The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a sports stadium in Sydney in Australia. It is used for Test cricket, One Day International cricket and Australian rules football, as well some rugby league football and rugby union matches. It is the home ground for the New South Wales Blues cricket team and the Sydney Swans of the Australian Football League. It is owned and operated by the SCG Trust that also manages the Sydney Football Stadium located next door. Until the Sydney Football Stadium was built, the Sydney Cricket ground was a major rugby league venue.
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... See also Sport in New South Wales Sport is an important part of Sydney's culture ... Sydney is the only city other than Melbourne and Brisbane to have an elite presence in the 4 major football codes of Australia – rugby league, Australian rules football, rugby union and ... Prominent sporting venues in Sydney include the Sydney Cricket Ground or SCG, ANZ Stadium, the Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney Motorsport Park, Royal Randwick and ...
48,000 Largest rugby league match attendance 78,056 (St George v South Sydney, 18 September 1965) Largest cricket match attendance 58,446 (Australia v England, 15 December 1928) Largest soccer match attendance 51,56 ...
... The line-up for the Sydney concert featured Coldplay - "Life in Technicolor", "Yellow", "Lost!", "Clocks", "Viva La Vida", "You're the Voice" (featuring John Farnham), "Fix You" (Encore) (1215PM ... Little Birdy sang "Six Months in a Leaky Boat" in Sydney and Split Enz would sing it at Melbourne later that night ...
... Competition Score Venue Attendance 1951 South Sydney Rabbitohs NSWRFL 14-42 Sydney Sports Ground 28,505 1957 St George Dragons NSWRFL 9-31 Sydney Cricket Ground 54,399 1959 St ... George Dragons NSWRFL 0-20 Sydney Cricket Ground 49,457 1968 South Sydney Rabbitohs NSWRFL 9-13 Sydney Cricket Ground 54,255 1970 South Sydney Rabbitohs ...
... Year Winning Team Losing Team Scoreline Ground 1979 New Zealand Great Britain 11 ... Carlaw Park 1979 Great Britain New Zealand 7 ... Christchurch 1979 Great Britain New ...
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