Tag: Melbourne Cricket Ground


Argentina upset MCG Superclásico apple cart

Brazil versus Argentina at MCG cancelled

Brazil’s international friendly against Argentina scheduled for Melbourne, Australia, in June has been canceled. The ‘ESPN’ stated that the June 11th match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) had been planned as part of Brazil’s preparations for the World Cup later this year, but the... » Read more


Bledisloe Cup to be back in MCG turf

Rugby Union will return to MCG

Rugby union will make a return to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) (Australia) for the first time since 2007, after Rugby Australia and the Victorian Government secured the Bledisloe Cup matches on Melbourne soil in 2022 and 2023. The ‘Melbourne Cricket Ground’ stated that the Bledisloe Cup... » Read more


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


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


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