Jones said the price decrease could lead to more people going to games, although he said there were many other factors that also came into play.
«That’s a great outcome because it’s something the Raiders and ourselves have been pressing for a while,» he said.
«It started obviously with that http://www.cheapjerseys11.com/ initiative from the MCG and the AFL last year and we’ve been saying the cost of food and beverage [at Canberra Stadium] is high for the punter and we’re trying to provide better value.
«That’s what we’ve been harping on the whole time and. so we support that initiative and we’re glad that the ACT government they’re doing a lot of things with us and the Raiders to bring people to the stadium.»
Chief Minister Andrew Barr said they had been working closely with the stadium’s caterers, Gema Catering, to bring about the price cuts.
He also said there would be new options introduced this year, including Mexican food.
«We know that the price of food at [Canberra] Stadium can be a restricting factor for many families coming out and supporting our local teams on a regular basis, so starting at [Friday] night’s game between the Brumbies and the Hurricanes food prices will come down,» Barr said.
Jones has been looking into the success of the Big Bash League this summer, which saw the attendances and television audiences go through the roof for the Twenty20 cricket competition.
While he said there were a number of unique cheap jerseys factors that helped with the BBL’s success such as free to air television coverage, a short season and school holidays he felt there were some lessons the Brumbies could learn.
There will be free buses to and from the Raiders and Brumbies games throughout the year for anyone who has a ticket to the game.