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Development
16 May 2022

MCG redevelopment ideas floated as first concept image is revealed

A concept image of the $1 billion MCG redevelopment has been revealed, while funding has been secured to complete the business case.

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Cricket
5 Mar 2022

Great Southern Stand to be renamed to honour Shane Warne

The MCG’s Great Southern Stand will be renamed the S.K. Warne Stand to pay tribute to the cricket legend following his shock passing.

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Development
26 Feb 2022

Future MCG major redevelopment on the cards

Talk has ramped up of late regarding a major redevelopment of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, with the 30-year-old Great Southern Stand in line for a rebuild.

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Catering
23 Feb 2022

New food offerings at the MCG ahead of 2022 season

AFL fans will experience refreshed food options at the MCG when the 2022 season gets underway on March 16, following the new partnership with Delaware North.

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AFL
22 Feb 2022

AFL confirms 100% capacity for Victorian stadiums as ticket prices are frozen

The AFL has confirmed 100% capacity for the MCG, Marvel Stadium, GMHBA Stadium and Mars Stadium to kick-off the 2022 AFL season but will capacity crowds return to stadiums?

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Technology
22 Feb 2022

MCG goes green in partnership with EnergyAustralia

The Melbourne Cricket Ground has become the first major stadium in Australia to run on 100 per cent renewable power, thanks to a partnership with energy retailer EnergyAustralia.

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Cricket
16 Nov 2021

2022 T20 World Cup stadiums confirmed

The ICC has confirmed the venues for the 2022 T20 World Cup, with the MCG to host the final, as Australia will look to defend their title on home soil, after defeating New Zealand in Dubai on Sunday.

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Catering
15 Nov 2021

New food and beverage supplier appointed for MCG

Delaware North has been appointed as the new hospitality services provider for the Melbourne Cricket Ground, in what is set to shake up the stadium’s food and beverage offerings.

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Cricket
19 Sep 2021

History of the Melbourne Cricket Ground

The greatest sporting arenas can be found around the world, such as the Lord’s in London, Kensington Oval in Barbados, and the Eden Gardens in India, but one shouldn’t look past the rich history that the MCG holds.

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AFL
25 Apr 2021

MCG attracts world’s biggest crowd since the beginning of pandemic

A crowd of 78,113 attended Sunday's ANZAC Day blockbuster at the MCG, marking the biggest sports attendance in the world since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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AFL
22 Mar 2021

50,000 fans attend AFL opener, setting Covid record crowd

The roar returned to the MCG Thursday night, with a sell-out crowd on hand for the opening game of the 2021 AFL season, while a total of 248,066 fans attended round one.

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Technology
23 Dec 2020

Solar panels to help power sustainability at the MCG

The MCG is set to become even more sustainable this summer with the installation 220 solar panels at the iconic Melbourne venue.

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5 Dec 2020

36 years of the iconic MCG lights

The famous MCG light towers recently marked 36 years since they were first turned on.

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Covid
17 Nov 2020

MCG hosts practice event to get Covid-ready

The MCG on Tuesday hosted a test event featuring some of Victoria’s biggest venues, events and sporting codes, preparing for the safe return of live events.

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Cricket
28 Oct 2020

MCG Boxing Day Test to attract a crowd

With Covid-19 restrictions finally beginning to ease in Melbourne, the Boxing Day Test looks set to be the first major event to be played in front of a crowd in the Victorian capital, as the summer cricket schedule is confirmed.

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