Tag: Melbourne


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


Australian Open likely in February

Australian Open postponed until beginning of February 2021

With less than a month to go for 2021 to ring in, the season’s first Grand Slam tournament – Australian Open – which was supposed to begin on January 18th next year will now likely commence three weeks later on February 8th, 2021. This is as per media reports. The Australian Open is a... » Read more


Victoria as tennis hub not okay with Premier

Australian Tennis update November 2020

Plans are being drawn up for Victoria to stage Australia’s entire summer tennis calendar to minimize risks for players traveling to State capital Melbourne for January’s Australian Open Grand Slam what with coronavirus onslaught on in full force globally. The 2021 Australian Open is due to take... » 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


Western United plans elite training facility

Australia Western United training complex

Australian A-League football club Western United has unlocked plans to build a new elite training facility next to its new facility, Wyndham City Stadium. Wyndham City Stadium is a proposed 15,000-seat purpose-built football stadium which will be built in Tarneit, West of Melbourne (Australia). The... » Read more


COVID-19 make a hotchpotch of AFL fixtures

AFL update July 2020 Queensland

As Melbourne (Australia) grapples with surge in coronavirus cases, six Australian Football League (AFL) teams will relocate from Victoria to Queensland as the AFL scrambles to ensure the season is able to continue. The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent and only fully professional... » Read more


Marvel Stadium puts AFL in driving seat

Australia Marvel Stadium

Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, has proved to be the biggest strong point for the Australian Football League (AFL). AFL’s ownership of the Marvel Stadium has enabled the organization to secure finance to help it steer through the COVID-19 business downturn. The asset has put the AFL in... » Read more


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