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There's just not enough room for a proper stadium. At least not without bulldozing houses and/or going over the railway line.

Or going east/west, which they won't do unless they put a roof over it.

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Playing all your games at night or early evening in winter and the East/West configuration becomes irrelevant
 

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"The 35,000 sqm block is located just 16km from both Campbelltown and Parramatta in what would be an ideal location for a second western Sydney stadium. Owned by the Canterbury Leagues club, the Hume Highway site is adjacent to the Whitlam Leisure Centre."
Oasis was large enough for a covered 25,000 seat stadium, a basketball stadium, and swimming centre.
It was also to house a new club and casino. It was the the casino plan that stopped it happening - Sydney casino did not want competition; and powerful people appear to have found a way to nobble the Dogs with a salary cap scandal.
 

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Liverpool is a logical extension from the Canterbury Bankstown heartland. It is becoming a major hub, and when the airport starts operating down the road will become bigger. Another major factor is that no NRL team has really stepped up and claimed it as territory. There are plenty of dogs fans there, but also Wests and Penriff. The plans 20 years ago that fell over were never wrong in terms of location.
Yeah agree, the South West corridor is booming, the A-League have already noticed and established their team there. If a stadium the quality of Bankwest is built there the people will come.
 

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Pedestrians can cross the road for all I care, this is footy ;)

But seriously, to make this work, the Whitlam Centre would probably need to be bulldozed
Your right because I thought all rectangle stadiums in aus are built north to south
 

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What’s holding Belmore back is the location. Entrenched within suburban Belmore around housing and the railway tracks literally right on the edge of the field. The upgrade would be a waste of money
Yep extra seating at the railway end was when a train would stop to watch the game and for the other end it would be a 2nd storey balcony in one of those houses.
 

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I must agree the supporters are wide spread but the ultimate is still a revamped Belmore Oval.. if not we should take the opportunity of Liverpool as its a vacant area close to the railway and buses. Moreover we should think about building an Academy here for the Juniors just up the road from Mounties who are our feeder bloodline of talent. This makes more sense the more i write and if you have a second leagues club more revenue..
Yeah totally agree, I was devastated when the Oasis project fell through. It would have made us an absolute powerhouse with a casino and hotel behind us.
 

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Oasis was large enough for a covered 25,000 seat stadium, a basketball stadium, and swimming centre.
It was also to house a new club and casino. It was the the casino plan that stopped it happening - Sydney casino did not want competition; and powerful people appear to have found a way to nobble the Dogs with a salary cap scandal.
Yep spot on, I thought something was dodge at the time. It was the perfect loop hole about 1km from the casino exclusion zone to protect Star City. The stadium was actually going to be 35,000 and from memory the design was modelled on Ajax's Amsterdam Arena.
 

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Liverpool needs a stadium.

Huge growth area, a major CBD within greater Sydney. Airport will be nearby, major commercial development through the roof + residential growth spiralling further South West. Young families - potential to capture huge population of young people. The dogs had the foresight to plan our centre there 20 years ago - it fell through - imagine what we could have today if it got up.

Liverpool is the answer for the dogs long term future. It’s a stone’s throw from Bankstown - right next to Moorebank Rams...

Not sure what all the fuss is about...
100% Agree dont forget Mounties who we are already aligned with too are 10 min up the road and this means we can also grow the region of kids from Westfield's sports and nearby areas in a real development for our club nursery.
The original concept was spot on.
We should push ahead asap to get this back in our plans including the centre of excellence albeit it there or 20 min away in Bass Hill.. it makes not much difference.. Parents will take the kids to the best environment and setup with the right coaches. The Stadium would be a great coup indeed if it was in Liverpool.
 

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Yep spot on, I thought something was dodge at the time. It was the perfect loop hole about 1km from the casino exclusion zone to protect Star City. The stadium was actually going to be 35,000 and from memory the design was modelled on Ajax's Amsterdam Arena.
I was at the presentation personally as a potential sponsor back in the day at Broadway the days before the salary cap breach was announced in 2002.
Amazing foresight and I was extremely impressed with the Presentation. I remember talking to Turvey and few lads who were so excited at the support they had gathered in the room.
 

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bankwest is the best option, great oval and central to everyone going of their marketing research
The main issue I have with this option is our juniors and feeder club mounties are no where near Parramatta. Liverpool is very central via transportation and facility wise to the juniors based in that region.. I saw the Oasis presentation back in 2002 and it was well ahead of its time and a shame it didnt get going due to the salary cap breach and Government of the times behaviour. Parramatta is Parramatta's junior heartland and I too live in the hills area and meet more Parra and Manly supporters and juniors then our own to be frank..
 

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For people without account


A suburban football grounds plan to build boutique stadiums in the suburbs is shaping as a key plank of the NSW budget.
The Daily Telegraph can reveal the government will announce funding for planning a local stadium at Kogarah, and will foreshadow intention to push ahead with stadiums at Brookvale, Liverpool and Penrith, in this month’s state budget as part of its plan to drive jobs and growth in the economy through fast construction opportunities.

