Metricon Stadium News

29 Mar 2019

Metricon extends stadium naming-rights

Metricon Homes has extended its naming-rights deal with the home ground of the Gold Coast Suns for a further four years.

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29 May 2011

Metricon Stadium opens its doors

Fireworks that could be heard kilometres away, 21,485 screaming Gold Coast Suns fans and Karmichael Hunt's first AFL goal - from 60m out, no less - it was a cracking night out at Metricon Stadium.

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20 May 2011

Metricon Stadium ready for action

Australia's newest stadium, Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast, will host its first match on May 28 in front of a sell-out crowd.

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15 Mar 2011

Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast Stadium at Carrara will officially be known as Metricon Stadium following a naming rights agreement with Australia's leading home builder.

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8 Oct 2010

Carrara Stadium development on track

Gold Coast's Carrara Stadium is on schedule for completion in May 2011. Meanwhile, 20% of the stadium's power needs will be generated by solar panels.

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9 May 2010

GC Stadium 'rises up' at Carrara

Queensland sport minister Phil Reeves today released a series of aerial images showing how the Gold Coast Stadium is 'rising up' at Carrara.

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30 Oct 2009

Carrara Stadium redevelopment gets underway

The $126 million redevelopment of the Gold Coast Stadium is one step closer today as demolition gets underway at the site in Carrara.

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11 Oct 2009

Carrara Stadium Preview

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has released the first images of what the completed Gold Coast Stadium at Carrara will look like - giving the Gold Coast an exclusive sneak peak of what the $126 million project has to offer.

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31 Mar 2009

Gold Coast Council agrees to stadium deal

The final hurdle facing Gold Coast's confirmation as the AFL's 17th licence appeared to be cleared last night after a local council meeting.

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28 Feb 2009

Big stadium a big hurdle for GC17

Two things stand between the Gold Coast and its new AFL team - a 25,000-seat stadium and the mountain of money needed to build it.

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12 Dec 2007

Demetriou's Carrara plan

AFL boss Andrew Demetriou has unveiled his master plan for the new Gold Coast team to play out of a $200 million stadium at Carrara.

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21 Nov 2007

Government yet to commit to Carrara facelift

The AFL's quest to establish a team on the Gold Coast is in jeopardy with the Queensland Government yet to commit to a vital Carrara Stadium facelift.

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24 Jul 2007

QRU expecting the ARC to revitalise Queensland Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union are expecting the new Australian Rugby Championship to develop into a momentum swing that will bring fans back to the code.

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27 Apr 2007

Carrara Stadium strikes back

The Coast is set for a stadium stoush with Robina's $160 million Skilled Park due to be outplayed after plans to radically rebuild Gold Coast Stadium at Carrara were leaked yesterday.

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28 Jul 2006

Codes happy to coexist in battle of the Titans

A ceasefire has been called in the Gold Coast battle of the football codes, with the city's fledgling rugby league team now keen to "coexist" with a visiting AFL team next year.

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25 Jul 2006

Oval row may unseat Gold Coast Titans

A plan for top-flight rugby league and Australian rules football clubs to share Carrara stadium has sparked a brawl that could force league's newest team - the Gold Coast Titans - to play its entire first season 80km away in Brisbane.

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25 Jul 2006

Titans, council resolve stadium row

The managing director of the Gold Coast Titans Rugby League Club says commonsense has prevailed in resolving an impasse over the set up at Carrara Stadium for the team's entry into the National Rugby League (NRL) next year.

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28 Jun 2005

Three venues to pick up MCG games

The AFL will use just three grounds to host the matches that have to be shifted from the MCG in 2006 to cater for the Commonwealth Games.

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25 May 2005

Carrara goes back to the future

Football's permanent return to the Gold Coast will begin next year, with the AFL to schedule four matches at the Carrara venue it abandoned, seemingly forever, in 1992.

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8 Aug 2004

Council commit to Carrara Stadium revamp

Gold Coast City Council has gift wrapped rugby league's bid to set up on the tourist strip with a multi-million-dollar commitment to revamp Carrara Stadium.

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