Tag: Melbourne Cricket Ground


AFL 2021 spectacle back again to daytime

MCG with full capacity for AFL Grand Final

The 2021 Toyota Australian Football League (AFL) Grand Final will return to its traditional timeslot (read during daytime) and home. AFL club Presidents were told recently that the game would start at 2.30 pm on September 25th, 2021 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in East Melbourne,... » Read more


State of Origin series opener in iconic MCG

Australia National Rugby League ‘State of Origin’ series back at MCG

The epochal Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne (Australia) has been locked in to host game one of the 2021 State of Origin series, Brisbane will be the venue for the second match with Sydney scoring the series finale. The State of Origin series is an annual best-of-three rugby league... » Read more


AFL hails Victoria Govt decision on fans

AFL season opener at MCG with fans

The Australian Football League (AFL) has welcomed the Victorian State Government’s decision to endorse 50 percent capacity crowds at the 100,024-capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and the 53,359-capacity Marvel Stadium for AFL matches to begin the season – the largest crowd capacity... » Read more


‘The G’ locked in to stage cricket tourneys

Australia MCG continues with test cricket

Cricket Australia (the national governing body for the game in Australia), the Melbourne Cricket Club, Manager of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), and the Victorian Government have announced a new three-year venue hire agreement for the MCG, starting with the 31st consecutive Boxing Day Test... » Read more


Australia stadia to allow 10,000 fans

Australia Bankwest Stadium June 2020

Up to 10,000 people will be allowed in stadiums in Australia from July. The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given the go-ahead for the same recently. He said the changes could also apply for concerts and festivals. Morrison gave the green light in the second week of June when he... » Read more


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