Sydney Sports Ground

The Sydney Sports Ground was located on the site of the Sydney Football Stadium. The ground had 2 main grandstands and a huge hill making capacity over 35,000. Soccer and Rugby League were amongst the sports which were held at the ground. The Eastern Suburbs Rugby League Club played their home games at the Sydney Sports Ground before 1987. It also held World Youth Soccer Championships in 1981.

The Sydney Sports Ground was demolished in 1986/7 to allow the building of the Sydney Football Stadium which opened in 1988.
 

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Capacity: 35,000
Record Crowd: 32,373 - NSWRL Grand Final - 16/8/1950
South Sydney v Western Suburbs
Video Screen: No
Lights: Yes
Arena Roof: No
Demolished: 1986
Sports Played: Rugby League
Soccer
Historic Events: Eastern Suburbs RLC
 

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