Tag: Australia


MCG-sports stars vax vow campaign

Melbourne Cricket Ground encourages fans to get vaccinated

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) (Australia) has teamed up with a number of current and former Australian Football League (AFL) and Australian Football League Women (AFLW) players, media personalities, commentators, umpires, and fans in a campaign – #BePartoftheTeam – to encourage... » Read more


Queenslanders excited for rugby rendezvous

Australia Suncorp Stadium Queensland will host rugby final

Brisbane’s (Australia) Suncorp Stadium will host the 2021 National Rugby League (NRL) Telstra Premiership Grand Final on October 3rd with the title decider being held outside of Sydney for the first time in the competition’s 114th season. The ‘NRL’ stated that due to the COVID-19 outbreak... » Read more


Glory to bask in Fremantle Oval ‘glory’

Fremantle Oval with new team

An agreement between the City of Fremantle Council and the Australian professional soccer club Perth Glory FC (Australia) could see the historic Fremantle Oval become Glory’s administrative headquarters and a training facility for Glory’s A-League, W-League and youth teams. Perth Glory would... » Read more


Optus Stadium leave bad taste in fans’ mouths

Long queues at Optus stadium

Optus Stadium (Australia) boss Mike McKenna admitted that September 3rd night’s semi-final held between Geelong Cats and the GWS Giants as part of the 2021 Toyota Australian Football League (AFL) Finals Series was the “most difficult night” since the $1.6 billion venue opened as angry Perth... » Read more


Australia, New Zealand venues as vax sites

Major venues in Australia and New Zealand becoming vaccination centers

Major venues across Australia and New Zealand has swapped sport and entertainment for vaccines, becoming sites for mass vaccinations against the dreaded COVID-19 disease which is causing havoc in Australia while the situation has stabilized in New Zealand a little. The ‘Australasian Leisure... » Read more


WACA makeover work finally gets a kickstart

Australia Perth WACA stadium update Sept 2021

Work has commenced on the long-awaited upgrades to the iconic Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) Ground in Perth, Australia. Premier Mark McGowan, Western Australia (WA) Minister for Planning Rita Saffioti, Western Australia (WA) Minister for Sport and Recreation Tony Buti, Federal... » Read more


Queensland to host remaining rugby fixtures

Rugby Championship played in Queensland

Queensland (Australia) will host eight of the remaining Rugby Championship Tests following a COVID-enforced change to the schedule. The ‘BBC Sport’ stated that New Zealand and Australia are presently subject to lockdowns and the All Blacks (the New Zealand men’s national rugby union team)... » Read more


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