The November 17 state budget is expected to include planning funding for the Kogarah stadium, with an expectation funding will be increased in the following financial year, alongside a vision for the full suite of suburban stadiums.

Under the plan Kogarah Oval would be shared by the Dragons, Sharks and possibly Sydney FC.
Under the plan Kogarah Oval would be shared by the Dragons, Sharks and possibly Sydney FC.
The news has been welcomed by the Dragons, coming after a dismal 2020 season.

“Surely we would welcome the plans – anything that upgrades a stadium and makes it more comfortable and accessible for fans and corporate partners could do nothing but benefit your club,” chief executive Ryan Webb said. “We’re excited if the plans come to fruition.

“Because there are other stadiums popping up, and there are so many other options now for people to spend their money, the more comfortable you can make it and the better quality of experience you can give them, the better it is, ultimately for them and the club.”

The Dragons will celebrate after news of a planned rebuild to Kogarah Oval. Picture: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
The Dragons will celebrate after news of a planned rebuild to Kogarah Oval. Picture: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
The stadiums, expected to be in the 18,000 to 20,000 seat capacity range, would not only drive suburban-based sport and be used by major clubs, but they would also be made available for use for community projects such as fairs, markets, concerts or Christmas carols.

One plan under consideration is to build one boutique stadium per year, although it is understood the NRL is keen for any program to be accelerated to capitalise on the need to kickstart the state’s economy.

What stadium should be built first?
Kogarah
Brookvale
Liverpool
Penrith
Cast your vote

The government is planning the budget commitments with the knowledge that there will be three budgets in quick succession - this year’s budget on November 17, a half-year update in February and then the 21/22 budget in June.



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Local councils have presented a plan to the government that costs the boutique stadium for Kogarah at approximately $200m.

The decision comes months after the government’s razor gang decided to walk away from the planned ANZ stadium rebuild on the back of the economic crisis of COVID 19.

It is understood that following this, the NRL continued to sell the suburban grounds proposal to the government.

The NRL continued to sell the suburban grounds proposal to the government.
The NRL continued to sell the suburban grounds proposal to the government.
Senior government figures also supported the suburban grounds concept, arguing that smaller projects which were screwdriver-ready and could be delivered more quickly also met the criteria of boosting the COVID-riddled economy.

They described the proposals as akin to “mini Bankwest stadiums”, referencing the highly popular 30,000 seat stadium opened in Parramatta in 2019.

But Inner West Council Mayor Darcy Byrne says Inner West residents have been snubbed by the Kogarah funding plans.

Cr Byrne said Leichhardt Oval has been “left out in the cold, once again,” accusing the government of directing funding to “favoured electorates”.

“Council has continued to invest in Leichhardt Oval, pouring several million dollars into improving the ground. But we can’t do it all on our own,” he said.

“While it is a superb sporting destination, there is a lot more that needs to be done to secure the future of the ground as a home of Wests Tigers, suburban rugby league and as well as soccer and rugby union.”

Leichhardt Oval will not be redeveloped under the state government’s plan, angering the local council. Picture: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Leichhardt Oval will not be redeveloped under the state government’s plan, angering the local council. Picture: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
He also said money the council missed out on from the contentious Stronger Communities Fund grant program could have helped save Leichhardt Oval.

Panthers Group CEO Brian Fletcher said on Monday that any stadium improvements in Penrith will be “money well spent”.

“Penrith is the rugby league area of western Sydney. We work with 10,000 juniors a year. The population of Penrith at present is 200,000 but expecting that to be 360,000 by 2040 so it will be money well spent,” he said.

“Our stadium facilities are okay but, in the modern day, for us to encourage fans to go to the football, we need better facilities and it (a new stadium) would be absolutely fantastic for the Penrith district.”

Fans at Penrith Stadium were this year captivated by the Panthers’ run to the grand final. Picture. Phil Hillyard
Fans at Penrith Stadium were this year captivated by the Panthers’ run to the grand final. Picture. Phil Hillyard
In July, when announcing the ANZ rebuild was scrapped, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said: “smaller could trump bigger in a COVID world”.

Under the plan, Kogarah Oval would be shared by the Dragons, the Sharks and possibly Sydney FC.

Brookvale could be shared by the Manly Sea Eagles, and rugby union clubs the Manly Marlins and Warringah Rats.

Liverpool would be used by the Tigers and the Bulldogs.
We should call it
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A suburban football grounds plan to build boutique stadiums in the suburbs is shaping as a key plank of the NSW budget.
The Daily Telegraph can reveal the government will announce funding for planning a local stadium at Kogarah, and will foreshadow intention to push ahead with stadiums at Brookvale, Liverpool and Penrith, in this month’s state budget as part of its plan to drive jobs and growth in the economy through fast construction opportunities.

The November 17 state budget is expected to include planning funding for the Kogarah stadium, with an expectation funding will be increased in the following financial year, alongside a vision for the full suite of suburban stadiums.

Under the plan Kogarah Oval would be shared by the Dragons, Sharks and possibly Sydney FC.
Under the plan Kogarah Oval would be shared by the Dragons, Sharks and possibly Sydney FC.
The news has been welcomed by the Dragons, coming after a dismal 2020 season.

