Marvel Stadium News

30 Mar 2020

BBL may hinder December AFL Grand Final

The AFL’s hopes of a later-than-usual Grand Final at Marvel Stadium may be impacted by the existing contract between the venue and BBL team Melbourne Renegades.

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11 Mar 2020

Marvel Stadium redevelopment plans remain a mystery

As Marvel Stadium turns 20 this week, the evolution of the Docklands venue remains a mystery, with the AFL yet to announce detailed plans for its redevelopment.

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27 Feb 2020

Improved food and beverage options for Marvel Stadium

Marvel Stadium has announced new and improved food and beverage offerings for fans ahead of the 2020 AFL season.

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17 Feb 2020

Marvel Stadium scraps ticket booking fees

The AFL has announced it’ll remove the unpopular transaction fee when booking tickets for all sporting events at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium.

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29 Jun 2019

Marvel Stadium roof to be closed for remaining AFL games

The AFL has announced it'll keep the controversial Marvel Stadium roof closed for all remaining day games of the 2019 AFL season.

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5 Jun 2019

Marvel Stadium wins Global Venue of the Year award

Melbourne's Marvel Stadium has been named Global Venue of the Year at TheStadiumBusiness Awards in Manchester.

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28 Mar 2019

Turf worries for Marvel Stadium and SCG

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.

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18 Sep 2018

Marvel Stadium plans revealed, but mystery surrounds re-brand

Plans revealed for Melbourne's Etihad Stadium show it'll be more than just a name change, however the actual launch date of the new name remains a mystery.

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24 May 2018

Etihad Stadium to be renamed Marvel Stadium

Melbourne's Etihad Stadium has a new naming-rights sponsor, with the 55,000-capacity Docklands venue to be known as Marvel Stadium as of October 1, 2018.

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20 Apr 2018

Victorian Government's $500m Cash Spash

The Victorian Labor Government has pledged $500 million to state-wide sports infrastructure including $225 million of the 2018/2019 Budget to help fund redevelopments to the MCG and Etihad Stadium Precinct.

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7 Oct 2016

AFL buys Etihad Stadium

The Australian Football League has completed the purchase of Melbourne's Etihad Stadium and is expected to take over the ownership and management in November.

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20 Jun 2016

$300m Etihad Stadium revamp

The AFL has submitted plans to the Victorian Government for a $300 million revamp of Melbourne's Etihad Stadium to revitalise the venue and surrounding area.

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21 Feb 2015

LED digital signage for MCG and Etihad

The MCG and Etihad Stadium will be the first grounds in Australia to have full LED digital signage across two levels and they are expected to be in use for round one of the AFL season.

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18 Sep 2014

Telstra to upgrade technology at Etihad Stadium

Fans at Etihad Stadium will be better connected from next year thanks to a five year, multimillion dollar technology partnership with Telstra.

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7 May 2010

Diamond experience at Etihad

A new VIP corporate box at Etihad Stadium is being hailed as one of the world's most luxurious.

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6 Mar 2010

Etihad Stadium storm damage won't disrupt games, says AFL

AFL and Etihad Stadium management are confident the storm damage which delayed Saturday night's NAB Cup semi-final won't disrupt football fixtures in coming weeks, despite acknowledging the clean-up...

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12 Feb 2010

Etihad Stadium better than MCG: Ian Collins

Ten years after the birth of the once-maligned Etihad Stadium, Ian Collins has declared it a better place to watch footy than the MCG.

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10 Feb 2010

AFL blocks Ian Collins World Cup soccer bid for Etihad Stadium

The AFL has scored again with Etihad Stadium chief Ian Collins all but closing the door on World Cup soccer being staged at the Docklands venue.

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10 Dec 2009

Etihad Stadium open to World Cup games

Etihad Stadium boss Ian Collins is keeping an open mind about his venue possibly hosting soccer World Cup matches.

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23 Sep 2009

Etihad Stadium strikes new deal with AFL

The AFL's Melbourne-based clubs will each reap more than $1 million extra per season from venue deals after a breakthrough between the league and Etihad Stadium.

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