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Fans slam the SCG for charging $1.70 for a carry tray

What will they charge us for next? Footy fans slam Sydney Cricket ground for charging $1.70 for a CARRY TRAY

  • Footy fans have slammed the SCG for charging $1.70 for a carry tray
  • Fan said alongside already expensive drinks it was unaffordable for Australians
  • The Sydney Cricket Ground recently considered raising prices by 40 per cent 

Footy fans have slammed the Sydney Cricket Ground for charging spectators $1.70 for a carry tray for their drinks and snacks.   

The fee for the tray, which is often handed out at numerous sporting venues for free,  outraged many attending the Adelaide Crows v Sydney Swans game on Friday.

Spectators venting their frustrations online said the $1.70 price tag was a poor start to the footy season and is a sign of the ever increasing cost of living.

The fee for the tray, which is often handed out at numerous sporting venues for free, outraged many attending the Adelaide Crows v Sydney Swans game on Friday (pictured) 

‘They wonder why there was so many empty seats at the SCG ?? Not really affordable for the every day hard working Australian in the most expensive city,’ one person said. 

‘Fans should boycott buying food and beverages for an entire round. Absolutely thieving us!’ said another. 

‘It wasn’t just the umpires that robbed Swans fans at the SCG then,’ joked one fan.  

Despite already charging $9.60 for a Carlton Draft beer and almost $7 for a meet pie, the SCG Trust is considering raising prices even further

Despite already charging $9.60 for a Carlton Draft beer and almost $7 for a meet pie, the SCG Trust is considering raising prices even further

‘I’m sorry what and the purpose of charging for this would be??? (Outside of the usual money making scam). The markup on all this is seriously ridiculous and unfortunately happens at every ground,’ said another fan. 

Despite already charging $9.60 for a Carlton Draft beer and almost $7 for a meet pie, the SCG Trust is considering raising prices even further.

Before the NSW state election in early March, the SCG declared it would increase prices by 40 per cent if it was forced to pay $744m to rebuild Allianz Stadium, according to the Saturday Telegraph.

The Sydney Cricket Ground has been contacted for comment. 

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