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2 hours ago, daisycutter said:

the club have the addresses of all club members

it would be interesting seeing a geographical  heat map of this data

i wonder if the club already has

Not sure they could organise the proverbial  p***  up Daisy  let alone clever stuff.  They still struggle with inner sanctum games it seems.

Caulfield should have been signed and sealed by now imho if it were happening.

Another committee getting sfa done.

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1 hour ago, beelzebub said:

Not sure they could organise the proverbial  p***  up Daisy  let alone clever stuff.  They still struggle with inner sanctum games it seems.

Caulfield should have been signed and sealed by now imho if it were happening.

Another committee getting sfa done.

starting to look that way

maybe od was on the money all along

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I figure the players are key stakeholders 

both current and prospective players 

these folk are on big coin and are typically going to live in the expensive suburbs and having a training base that isn’t a long way from home is attractive 

they won’t decide to play for Melbourne purely on this of course but every bit helps

 

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14 hours ago, dpositive said:

 

THe plan would also sit well in a greenfield site such as Fishermans Bend which has an existing residential plan with no recreational precinct included.

Dp, I haven’t seen the FB master plan, but I’d suggest that if, as you say, there is no recreation precinct on the plan, then you must realise that getting land rezoned is a really difficult process and an extremely time consuming one. And given the governments demands for more housing, rather than less, probably an expensive and fruitless exercise. That’s what is attractive about Caulfield and, dare I say it, Goshs’s precinct - ie no rezoning required. 

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2 hours ago, Dannyz said:

Richmond South Yarra (New draftees), Camberwell Hawthorn Glen Iris (well paid middle aged) and Bayside (Gawn Melky Gus). 

I think Gawny now has his main res in East Malvern. 

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31 minutes ago, BDA said:

I can’t recall a player requesting a trade due to inconvenience getting to a training ground. If it’s a hassle get a place to live closer to work.

 

Didn't Brock McLean complain about travelling to Casey? And plenty of the St Kilda players complained about having to travel to Seaford. Having said that, both McLean and the St Kilda players may have been troubled more by other matters and just used "travel" as an excuse.

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7 hours ago, Neil Crompton said:

Dp, I haven’t seen the FB master plan, but I’d suggest that if, as you say, there is no recreation precinct on the plan, then you must realise that getting land rezoned is a really difficult process and an extremely time consuming one. And given the governments demands for more housing, rather than less, probably an expensive and fruitless exercise. That’s what is attractive about Caulfield and, dare I say it, Goshs’s precinct - ie no rezoning required. 

Thanks NC.  Not sure of zoning etc. Its a big site. As I say Caulfield is an attractive option but may also be time consuming.

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10 hours ago, dpositive said:

Thanks NC.  Not sure of zoning etc. Its a big site. As I say Caulfield is an attractive option but may also be time consuming.

There is no plan B. That's why the club has gone to ground. 

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1 hour ago, daisycutter said:

or defin8ly

or defo

Or even defiantly. Or, perhaps, not.

The thing about "state of the art" is that it's a beautifully undefinable term which can mean different things to different people. The one thing most people will agree upon, though, is that whatever it is, it only remains "state of the art" until the next state of the art facility is built. So, at any one time, there is really only ever one "state of the art" facility.  

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On 05/12/2023 at 16:44, Rab D Nesbitt said:

I think Gawny now has his main res in East Malvern. 

Even Gawn can't afford Malvern.... had to settle for Malvern the Lesser.

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23 minutes ago, Grr-owl said:

Even Gawn can't afford Malvern.... had to settle for Malvern the Lesser.

Had to settle for the 3145 postcode after taking unders on his last contract to help keep the band together. 

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