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Leichhardt Oval Railing Collapse Mars Riverview-Joeys Rugby Clash

May, Inner West Council has asked state governments to fund urgent work .

But the government broke an apparent handshake deal to implement upgrades at Leichhardt Oval and other suburban stadiums, diverting the money to flood reconstruction instead.

Australian Rugby League Commission Chairman Peter Vlandis said: said to Herald “It’s appalling that they are using the human tragedy of the flood to break the agreement.”

“Considering the billions of dollars they have spent on their recent budget, the amount they need to keep to our agreement is trivial,” he said.

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The railing collapse occurred after a week of upheaval at the Leichhardt Oval. Police called last Sunday when rocks and flames were thrown after an Australian Cup football match.

A spokesperson for Sydney FC said those involved in the match did not see the match and were not wearing club colors at the time.

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Leichhardt Oval Railing Collapse Mars Riverview-Joeys Rugby Clash

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