Cazaly's Stadium


Cazaly's Stadium

Cazaly's Stadium, formally known as Bundaberg Rum Stadium, is a sports stadium in Cairns, Australia, that is named after former VFL legend Roy Cazaly

The Stadium is largest oval stadium in the Cairns, Queensland and is used by Queensland Cricket Association, the Queensland Rugby League and AFL Cairns.

It features a main grandstand relocated from the Brisbane Cricket Ground in 1995.

Cricket

Australia has played two cricket Test series at the ground, against Bangladesh in 2003, and Sri Lanka in 2004. However its status as an out of season test match venue is under review after the disappointing attendances.

Football Codes

It has also hosted two National Rugby League matches in 2001 and AFL pre-season matches in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008.

Largest Attendances

Rugby League holds the ground record with a crowd of 13,500 at the NRL game between the Penrith Panthers and North Queensland Cowboys in 2001.In 2003, a crowd of 11,000 attended an AFL game between the Brisbane Lions and Geelong Cats.

Notable Games

International Cricket (Test) Australia v Bangladesh - Jul 25-28, 2003 [http://content-www.cricinfo.com/australia/content/ground/56362.html Cricinfo - Grounds - Cazaly's Stadium, Cairns ] ] International Cricket (Test) Australia v Sri Lanka - Jul 9-13, 2004

References

External links

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