Call for footy grand final’s Mars Stadium return after alcohol dispute

September 15, 2023 11:55 am in by
Image: Mars Stadium / Supplied

A local councillor has urged the Ballarat Football League and North Ballarat Football Club to sort out their differences and get the Grand Final back to Mars Stadium.

This year’s games have been moved to the City Oval, with the two parties unable to agree on who gets the profits from the sale of alcohol.

Mark Harris says it’s a ridiculous situation.

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“I don’t care what personal hubris has gone on, just get this stuff sorted,” he said.

“We want to see our best stadium used at its best moment, and I’m annoyed by it.”