Home Ground Advantage

Melbourne,Brisbane,Manly, North Queensland ,Penrith , Cronulla, Roosters. Titans, Warriors, Newcastle ,Raiders have dedicated single venues.Over, say, a 3 year period to allow for poor years how many competition points advantage per year do you think this equates to compared to multiple venue clubs? My guesstimate is 6 points a season.

Melbourne played Gold Coast in Brisbane

Manly played Brisbane in Brisbane

Roosters play Gold Coast on central coast

Titans may not have a home ground in the coming weeks and have played games in Gladstone

Penrith take a game to Bathurst

So not all those teams have a single home ground.

Teams that have to rely on home ground advantage to win games have got a problem bigger than having Mitch Moses on the roster. Good teams can win anywhere .

This is a new refreshing topic.

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Melbourne,Brisbane,Manly, North Queensland ,Penrith , Cronulla, Roosters. Titans, Warriors, Newcastle ,Raiders have dedicated single venues.Over, say, a 3 year period to allow for poor years how many competition points advantage per year do you think this equates to compared to multiple venue clubs? My guesstimate is 6 points a season.

Good post and good question.

This should not be a hard question to answer. We just need to compare the teams win/loss record with home and away games. If the Multi home ground teams have less of a home advantage then we can get a better Guestimate.

Ofcourse some of these clubs sacrifice an occasional game. Meh they mostly play on their own grounds. To exclude the sacrificed games could be a little hard….

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Teams that have to rely on home ground advantage to win games have got a problem bigger than having Mitch Moses on the roster. Good teams can win anywhere .

Thats not quite right - yes teams shouldn’t just rely on home ground wins but having a fortress mentality at home is definitely an advantage - Wests in 1978 set themselves to not lose a game at Lidcombe which they achieved - the outcome was they finished minor premiers. Yea they also had to win games away but the fact they won all their home games gave them that added confidence.

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Melbourne,Brisbane,Manly, North Queensland ,Penrith , Cronulla, Roosters. Titans, Warriors, Newcastle ,Raiders have dedicated single venues.Over, say, a 3 year period to allow for poor years how many competition points advantage per year do you think this equates to compared to multiple venue clubs? My guesstimate is 6 points a season.

Good post and good question.

This should not be a hard question to answer. We just need to compare the teams win/loss record with home and away games. If the Multi home ground teams have less of a home advantage then we can get a better Guesstimate.

Of course some of these clubs sacrifice an occasional game. Meh they mostly play on their own grounds. To exclude the sacrificed games could be a little hard….

The info is all on wikipedia,Very detailed ,take a bit of time to calculate. Interesting in 2014 Dale Copley easily Broncos top try scorer . Broncos being first club I looked at. Will attempt to work out figures next rainy day (which could be months away.)

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