Melbourne Rebels super rugby match
posted February 11, 2013 3:12 PM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Fri March 8 at 7:00 PM, Melbourne Rectangular Stadium
100 Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia (Map & Directions)
Let's catch up for a rugby match this season.
Home games are listed below. I'll be going along to most of them. I know there's a few rugby fans out in mefite land that sometimes go along, so maybe we should make one of them an official meetup? Possibly get a pint before hand as well.

I already have plans for 22 Feb, so I'd propose 15 Feb, 8 Mar or 13 Apr. Let's get out there before the weather turns too crap!

15 Feb Rebels v Force
22 Feb Rebels v Brumbies
8 Mar Rebels v Reds
13 Apr Rebels v Southern Kings
3 May Rebels v Chiefs
17 May Rebels v Stormers
24 May Rebels v Waratahs
12 Jul Rebels v Highlanders
posted by mosessis to Meetup (15 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

Actually, this reminds me that I have to respond to an email about this.

Wilful and I shall probably be along this Friday. Where's good for a pint around there? Is The Corner too far?
posted by pompomtom at 4:00 PM on February 11, 2013

I'd already put plans under way for this Friday. won't be arriving until 7.20 so beer will have to be during and after.
posted by wilful at 4:32 PM on February 11, 2013

of course mefites are union fans. There's a natural overlap with being smart witty and sociable.
posted by wilful at 4:48 PM on February 11, 2013

Sweet! The corner is pretty close, so I'm happy to either meet there ~6 or meet at the game.
posted by mosessis at 11:51 PM on February 11, 2013

Well, how about C & I can meet you at the Corner about 6ish. Wilful can pick us up tix and we'll all meet at the gate.

Right Wilful?
posted by pompomtom at 12:18 AM on February 12, 2013

Okay. In fact, I'll text you when I'm at South yarra station and meet you out the front of Richmond at about 7.25, assuming train is on time. Otherwise I'll see you in there, Yarra end.
posted by wilful at 1:37 AM on February 12, 2013

OK mosessis, we've hijacked this for tomorrow. Now you should pick a date beyond peoples' planning horizons, and we can really do this. I am against May 3 and 17.

Really though, we should make this secret and pretend there's trivia at the Corner or something, so we can somehow drag russm and goshling to a rugby match.

Obviously, this needs to be kept very secret.
posted by pompomtom at 7:15 PM on February 13, 2013

I have a deal where I can get general admission tickets for 10% off. Should I pick up some tickets when I walk by Melbourne Park on my way to The Corner?

Good idea, ppt, I'll call the "official meetup" for 8 March in case anyone wants a bit more notice.

And maybe someone else can make a totally unrelated meet up for 8 March to "catch up for drinks" at the corner hotel. But you're right, secrecy is paramount.
posted by mosessis at 9:35 PM on February 13, 2013

well I'm committed, so 10% off is $2.50 off, so it's not much of an incentive, but hey it's half a beer.

pompomtom, what could be better than a birthday rugby match?
posted by wilful at 9:38 PM on February 13, 2013

The tix idea works for me. Two please!

C & I will be at the corner from about 6.

what could be better than a birthday rugby match?

I'm contemplating the Happy Mondays gig, actually.
posted by pompomtom at 11:57 PM on February 13, 2013

Okay, so definitely two for ppt and I'm pretty sure one for wilful, making three total. See you at the corner / Richmond station.
posted by mosessis at 10:15 PM on February 14, 2013

Get one for Wilful. He's apparently got the earlier train and will meet us at the corner.
posted by pompomtom at 10:26 PM on February 14, 2013

Bring skates! You can skate around the outer bit of the stadium.

Mine's a lager, ta.
posted by pompomtom at 6:30 PM on February 27, 2013

So, is this still a thing? I'm meeting up with some folks at Fed Square for drinks at 6 before heading down. Anyone in for tonight?
posted by mosessis at 6:36 PM on March 7, 2013

well OK, I just noticed this. I'd have been up for a beer (though Rugby less so) if I'd have known about it.
posted by russm at 2:31 AM on March 8, 2013

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