the $99. Paid for my mum to join me - she's been at every AO game this year, so I thought I'd do the right thing.
     
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    I'll be headed around to a mates house who's got a lovely man cave + bar + big screen TV. The beers will be flowing and they'll be plenty of Crows supporters there and it's only a short stagger home after that.
    What's your GF plans?
    Lucky enough to get a ticket?
    Home with the BBQ going?
    Go for it.
     
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    EDIT:

    Just saw this got merged with existing thread.
     
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    Extremely disappointed the oval won't be open to everyday fans. Telstra Plaza is a cold wind swept place, who wants to sit there? Give us some atmosphere, let us smell the grass, and watch on the big screens.
     
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    We've got about 25 or more coming to my place for a BBQ , booze etc. Do it every year for the GF and most of us are Crowies so this year (In the words of Bruce) is going to be special, can't wait!
     
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    Got a coupme if Port supporters coming round to watch it at my place.

    Planning a bbq and they will bring the salt........

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    Got 2 more mates onboard for the $99 Adelaide Oval package.

    Think there will be a dress code, or just deck yourself out in crows gear?

    Surely the latter?
     
  25. StonesThrow

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    Wouldn't be a dress code. You've got a pretty good argument if they refuse you anyway