It's no secret that choosing a sporting club is a huge commitment. Whether you are choosing for your children, or for yourself, you're going to be spending a few nights every single week there & its essential you get it right. Your sporting club is bound to become a big part of your life so we thought to ourselves... why not ask our very own retired AFL player Spida Everitt. After playing for numerous AFL clubs throughout his entire career, Spida is the perfect candidate to give us a valuable insight & a top 5 guide when it comes to choosing your sporting club of the future.
Here's a list of the boxes your club should be ticking:
5. Nice, Basic & Easy Food
Before or after a game there's always one thing for sure - you will be keen for a feed! Hot chips, burgers, schnitzel's - you're always going to want something digestible and quick.
4. Upbeat & Knowledgeable Staff
Nothing beats unrivaled service and the true emotion of passion seeping through the staff. This is a great sign to pick up on the culture of the club.
3.Very Cold Tap Beer
Always a must.
2. Memorabilia & History of the Club
A club that's rich in history is always striving to leave a great legacy. An easy way to spot the direction that the club is headed in, it's nice to know that your contribution will have the chance to live on.
1. Electric Atmosphere with Live Sport On
At the end of the day the most important factor to consider when choosing a sporting club is the atmosphere. Live sport is an obvious staple, but couple that with an unbeatable atmosphere and you'll be set.