Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

at Brunton Avenue, Richmond, 3002 Australia

Official page of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia's famous sporting stadium. Nothing can match it. The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is Australia's largest, oldest and most popular sporting venue, with a history that compares favourably with any other stadium in the world. The MCG has a total capacity of 100,024 people, comprising about 95,000 seats and 5000 standing room spaces. The stadium also houses the National Sports Museum (http://www.facebook.com/nationalsportsmuseum), which includes some of the most priceless pieces of memorabilia in Australian sporting history.


Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Brunton Avenue
Richmond , VIC 3002
Australia
Contact Phone
P: (03) 9657 8888
Website
http://www.mcg.org.au

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The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is Australia's largest, oldest and most popular sporting stadium.

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The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has hosted plenty of international cricket, including the first-ever cricket Test (1877), the 1992 and 2015 Cricket World Cup finals, countless VFL/AFL Grand Finals, and the 1956 Olympic Games. Other sporting spectacles that have been held there are Australian World Cup soccer qualifiers, rugby league home and away matches and State of Origin, international rugby union clashes and the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Apart from its sporting events, the MCG has also witnessed many blockbuster music concerts, and even Pope John Paul II held a mass there when he visited Melbourne in 1986. The stadium also houses the National Sports Museum (http://www.facebook.com/nationalsportsmuseum), which includes some of the most priceless pieces of memorabilia in Australian sporting history. The MCG has a total capacity of 100,024 people.

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