Sea Eagles formalise Brookvale Oval hire fee proposal

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles have today formalised their previously tabled proposal to Warringah Council for usage of Brookvale Oval for the 2016 season.

This proposal amounts to $220,000 per year for the NRL season, a figure that still remains significantly higher than the rates charged by superior suburban venues to other NRL teams.

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Comparative Sydney Suburban Ground Hire Fees (2015)

Ground hire fee per undercover seat per game:

Suburban Ground A*: $4.69

Suburban Ground B*: $7.32

Suburban Ground C*: $7.46

Council’s Brookvale Oval Proposal A (One Year Agreement**): $21.89

Council’s Brookvale Oval Proposal B (Casual Hire Fee): $29.00

Sea Eagles Proposal: $11.60

* Actual base ground hire fees for comparable Sydney suburban venues hosting NRL games

** One year agreement under the same terms as 2015

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The Sea Eagles hope to have the matter resolved as quickly and amicably as possible.

The Club appreciates the overwhelming support that they have received from the community over recent weeks.