There’s a lot of whining coming out of the Raiders and Brumbies camps (and their associated tame shills we call journalists) about Canberra crowds being on the low side despite the teams playing rather well.
I would humbly suggest that anyone surprised by the turnouts should try getting out of corporate hospitality and try sitting in the cold, windy, often wet conditions on the sideline.
Sitting in the pub, or even at home, begins to seem like a better option than paying a lot of money to get very cold.
The Brumbies especially need to realise that the extended super rugby season is pushing their night time games into much colder territory.
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In years gone by the fans would turn out in June, but that was for a grand final.