“Surely we would welcome the plans – anything that upgrades a stadium and makes it more comfortable and accessible for fans and corporate partners could do nothing but benefit your club,” chief executive Ryan Webb said. “We’re excited if the plans come to fruition.

“Because there are other stadiums popping up, and there are so many other options now for people to spend their money, the more comfortable you can make it and the better quality of experience you can give them, the better it is, ultimately for them and the club.”

The Dragons will celebrate after news of a planned rebuild to Kogarah Oval. Picture: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
The Dragons will celebrate after news of a planned rebuild to Kogarah Oval. Picture: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
The stadiums, expected to be in the 18,000 to 20,000 seat capacity range, would not only drive suburban-based sport and be used by major clubs, but they would also be made available for use for community projects such as fairs, markets, concerts or Christmas carols.

One plan under consideration is to build one boutique stadium per year, although it is understood the NRL is keen for any program to be accelerated to capitalise on the need to kickstart the state’s economy.

What stadium should be built first?
Kogarah
Brookvale
Liverpool
Penrith
Cast your vote

The government is planning the budget commitments with the knowledge that there will be three budgets in quick succession - this year’s budget on November 17, a half-year update in February and then the 21/22 budget in June.



FROM OUR PARTNERS

Basketball is back on Foxtel with the NBA and NBL Foxtel Now 10 day free trial*
Local councils have presented a plan to the government that costs the boutique stadium for Kogarah at approximately $200m.

The decision comes months after the government’s razor gang decided to walk away from the planned ANZ stadium rebuild on the back of the economic crisis of COVID 19.

It is understood that following this, the NRL continued to sell the suburban grounds proposal to the government.

The NRL continued to sell the suburban grounds proposal to the government.
The NRL continued to sell the suburban grounds proposal to the government.
Senior government figures also supported the suburban grounds concept, arguing that smaller projects which were screwdriver-ready and could be delivered more quickly also met the criteria of boosting the COVID-riddled economy.

They described the proposals as akin to “mini Bankwest stadiums”, referencing the highly popular 30,000 seat stadium opened in Parramatta in 2019.

But Inner West Council Mayor Darcy Byrne says Inner West residents have been snubbed by the Kogarah funding plans.

Cr Byrne said Leichhardt Oval has been “left out in the cold, once again,” accusing the government of directing funding to “favoured electorates”.

“Council has continued to invest in Leichhardt Oval, pouring several million dollars into improving the ground. But we can’t do it all on our own,” he said.

“While it is a superb sporting destination, there is a lot more that needs to be done to secure the future of the ground as a home of Wests Tigers, suburban rugby league and as well as soccer and rugby union.”

Leichhardt Oval will not be redeveloped under the state government’s plan, angering the local council. Picture: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Leichhardt Oval will not be redeveloped under the state government’s plan, angering the local council. Picture: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
He also said money the council missed out on from the contentious Stronger Communities Fund grant program could have helped save Leichhardt Oval.

Panthers Group CEO Brian Fletcher said on Monday that any stadium improvements in Penrith will be “money well spent”.

“Penrith is the rugby league area of western Sydney. We work with 10,000 juniors a year. The population of Penrith at present is 200,000 but expecting that to be 360,000 by 2040 so it will be money well spent,” he said.

“Our stadium facilities are okay but, in the modern day, for us to encourage fans to go to the football, we need better facilities and it (a new stadium) would be absolutely fantastic for the Penrith district.”

Fans at Penrith Stadium were this year captivated by the Panthers’ run to the grand final. Picture. Phil Hillyard
Fans at Penrith Stadium were this year captivated by the Panthers’ run to the grand final. Picture. Phil Hillyard
In July, when announcing the ANZ rebuild was scrapped, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said: “smaller could trump bigger in a COVID world”.

Under the plan, Kogarah Oval would be shared by the Dragons, the Sharks and possibly Sydney FC.

Brookvale could be shared by the Manly Sea Eagles, and rugby union clubs the Manly Marlins and Warringah Rats.

Liverpool would be used by the Tigers and the Bulldogs.
We call it "The Dog House"
Mortimer Lamb Folkes Hughes get stands named and function rooms Would have to include Moore Anderson Bobcat and Elmasri as names to be used.. This builds up a great story for our legacy and legends for kids and patrons alike..
 

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Should we build in the area, then we really need to pounce on getting the community in the greater South-West on board. The Tiger's are apparently not doing much in that regard, and even the Rabbitohs are having their high profiled players visit schools in the Camden area.
The opportunity is there.
 

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Should we build in the area, then we really need to pounce on getting the community in the greater South-West on board. The Tiger's are apparently not doing much in that regard, and even the Rabbitohs are having their high profiled players visit schools in the Camden area.
The opportunity is there.
If the Tigers were ever going to own that area they would have by now. We can really establish our dominance from Canterbury to Camden being at Liverpool and as far as a long term strategy it would cement ourselves as a club that has to be in the competition no matter what. Liverpool really ticks the boxes for so many reasons.
 
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