Sydney Sports Ground

Closed/Former Venue

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 around 33,000. 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
Address
 
Capacity
33,000  
Record Crowd
32,373 - NSWRL Grand Final - 16/8/1950 South Sydney v Western Suburbs
Highest Crowd since 2003
 
Lights
Yes  
Arena Roof
No  
Video Screen
No  
Opened
1986
Ticket Agent
 
Sports Played
Rugby League
Soccer  
Home Teams
 
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