No, this isn’t a plea to save the big white polar guys lumbering about on the disappearing ice floes of Greenland. The Central Coast Bears! The pride of the Central Coast rugby is making a big-time move to return to its fans.
Check out this video from Greg Florimo:
Read Greg’s opinion piece here.
And, then, hop over to here and sign the petition to bring back the Bears!
Q. Which of the following upcoming sporting events are you most interested in?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens|
|The AFL Grand Final||32%||35%||33%||28%|
|The NRL Grand Final||20%||19%||22%||17%|
|The Rugby World Cup||10%||9%||12%||10%|
|None of the above||38%||37%||34%||44%|
Whilst 38% of respondents had no interest in any of the upcoming football finals, 32% were most interested in the AFL, 20% in the NRL and only 10% in the Rugby World Cup.
Female respondents are far more likely to state that they were not interested in any of the upcoming sport events (47%), as were respondents aged 18-24 yeas old (46%).
Respondents from NSW are far more likely to have an interest in the Rugby World Cup (15%) and the NRL Grand Final (35%).
Respondents from QLD are also far more likely to have an interest in the NRL Grand Final (32%).
Victorian respondents are the most likely to be most interested in the AFL Grand Final (67%).
Read Essential's ongoing research on the public response to Covid-19.
In this week's report:
- Federal government response to Covid-19
- State government response to Covid-19
- Views towards reopening international borders
- Views towards state border closures
- Comprehension and confidence in PM’s plan to ‘safely reopen’ Australia
- Uptake of a Covid-19 vaccine
- Necessity of mandatory vaccinations in specific situations
- Views towards easing restrictions for fully vaccinated people