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Renewed calls for SCG drop-in pitch 5th July 2019
The AFL has requested the SCG again consider introducing a drop-in pitch, however the push has been met with strong opposition, while it’s currently logistically impossible in any case. Full Story

Australian Cricket schedule revealed for 2019/20 summer 7th May 2019
Cricket Australia has announced the fixtures for next summer, featuring a day/night Test Match in Perth and no ODI matches until March. Full Story

Pressure grows on SCG playing surface 9th April 2019
The Sydney Cricket Ground playing surface has come under fire again, with Saturday’s A-League match drawing plenty of criticism, while Sydney’s next home game has been relocated. Full Story

Turf worries for Marvel Stadium and SCG 28th March 2019
Marvel Stadium's turf has come under heavy scrutiny following the opening round of the 2019 AFL season, it comes as the SCG faces similar issues due to an increased workload. Full Story

New SCG scoreboard debuts as soccer returns 4th November 2018
The Sydney Cricket Ground recently hosted its first football game of the round-ball variety in 33 years. It also marked the debut of the southern hemispheres’ largest scoreboard. Full Story

New SCG Stand approaching first big test 31st December 2013
The new Noble/Bradman Grandstand isn't complete but all seats will be in use for the 5th Ashes Test commencing on Friday as Australia looks for a 5-0 whitewash over England. Full Story

SCG's new stand delayed 4th November 2013
The new $186m Sydney Cricket Ground pavilion, replacing the existing Noble, Bradman and Messenger stands, won't be finished in time for the 2014 Ashes test match. Full Story

SCG to preserve stand names 25th June 2013
The Sydney Cricket Ground Trust will preserve the names M.A. Noble, Bradman and Dally Messenger on the grandstand and scoreboard presently under construction at the northern end of the SCG. Full Story

Comfort over capacity as SCG takes shape 29th October 2012
The SCG's $186 million redevelopment is due for completion in just over a year and officials are promising a world-class experience for fans in the new facility. Full Story

SCG Trust develops precinct long-term Master Plan 22nd July 2012
The SCG Trust has developed a grand vision Master Plan which incorporates and links the Sydney Cricket Ground, Allianz Stadium and surrounding lands. Full Story

$186m facelift for SCG 3rd January 2012
The Sydney Cricket Ground will be upgraded to 48,000 capacity in a major $186 million refurbishment - involving three of its grandstands. Full Story

SCG gets cricket makeover 20th September 2010
The SCG playing surface area is being totally re-turfed for the first time since 2000 in preparation for the summer of cricket, which features the Ashes tour by England. Full Story

SCG installs Superscreen 26th August 2010
The Sydney Cricket Ground is installing a new, huge Panasonic LED screen to add excitement to all Cricket, AFL and Rugby League games played at the iconic venue. Full Story

New SCG stand named after Victor Trumper 12th June 2008
The new Hill stand at the SCG will be named after Victor Trumper, a peerless batsman with strong links to three football codes also played at the ground. Full Story

Longer field for SCG 3rd November 2007
Under proposed modifications to the $70 million redevelopment of Yabba's Hill and the Doug Walters Stand at the Sydney Cricket Ground, the playing surface will be extended by 3 metres. Full Story

It's all looking bright for the SCG 4th September 2007
The Sydney Cricket Ground will have the best and latest lighting for night sport following the commencement today of a major $2.5m upgrade of all light towers. Full Story

SCG gets federal funding for new stand 4th January 2007
Australian Prime Minister John Howard has announced that the Federal Government will contribute $25 million towards the building of a new grandstand at the SCG. Full Story

Over the hill: an era ends at the SCG 24th October 2006
Since 1854, when the first recorded match was played between the Garrison Club and the Royal Victoria Club, the Sydney Cricket Ground has had "the hill". That, however, is set to change. Full Story

SCG makeover puts more bums on seats 26th May 2006
A $60 million grandstand will be built on the old Sydney Cricket Ground Hill in a redevelopment that will also turn the gold members' car park into homes, offices and shops. Full Story

McKenzie slams SCG Trust 10th July 2005
NSW Waratahs coach Ewen McKenzie has spoken out against the SCG Trust's hardline attempt to lock all NSW games into Aussie Stadium for the next decade. Full Story



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