Canberra Raiders Group sells Logan bowls club

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Canberra Raiders Group sells Logan bowls club

Post by greeneyed » August 12, 2019, 2:36 pm

Club's future back into own hands

The story of a suburban bowls club, which hit financial strife and became a raider target, has parallels to the hit Aussie movie Crackerjack.

As more and more south east Queensland bowls clubs face extinction as developers come knocking, one is bucking the trend, buying the premises back from a "corporate raider", in a move that could have come straight from the movie Crackerjack. Unlike the movie, the raiders were the Canberra District Rugby League Football Club, part of the Raiders group...

Read more: https://www.couriermail.com.au/questnew ... 11f8289346

Have not read anything more than the synopsis... but looks like the Raiders have sold out of The Rec Club in Logan in south east Queensland.

Probably makes sense, given how far away it is from the core business.
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Re: Canberra Raiders Group sells Logan bowls club

Post by Seiffert82 » August 12, 2019, 5:21 pm

Surprised we hung on given how long it has been since we cut ties with Souths-Logan.

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Re: Canberra Raiders Group sells Logan bowls club

Post by reptar » August 12, 2019, 5:31 pm

I refuse to pay News for "news" and Outline seems to be not working. Who bowled the flipper? and it makes me miss John Clarke even more.
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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Re: Canberra Raiders Group sells Logan bowls club

Post by -TW- » August 12, 2019, 8:00 pm

reptar wrote:I refuse to pay News for "news" and Outline seems to be not working. Who bowled the flipper? and it makes me miss John Clarke even more.
Absolutely love that movie

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Re: Canberra Raiders Group sells Logan bowls club

Post by Dr Zaius » August 15, 2019, 11:44 pm

Probably got too expensive replacing the glasses and bar stools after the weekly brawls
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