After the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, Sydney had a group of new stadiums. Today those stadiums in Sydney are used to host a range of sporting fixtures such as cricket, rugby league, rugby union, football (soccer), and Australian Rules Football. Check out some of the interesting information about them in our blog.
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Stadiums Sydney – Sydney Cricket Grounds
The Sydney Cricket Grounds, despite its name, is a multi-sporting complex. It hosts all types of cricket – Test, One Day, Twenty20 as well as domestic games. The other sports played here are Australian Rules Football and both codes of rugby.
Currently the stadium is the home ground for both the Sydney Swans AFL team and the NSW Blues Cricket team. It has a seating capacity of 48,000 and is the 8th largest sporting venue by capacity in Australia.
Stadiums Sydney – Stadium Australia
Stadium Australia is the main stadium in the Sydney Olympic Park complex, built to host the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. Commercially the venue has had several names; currently it’s ANZ Stadium and previously it was Telstra Stadium. It’s a multi-sporting complex that hosts both codes of rugby, AFL, football (soccer) and cricket.
It originally could seat over 110,000 people, making it the biggest stadium by capacity in the country but expansions to the playing surface in 2003 to accommodate more sports reduced that capacity to 83,500. Even so, it’s still the second biggest. And the only stadium in the world designed to play 5 sports.
Stadium Australia is currently home to a number of teams including the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the NSW State Rugby team.
Stadiums Sydney – Sydney Football Stadium (Allianz Stadium)
Allianz Stadium, also known as The Sydney Football Stadium (and prior to that as Aussie Stadium) is located next to the Sydney Cricket Ground. It’s owned by the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust and seats 45,500 people.
It’s used to host football (soccer) as well as both rugby codes. Currently it’s the home ground of the Sydney Roosters NRL team, Sydney FC (soccer) and the New South Wales Waratahs (Union).
Stadiums Sydney - Sydney Showground Stadium (Spotless Stadium)
Spotless Stadium is another one of the Sydney Olympic Park complex. It was used for the baseball events during the 2000 Olympics. The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW operates it under lease from the state government.
With a seating capacity of 24,000 the venue is used for a range of sports and events, including the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Currently it’s the home venue for the Greater Western Sydney Giants
Stadiums Sydney – North Sydney Oval
North Sydney Oval is the second home ground for the NSW Blues State Cricket Team. It’s run by the North Sydney Council and has been operating since 1867.
The venue is used for several sports on top of cricket, including rugby league and rugby union. It has also been used for football (soccer). It can hold 20,000 people.
Other clubs currently using it include the North Sydney Bears, North Sydney Cricket Club and Northern Suburbs Rugby Club.
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